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.

John J. Gallop Sr.

    John J. Gallop Sr., 92, of Norfolk, formerly of Winside, died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 at the Stanton Health Center in Stanton.
    Services were held Saturday, Dec. 10 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Winside with the Rev. Dale Topp officiating. Burial will be in Pleasantview Cemetery, rural Winside. Military rites were conducted by American Legion Post 252 and Sons of the American Legion Squadron 252.
    Stonacek Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Frederick H. Mann

    Frederick H. Mann, 90, of  Wayne, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at his farm home near Wayne.
    Services will be held Saturday, Dec. 10 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Winside. The Rev. Harrison Goodman will officiate. Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne with family present. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne.

Gloria Koplin

    Gloria Koplin, 79, of Lincoln, formerly of Wayne, died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 at her home in Lincoln.
    Graveside services will be held Thursday, Dec. 8 at 11:30 a.m. at Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne. Pastor Calvin L’Heureux of Trinity Lutheran Church in Lincoln will officiate. No visitation is planned.
    Memorial contributions may be directed to the family’s choice.
    Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.

Michael Lee Garvin

    Michael Lee Garvin, 65, of North Liberty, Iowa died suddenly at St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center in Cedar Rapids on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016.
    Services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 at the First United Methodist Church in North Liberty (85 North Jones Blvd ) where there will be visitation from 4 p.m. until services on Friday. Private family graveside services will be held at the Winslow Cemetery near Belle Plaine, Iowa.  A memorial fund has been established in Michael’s memory.  


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