Gloria Hinton

Gloria Hinton, 83, of Ravenna, Nebraska went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at the Ravenna Good Samaritan Center.

Graveside Memorial Services for Gloria and Jeff Hinton will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 17, 2021 at the Ashby Cemetery in Ashby, Nebraska. Pastor Roy Monahan will officiate.

Gloria Hinton was born August 8, 1938 to Sid and Hulda Phillips. She grew up in the Hyannis, Nebraska area.

She married Darrell (Jeff) Hinton and they had four children, Brett


Gary Parrott

Gary Parrott, 78, died at his home in Lakeside, Nebraska on December 11, 2021.

Gary seized the adventurous life for which boys of all ages have yearned; driving a motorcycle across Africa, becoming a Navy SEAL team officer, working with the CIA with the Hmong in Laos, deep-sea diver in Alaska, the Louisiana Gulf, and New Zealand, the inventor of a tool for working on deep-water pipelines, an aid to the Senate Intelligence Committee, and eventually, with his beloved wife, Celia, lived in quiet


Sandra Shanks

Sandra (Sandi) Lucille Groves Shanks was born on July 6, 1940, in Ainsworth, NE to Agatha and Clarence Groves. She was the eldest child and sister to Carolyn Groves Hand and Steve Groves. 

Her early years were spent in the Kilgore, NE and Cody, NE communities where her father was the depot agent for Chicago Northwestern Railroad. She attended Chadron State College for one year and worked for the telephone company as a switchboard operator.

In 1960, Sandi married Glenn Shanks in Gordon


Alice Serres

Funeral Services for Alice Wanita Serres, age 91, of Chadron will be Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at 10 a.m. at First Congregational Church with Dr. Russ Seger officiating. Burial will be in the Bodarc Cemetery north of Harrison. Visitation will be at Chamberlain Chapel, Wednesday, December 29, 2021, from 1-7 p.m.

Mrs. Serres died Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at Chadron, Nebraska. She was born December 30, 1929, at Benedict, Nebraska to Arthur Raymond and Mary Alice (Doak) Glass. She grew up and


Gerry Lee Marshall

Gerry Lee Marshall, 81, of Batesland passed away Friday, December 17, 2021, at her home.  

She was born April 21, 1940, in Naponee, NE to Robert and Vesta Soderlin.   On December 31, 1956, she married Richard (Dick) Marshall).  The couple lived and raised their family on the farm near Batesland.  Gerry Lee was always busy cooking and baking making sure no one went hungry, she also enjoyed visiting with friends and family on the phone or over coffee and a cake she had just


Merna Ganshert

Merna Lee Ganshert of Gordon, Neb. was born August 15, 1948 in Gordon Hospital. She started life in a converted garage south of Rushville, Neb. and then moved to Batesland, SD where she attended school through the eighth grade.

While in Batesland, the family attended the Lutheran church where she was baptized at nine years old. She took catechism and joined the church at the age of 13 (eighth grade). After moving to Gordon, she attended the Methodist church where she is a member.



Royce Bailey

Royce Dean Bailey was born July 19, 1952, to Ira and Orabelle (Goochey) Bailey in Rushville, Nebraska. He grew up in the Hay Springs area and attended a small country school during elementary years. He attended Hay Springs High School until moving to Gordon and graduated from Gordon High School in 1970.

Royce married Janice Faulk September 4, 1971, and to this union 4 children were born: Angela, Charla, Trisha and Weston. Jan passed away in 2009. Royce remarried in 2013 to Mary Pettit.



Alex Rasmussen

Alex was the youngest of four born to Brant and Moneen Rasmussen in Rushville, Nebraska. He graduated from Rushville High School in 1984 and spent his entire life working on the farm northwest of Rushville.

He did custom farming over the years for neighbors as well as his own farming.

Alex was preceded in death by his dad Brant, and his daughter Kassie. He is survived by his mother Moneen, two brothers, Tony (Brenda) of Gordon, and Andy (Deb) of New Castle, Wyoming, and his sister Anita


Andy Leui

Andy Leui, 34, of Gordon, Nebraska, passed away in Omaha, Nebraska on October 23, 2021. He was born June 10, 1987, in Martin, South Dakota.

He graduated from Gordon-Rushville High School in 2006. He met his wife Marisha, and they were together for 12 years and married for 10 of those years. For the last 5 years he has been the produce manager at Grocery Mart. Andy was very dedicated to his customers, friends, family, and his wife Marisha.

Andy was an all-around great guy and had the best


Judy Hammermeister

March 4, 1946- November 19, 2021

Judy was born to Wilbur R. and Fannie (Reitz) Johnson in Rushville, Nebraska.

Judy graduated from Rushville High School in May 1964 and then moved to Rapid City, South Dakota that fall to attend National College of Business for 2 years.

She worked in Rapid City then moved to Cheyenne, Wyoming and worked for the Game and Parks for several years.  Judy was married on April 18, 1970 and they moved to Yakima, Washington and then to Tacoma, Washington.&nbsp


Carl Espling

 Carl Neil Espling, 37, passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at his residence in Caribou, Maine. He was born October 1, 1984, in Denton, Texas, the son of Justin Espling and Angie Davis. 

Carl grew up in Gordon, Nebraska and in Maine, graduating from Caribou High School in 2004. He married April Taylor on July 4, 2006 and together they would raise their two daughters: Lilian and Abigail. Carl worked at McCain Foods Inc. for many years and was lead man in the packaging department


Lyle Shanks

Lyle LeRoy Shanks, 84, of Golden, Colorado, went to be with the Lord on October 22, 2021. He had recently beat cancer but ultimately succumbed to a combination of other heath factors that were too much for his body to manage. Lyle passed peacefully at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Lakewood while surrounded by his family. 

Lyle was born June 3, 1937, to Harold and Vera Shanks of Gordon, Nebraska. He graduated from Gordon High School in 1955 and went directly to the military where he

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