Archive - Obituary
October 2nd, 2014
Becky Lou Smith of Broken Bow, formerly of Taylor, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at the Melham Medical Center.
Funeral services were Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Rhoad Funeral Chapel in Sargent with Marty Robbins officiating.
Burial was at the Taylor Cemetery in Taylor.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Sophie and Roy Eberle College Fund.
Becky was born to Lee and Betty (Nelson) Smith at Sargent on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, 1954.
Becky attended school at Loup County Public School in Taylor, graduating in 1973.
Shirley Ann Hoskins, 76, passed away Sept. 24, 2014, with her family by her side in Wray, Colo.
Shirley was born Jan. 4, 1938, in Blue Island, Ill. to Charley Irvin and Nellie Pauline (Bullis) Peck.
Shirley married Virgil Hoskins, Jr. Feb. 15, 1958, in Ranton, N.M., then moved to Denver, Colo., in 1959.
In Denver, Shirley worked as an accountant and Virgil was in the
military and worked in a grocery store.
In 1960 they moved to Arnold where their first son, Kenneth, was born. In 1965, they moved to Minnesota and in 1971 Laverne was born.
Roxie Ann Mann was born Jan. 27, 1934, to Howard and Florence (Miller) Tiff east of Broken Bow in the Dutchmen Valley area.
She attended Goose Valley School and Hanna Corner School until high school when she went to Ansley, graduating in 1952.
After graduation she married Ross O. Mann, Jr. Oct, 25, 1952 in Broken Bow. To this union were born four children.
Roxie worked several places in Broken Bow including the hospital, some nursing homes and numerous years in BD shortly after they opened their plant in Broken Bow.
Harold Junior Willis, 71 of Callaway, passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Callaway District Hospital.
Junior was born July 20, 1943, in Lexington, to Harold and Margaret (Klein) Willis. He grew up near Merna, until 1959, when the family moved to his lifelong home, the ranch north of Callaway.
In 1960, he began his farming and ranching career with his father. The partnership would later become Willis Land and Cattle. After the move, Junior began attending Callaway High School. It was there he met the love of his life, Nancy Cantrell.
Dean E. Headley, 89, of Callaway, passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
He was born May 5, 1925, in Oconto, to James Weaver and Nellie Frances (Emfield) Headley.
Dean was a 1943 graduate of Callaway High School. Following graduation, he served his country in the United States Navy in the European Theater.
He was united in marriage to Margie Pitkin July 27, 1947, at Callaway.
Julie Ann Smith, age 53, of Broken Bow, passed away Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.
She was preceded in death by her step-father, Gary Bubak.
She is survived by her daughter, Annie (Jeremy) Newman; granddaughter, Abigail Newman; mother, Margaret Bubak; father, Kenny (Judy) Maughan; brothers, Curtis Maughan, Teddy Bubak, and Travis Bubak; sister, Kimberly Clark; step-brothers, Rick Bubak and Mike Bubak.
Condolences may be offered at www.berryfuneralhome.com.
Margaret L. Sells, 93, former resident, passed away Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at her home in Carlsbad, N.M.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Denton-Wood Funeral Home Chapel, Carlsbad, N.M. 88220 with the Rev. David W. Rogers officiating.
Interment will follow in Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, N.M.
Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Margaret L. Sells was born July 8, 1921, in Mason City, to Clarence Cecil and Lura Gertrude (Rumery) Ryman. She married Woodrow â€śWoodyâ€ť H. Sells Dec. 16, 1941, in Merna. They were married 70 years.
Marvin Grant Reckling, 88, was born in Comstock, Aug. 16, 1925, the oldest child of William Frederick and Ella Gladys (nee Carnine) Reckling.
He was active in sports in the Comstock High School Class of 1944. Ida Darlene Hohman became his bride Feb. 16, 1947, in Broken Bow. They had been married 37 years when she died in a plane crash May 27, 1984.
Alma Cherry was born April 28, 1925, to Tom Cherry and Cora Rominger-Cherry in Sartoria.
Alma started her spiritual journey Sept. 10, 2014, in Broken Bow.
Merle Cherry, 100, of Litchfield died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at her home near Litchfield.
Services were Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at the Litchfield Christian Church in Litchfield. The Rev. Ken Woolery and Greg Swinney officiated. Burial was in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery south of Litchfield.
Memorials are suggested to the Litchfield Christian Church Messenger weekly newsletter.
Rasmussen Funeral Home in Ravenna was in charge of arrangements.