Sandra Lynn Richardson, 68, of Cozad, Nebraska passed away Friday, December 4, 2020 at the Emerald Nursing Home in Cozad.

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Norman L Hollis of Gothenburg, NE passed away on November 28, 2020 at Linden Court in North Platte, NE.

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Glenn George Bartels was born the youngest of 5 children on May 14, 1939 to George and Helen Bartels in Peetz, CO. He graduated from Peetz High School in 1957 where he was actively involved with the school’s FFA program. After graduating, he attended Northeastern Junior College in Sterling, CO where he met his beloved wife Carol, and the two were married on August 21, 1960. Glenn later transferred to Colorado State University and earned his degree in Vocational Agriculture. The couple moved to Mitchell, NE in 1961 Where Glenn held his first and only teaching position. While at Mitchell, Glenn expanded the FFA program to the largest it has ever been. In 1963 they welcomed their first child Mike. In 1965, Glenn, Carol, and Mike moved to North Platte, NE where he worked as a land appraiser for the John Hancock Insurance, CO. In the spring of 1966, Glenn was making a call on the First State Bank in Gothenburg, NE and the bank president, Earl VanSteenburg, offered him a job. The family moved to Gothenburg that summer and were greeted later that year by their second child Kevin, and in 1973, third child Scott joined the family. In 1974, Glenn became the president of First State Bank and held that position for 20 years.

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Marjorie Lou Armstead, 80, of Gothenburg, formerly of Cozad, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Nov 25, 2020.

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James Lynn Ross, 64, of Doniphan, Nebraska passed away at his home on November 4th. All Faiths Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. Due to the pandemic and current restrictions a service will be postponed until next year. James loved his family and friends deeply and wouldn’t want anyone to become sick on his account. A memorial Facebook page and email have been opened in his name to help facilitate future service plans. Please send condolences to or to his son Emerson G. Ross at 4134 Y St. Lincoln, NE 68503

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Noel passed away peacefully at home at 4:09 am on Thursday, November 19, 2020 surrounded by his wife and family after his strong but short battle with lung cancer.


Jimmy (Jim) Lee Rubenthaler of Gothenburg passed away peacefully at his home on November 10, 2020, surrounded by his daughters.


Zella Mae Sanders, 90, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died November 14, 2020 at Stone Hearth Estates, Gothenburg, NE.


Patricia L. Harris, 63, of rural Cozad died Sunday November 15th 2020, in Lincoln Nebraska.