Gary L. Bolek

Gary L. Bolek was born on May 21, 1948 in Rushville, Nebraska to Joe and Edna Bolek. He was the baby at number 11. He died May 26, 2023 at his feedlot doing what he loved.

Gary grew up in the Sandhills of Nebraska. He graduated from Rushville High School in 1966. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and was inducted September 20, 1966. After serving 2 years including a one year tour of duty in Vietnam he was honorably discharged in September 1968. While in Vietnam he earned the National Defense


Kathleen Curry

Kathleen Patricia Curry went home to Heaven on May 13, 2023 at Monument Care Center in Scottsbluff, Neb. 

Katie was born May 12, 1964 to Robert F. Curry and Jean (McGinley) Curry in Chadron, Nebraska. At the age of 5 she moved with her parents to Eugene, Oregon where she attended school and special needs services until she was 20. The family moved back to Nebraska, and after a time in Gordon, Katie moved to Scottsbluff to live in a group home.

She enjoyed many activities such as camping


Jack Dahlgren

Jack L. Dahlgren, age 80, passed away on May 17, 2023, at Pioneer Manor Nursing Home in Hay Springs, Nebraska. He was born to Leigh and Belle Dahlgren, February 1, 1943, in Gordon, Nebraska.

Jack is survived by his children: Sheri K. Dahlgren and Jerry L. Dahlgren, grandchildren: Emily M. Hollopeter, Jack Logan Hollopeter, Brandon Dahlgren and Lacey Kennison, great-grandchildren: Hallee Stoner and Talon Stoner, and sisters: Laveta Edwards and Oleta Skinner.

Graveside services will be held


Earl Simmons

Earl Simmons was born March 3, 1938, on the family farm in rural Bennett County. He passed from this world December 31, 2022, at the age of 84. He had a wonderful and generous heart and remained humble throughout his days. He showed his strength through his quiet presence. He will always be loved and will be missed greatly by his family and friends. He will always remain in our hearts. 

The family would like to take this time to thank everyone who loved and cared for our Dad. Your


Larry Fochtman

Larry Lynn Fochtman age 73 of Marquette, Nebraska, passed away Wednesday, May 3rd, in Dorchester, Nebraska.

Larry was born on February 26th, 1950, in Callaway, Nebraska to Wilfred L. and Barbara F. (Brabham) Fochtman.

Larry was a cowboy most of his life and was well known for those skills. He was also a truck driver before retiring in 2015. His love of horses led him to join the Spring Creek Saddle Club in Aurora, Neb. where he enjoyed many years of trail riding with friends. Other hobbies


Sherri Budd

Sheri Budd passed away Monday, May 8, 2023 at her home, surrounded by her family.

She was born November 28, 1943 in Rushville, Neb. She passed away at the age of 79 years.

Graveside services were held at the ranch, 18 miles south of Rushville at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 14, 2023.

Sheri was a kind and loving person who was loved by all.


Merle Weihe

A celebration of life for Merle Weihe of Gordon will be held May 25, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. MT at the American Legion in Gordon. Lunch will follow.

Merle Wayne Weihe, 64, of Gordon, Nebraska passed away peacefully at his home on November 28, 2022. 

Merle was born November 23, 1958, in Valentine, Nebraska to Rudolph and Alice (Hoffman) Weihe. Merle grew up in Kilgore and attended Cody-Kilgore schools, graduating with the class of 1977. He joined the Navy, and after boot camp in Great Lakes


Brayton Hathorn

It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of our beloved son, Brayton Ray Hathorn.

Brayton was 16 years old and was a sophomore at Gordon-Rushville High School. He was a member of the football team, wrestling team and the Jr. Niobrara Sportsman Club. Brayton brought so much love and joy into our lives and to those teammates who were around him.

For those who knew Brayton well, knew of the light in his eyes and the quirky grin on his face. Brayton loved a good


Jaxon May

Jaxon Alexander James May was born on December 5, 2022, in Chadron, Nebraska, to Colbi Wolkins and Vincent May. Jaxon came home from the hospital to see a very excited big sister, Presley Wolkins. Jaxon was at home with mom, dad, and big sister for exactly one week before he got sick. At just 7 days old Jaxon started to show us how strong he was and just how much he wanted to be here.

Jaxon turned 9 days old and that is when Dave and Anpo Charging Thunder put their lives on the line to get


Pat Shald

Pat Shald, age 80, died on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 at Select Specialty Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. Pat was born May 18, 1942 to Ferd and Gladys Shald in Gordon, Nebraska. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 2:00 PM in the Gordon City Auditorium in Gordon, Nebraska.

Pat had a consummate curiosity about everything, and he loved reading and studying about the world. He always loved a good story and lively “discussions”. He was very proud of all his ancestors


Rick Burleigh

Rick Burleigh, 60, of Gordon, Nebraska, died suddenly on April 24, 2023, at Rapid City, SD. He was born November 19, 1962, in Gordon, NE, to Jerry and Barbara Burleigh.

Rick graduated from Gordon High School, then went on to get an Associate of AG degree and a Bachelor of Science in AG Economics degree from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Rick married Joanie Hull on September 1, 1984, Gordon, NE. They lived for a short time in Gordon, before moving to Lincoln. In 1997 they moved back to


Tianna Rose

Tianna Rose, 32, born in Ogallala, Nebraska November 7, 1990 passed away at home in Hay Springs April 21, 2023.

Survived by Mom, Kathy (Ken) Bate, Sisters; Tes Mann, Sierra Rose, Grandmothers; Beverly Wilson and Mary Lou Anderson, Niece Shalee (Bryant) Woodward and Nephew Dillon (Tayla) Howton and special friend Jess Straw. 

Tianna lived with her family in Arthur, Nebraska for three years until moving to Rushville in 1994 where she graduated in the consolidated Gordon/Rushville

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