YUMA, Ariz. — Helen Leona Loftis 96, Yuma, Ariz., died March 20, 2020, in Yuma.
Helen was born Dec. 30, 1923, in Delaware Okla. She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years and two daughters.
Helen is survived by her daughter, Nancy; her grandchildren, Kelly, Kim and Kurt; and seven great-grandchildren.
She will be laid to rest in Hartington at a future date.Read more
NORFOLK — Forrest E. Magnuson, 90, formerly of Wayne and Indianapolis, Ind., died March 20, 2020, at the Norfolk Veterans Home.
Memorial Graveside Services at the Greenwood Cemetery, Wayne, are planned for a future date.
Arrangements are under the direction of Hasemann Funeral Home, Wayne.Read more
SPENCER — Edwin Filips, 94, Spencer, died March 23, 2020, at Arbor Care, Hartington.
Mass of Christian Burial was at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Spencer, with burial at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Spencer. For everyone’s safety there was no visitation and immediate family only at the Mass and gravesite. The family will plan a memorial at a later date.
Brockhaus Funeral Home, Spencer, was in charge of arrangements.Read more
WHITING, Iowa— Harold M. Kneifl, 74, died March 27, 2020, at the Pleasant View Nursing Home, Whiting, Iowa.
He is survived by his wife, Janet, Madison; children, Kandy (Robert) Jurgens, Madison; Greg Kneifl, Norfolk; and Brett (Jill) Kneifl, Houston, Texas; nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and sisters, Diana Wingett and Debby (Greg) Engel.
Harold was preceded in death by his parents; son, Jeff; and two infant siblings.
Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.Read more
RANDOLPH — Shirley Mae Gubbels, 86, Randolph, died March 26, 2020, at Colonial Manor, Randolph. Visitation for a limited number of people was Monday at Johnson Funeral Home, Randolph. Private family funeral services were March 31 at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic, Randolph, with Rev. Father Timothy Forget officiating.Interment was in Saint Jane Frances Catholic Cemetery, Randolph.Read more
OREGON CITY, Ore. — The Rev. Dr. Thomas LaVern Truby, 73, died peacefully at home March 16, 2020, his wife, Laura, at his side. Tom was preceded in death by his father, LaVern J. Truby. His mother, Ruth Ellen Truby, 96, still lives on the family centennial farm near Randolph, where he was raised. He was with her for Thanksgiving and his last birthday.Read more