Bernard Basil Thorell was born January 25, 1943 in rural Gothenburg, NE to Ehrne and Edith (Pyzer) Thorell. He passed away on January 8th, 2021 at the St. Claire Hospital in Lakewood, WA.
Dan Else, 72, of Omaha, Nebraska, formerly of Gothenburg and Kearney, peacefully passed away Tuesday, May 11, 2021, surrounded by his family, at Creighton University Medical Center – Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha. A celebration of life service will take place in Kearney on Monday, July 19, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 4500 Linden Drive, Kearney, Nebraska. Military honors will be provided by the Kearney American Legion Post #52, the Kearney V.F.W. Post #759 and the Nebraska National Guard Funeral Honors Team. Memorial donations have been made to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and a commemorative bench with a plaque will be placed at the zoo in Dan’s honor. Further memorials will go to the Dawson County 4-H Foundation, Dan Else Memorial, PO Box 422, Lexington, NE 68850. To leave online condolences please visit www.hlmkfuneral.com. Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney is in charge of arrangements.