Public Urged: Step Up to Control COVID Spread

     With the alarming increase of COVID cases in McCook and the surrounding area, Community Hospital, Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department, and the City of McCook, urges the public to step up personal precautions of mask wearing, social distancing and diligent hand washing.      “Red Willow has had 64 positive COVID cases in the past 14 days…

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Nita Joyce Wolters – September 20, 1926 to September 13, 2020

Nita Joyce Wolters – September 20, 1926 to September 13, 2020 Graveside services were held at the Atwood Fairview Cemetery in Atwood, KS on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 11:00 AM with Jim Jones officiating. A full obituary can be read in the September 24, 2020 issue of the Hitchcock County News.

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Bonnie Jane (Loop) Hager – June 24, 1923 to September 14, 2020

Bonnie Jane (Loop) Hager June 24, 1923 – September 14, 2020 Bonnie chose cremation, there was no visitation. A memorial service for Bonnie was held Friday, October 2, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. (MT) at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, rural Wauneta, with Pastor Keith Wellman officiating. In consideration and care of each other, the family encouraged the use…

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Gerald “Jerry” Eugene Oleson – April 6, 1943 to July 28, 2020

Gerald “Jerry” Eugene Oleson – April 6, 1943 to July 28, 2020 Family and Friends were invited to attend a Celebration of Life on Saturday September 26th beginning at 1pm at the Crawford Community Center in Crawford with a reception to follow at the Legend Buttes Golf Course at 2pm. A full obituary can be read in…

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Ned Little – February 9, 1934 to September 18, 2020

Ned Little – February 9, 1934 to September 18, 2020 Memorial services for Ned will be held on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at Producers Livestock starting at 1 pm. Address: 711 O St, Greeley, CO 80631. A full obituary can be read in the September 23, 2020 issue of the Benkelman Post News-Chronicle.

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Scott Alan Lamb – November 10, 1963 to August 28, 2020

Scott Alan Lamb – November 10, 1963 to August 28, 2020 A celebration of Life was held Sunday afternoon, September 27, 2020, 2:00 P.M. (MT) at the Trinity Baptist, Benkelman, with Pastor Michael Clements officiating. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date. A full obituary can be read in the September 23,…

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Vera L. Whipps – October 17, 1922 – September 10, 2020

Vera L. Whipps – October 17, 1922 – September 10, 2020 Funeral services will be held Saturday morning, October 3, 2020, 10:30 A.M. (CT) at the United Methodist Church of Stratton with Pastor Rod Heilbrun and Rev. Lana Fong officiating. Interment will follow at the Rose Hill Cemetery, Stratton, with Mr. Lyndell Whipps Jr. officiating. Visitation…

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Rosalie Ann (Wiese) Liggett – September 9, 1923 to August 28, 2020

Rosalie Ann (Wiese) Liggett – September 9, 1923 to August 28, 2020 There will be a funeral mass at 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 5, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Vancouver, and both she and her late husband Gene will be interred the same day at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, OR with full military…

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Brian J. Eyl – September 27, 1958 to September 21, 2020

Brian J. Eyl – September 27, 1958 to September 21, 2020 Visitation with family present to greet friends was available until 7 p.m., at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home, McCook. A funeral service was 10:30 a.m., on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at the Church of God, Trenton, with Revs. Johnny Walker and Pastor Jason Smith co-officiating. Burial with…

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Shirley Ilene Gamble – March 25, 1943 – September 23, 2020

Shirley Ilene Gamble – March 25, 1943 – September 23, 2020 Memorial services will be held at 11AM on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook with Pastor Clark Bates officiating. A private family burial will be held at a later date in Arcadia, KS. A full obituary can be read…

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