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Myrna Frickey
DONIPHAN - Myrna L. Frickey, 88, of Doniphan died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, at the Grand Island Regional Medical Center. Funeral services are pending with Apfel Funeral Home-Grand Island. More details will appear later. Read More
Apfel Funeral Home - Grand Island
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 21, 2022.
Laura A. "Popsy" German
SPALDING - Laura "Popsy" A. German, 91, of Spalding passed away Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, at the Country House in Lincoln. Per Popsy's wishes, she was cremated. There will be a private family burial at St. Michael's Cemetery at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the Spalding... Read More
Levander Funeral Home of Spalding
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 21, 2022.
Mildred Johnson
ST. PAUL - Mildred J. Johnson, 94, of St. Paul passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, with her family by her side at Brookefield Park in St. Paul. Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, at First Presbyterian Church in St. Paul. The Rev. Dr. Jim Keck and Pastor Lisa Ewald... Read More
Jacobsen-Greenway Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 21, 2022.
Carol Kruse
Carol Joyce Kruse, 73, of Grand Island died Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at CHI Health St. Francis. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, at Apfel Funeral Home in Grand Island with Pastor Bill Pavuk officiating. Burial will follow at the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation... Read More
Apfel Funeral Home - Grand Island
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 21, 2022.
Delbert "Del" Rathman
WOOD RIVER - Delbert "Del" Rathman, 92, of Wood River passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, at home. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Peace Lutheran Church in Grand Island. A Celebration of Life service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Peace Lutheran Church... Read More
Apfel - Wood River
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 21, 2022.
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Donaciano Casares Sr.
Donaciano R. Casares Sr., 80, of Grand Island, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2022, with his loving family at his side. Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, at St. Mary's Cathedral. Burial will follow at the Grand Island City Cemetery. There is a visitation... Read More
All Faiths Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 20, 2022.
Howard Homme
Howard William Homme, 78, of Grand Island, passed away Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at CHI Health St. Francis. A visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, at Trinity United Methodist Church. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at Trinity United Methodist Church. Paster... Read More
All Faiths Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 20, 2022.
Linda "Loupy" Matthes
CAIRO - Linda "Loupy" Matthes, 69, of Cairo, passed away Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, at CHI Health St. Francis. A Celebration of Life service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, at All Faiths Funeral Home. Pastor Matt Troyer-Miller will officiate. Family will greet friends for one hour... Read More
All Faiths Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 20, 2022.
Terry Steinkruger
Terry Steinkruger, 82, of Grand Island, died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, at CHI Health St. Francis. Memorial services are pending with Apfel Funeral Home. More details will appear later. Read More
Apfel Funeral Home - Grand Island
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 20, 2022.
Tandra Vega
Tandra Sue (Leimser) Vega, 56, of Grand Island, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. Cremation has taken place. Celebration of life will take place at a later date. She is survived by her mother, Peggy Nelson of Grand Island; father, Allyn Leimser of Columbus; son... Read More
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 20, 2022.
Jose Zapata
KEARNEY - Jose Zapata, 63, of Kearney, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at Bryan Medical Center East Campus in Lincoln. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, at St. James Catholic Church in Kearney with the Rev. Joe Hannappel officiating. Burial will follow the service... Read More
Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent from Jan. 18 to Jan. 20, 2022.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
E. Elaine Harvey
ST. PAUL - E. Elaine Harvey, 87, of St. Paul, died Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at the Howard County Medical Center in St. Paul, surrounded by her loving family. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in St. Paul. The... Read More
Peters Funeral Home - St. Paul
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 18, 2022.
Elsie A. Houdek
CHAPMAN - Elsie A. Houdek, 86, of Chapman, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at the Good Samaritan Society in Grand Island. Funeral services are pending with Solt-Wagner Funeral Home in Central City. Full details will appear at a later date. Read More
Solt-Wagner Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 18, 2022.
Helen Mae Jacobson (Stahnke)
Helen Mae Jacobson, 93, of Grand Island, died Nov. 5, 2021, at the Grand Island Regional Medical Center. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Grand Island. Private burial will be in the Norwegian Cemetery near Worms. Pastor Adam Snoberger... Read More
Jacobsen-Greenway Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 18, 2022.
Anne A, Jones
WINAMAC, Ind. - Anne A. Jones, 69, of Winamac, Ind., died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Ind. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, at First Presbyterian Church in Grand Island. The Rev. Kevin Geurink will officiate... Read More
Curran Funeral Chapel - Grand Island
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 18, 2022.
James D. Stewart
ORD - James D. Stewart, 79, of Ord, passed away Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at the Kearney Regional Medical Center in Kearney. Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the family's choice for future designation. Condolences may be sent to Mary Ann... Read More
Ord Memorial Chapel - Ord
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 18, 2022.
Monday, January 17, 2022
Randall S. "Randy" Becker
Randall "Randy" S. Becker, 62, of Phillips, Nebraska, died January 11, 2022. Service and celebration of Randy's life will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 17, at All Faiths Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will be in Aurora Cemetery... Read More
All Faiths Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 17, 2022.
