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Verne D. Keenan, Oshkosh
October 6, 1925 - December 11, 2017

Verne D. Keenan, Oshkosh

Verne D. Keenan died on December 11, 2017, at the Regional West Garden County Nursing Home. He was born on October 6, 1925, in Oshkosh, Nebraska, to Floyd and Evelyn (Eva) Keenan. He spent his early years on the family ranch northeast of Oshkosh in the Rackett community. He served in the United States Army during the latter part of World War II, Most of his service time was spent in Japan and t... Read More

Dr. Francis W. Grubbs, 85, Gering (formerly Banner Co.)
October 9, 1932 - December 12, 2017

Dr. Francis W. Grubbs, 85, Gering (formerly Banner Co.)

Dr. Francis W. Grubbs, 85, of Gering, formerly of Banner County, died Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at his home.  Private family burial will take place at the Gabe Rock Cemetery in Banner County.  A memorial service will be held at 11 AM on Monday, December 18, 2017 at the Harrisburg Community Church with Pastor Ken Boston officiating.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the church.  Tr... Read More

Emery E.
July 28, 1929 - December 11, 2017

Emery E. "Gene" Barry, 88, Scottsbluff

Emery E. “Gene” Barry, age 88, of Scottsbluff, Nebraska passed away on Monday, December 11, 2017 at the Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff. A visitation will be held on Friday, December 15, 2017 from 10 AM – 6 PM at the Dugan Kramer Funeral Chapel with family in attendance from 5 – 6 PM. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 10 AM at the First United Meth... Read More

Elizabeth
February 9, 1924 - December 10, 2017

Elizabeth "Liz" Schaneman

Elizabeth “Liz” Schaneman was born to farmers Conrad and Katherine (Kaiser) Schaneman, immigrants from Norka, Russia, on Feb. 9, 1924, in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, the fifth of the Schaneman’s 13 children. She was baptized at Salem Church in Scottsbluff and attended country school at Victory Hill, where she was able to finish 10th grade. As one of the oldest girls in her family, Liz was ex... Read More

Laurence Hansen, 83, formerly of Potter
December 3, 1934 - December 9, 2017

Laurence Hansen, 83, formerly of Potter

Laurence Hansen, 83 of Rapid City, South Dakota and a former Potter area resident died Saturday evening, December 9, 2017 in Rapid City. Graveside services and burial will be held at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, December 15, 2017 in the Potter Cemetery with Pastor Betsy Galloway-Carew of the Prairie West Church in Potter officiating. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Laurence Andr... Read More

Edith M. True, 89, Kimball
November 26, 1928 - December 11, 2017

Edith M. True, 89, Kimball

Edith M. True, 89, of Kimball, Nebraska died at Kimball Manor on Monday, December 11, 2017. Memorial service will be held Friday, December 15, 2017 at Kimball Manor in Kimball, Nebraska at 10:00 a.m. and burial will follow at the West Lawn Cemetery in Gering, Nebraska. There will be no visitation and cremation has taken place in accordance with her wishes. Cards and flowers may be sent to Gering M... Read More

Thomas Roebuck, Gering
May 27, 1933 - December 10, 2017

Thomas Roebuck, Gering

Thomas Roebuck of Gering went home to be with the Lord and loved ones on December 10th, 2017 at RWMC. Services will be held at Chuckwagon Church of Scottsbluff on Friday, December 15 at 9:30. Tom was born May 27, 1933, to Esther and Jake Roebuck and was one of sixteen children. He had several jobs throughout his life, including breaking and training horses, plumbing, working on electronics... Read More

Jeannine Ann (Hudson) Cawthra
April 24, 1929 - December 8, 2017

Jeannine Ann (Hudson) Cawthra

Lifetime Scottsbluff County resident Jeannine Ann (Hudson) Cawthra died of heart failure Friday, December 8, 2017 with her daughter and granddaughter by her side. In keeping with her wishes, her remains were cremated and there will be no services at this time. Jolliffe Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.jolliffefuneralhome.com Jeannine was bor... Read More

Fred Kraus, 94, Scottsbluff
December 11, 1922 - December 8, 2017

Fred Kraus, 94, Scottsbluff

Fred Kraus, 94, of Scottsbluff, went to be with his Lord Jesus on Friday, December 8, 2017 at The Residency in Scottsbluff. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Zion Evangelical Church in Scottsbluff with Pastor Andy Griess officiating. Casual dress is welcomed. Inurnment will be held at a later date at East Lawn Cemetery north of Minatare. There will be no ... Read More

Fern D. Townsend, 97, Scottsbluff
June 11, 1920 - December 8, 2017

Fern D. Townsend, 97, Scottsbluff

Fern D Townsend, 97 of Scottsbluff, Nebraska died at Welcov Assisted Living on Friday, December 8, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday afternoon, December 12, 2017 at Dugan Kramer Funeral Chapel with Sheila Miller, Darla Fisher and Stanley Morrison officiating. Burial will follow in the Mitchell Valley Cemetery, south of Mitchell. Visitation will be Monday from 6-8p.m. at the... Read More