Lawrence Herman Thompson, 90, passed away at Sidney Regional Medical Center on February 18, 2021, with his son and his minister at his side. A funeral service is scheduled for February 25 at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Sidney. The public is invited, but masks must be worn and social distancing will be observed. Burial will be held following the service at Weyerts Cemetery. You can live stream his service at https://holytrinitysidney.com, or watch the recorded service on www.gehrigstittchapel.com. You may view his Book of Memories or leave condolences, stories and photos at www.gehrigstitchapel.com.
Gary Franklin Ogard, 77, of Vista, California, passed away on January 20, 2021 at Script Hospital in San Diego, CA. His passing was with complications from covid. A Celebration of Life Service will be held in July at First Baptist church in Bridgeport, Nebraska, with Pastor Ray Cook officiating. Gary and his family were long time members of First Baptist Church. Memorials may be directed to First Baptist Church.
Gerald “Jerry” Lavern Woolsey, 81, of Chappell, Nebraska, was called by his Heavenly Father on Monday afternoon, February 8, 2021. He died peacefully at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff, NE, from complications of COVID-19 with his wife, Alice, by his side.
Elsie (Henkel) Blome, 91, of Bridgeport, passed away peacefully on February ii, 2021, at Skyview of Bridgeport. Her funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 18, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bridgeport with Reverend Allen Strawn officiating. Interment will follow at Oregon Trail Memorial Cemetery in Bridgeport. Viewing will be on Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 4-7 p.m. at Bridgman Funeral Home in Bridgeport. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of any flowers, memorials in Elsie’s honor be made in care of the church. Online condolences may be made by viewing Elsie’s memorial page at www.bridgmanfuneralhome.com.
Marion “Bob” Swanson, 9o, was welcomed into heaven January 31, 2021 at Regional West Medical Center in Oshkosh, NE. Services were held at Grace Lutheran Church in Lewellen, NE on February 5, 2021. Holechek-Bondegard Funeral Home and Cremations in Oshkosh, NE served the family.