Orvin Duane “O.D.” Golden, 78, a long-time resident of North Platte, died Nov. 21, 2011, at his home in Zimmerman, Minn., surrounded by his family.
Duane was born Oct. 26, 1933, to Orvin and Rea (Hagemeister) Golden in Sidney.
Duane served in the Marines on the USS St. Paul from 1954-57. He married Marlene Larson on June 27, 1957. They lived in Sidney and North Platte.
He is survived by his wife; three children; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Duane worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for 42 years. He loved to hunt and fish. He also enjoyed cooking, gardening, oil painting and woodworking. He was an avid history buff. O. D. was a great storyteller and he enjoyed his life and family.
Duane and his wife moved to Minnesota in 2002. He shared nine full years of life in a place that he loved.
In honoring Duane’s wishes, his family will have a memorial service at 1 p.m. on July 28 in Zimmerman, Minn., at the Struthers’ family home.
Friends and family are encouraged to attend and bring or send pictures and/or written memories to be shared at the service. These will be placed in a family memorial book. Please send them to Teri Struther at 8600 261st Ave. NW, Zimmerman MN 55398.
Lori Ann Dougherty, 43, of Cozad, NE formerly of North Platte, NE died Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Cozad.
Lori was born February 2, 1969, to Harlan Harold and Shirley Ann Floro Herrick at North Platte where she grew up. She graduated from North Platte High School in 1988. Lori worked for Social Services before going to work with the North Platte Opportunity Center. She worked there until 2007 when she entered the Golden Living Center in Cozad.
Lori was a member of the North Platte Berean Church. She enjoyed her family, books, movies, chocolates and root beer to the very end. She liked to read and play Bingo at the nursing home. Lori was always a very positive person.
Lori is survived by her father, Harlan Herrick, of North Platte; four sisters, Donna (Mike) Coleman, of Hershey, NE, Sharon (David) Christensen, of Papillion, NE, Deborah (Robert) Bostwick and Cindy (Perry) Hall, of North Platte; three brothers, Harlan Lee Herrick, Daniel (Jacque) Herrick and Randy Herrick, all of North Platte; a son, Dylan Kenney, of Council Bluffs, IA; many nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles and other family.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Shirley Herrick; and her grandparents, Lee and Mae Herrick and Alpha and Doc Floro.
Funeral service will be 5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 21, 2012, at the North Platte Berean Church with Pastor John Stone officiating. Memorials are suggested to the Hospice Room at the Golden Living Center in Cozad. Visitation will be 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Odean Colonial Chapel At C & Sycamore. Condolences may be shared at odeanchapel.com with Odean Colonial Chapel At C & Sycamore in charge of arrangements.