Obituaries

Donald (Don) Joe Haden, 98

Donald (Don) Joe Haden, 98

Donald (Don) Joe Haden, age 98, of Newman Lake, Washington died Saturday, May 16, 2020. He was born November 6, 1921 on the family farm near Oberlin, Kansas to Floyd and Gladys (Cathcart) Haden. The family moved to Wheatland, WY, for a short time before Floyd went to work for the CB&Q Railroad in 1924, taking the family to Guernsey, WY, and eventually Bridgeport, NE.

Lydia Emma (Reichert) Schildt, 93

Lydia Emma (Reichert) Schildt, 93

Lydia Emma Schildt (Reichert), 93, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020, at Morrill County Hospital. Her funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bridgeport with the Reverend Allen Strawn officiating. Interment will be in Oregon Trail Memorial Cemetery at Bridgeport. The service will be livestreamed on the church’s Facebook page. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Memorials may be given to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church for the Altar Guild or the repair of the belltower. Online condolences may be left at www.bridgeportmemorialchapel.com.

Chester “Chet” Jacobs

There will be a Celebration of Life service for Chester Alan Jacobs at 4 p.m. on July 18, 2020, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 2220 Broadway, Scottsbluff. “Chet” passed away at age 70 on Friday, April 3, 2020, at home after along battle with a glioblastoma (brain cancer).

Grace F. Mues, 79

Grace F. Mues, 79

Grace F. Mues, 79, of Bridgeport, NE, died Tuesday, April 21, 2020, peacefully at her home from natural causes and surrounded by her family. Her funeral services will be held at 3:00p.m. on Friday, July 3, 2020, in Bridgeport at the Fire Hall. Casual attire is asked to be worn during the service as Grace believed in all being comfortable. Cremation has taken place and inurnment will be private.

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