Sunday, January 16, 2022
Richard Gillham
DONIPHAN - Richard D. Gillham, 86, of Doniphan passed away Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church. The Rev. Adam Snoberger is officiating. Vic Peter, a lifelong friend and teacher for many of the family at Trinity Lutheran... Read More
All Faiths Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 16, 2022.
Elaine Harvey
ST. PAUL – Elaine Harvey, 87, of St. Paul, died Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at the Howard County Medical Center in St. Paul surrounded by her loving family. Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in St. Paul. The Rev. Vince... Read More
Peters Funeral Home - St. Paul
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 16, 2022.
Tedd Huston
Tedd C. Huston, 95, a longtime attorney in Broken Bow and central Nebraska, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, in Grand Island. A celebration of life for the immediate family will be held in April in Broken Bow following his interment at the Broken Bow Cemetery. Tedd was born April 10... Read More
Published in The Grand Island Independent from Jan. 12 to Jan. 16, 2022.
Norm Jacobsen
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Norman R. "Norm" Jacobsen, 86, of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of St. Paul, died Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at the North Kansas City Hospital in North Kansas City, Mo. Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at St. Therese North Catholic Church, 7207... Read More
Peters Funeral Home - St. Paul
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 16, 2022.
Mildred J. Johnson
ST. PAUL - Mildred J. Johnson, 94, of St. Paul passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, with her family by her side at Brookefield Park in St. Paul. Arrangements are pending with Jacobsen-Greenway-Dietz Funeral Home in St. Paul. More details will follow. Read More
Jacobsen-Greenway Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 16, 2022.
MaryAnn Lange
ORD - MaryAnn Lange, 91, of Ord, passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at CHI Health St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 17, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Ord. Pastor Adam Archer will officiate. Burial will be at the Ord... Read More
Ord Memorial Chapel - Ord
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 16, 2022.
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Benjamin Copple
LINCOLN - Ben Copple, 46, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. A celebration of life service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at All Faiths Funeral Home. Livestreaming will be available on Ben's obituary page at www.giallfaiths.com Greeting of family and friends... Read More
All Faiths Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 15, 2022.
MaryAnn Lange
ORD - MaryAnn Lange, 91, of Ord, passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at CHI Health St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Ord. Pastor Adam Archer will officiate. Burial will be at the Ord City Cemetery... Read More
Ord Memorial Chapel - Ord
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 15, 2022.
Richard A. "Dick" Mayfield
SHELTON - Richard A. "Dick" Mayfield, 93, of Shelton died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at Good Samaritan Society-St. John's in Kearney. Graveside services with military honors will be 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Shelton Cemetery. The Rev. Bev Hieb will officiate. Visitation will be 9-11... Read More
Apfel - Wood River
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 15, 2022.
Friday, January 14, 2022
Randall S. "Randy" Becker
PHILLIPS - Randall "Randy" S. Becker, 62, of Phillips, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. Service and celebration of Randy's life will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at All Faiths Funeral Home. Daniel Naranjo will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Burial... Read More
All Faiths Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 14, 2022.
Robert Lee Boeka Jr.
Robert Lee Boeka Jr., 54, of Grand Island, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, at the Grand Island Regional Medical Center. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. All Faiths Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. Robert was born Aug. 8, 1967, in Grand Island... Read More
All Faiths Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 14, 2022.
Benjamin John "Ben" Copple
LINCOLN - Benjamin "Ben" John Copple, 46, of Lincoln, formerly of Grand Island, passed peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. A celebration of life service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, at All Faiths Funeral Home. More details will appear later. Read More
All Faiths Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 14, 2022.
Richard "Dick" Gillham
DONIPHAN - Richard "Dick" Gillham, 86, of Doniphan, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church. The Rev. Adam Snoberger is officiating. Burial will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation is 5-7 p.m... Read More
All Faiths Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 14, 2022.
Nancy Hendrickson
Nancy Jo Hendrickson, 62, of Grand Island, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at her home in Grand Island. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, at Apfel Funeral Home in Grand Island. The Rev. Bev Hieb will officiate. Burial will be at the Grand Island City Cemetery. Those... Read More
Apfel Funeral Home - Grand Island
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 14, 2022.
Jannan McLellan
Jannan McLellan, 70, of Grand Island, passed on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, following a short battle with cancer. Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Resurrection Catholic Church. Celebrating Mass will be Father Joseph Kadaprayil. Burial will be at the Grand Island Cemetery... Read More
All Faiths Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 14, 2022.
Liam Nelson
Liam J. Nelson, 9, of Grand Island, passed away Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, at Children's Hospital in Omaha. A visitation will be 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, at Apfel Funeral Home in Grand Island. Liam was born June 23, 2012, in Grand Island to Steven Nelson and Elizabeth Harders. He... Read More
Apfel Funeral Home - Grand Island
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 14, 2022.
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Randall "Randy" Becker
PHILLIPS - Randall "Randy" S. Becker, 62, of Phillips, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. Service and celebration of Randy's life will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at All Faiths Funeral Home. Daniel Naranjo will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will... Read More
All Faiths Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 13, 2022.
