Gary E. Wagner

Mass of Christian Burial for Gary E. Wagner, age 68, of Creighton, Nebraska will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 25, 2023, at St. Ludger Catholic Church in Creighton. Reverend James Keiter will be celebrant, with burial in St. Ludger Catholic Cemetery in Creighton.

Visitation will be Friday from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the church, with a 6:00 p.m. Wake Service followed by a Rosary led by the Knights of Columbus Rosary.

Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton is in charge of arrangements.

Gary died


Bob Moore

Robert (Bob) Leroy Moore was born in Gordon, Nebraska to Mr. Charles Leo Moore and his wife, Mabel Helen (Wamsley) Moore, on 13 July 1933. He passed away December 15, 2023, at Gordon Countryside Care. He was the youngest of six children born to the Moore family. The Moore family has the distinction of being tied to the Van Buskirk’s, one of the founding families of Gordon. Bob attended Gordon Elementary and graduated from Gordon High School in 1951. He then attended a semester at a


Brady Bohlender

With great sadness, we announce the passing of Brady Bohlender, a remarkable soul who left us too soon at the age of 24. Brady was born to Rick and Melody Bohlender in Westminster, Colorado, on June 15, 1999. At the age of three Brady, and his family left Colorado and moved to Gordon Nebraska, where he would reside for the next 16 years. Brady then attended the University of Northern Colorado. 

Growing up on a farm/ranch, he developed a love for nature and animals. Brady thrived around


Judith Ann Berry

Judith Ann Berry, 71, long-time resident of McCook, Nebraska, passed away in her home on November 5, 2023 in Goodland, Kansas. Judith Ann was born to Joseph and Martha (Otte) Vinton on August 23, 1952 in Rushville, Nebraska. Judy was the oldest of 13 children, five sisters and seven brothers who were raised on the family ranch near Eli, Nebraska. 

Judy attended grade school in a one room school house in Eli, Nebraska where she walked or rode a horse along with her siblings about 3 miles


Vesta Strasburger

Vesta Lorraine DeWolfe Strasburger, aged 90 years, of Ellsworth, Neb., passed away Tuesday November 14, 2023, after a brief illness. 

She was born in the midst of the Great Depression on June 19, 1933, the youngest child of Harry and Cora Dewolfe, and spent her childhood on their ranch north of Gordon, Neb. 

She rode a cow, ‘General Nuisance’, to grade school and would stop at the watermelon patch on her way home from school and split a watermelon over her knee to share


Margaret Salisbury

Margaret Salisbury passed away November 14, 2023 at Highland Park Care Center in Alliance, Nebraska.

She was born to Bennett and Frieda (Pfisterer) Robins in Rushville, Nebraska on May 2, 1925. She spent her childhood at the family ranch along with siblings, Hope, Clifford and Leonard.

After graduating from high school she ventured to Denver, Colorado where she worked in a munitions factory until the end of WWIL She married Robert G. Whaley and to this union daughter, Gloria Jean was born


Tim Bounous

Our dear father, Timothy James Bounous,71, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2023, in Gordon, Nebraska. Tim was the third of six children born to Guy Louis Bounous and Berniece Iown (Bass) Bounous.  He was born September 2, 1952, in Wichita, Kansas.

He graduated from Southeast High School in Wichita in 1970 and attended Wichita State University before transferring to Kansas State University and graduating with a degree in Ag. Business. 

After working in the Kansas City area, he was


Patricia Speer

Patricia Ann Speer, 89, of Loveland CO passed away Sunday, November 12, 2023 following a long term illness.

She was born July 22, 1934 to the late Lloyd and Mabel (Tiensvold) Talbot. She graduated from Rushville High School. During her High School years she worked as a secretary for attorney Ed Holstein.

Pat married Wayne Speer on August 31, 1952. Shortly thereafter they moved to Cheyenne where Wayne was stationed at Warren Air Force Base. While living in Cheyenne she was an assistant manager


Quincy Skinner

Quincy Delano Skinner, 88, of Merriman, Neb., passed away Monday, November 20 at his home on the ranch. 

He was born on July 5, 1935 to Byron V. and Pearle J. (Beyersdorf) Skinner in Gordon, Neb. He grew up seven miles west of Merriman with his parents and siblings, Junie and Jerry. 

A very special person in his life while growing up was his Pa, Paul H. Beyersdorf. Quincy spent a lot of time walking in the footsteps of Pa, soaking in the wisdom that he had to share about ranching


John Lynn Wilson

John Lynn Wilson, 89, of Lakeside, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Box Butte General Hospital in Alliance.

He was born in Ontario, Canada on October 8, 1934 and was raised by foster parents.  John immigrated to the United States in the early 1960’s and worked on ranches in Colorado and Nebraska. After 12 years of working at the Joy Ranch he moved into Lakeside in 1973 and took up beekeeping. 

On December 21, 1963 he was united in marriage to Karen Kay Hoon.  To


Brandon Walton

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our father Brandon Scott Walton. Brandon passed away at the age of 41, on November 29, 2023, in Loomis, S.D., of natural causes.

Brandon was born on September 26, 1982, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Casey and Julie Walton. Brandon was the middle child as he has two older sisters Andrea and Amy, and two younger sisters Casey Lynn and Carmen. Brandon attended Gordon Public Schools in Gordon, Nebraska, where he later married Kayla Musfelt and to this


Glenn Denton

Glenn E. Denton Jr., 73, passed away November 25, 2023.  Glenn was born January 31, 1950, to Glenn E. Denton and Joyce (McLatchy Leavitt) Denton.  He attended Craven Creek School District 79 in a one room schoolhouse through the 8th grade.  He attended high school in Rushville, Neb. for 9th and 10th grades and graduated from Polson Mt. High School in 1968.

Glenn joined the Marine Corps after graduating high school in 1968.  Glenn is a combat wounded purple heart

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