ASHLAND – Jim Morgan will be celebrating his 70th birthday this week. The family, his wife Theresa, their sons and their families along with all the grandkids would like to honor him with a card shower.

ASHLAND – Verna Mae Strode passed away July 17, 2018. She was born April 30, 1936.

ASHLAND – Richard “Dick” L. Root, 70, of Ashland, died Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Tabitha Health in Lincoln. He was born Dec. 6, 1947, in Lincoln to Floyd and LaVon (Harger) Root. Dick served his country in the U.S. Navy until he was honorably discharged in 1970. On Dec. 31, 1974, Dick was…

ASHLAND – Patricia A. Macrander, 83, of Ashland, died Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Oxbow Living Center in Ashland. She was born Sept. 30, 1934 in Clarinda, Iowa to Clarence and Florence (Bramble) Rucker. On Nov. 2, 1953, Pat was married to Max Macrander in Clarinda.

ASHLAND – Rob Dump and Peggy Year of Hartington are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Kaylee Dump to Travis Minnick, both of Lincoln. Travis is the son of Steve and Brenda Minnick of Ashland. The couple will be married on June 9, 2018.

ASHLAND – The family of Victor Humlicek is requesting a card shower for his 90th birthday on May 6.

GREENWOOD – Norma Sherman  celebrated her 90th birthday on March 16. An open house will be held on Sunday, April 8, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Cedar Hill Church.  A program will be held from 3 to 3:30 p.m.

ASHLAND – Norma Sherman will celebrate her 90th birthday on March 16. An open house will be held on Sunday, April 8, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Cedar Hill Church. A program will be held from 3 to 3:30 p.m.

ASHLAND – A party is being planned to celebrate the 50th birthday of Billy Frye on Saturday, Dec. 30 at 6 p.m. at the Ashland American Legion Club, 1541 Silver Street, Ashland.

YUTAN – Larry and Jolene Buck of Yutan are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married Dec. 28, 1957 at St. James Church in Mead.

ASHLAND – There will be a reception for the 85th birthday of Chris Tillman on Sunday, Dec. 24, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the third floor community room at Oxbow Living Center, 1617 Bills Dr., Ashland. All are welcome.

ASHLAND – There will be an open house to celebrate the birthday of Evelyn Haase on Nov. 19. The celebration will be hosted by her daughter at Oxbow Living Center 1617 Bills Drive, Ashland from 2 to 4 p.m. Evelyn will be 90 on Nov. 17, 2017.

ASHLAND – The family of Larry Smith would like to invite all his friends to an open house celebrating his 80th birthday on Sunday, Oct. 29 from 2 to 6 p.m. at 1018 Ashland Road.

ASHLAND – Charles C. Green, 77, of Ashland, passed away Sept. 30, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born May 24, 1940 in Port Huron, Mich. to Russell and Dorothy Green.  He graduated from Marysville High School in Marysville, Mich. Right after high school Chuck joine…

ASHLAND – Elizabeth “Betsy”Abercrombie was born in Omaha to Joseph and the late Patricia Estey. Betsy was the ninth of 12 children to Joe and Pat. She lived in Kentucky after her marriage to Dave and had three children, Michael Abercrombie (Shelley), Nicole Abercrombie and Matthew Abercrombi…

WAHOO – Virginia “Ginney” D. Schirmer, 94, of Wahoo, formerly of Memphis and Ashland, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 at Saunders Medical Center in Wahoo. Ginney was born Sept. 8, 1923 in Frankston, Texas to Leslie and Beulah Mae (Oliver) McDonald. In 1943, Ginney was united in marriage to Harv…

OMAHA – Barbara Rae Wasalaski is survived by her husband of 46 years, Patrick; children, Paul (wife Kim, children, Gabrielle and Ian); Andrew (wife Lindsay, children, Lucas, Asher and Liviana); Alexandra (husband Trevor Neuharth and unborn child); sisters, Jean Reeves of Fort Scott Kan. and …

ASHLAND – Harold W. Peterson, 86, of Ashland passed away Friday, Sept. 1, 2017 at Lancaster Rehabilitation Center in Lincoln.

ASHLAND – Jerry and Barbara Froistad will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 4 at the Governors Row cabins in Mahoney State Park, cabin No. 57.