Ed Foster
LINCOLN - Ed Foster, 87, of Lincoln, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at his home surrounded by family. Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at St. Teresa Catholic Church, 36th and Randolph in Lincoln, with Father Jamie Hotovy celebrating the Mass. Burial will... Read More
Butherus Maser & Love
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 13, 2022.
Nancy Hendrickson
Nancy Jo Hendrickson, 62, of Grand Island, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at her home in Grand Island. Funeral services are pending with Apfel Funeral Home in Grand Island. More details will appear later. Read More
Apfel Funeral Home - Grand Island
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 13, 2022.
Richard A. "Dick" Mayfield
SHELTON - Richard "Dick" A. Mayfield, 93, of Shelton, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at the Good Samaritan Society - St. John's in Kearney. Apfel Funeral Home is assisting the family. More details to follow. Read More
APFEL FUNERAL HOME
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 13, 2022.
Betty Ronnau
LEXINGTON - Betty J. Ronnau, 88, of Lexington, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at her home in Lexington. She was born June 21, 1933, in Webster County, Nebraska, to Vern and Pauline (Reeve) Kiehl. She attended school in the Guide Rock area and graduated in 1950. She was united in marriage... Read More
Reynolds-Love Funeral Home - Lexington
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 13, 2022.
Richard D. "Dick" Senkbeil Sr.
DESOTO, Texas - Richard D. "Dick" Senkbeil Sr., 90, of DeSoto, Texas, formerly of Grand Island, died Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at Charlton Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at Curran Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Sheri Lodel will officiate. Interment... Read More
Curran Funeral Chapel - Grand Island
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 13, 2022.
Edward Sowl
Edward M. Sowl, 59, of Grand Island passed away Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha. Services for Ed will be 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, at All Faiths Funeral Home. Pastor Steven Peeler will officiate. Burial will take place at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. All... Read More
All Faiths Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 13, 2022.
Herman Suazo
Herman O. Suazo, 64, of Grand Island, passed away Dec. 29, 2021, at CHI Health St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Sept. 12, 1957, in Kremmling, Colo., to Jose Tito and Adonilia Suazo. He grew up in Kremmling and moved to Grand Island in 2002. He was a Denver Broncos fan and... Read More
Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 13, 2022.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Scott Buck
NORTON, Kan. - Husband, father, Marine Corps veteran, and longtime Grand Island resident, Scott J. Buck, born in Schuyler on Nov. 28, 1958, was asked to join his Heavenly Father on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at the age of 63. Scott's life will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan... Read More
All Faiths Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 12, 2022.
Ronald Charles Edzards
ORD - Ronald Charles Edzards was born Oct. 27, 1941, in Los Angeles, Calif., to John Rinehart Edzards and Cleo Naomi (Bailey) Edzards, and passed away at home in Ord on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 14, at the United Methodist Church in Burwell... Read More
Hitchcock Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 12, 2022.
Linda Hollister
LINCOLN - Linda R. Hollister, 68, of Lincoln, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at Lancaster Rehabilitation. Visitation will be 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at Apfel Funeral Home in Grand Island. Memorials are suggested for donations to fight Alzheimer's in Linda's name. Linda was born... Read More
Apfel Funeral Home - Grand Island
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 12, 2022.
Kurt Houghton
PALMER - Kurt A. Houghton, 46, died unexpectedly Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at Merrick Medical Center in Central City. Kurt's wish was to be cremated and requested no service. You are encouraged to sign Kurt's guest book at www.curranfuneralchapel.com under his obituary. Memorials are... Read More
Curran Funeral Chapel - Grand Island
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 12, 2022.
Jannan McLellan
Jannan McLellan, 70, of Grand Island, passed on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, following a short battle with cancer. Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Resurrection Catholic Church. Burial will be at the Grand Island Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m... Read More
All Faiths Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 12, 2022.
Devona Elaine "Dee" Puncochar
ST. PAUL - Longtime St. Paul resident Devona (Dee) Elaine Puncochar died at age 94 on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, surrounded by loving family members. Dee requested no visitation, service or graveside marker. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Sts. Peter & Paul Quilters... Read More
Peters Funeral Home - St. Paul
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 12, 2022.
James P. Schendt
AINSWORTH - James P. Schendt, 84, of Ainsworth, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021, at home in Ainsworth. A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at the St. Pius X Catholic Church in Ainsworth. Inurnment will follow at the Ainsworth Cemetery with military honors by... Read More
Hoch Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 12, 2022.
James E. "Jim" Thornton
James "Jim" E. Thornton, 75, of Grand Island, passed away Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, surrounded by his family. A funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, at All Faiths Funeral Home. Pastor Alan Davis will officiate. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, also at the... Read More
All Faiths Funeral Home
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 12, 2022.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Donna J. Gewecke
WOOD RIVER - Donna Gewecke, 87, formerly of Wood River, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Heritage at Sagewood in Grand Island. To honor Donna's wishes cremation has taken place. Her children, Valarie Klien, Craig Gewecke and Vickie Sich, are planning a celebration of life service... Read More
Apfel Funeral Home - Grand Island
Published in The Grand Island Independent on Jan. 11, 2022.
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