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.

Gordon Cape, 69

Gordon Cape, 69, a resident of Bridgeport, Nebraska, departed this life May 20, 2020. Cremation has taken place, and a private, family service will be held at a later date.

John Louis Panas, 90

John Louis Panas, 90

John Louis Panas, 90, of Scottsbluff, formerly of Bridgeport, passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at Regional West Medical Center. His funeral service was held on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Bayard with Father Christopher Xanthos officiating. Burial followed at the Oregon Trail Memorial Cemetery at Bridgeport with military honors by the Nebraska National Guard Honor Guard and the Bridgeport Sons of the American Legion. Memorials may be given to the church or to the family for designation at a later date. Online condolences may be left at

Donald L. “Muck” McDaniel, 63

Donald L. “Muck” McDaniel, 63, passed away at his home in Bayard, Nebraska, on Friday, April 3, 2020. A small family service was held at the time of his passing. A Celebration of Muck’s Life is planned for June 27, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the Bayard American Legion. Note: Donald’s full obituary was previously run in the April 8, 2020 edition of the News-Blade.


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