James Davis “J. D.” Campbell, 91, of North Platte, passed away September 19, 2015 in North Platte. He was born September 30, 1923 to Jesse and Nora Belle (Hardwick) Campbell at Mullen. J.D. graduated from Mullen High School with the class of “41”. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1942 until his honorable discharge in 1945. During that time he served overseas in the Pacific Theater of War and was stationed at Mid-Way Island and Camp LeJune in North Carolina. On October 30, 1946, he was united in marriage to Valera M. Jess in Grand Island. They lived in Grand Island until 1973, when they moved to North Platte. James was employed as a brakeman in 1950 to the Union Pacific Railroad and retired as a conductor in 1985. He is survived by his five sons, Larry (Clista) of Grand Island, Dennis (Susan) of Lodi, CA, Terry of North Platte, Roger (Cindy) of Kearney and Kevin (fiancé Annette) of North Platte; 12 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his wife, Valera; four brothers, Montabille, Francis, Elwyn and Burl; and four sisters, Jesse Belle, Ava, Joyce and Beverly. Online condolences may be shared at www.carpentermemorial.com. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in his memory and can be mailed to the family in c/o Carpenter Memorial Chapel, 1616 West B Street, North Platte, NE 69101. Services will be 1:30 Friday, September 25, 2015 at Carpenter Memorial Chapel. Burial will be at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be from 8:30 am to 8:00 pm Thursday at Carpenter Memorial Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.
Wes “Jake” Jacobson, 85, passed away September 22, 2015 at home in North Platte, NE.
Wes was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Byron, Gordon, and Don; and sisters, Lucille and Phyllis. Wes is survived by his wife, Lareen; sons, Jon, of North Platte, Tom and his wife, Ann, of North Platte, Dan and his wife, Stephanie, of Overland Park, KS, Doug and his wife, Joan, of Meridian, ID; 11 grand-children; sister-in-law, Delores Peckman of North Platte and many nieces and nephews.
Wes was born on January 28, 1930, the 6th child to Clarence and Myrtle (Rish) Jacobson in St. Paul, NE. He graduated from St. Paul High School in 1947. That same year, he met his sweetheart, Lareen Wiest, at the Loup City County Fair. Wes then served in the U.S. Army from July 20, 1951 to June 30, 1953. He attended basic and advanced training at Fort Monmouth, NJ and Fort Gordon, GA respectively. Following training, he was assigned as a Signal Corps specialist with the 17th Signal Operations Battalion in Pirmasens, Germany with temporary duty in Angevillers, France (near Metz) for the remainder of his overseas tour. Upon his return, he married Lareen on July 25, 1953 in Kearney, NE at St. James Catholic Church.
They started their married life in Kearney while Wes commuted to Holdrege with AT&T. They moved to North Platte and lived here for about 5 years until Wes was transferred to McCook. They also lived in Ogallala before moving back to North Platte in 1972 with their four sons. By this time, Wes was working for Northwestern Bell/US West. He retired in 1991 after 38 years in the telecom industry.
Wes was well known to help out others in need, as well as do odd jobs that needed to be done around his church. He assisted with bingo at the Catholic Church for many years and was a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed his time as an avid gardener and helped Lareen can hundreds of pints of vegetables. In fact, he often came home with bushels of fruits or vegetables to surprise Lareen with a new canning project. In the midst of this, he was able to own and run rental properties. He was also an enthusiastic fan of Big Red Husker football and rarely missed watching or listening to a game. Wes never knew a stranger.
Online condolences may be shared at www.carpentermemorial.com. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to offer Masses for the repose of Wes’s soul or memorials are suggested to the Catholic food pantry and the North Platte hospice. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 25, 2015 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 2801 West E. Street, North Platte with the Reverend James Novakowski as celebrant. Following the funeral mass, burial will be at Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell with military honors.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 24, 2015 with a vigil service and rosary at 7 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Paul Clarkson Madron, 86, of Seneca, Nebraska died September 20, 2015 at Kearney Good Samaritan Hospital. He was born on October 23, 1928, south of Seneca to Ivan and Luetta (Mowery) Madron.
Paul graduated from Thedford High School in 1946 and then joined the Military. He was united in marriage to DeEtta Pearson, on 10-23-47 in Thedford, Nebraska and they lived on a ranch South of Seneca. He worked for the Upper Loup Natural Resource District for many years and was also a Thomas County Commissioner. He was a member of the Bethel Assembly of God church in Thedford. Paul enjoyed ranching, hunting, fishing and enjoyed feeding his deer at home.
