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Obituaries 10.28.22

89 year old Nona Sisson Pleskac passed away October 21st. She is survived by her children: James; Joe, Jr and Mary; John and Shirley; Debra and Ronald Hansen; Jeff, Sr and Diana; Cheryl and Jerome, Sr.; Patricia, many grand, great grand and great-great grandchildren, her siblings Charlie and Cathy Sisson and Lester Sisson. The visitation and service was earlier today, at St. Patrick’s in Elkhorn.

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57 year old Ervin Pensyl died October 26th. He is survived by his daughters, ashley Green, Charlee Lorsch and Ashley Hummel, his siblings Guy Pensyl, Tina Halley, Kathy Shively, Art, Naomi and Amanda Pensyl and other family members. Details are pending, when available, they can be found online at

98 year old Jeanette Schneider passed away October 19th. She is survived by her sons Dave and Dan Schneider and their families. Visitation will be Wednesday, November 9th from 5 to 8 pm at Campbell Aman, Graveside services will follow in the German Cemetery. Details at

62 year old Mark Sundermeier of Blair died October 22nd while scuba diving with his wife in Hawaii. Funeral arrangements are pending.

94 year old Barbara Hanson Karstens of Fort Calhoun passed away October 20th. She is survived by her children Keith Karstens, Jeanne Karstens, her brother Franklin Hanson and their families. Mrs. Karstens was noted for her social services work in Omaha and Blair. Visitation is Saturday, November 12th from 10 to 11 at Northwest Hills United Church of Christ in Omaha, the Celebration of Life follows at 11.

86 year old Doris Fry Ring of Missouri Valley died October 2nd. She is survived by her children Darla Ring Schorr, Lyle and Paul Ring and their families. A celebration of life is planned for Monday, November 7th at First Lutheran Church in Missouri Valley at 11 am.


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