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Ruth Marie Brown, 59, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, passed away peacefully March 5, 2020 in her home surrounded by family.

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Marian Elon (Nisley) Kline, 98, of Fremont (but always from Lexington) Nebraska, died Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Methodist Hospital in Fremont surrounded by her family.

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Jack C. Freeman, 72, of Oshkosh went to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday afternoon March 5, 2020 at Great Plains Health Hospital in North Platte. He was surrounded by family and the prayers of many loved ones.

DEE ANN BIRKEL

Dee Ann loved helping people and fully embraced a life full of action, caring and giving. She died in her McCullough family home in Brady on Thursday, February 20th surrounded by her loving family and cats.

ARLENA A. NICHELSON

Arlena A. Nichelson, 85, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died February 26, 2020 at St. Luke’s Good Samaritan Society in Kearney, NE. She was

She was born November 4, 1934 in Russell, KS, daughter of Rubin and Alvina (Miller) Keil.

KIMBERLY SUE (MAYBERRY) WILLIS, 62

Kimberly Sue (Mayberry) Willis passed away on February 6, 2020 at the age of 62. Kim will forever be remembered by her husband of 33 years, Scott, children Elizabeth (Ian) and Kaitlyn (Drew), her grandsons Jeremiah, Cooper and Charlie as well as her parents Shirley and Larry Nelson, sisters Jody (Mark), Stephanie (Dirk), Amy (Kent) and Bobbi. Kim will also be remembered by her numerous nieces and nephews.

NORMA F. CHITTENDEN, 95

Norma F. Chittenden of Cozad passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Meadowlark Pointe Assisted Living at the age of 95. Norma was born February 18, 1924 in Rural Dawson County, Nebraska to Ulfert J. and Sophia A. (Buesing) Block. She attended rural country school. On July 30, 1943, Norma married C. Carol Chittenden at Gothenburg, Nebraska. Their union was blessed with two children, Karen and Gary. Norma and her mother served the troops at the Canteen when they came through North Platte, Nebraska. She worked for many years as a clerk at the JCPenney Store in downtown Cozad. She was self taught to play guitar and piano. She loved to sew and crochet, gardening and canning. Norma enjoyed going dancing with Carol and their friends. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed frying chicken and making pancakes. Norma was a very caring and loving person. Family was everything to her. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Rosavawn Porter and brother-in-law, Herb Porter. Survivors include her children, Gary (Pam) Chittenden of Leeds, ME and Karen (Ron) Stear of Cozad; grandchildren, Sarah Chittenden (Adam Reed) of North Platte, Jason Cover (Tamra Portner) of Auburn, Josh Cover of Kearney and Matt (Angie) Cover of Cozad; great grandchildren, Caleb Cover of Auburn, Levii Cover of Cozad, Brad Waugh of Cozad, Amaris Crandall of Lincoln; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

WILLIAM CLAIR MORONEY, 81

William Clair Moroney known as “Bill” to friends and family was born on the Moroney homestead south of Anselmo, Nebraska on May 23, 1938. His parents were Thomas J. Moroney and Veronica M. “Vera” Williams Moroney.

MARY DEEANN WHITNEY, 61

Mary DeeAnn Whitney, 61, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died February 12, 2020 at her home in Gothenburg, NE after a courageous battle with COPD.

VALERIE PETERSON, 77

Valerie Peterson, 77, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died February 10, 2020 at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg, NE. Valerie was born in Gothenburg on February 2, 1943 to parents, Edward Eugene and

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