Paul is survived by daughters Twila Springer (Steve) of Thedford and Connie Pierson (Jim) of Cicero, NY, brother Don Madron (Marlene) of Kearney, NE., 6 Grandchildren, 10 Great grandchildren, and 1 Great-great granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son, daughter in law, and 2 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Friday September 25, 2015 at 1:00 PM, at the Bethel Assembly of God in Thedford with the Reverend Ron Masten officiating. Interment will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation from 10:00- until service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to Hillcrest Cemetery.
Arnold and Mullen Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Sheila L. Hughbanks, 65, of Greeley, CO, formerly of North Platte, passed away September 17, 2015 at The University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, CO. She was born July 7, 1950 to Don and Betty (Drake) Speck in North Platte. Sheila grew up in numerous areas of Nebraska and Colorado, graduating from North Platte High School in 1968. She also graduated from Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff. She was united in marriage to Richard Hughbanks on June 2, 2002 at Estes Park, CO. Her family was the love of her life. Holidays, birthdays, family get togethers and special occasions were very special to her. She is survived by her husband, Richard of Greeley, CO; her children, Kim Baxter of Gering, Jason (Carma) Lannon of North Platte and Tara N. Joneson of San Diego, CA; grandchildren, Warren Lannon, Brandon Baxter and Kaitlin Lannon; brothers, Mike Speck, Dan Speck, Frank Aloi and Nick (Chele) Aloi; sisters, JoAnn Dupre and Linda (Virgil) Scott; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Watkins; her parents, Don and Eleanor Speck; a sister and brother-in-law, SanDee (John) Casey; and a grandson, Alexander Lannon. Online condolences may be shared at www.carpentermemorial.com. Services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 25, 2015 at Carpenter Memorial Chapel. Burial will be at Floral Lawns Memorial Gardens south of North Platte. Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday with family receiving friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A memorial has been established in her memory. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Frances Catherine (Hayes) Haynes, 83, of North Platte went home to be with her Lord on September 21, 2015.
Frances was born on January 24, 1932 in Ogallala, Nebraska to Frank C. and Neva (Dobyns) Hayes.
Frances lived in the Sandhills of Arthur, NE and attended school in Arthur until she was 13 years old. She then attended High School at the University of Nebraska School of Agriculture in Curtis, NE, and graduated in 1949 at the age of 17. She then taught for one year at a country school south of Gothenburg, and then two years at Meadowlawn School west of Lake Maloney. She then ventured out of her comfort zone and went to work in Denver for 4 years as an Accounting clerk for General Electric Supply Company. In 1955 she came home to take care of her mom as her health was failing.
On November 18, 1956 she married Orville D. Haynes. To this union four children were born, Dean, LeAnn, Donna and Karen.
Frances and Orville started out farming northeast of Sutherland, NE and then moved to North Platte in August of 1960. Frances then went to work for Mid-Nebraska Oil Company, and then worked for Hansen, Fuenning, Roggow & Miller as an accounting clerk for 36 years. After retiring, Frances volunteered at Lincoln School and listened to 2nd graders read. She did this until she was no longer able due to her health. Frances loved to read, travel and, of course, shop. She was willing to learn new things and was known to take numerous college classes while working and raising her family.
Frances belonged to the Christian Women’s Club, Berean Birthday Club, Red Hatters, American Legionaire, and American Legion Club in Tryon, NE, and DAV member. She was a regular attendee of Bethel Evangelical Free Church.
Frances was first diagnosed with cancer in 2006 and continued to fight this disease to the very end. We called her the “energizer bunny” and “chemo warrior”.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother Melvin Hayes; and her father and mother-in-law, Loyd and Ivy Haynes.
Survivors include her husband, Orville of North Platte; daughters, LeAnn (Vincent) Belfire of Buffalo Valley, TN, Donna (Martin) Wullschleger of North Platte, and Karen (Kent) Gutherless of North Platte; son, Dean (Dianne) Haynes of Olathe, KS; grandchildren, Julianna (Robert) Poe of Nampa, ID, Stephanie Haynes of Dallas, TX, Danielle Haynes of Olathe, KS, Kristen, Megan & Jared Wullschleger of North Platte, NE; brothers and sister-in-law, Floyd and Cleo Haynes of Callaway, NE, Stanley & Janet Haynes of Saint Cloud, MN, Dallas & Thelma Haynes of Syracuse, NE, Willis & Betty Haynes of Blue Hill, NE, Annette & Sam Roth of Lincoln, NE; many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Memorials are suggested to the Bethel Evangelical Free Church, Maranatha Bible Camp, The Senior Center or to the RSVP. Online condolences may be shared at www.adamsswanson.com
Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 25, 2015 at the Bethel Evangelical Free Church with the Reverend Dan Reimer officiating. Burial will follow at Floral Lawns Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Thursday, September 24, 2015 at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.
