Alta Meyer

    Alta Meyer, age 91, of Wayne, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 at the Wakefield Health Care Center.
    Services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 10:30 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church of rural Wakefield. The Rev. William Bertrand will officiate. Visitation will be Monday, Jan. 9 from 5 to 7  p.m. at Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne with family present. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery of rural Wakefield.
    Memorials may be directed to the Meyer family for later designation.
    Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne.

Dorothy (Bilson) Thompson

    Dorothy Mae (Bilson) Thompson, 85, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 at home in Lincoln.
    Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at First-Plymouth Congregational Church in Lincoln. Memorials may be made to Wayne State College. Memories may be shared at
    Arrangements are with Roper and Sons of Lincoln.

Alice I. Jenkins

    Alice I. Jenkins, 96, of Norfolk, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 at Heritage of Bel-Air Nursing Home in Norfolk.
    Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk with Rev. Brian Johnson officiating. Burial will be at the Bethany Presbyterian Cemetery,  rural Carroll. Visitation will be held from 4 - 7 p.m., Wednesday at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk with a 7 p.m. Eastern Star Service.
    Arrangements are with Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk.

Donald L. Krueger

    Donald L. Krueger, 79, of Carroll, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 at his home in Carroll.
    An Open House Celebration of Life Service will be held from 2 - 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 at Donald's residence, located at 205 Main Street in Carroll. Inurnment will be a private family service at a later date.
    Arrangements are with Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk.

Jannene G. Reed

    Jannene G. Reed, 87, of Sierra Madre, Calif. died Dec. 17, 2016 at Huntington Memorial Hospital.
    Services are currently pending. There will be a private family burial in Sierra Madre and a celebration of her life in February.

Marguerite Dickey

    Marguerite  Dickey, 100, of Laurel, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2016  at Hillcrest Care Center in Laurel.
    Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 at the United Methodist Church in Laurel. The Rev. Jaime Farias will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 2 at the United Methodist Church in Laurel with family present from 6 - 8  p.m. Burial will be in the Laurel Cemetery in Laurel.

Morris Backstrom

    Morris Backstrom, 86, of Wayne, died Dec. 11, 2016 at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Omaha.
    Services with military rites will be held Friday, Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne. The Rev. Jeanne Madsen  and Chaplain Deb Hammer will officiate. Memorial visitation will be held Thursday, Dec. 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church with family present.
    Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne at a later date.
    Memorials may be directed to the Backstrom  family for later designation.

Diana Rae Leibee

    Diana Leibee, 73, of Buffalo,Wyo. died Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo.
    A Celebration of her life will be held Thursday, Dec. 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at her home located at #3 Sunlight Drive in Buffalo.  A private family burial will be in the Kearney, Neb. Cemetery.
    The family is not accepting donations.  In lieu of donations in Mrs. Leibee’s memory, gifts or donations may be made to the charities in which Mrs. Leibee was involved which can be found at  

Norris Hansen

     Norris Hansen, 88, of Wayne, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 at his daughter's home in Sioux City, Iowa after a brief illness under Hospice Care.
    Services were held Monday, Dec. 12 at 11 a.m. at Trinity  Lutheran Church in Winside. P.M.A. Glenn Kietzmann will officiate.
    Burial was in Pleasantview  Cemetery in Winside.  
    Memorials may be directed to the Winside Fire and Rescue Department or the Hansen family for later designation.
    Arrangements were with Hasemann Funeral Home of  Wayne.


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