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Bonnie Swanby Qualls of Blair passed away December 19th. Bonnie is survived by her family, including grandchildren and her brother. A private family service will be held March 4th, 2024 at Riverside National Cemetery in California.

Jan Lorsch Sederburg of Blair passed away December 17th. She was a co-founder of Joseph’s Coat. She is survived by JoAnne Lode and Traci Duckworth and daughter in law Tori Sederburg, along with her sister Betty Anderson and other family members. Visitation is this evening from 5 to 7 at Campbell Aman, her funeral is tomorrow morning at 10:30 at Reach Church.

Charles Steve Herron passed away December 15th. He is survived by his wife, Chris Herron, daughters Carie Busboom and Abbie Thompson, sister Carol Shotwell and other family members. Services will be held at Campbell Aman, date and time yet to be announced.

Details on these services can be found online at

Marlene Modlin Tranmer of Tekamah passed away December 14th. She worked as a nurse's aid, among other jobs, and at DL Blair. She is survived by her children, Roger and Wynell of Tekamah and other family members. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Details at pelanfuneralservices. com

Robert Vencil of Omaha, formerly of Fort Calhoun, died December 16th. He is survived by his children, Marlene Wait, Roberto Benitez, step children William Seipel, Brian Bile, Mark and Matthew Seipel, as well as his brothers, Don and Jack Vencil and other family members. Visitation is 6-8pm this evening, the service 11am tomorrow, both at Sievers-Sprick.

James Sell of Modale died December 15th. Visitation is noon til two Friday, the Funeral at 2, both at Hennessey.

Tayler Bierwirth-Herman of Missouri Valley passed away December 15th. He was a teacher at Mo Valley Elementary School and succumbed to cancer. Herman is survived by his wife, RaeLea Herman, his son Callen Herman, his mother Sandra and Robert Herman, sister Paige and other family members. Visitation is 10 am Saturday, the funeral at 11am, both at Missouri Valley High School.

Candace Hatcher Raborn Larsen of Hawthorne, Nevada, formerly of Woodbine, passed away December 17th. She is survived by her husband Chris, her children Lauren, April Raborn of Blair, Meagan, James, Jonathan, Kaytlen, Sarah, Erin, and her siblings, Carole Sears, Michael, and other family member. Visitation is 11am Friday, the funeral at 12:45 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints in Logan.

John Boss of Missouri Valley, formerly of Logan, passed away December 14th. He ran Boss Hauling. He is survived by his siblings, Bill Boss and Mary Lingerfelt and their families. Visitation is Saturday, January 6th, 10:30, the Memorial service follows at 11am, both at Living Water Lutheran Church in Omaha.

Details at


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