GREENWOOD – Dorothy K. (Perkins) Maher, 99, of rural Greenwood, passed away Aug. 24, 2017 at her home. She was born Nov. 27, 1917 to Gaybelle and Byron Perkins in rural Roca and later moved north of Waverly. She was a graduate of Lincoln High School and was united in marriage to James A. Mah…

    ASHLAND – MaryLou West, 80 of Ashland, died August 11, 2017 peacefully in her sleep at home. She was born Dec. 26, 1936 in Lewiston, Idaho to Louis and Lucile (Gaskill) McHenry. She married David Fred West on April 29, 1955 in Buyers, Colo. MaryLou worked at Western Electric/AT&T/ Lu…

OMAHA – Brooke Lindhorst and Tyler Knott, both of Omaha, will be married at St. Leo’s Catholic Church in Omaha on Aug. 26, 2017. Parents of the bride are Tom and Shelly Lindhorst of rural Greenwood. Parents of the groom are Mike and Dianne Knott of Omaha and the late Marilyn Knott.

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa – Brinley Mae Gotch was born July 14, 2017 in Spirit Lake, Iowa. She weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and is the daughter of B.J. and Sara Gotch of Ashland. She has a big brother, Wyatt, 4. Grandparents are Jim and Connie Ehlers of Fremont, Tom and Cheri Twohig of Jackson and La…

LAKE PANASOFKEE, Fla. – Donald Dean Everman, 96, of Lake Panasofkee, Fla., passed away peacefully July 18, 2017 in Leesburg, Fla.

ASHLAND – Todd M. Survil passed away July 28, 2017. Todd was born in Marquette, Mich. to Edward and Marilyn Survil on Sept. 22, 1961. He started his career at Digital Equipment Corporation in Colorado Springs, Colo., where he met his wife, Doreen. They were married July 22, 1989 in Colorado …

ASHLAND – Russell R. Allington, 70, of Ashland, died Monday, July 24, 2017 at the Ashland Care Center in Ashland. He was born Aug. 29, 1946 in Omaha, to Norman and Elaine (Peterson) Allington. Russ graduated from Ashland High School in 1964. On June 20, 1964, he married Sandra Rung at First …

ELKHORN – Todd A. Bowman, 51, of Elkhorn, died Friday, June 30, 2017 at Methodist Hospital in Omaha.

NORTH PLATTE – Feather River Winery in North Platte will be the setting for the July 15 wedding of Laura Beranek, formerly of Ashland, and Jerry Deaver of North Platte, formerly of Hayes Center.

PROPHETSTOWN, Ill. – Shirley J. Anderson, 94, of Prophetstown, Ill., died Monday, May 29, 2017, at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center in Prophetstown.

ASHLAND – Betty A. Drews, 79, of Ashland, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born Aug. 27, 1937 in Harlan, Iowa to Dale and Dorothy McKeighan. She graduated from Omaha Tech High School in 1956. She was united in marriage to LeRoy Drews on…

ASHLAND – Randy Lynn Strode, 55, of Ashland, ran into the arms of his Savior Monday, May 22 at 8:55 a.m. A lover of life and the people in his life, Randy leaves behind so many people whose lives he touched and changed for eternity with his warm personality, philosophical conversations about…

GRETNA – Jeannette Marie Townsend, 48 of Gretna, entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 22, 2017 at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. She was born March 19, 1969 in Omaha to Mike and Sharon (Wilde) Laughlin.

ASHLAND – Karen Eileen Baker, 59, of Ashland, was born on September 12, 1957 in Phoenix, Ariz. She went to Plymouth High School in Michigan and Southeast College in Lincoln. Karen was married to Troy Baker on March 17, 1989.

ASHLAND – Betty E. Withrow, 91, of Ashland passed away May 9, 2017 at Oxbow Living Center in Ashland. She was born June 16, 1925 in St. Michael to Perry and Esther (Cline) Urwiller. She attended school in Shelton. Betty was united in marriage to Herbert G. Withrow in Shelton.

GARRISON – Karissa Marie Urban was born April 28 at Butler County Health Care Center in David City.

PORTLAND Ore. – Secrets Silversands Resort, Riviera Cancun, Mexico will be the location of the May 28 wedding of Courtney Michelle Hatton of Portland, Ore. and Capt. Anthony Joseph Roubal of Moscow, Idaho.

ASHLAND – William “Bill” M. Grauerholz Jr., 84, of Memphis, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017 in Lincoln. He was born on July 2, 1932 in Wahoo to William and Sylvia (Ueberrhein) Grauerholz. He attended grade school in Memphis and graduated from Ashland High School in 1949.

ASHLAND – Thomas A. Chrischilles, 64, of Ashland, died Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Lakeside Hospital in Omaha. He was born April 3, 1952 in Omaha.

ASHLAND – Lena M. Vandeman, 75, of Ashland, passed away on March 21, 2017. She was born Oct. 30, 1941 to Harold and Lena (Rine) Towle in Coalmont, Colo.

ASHLAND – Jerald R. Bates, 91, formerly of Ashland, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016 at the Nebraska Masonic Home in Plattsmouth, He was born May 24, 1925 in Elba, to Tim and Gladys (Nelson) Bates.