Obituaries

Helen Rice, 87

Helen Rice, 87

Helen Rice went to meet her Lord on November 26, 2020. Helen was in the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska, with complications of COVID. Her children had the privilege of spending her last hours with her sharing stories, singing her favorite hymns and reading her favorite scripture, the 23rd Psalms. Visitation will be held at the Bayard Church of Christ on Friday, Dec. 4, from 4-7 p.m. Service will be at the church on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 2 p.m., followed by burial in the Bayard Cemetery. Services will be live-streamed through Gering Memorial Chapel’s Facebook page.

Walter Leroy Schaffer, 95

Walter Leroy Schaffer, 95

Walter Leroy Schaffer, 95, of Bayard, went to be with his Savior on November 18, 2020. Visitation was held the following Sunday at Dugan Kramer Funeral Chapel in Scottsbluff and a private family graveside service on Monday at the Bayard Cemetery with Jim Schmall officiating. Memorials may be given to Chimney Rock Villa in Bayard. Online condolences may be left at www.dugankramer.com.

Bernard Francis Stanley, 86

Bernard Francis Stanley, 86

Bernard Francis Stanley of Bridgeport, Nebraska, passed away at Skyview in Bridgeport on Wednesday November 18, 2020. Services for Bernard were held at the First Presbyterian Church in Bridgeport on Monday, November 23, 2020. The ceremony of ashes will be held by the family on the Colorado homestead at a future time. Memorials may be given for brain research to CurePSP or to the First Presbyterian Church. Online condolences can be made for Bernard at www.bridgmanfuneralhome.com.

Karen Colleen Landen, 64

On November 10, 2020, Karen Colleen Landen, loving mother of one child, passed away at the age of 64. Cremation has taken place at Bridgman Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Scottsbulff. Funeral services were held at Oregon Trail Memorial Cemetery on November 13, 2020.

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