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60 year old Russell Roche of Kennard passed away July 11th. He is survived by his daughters, Justine Huisenga and Stephanie Roche and his brother Todd Roche and other family members. The memorial service is this coming Tuesday, 1pm at Campbell Aman.

58 year old Gregory Chamberlin of Blair died July 8th. He is survived by his children, Shawn Chamberlin, Bridgette Chamberlin and Gina Nay and their families. Visitation is tonight, 6-8pm at Campbell Aman, the funeral is tomorrow at 10am at First Lutheran Church of Blair

67 year old Douglas Barber of Blair passed away July 8th. He was a reporter and editor for many publications, including the Blair Pilot-Tribune and the Enterprise during his journalism career.He is survived by his wife, Patricia, and their children – Betsey O’Malley, Conrad Barber and Daniel Barber and their families, his mother Betty, and siblings Brad and Jeff and other family members. A memorial service is this Saturday, 10am at Christ Lutheran Church on the former Dana Campus.

89 year old Ardith Mueller Pounds of Blair, formerly of Kennard, died July 8th. She is survived by her children, James, Jon, and Robert Pounds, Patricia Wiese and Ann Miller and their families. Services are pending.

69 year old Cynthia Sparks of Blair died July 5th. She is survived by her children, Gary White and Amie Lau, her brothers Charlie, John, Jim Pierce, David Doremus and Danny Ballard and their families. A memorial service is tomorrow, July 14th, 10am at Campbell Aman.

66 year old Gary Park of Blair passed away June 28th, plans for a memorial gathering are pending.

Details on these services can be found at

84 year old Raymond Ardis if Fort Calhoun died July 5th. He is survived by his wife, Linda, children Steve and Martin Ardis, Rickey Welchert, RaeAnn King, Shelly Ardis, Staci Hite and Jenny Peyton and other family members. Services are pending.

Details, when available, will be found online at

94 year old Clarence “Gene” Chamberlain of Tekamah passed away July 5th. He is survived by his children Cecelia Dorn, Kathryn Jennings, and John Chamberlain, and his friend, Geraldine Schreur, along with their families. Visitation is Tuesday, July 18th, 5-7pm, the funeral is Wednesday, July 19th at 11am, both at First Presbyterian Church of Tekamah.

65 year old Jerry Gibson of Omaha, formerly of Missouri Valley, died July 11th. Graveside services are Tuesday, 5pm at Oak Grove Cemetery. The celebration of life service follows 6 to 8pm at the Eagles Club in Mo Valley


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