Ralph L. Dunham, age 80 of Maxwell, passed away September 15, 2015 at Great Plains Health.
Ralph was born on September 17, 1934 in Denver, CO to Ralph D. and Helenetta Pearl (Boroff) Dunham. He joined the Navy in February of 1952 and served until September of 1955. After his discharge he worked as a mechanic and welder, mostly working on large equipment. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Maxwell and enjoyed the outdoors.
Ralph is survived by his wife Wilma; sons Scott (Vickie) Dunham and Matt (Heather) Dunham; daughters Linda (Brent) Bodily and Pam (Jeff) Lebsock; 9 grandchildren; 17 great grand children; and sister Geraldine Buttrum.
He was preceded in death by parents.
Memorials are suggested in his name and online condolences may be shared at www.adamsswanson.com. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday September 21, 2015 at First Baptist church in Maxwell with Pastors Tim Lyzenga and Bob Allen officiating. Burial will follow at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be from noon until 6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Adams and Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.
Ralph Lee Dunham, age 80 of Maxwell, passed away Tuesday September 15, 2015. Memorials are suggested in his name and online condolences may be shared at www.adamsswanson.com. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday September 21, 2015 at The First Baptist Church in Maxwell with Pastors Tim Lyzenga and Bob Allen officiating. Burial will follow at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be noon until 6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Adams and Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.
Carolyn Duffield, age 48 of North Platte, died September 12, 2015. Memorial graveside services will be 11:00 am Thursday, September 17, 2015 @ the Plainview Cemetery near Maxwell. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Nancy J. Hoffman, 71, of Mullen died Sunday, September 13, at North Platte. Services will be held Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 11:00 AM MDT at the United Methodist Church in Mullen
Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Nenzel, NE at 3:30 PM MDT
Memorials to Pioneer Memorial Rest Home, Mullen EMS or Nancy Hoffman Scholarship Fund
Visitation Hours Wednesday, Sept. 16, 5 to 7 PM MDT; The family will be present to receive friends at the Mullen Funeral Home.
Myra M. Satterfield, 86, of North Platte died September 11, 2015 at Great Plains Health. She was born February 11, 1929, in Ogallala, NE to Murl M. and Viola (Dierks) Maupin. She graduated from North Platte High School in 1946 and went on to receive her bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska where she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. On June 26, 1951, Myra was united in marriage to Richard W. Satterfield in North Platte. She was a lifetime member of the Episcopal Church of Our Savior serving in many capacities. She was the first woman elected to the North Platte School Board in 1975 and served for 12 years. Countless North Platte children learned to swim through the Red Cross summer swimming program under Myra’s leadership as Director. She was a dedicated volunteer with an energetic commitment to her children’s activities as well as community organizations focused on service. Myra took great pleasure it the time spent with her bookclub and church Altar Guild. She will be remembered for her love and steadfast support of her family, the friendships she cherished, and especially her many years of work for Dr. Barrett Klemm and Dr. Steve Creal. She will be missed dearly. Survivors include her two daughters, Julie Satterfield (Robert Girouard) of Bethesda, MD, and Dr. Kimberly Krull of El Dorado, KS; two sons, Dr. John (Anna) Satterfield of Southington, CT., and Dr. Thomas (Dr. Traci) Satterfield of Spokane, WA.; six grandchildren, Leisa Krull, John Krull, Alessia, Ryan, Hudson and Griffin Satterfield; son-in-law Dr. Steve Krull; sisters-in-law, Linda Greer and Jackie Johnson and their families. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard and younger brother, Murl Maupin. Online condolences may be shared at www.carpentermemorial.com.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Episcopal Church of Our Savior and Alcoholics Anonymous. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, September 18, 2015, at the Episcopal Church of Our Savior with the Rev. Dr. Jeffrey S. F. Nelson officiating. Burial will follow in Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell. Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday with family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m. at Carpenter Memorial Chapel. The casket will not be open at the church. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.