Gara Lee Sprague

Jun 28, 2022


Gara Lee Cody Sprague, age 89, formerly of Arapahoe, Nebraska passed away June 28, 2022 at the Cheyenne County Village, in St. Francis, Kansas. She was born on March 25, 1933 to George and Verna Cody.

Growing up at the Sapa State Lake, Oberlin, Kanas where her dad was the caretaker, gave her many wonderful memories which she shared...

Larry R. Breinig

Jun 28, 2022


    Larry R. Breinig, age 78, of Arapahoe passed away on Tuesday June 28, 2022 at home where he most wanted to be. He was born June 2, 1944 in Oxford Nebraska to Raymond “Bud” and Maxine Breinig.

    Larry grew up North East of Arapahoe. He graduated from Arapahoe Public School in 1962. After High School Larry...

Myron L. "Tiny" Richardson

Jun 27, 2022


Myron L. “Tiny” Richardson, age 88, of Stamford, Nebraska, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2022 at Colonial Villa Good Samaritan Center, Alma, Nebraska. He was born December 25, 1933 at Akron, Colorado to Ross E. and Mable L. (Young) Richardson.

They moved to Hastings, Nebraska when Myron was an infant and attended school in Hastings. He spent most...

Lyle W. Steele

Jun 13, 2022

Lyle W. Steele, fondly known as “Timber” passed away on Monday, June 13, 2022 at the age of 93 at the Elwood Care Center, Elwood, Nebraska. He was born to at Holbrook, Nebraska to Cecil and Mila (Scott) Steele on November 19, 1928. He was raised in Holbrook, and attended school there and graduated with the class of 1946. He...

Robert "Bob" Louthan

May 18, 2022

Robert “Bob” Louthan, age 94, of Kearney, Nebraska formerly of Edison, Nebraska passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at Kearney Regional Hospital of Kearney, Nebraska. He was born on November 30, 1927 in Furnas County, Nebraska to Virgil and Fern (Gibson) Louthan.

Bob served his country in the United States Navy from March of 1946 to December of...

Dennis Foster

May 17, 2022

Dennis Foster, age 74, of Stamford, Nebraska passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at the Good Samaritan Society in Alma, Nebraska. He was born on August 16, 1947 in Oxford, Nebraska to George and Velma (Stagemeyer) Foster.

He grew up around Stamford and graduated from Stamford High School in the class of 1966. While in high school he...

Linda Lou Kerr

May 15, 2022

Linda Lou Kerr, age 74, died on Sunday, May 15th, 2022 in the comfort of her own home in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Linda was born in McCook, Nebraska on August 4th, 1947 to her parents Ethel (Mutt) and Sherman Swazye.


On December 4th of 1963, Linda and Jerry Kerr got married in Edison, Nebraska and have been married for...

Patricia D. Wheat

May 12, 2022

Patricia D Wheat, age 75, of Benkleman passed away Thursday May 12, 2022 at the Dundy County Hospital in Benkleman, Nebraska. She was Born November 5, 1946 to Brick and Louise (Parra) Walls in Oakland California. 

Inurnment is scheduled for a later date.

Wenburg Funeral Home of Arapahoe is in charge of arrangements. 

John Arthur Barker

May 12, 2022

John Arthur Barker, age 79, passed away on May 12, 2022 at the Tri Valley Hospital in Cambridge, Nebraska. He was born July 7, 1942 in Omaha, Nebraska. In January 1946 he was adopted by Ralph and Mary (Williamson) Barker, where sister Dorothy welcomed him into the family.

He graduated from Beaver City High School with the class of 1961....

Donald Dean "Sonny" Karash

Apr 2, 2022

Donald Dean Karash, age 89, formerly of Arapahoe, Nebraska passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at the Brookstone Gardens Nursing Home in Kearney, Nebraska. Don “Sonny” was born on November 25th, 1932 to Ted and Virgie (Brooks) Karash near Arapahoe, Nebraska.

Don grew up in the Arapahoe area and graduated from Arapahoe High School in 1950. He joined the...

John Leslie Baxter

Apr 1, 2022

John Leslie Baxter, age 76, of Arapahoe, Nebraska passed away on Friday, April 1, 2022 at Kearney Regional Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska. He was born on June 20, 1945 in Kearney, Nebraska, to Bernhard L. and Phyllis (Mulford) Baxter.

John was raised in multiple states as the family moved to different places. After his schooling, he entered the U.S. Army...

Sharon Kathleen Hyke

Mar 27, 2022

Sharon Kathleen Hyke, age 64, of Wilsonville, Nebraska passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2022. She was born August 9, 1957 to Merle and Bonnie (Winter) Hunt in McCook, Nebraska.

Sharon grew up on the family farm east of Beaver City, Nebraska and graduated from Beaver City High School with the class of 1975. On December 31, 1976, she married...

Betty June Williams-Hardin

Mar 23, 2022

Betty June Williams Hardin, age 96, of Hastings, Nebraska passed away on Wednesday March 23, 2022, at the Perkins Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Hastings, Nebraska. She was born on August 29, 1925, in Beaver City, Nebraska to George Samuel and Leora (New) Curry.

She grew up in Arapahoe, Nebraska and attended school at Arapahoe High School and graduated...

Gloria Budgick

Mar 17, 2022

Gloria Budgick, age 76, of Arapahoe, Nebraska passed away, on Thursday, March 17, 2022, at Kearney Regional Health Center, Kearney, Nebraska. She was born on October 18, 1945 in Los Angeles, California to Fidencio and Eufilia Baca.

 She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She married the love of her life, Ronald Budgick, in June 1978.


Judith Ann Magnus

Mar 17, 2022

Judith A Magnus, age 81, of Valentine, Nebraska, formerly of Arapahoe, Nebraska died on Thursday, March 17, 2022, at Great Plains Health Center in North Platte, Nebraska. She was born February 17, 1941 in Adams County Nebraska. She was adopted in July of 1941 by Walter and Mildred (Maple) Schroeder.


She was confirmed May 28, 1959 in Deshler, Nebraska...

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