Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

PAWNEE CITY – Charles (Charlie) Conlin Howard, 68, passed away in Omaha at UNMC on Sept. 10, 2018. He was born to Jack M. Howard and Hazel R. (Thompson) Howard on Dec. 22, 1949 in Pawnee City.

WACO – Peggy A. Gocke, 70, of Waco, formerly of Ashland, passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at Bryan West Medical Center in Lincoln. She was born Dec. 21, 1947, in Omaha, to Clarence and Emily (Yabsley) Williams. She graduated from Ashland High School in 1966. She was married to Tom Bonds on…

ASHLAND – Vicki Marie Alley, 66, of Ashland, passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Omaha. She was born May 21, 1952, in Omaha. Vicki retired from Farmers Insurance Group in Omaha after working many years in the insurance industry. She enjoyed traveling with her husband and reading.

ASHLAND – Merna (Newsham) Lehr was born in Ashland on July 8, 1927 and passed away on Aug. 22, 2018 at the age of 91.

ELKHORN – Harold Junior Strode, 82, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 at Life Care of Elkhorn.

ASHLAND – Rand Dee Swiggart passed away peacefully at his home on Aug, 12, 2018. A 1969 graduate of Ashland-Greenwood High School, Rand held the basketball scoring record for over 20 years and still holds two free throw records, a point of great pride for Rand. His loves included the Huskers…

ASHLAND – Lyle L. Ueberrhein, 74, of Ashland, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 peacefully at his home. He was born Feb. 1, 1944 in Wahoo to Earl and Lillian (Kennez) Ueberrhein. Lyle graduated from Ashland-Greenwood High School in 1962. On Sept. 30, 1989, he was united in marriage to Mary Jo Engbl…

    ASHLAND – Ruby I. Strode, 99, of Ashland, passed away Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 at the Ashland Care Center in Ashland. She was born Jan. 6, 1919 in Ashland, to Elmer and Beulah (Johnson) Hall. She attended District 5 grade school, Ashland High School and Teachers College. She was united in …

ASHLAND – Duane Kent Tigges, 74, died Saturday, July 28, 2018 at his home in Ashland. He was born on May 28, 1944 in Cherokee, Iowa to Ernest and Tora (Jensen) Tigges. He graduated from Sioux Valley High School in 1962 in Peterson/Linn Grove. Duane had a love for the outdoors and always trie…

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 – Barbara A. (Lewis) Ziegenbein, 89, of Ashland passed away July 20, 2018 at the Ashland Care Center in Ashland.

ASHLAND – Russell H. Standage, 64, of Ashland, died July 1, 2018.

LINCOLN – Louis E. Gibson Jr., 75, of Lincoln, formerly of Ashland, died Monday, June 25, 2018 at Havelock Manor in Lincoln. He was born Sept. 5, 1942 in Omaha, to Louis and Evelyn (Heisner) Gibson. Lou graduated from Gretna High School. Lou served his country in the U.S. Army as military po…

    ASHLAND – Judy A. Johnson, 76, of Ashland, passed away Monday, June 18, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 26, 1941 in Steele City, to Dan and Helen (Baker) McCown. She graduated from Beatrice High School in 1959. Judy was united in marriage to Larry R. J…

       EAGLE – Allen E. Goslee, age 82, of Eagle, passed away on Nov. 17, 2017, in Palm Desert, Calif. He is survived by his wife; Jeanette Goslee of Eagle, one son; Mark (Pam) Goslee of Gretna and three daughters, Gina (Greg) McClung, Robyn Goslee and Misty (Rick) King all of California.

ASHLAND – Doris E. Schneider, 96, of Ashland, died Sunday, June 3, 2018 in rural Greenwood. She was born April 13, 1922 in Greenwood, to L. Dewey and Amy (Hammer) Parks. Doris graduated from Ashland High School in 1940. On January 14, 1942, Doris was united in marriage to Francis Schneider i…

ASHLAND – LaVaughn R. Hanson, 84, of Ashland passed away May 29, 2018 at her home.

ASHLAND – Vernor R. Bachman, 91, of Yuma, Ariz., formerly of Ashland, passed away Feb. 21, 2018 in Yuma, Ariz.

ASHLAND – Graveside services with Military Honors will be held Friday a 1 p.m. at the Ashland Cemetery for Vernor R. Bachman, 91 of Yuma, Ariz.  He died Feb. 21, 2018, and is survived by his wife LaVina. He was preceded in death by his first wife Merry. Marcy Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

ASHLAND – John Finley Starns, 88, of Ashland died May 9, 2018 at his home in Ashland, surrounded by his family.