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.

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Kelly Lee Smith, 53 of rural Cozad, passed away Wednesday, July 28 at Omaha Bergen Mercy Medical Center. Another victim of COVID-19.

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Joni Kay Peterson, 61, of Lexington went on to her heavenly home on August 4, 2021 at Plum Creek Care Center in Lexington and is running around talking to all her friends and family. Joni was born in Gothenburg, NE to Kent and Marian (Rodine) Peterson on June 11, 1960. Joni was raised on the family farm in Wild Horse Valley north of Brady, NE.