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February 18th, 2015

Lillian Whipple, 88

February 18, 2015

Lillian Whipple, age 88 of Callaway, passed away Sunday Feb. 8, 2015 at the Callaway Good Life Center.

Funeral services were Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at the Morning Star Methodist Church near Callaway, with Ken Pitkin officiating.  Burial was in the Stop Table Cemetery. 

Memorials are suggested to the Morning Star Church, Stop Table Cemetery or the Callaway Good Life Center. 

Govier Bros. Mortuary of Broken Bow is in charge of the arrangements. 

February 12th

Lillian Leona Whipple, 88

February 12, 2015

Lillian Leona (Leonard) Whipple was born Nov. 24, 1926, on the Stuckey Ranch northeast of Callaway to Loren Thedro and Glady Milissa (Smith) Leonard.

She attended school at Triumph rural school. November 13, 1944, she was united in marriage to Irvin Lee Whipple. They made their home in the Morning Star Community. To this union five children were born; Melvin Lee, Linda Kay, Gloria Jean, Reita Louise, and Patricia Joan. On November 13, 2014 they celebrated 70 years of marriage.

Donald Lee Whiteman, 70

February 12, 2015

Donald Lee Whiteman, age 70, of Broken Bow, died Saturday, Feb. 7, at his home in Broken Bow.

Funeral services will be Thursday, Feb. 12, at 10:30 a.m. in the United Methodist Church in Broken Bow with Pastor Todd Karges officiating.

Burial will be in the Broken Bow Cemetery with Military Rites.

Govier Brothers Mortuary are in charge of the arrangements.

Miriam Caroline Brower, 108

February 12, 2015

Services will be Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Arnold, for Miriam Caroline (Leach) Brower, 108, of Arnold, who went to be with her Lord Jesus Feb. 4, 2015.

Visitation will be Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Arnold Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to Arnold Church of
the Nazarene.

Miriam was born Nov. 11, 1906, to John Robert Leach and Alice Marinda (Lawyer) Leach at Emmett, Idaho.

Louise Helen Miller, 79

February 12, 2015

Louise Helen Miller, 79, passed away Feb. 5, 2015, in the presence of her family.

She was born July 31, 1935, at the family ranch north of Thedford, to Lloyd and Ruth (Bohner) Hamilton. She was the youngest in a family of four brothers and three sisters.

She attended Antelope Valley country school and graduated from Thomas County High School in 1953. After attending Nebraska State Teachers College at Kearney, she taught a semester of school north of Seneca.

Robert Lyle Markham, 41

February 12, 2015

Robert Lyle Markham was born Nov. 14, 1973, to Jim and Phyllis (Waffensmith) Markham in Broken Bow. Robert passed away Feb. 4, 2015, at the Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center at the age of 41.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Feb. 10, at the United Methodist Church in Broken Bow.

Robert attended Anselmo-Merna Public Schools graduating in 1992. After graduation he attended Chadron State College.  He then worked various jobs including Adams Land and Cattle before establishing his own business known as RM Construction.

Grant L. Schnase, 90

February 12, 2015

Grant L. Schnase, age 90 of Ansley, died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at the Golden LivingCenter in Broken Bow.

Funeral services were Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Christian Church in Ansley, with the Rev. Mel Shepherd officiating.  Burial was in the Ansley Cemetery with Military Honors. 

Memorials may be given to the family. 

Grant Leroy Schnase was born April 17, 1924, to William and Myrtle (Rogers) Schnase at Litchfield. 

June 10, 1951, he was married to Margy Ann Holland. To this union 11 children were born. 

February 4th

Harry Crawford, Jr., 98

February 4, 2015

Harry Crawford, Jr., age 98, passed away at Homestead at Hickory View in Washington, Mo., on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.

He was born to the late Harry and Blanche Crawford April 2, 1916, in Seneca.

He was united in marriage to Grace McKinley July 3, 1940, in Seneca.

He was a member of Masonic Lodge and a faithful member of the Faith Baptist Church.

A funeral service was Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 from the Faith Baptist Church, Washington, Mo.

Burial was in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Washington, Mo.

Tom Clements, 84

February 4, 2015

Funeral services for Tom Clements of Crawford, were Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Crawford. Burial with Military Honors were at the Crawford City Cemetery.

Thomas A. Clements Jr., age 84, of Crawford, passed away Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at the Fort Meade Hospice in Sturgis, S.D. He passed away peacefully with his three daughters by his side.

Clarence D. Davenport, 94

February 4, 2015

Clarence D. Davenport, 94, of Callaway, passed away Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at Heritage Hall in Broken Bow, Nebraska.

He was born Aug. 19, 1920, near Callaway, to Harvey and Lena A. (Beechler) Davenport. Clarence was the youngest of five children. He was baptized as a baby in to the catholic faith and confirmed at the age of 12. He was a devoted and faithful catholic all of his 94 plus years.

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