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Evelyn Leona Bartlett (nee Allen), age 94, died on Friday, September 3, 2021 at Meadowlark Pointe in Cozad, Nebraska. She was born on a farm near Berwyn, Nebraska on August 27, 1927 to Walter and Lola (Ellis) Allen. She was the youngest of 4 children. She graduated from Broken Bow High School in 1945. She married Clark Fox in 1946 and together they had two sons, Rodney and Reggie. They moved to Cozad in 1961 and while here she was a secretary for many years at First Federal Savings and Loan. She moved to Meadowlark Points in 2013 and made many friends while there. She was a member of the Gothenburg Methodist Church, Cozad Does, and the Legion Auxiliary Post #64 Gothenburg. She is preceded in death by her parents; 2 sisters Hazel Vance and Mildred Best, 1 brother Claris Allen; and husbands Clark Fox, Jack Davis and Ward Bartlett. She is survived by 2 sons Rodney Fox of McCook and Reggie (Lisa) Fox of Cozad; 3 granddaughters Ronda (Tad) Stumpf of Cheyenne, Wyoming, Deanna (Scott) Johnson of McCook, and Lexi (Andy) Wichelt of Hastings, and only 1 grand son Lance Fox of Kearney; great grandchildren Jamia Watson, Allison Johnson, Hayden Johnson, Cale Johnson, Dani Johnson, Jordyn Wichelt and Sydney Wichelt; extended family Pat and Conny Yeutter, Courtney (Seth) Terrell, and Cressey Yeutter; nieces and nephews and many friends. Memorials are suggested to the family in her name for later designation. Online condolences may be shared at Services will be held Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. with visitation from 12:30 p.m. until service time at the Berryman Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jill Boyd officiating. Burial will follow at Cozad Cemetery.

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Michael L. Soller, 67, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died September 5, 2021 at CHI in Kearney, NE. He was born April 14, 1954 in Cozad, NE, son of Donald and Beverly (Nielsen) Soller.

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Rand E. Nelson 80, of Benson, AZ., formerly of Gothenburg, NE. grave side services with military honors will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, September 13 at Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell.


Cynthia Georgette Peklo, 67, of Omaha, NE, formerly of Gothenburg passed away on August 26, 2021 at CHI Health Lakeside Hospital in Omaha, NE.


Kristi (Hennek) Strohmyer, 66, of Gothenburg had her final earthly chapter written in Gothenburg on Thursday, August 26, 2021.


Connie Hilderbrand, 63, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died August 25, 2021 at her home in Gothenburg.

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The family of Kelly Smith would like to thank everyone for the cards, money, food, phone calls and all the friendship and support we have received during this difficult time. We'd like to thank pastor Eric Most for the wonderful sermon, Wyatt Meester for the excellent brisket and beans, all our neighbors and family and friends for coming out to Kelly's hayfield and giving Kelly a celebration of life to be remembered. We are forever grateful.


Kevin Maline, 57, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died August 14, 2021, after a short battle with cancer, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, NE.


Iona Faye Lenz, 93, of Moorefield, Nebraska, died August 10, 2021 in Gothenburg, NE.


Juanita (Jane) Bratcher, 79 of Gothenburg, Nebraska passed away August 14, 2021 at Hilltop Estates. She was born October 30, 1941 in San Antonio, Texas, daughter of Arturo Chapa and Albertina Lopez-Chapa.