Belva Rose Garska, 83, of Ft. Collins, Colorado died November 30, 2015 at Loveland, Colorado.
Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 4, 2015 at Cottonwood Cemetery near Burwell, Nebraska. Pastor JB Sikes will officiate. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Hitchcock Funeral Home in Burwell, Nebraska is in charge of arrangements.
Belva was born March 2, 1932 in Burwell, Nebraska to W. Hugh and Elsie Vernon Butcher.
Belva married Nolan L. Garska. Nolan died October 6, 1996.
Belva is survived by a son Kit Garska of Ft. Collins, Colorado and two daughters, Kathy and Kristy Garska and a sister, Glayda and Mervin Scofield.
Belva was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son, Kirtus Garska and a daughter, Kitty Garska.
Dorothy M. Ingraham, 90
Dorothy M. Ingraham, 90, of North Loup passed away on Monday, November 30, 2015, at the Rose Lane Home in Loup City.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 4, 2015, at the North Loup Seventh Day Baptist Church with Pastor Scott Hausrath officiating. Burial will be in the Hillside Cemetery at North Loup. Visitation will be held prior to the service on Friday at the church. Memorials are suggested to the North Loup Seventh Day Baptist Church or North Loup Fire and Rescue Department. Ord Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy was born October 13, 1925, at North Loup, Nebraska to Rex and Alma (Cox) Larkin. She was raised in North Loup and graduated from high school in 1943.
On October 23, 1943, Dorothy married Earl Hatcher at Grand Island, Nebraska. The couple had a son, Nolan. They later divorced.
During World War II, Dorothy worked at the Union Pacific Railroad and Coney Island while living in Grand Island.
On February 19, 1949, Dorothy was united in marriage to Weldon H. Ingraham at Loup City, Nebraska. To this union a son, Eldon was born. They lived their entire married lives on the farm nine miles south of North Loup.
Mr. Ingraham passed away in May of 1985, and in 1989, Dorothy moved into North Loup and made her home at NoLo Villa.
She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the North Loup Seventh Day Baptist Church. For over 20 years, Dorothy served on the Rural School Board and was a volunteer at the Valley County Nursing Home for 6 years.
She enjoyed scrapbooking, photography and playing cards.
Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Karen (Mrs. Eldon) Ingraham of North Loup; four grandchildren, Shawn Ingraham, Lance Hatcher, Angela Hatcher and Misty Horn; 5 step-grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Gary Larkin of Great Bend, Kansas and Gene Larkin of Lincoln.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Weldon Ingraham; two sons, Eldon Ingraham and Nolan Hatcher; a brother, Dale Larkin; two sisters, Frances Lorenzen and Leo Day; and a great grandson, Mitchell Hupka.
Richanda Hurt, 32
Richanda Hurt, 32, of Scotia passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2015, at the Valley County Health System Hospital in Ord as a result of an automobile accident. A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 3, 2015, at the Ord Memorial Chapel. Reverend Toni Nolze will officiate. Additional Services will be held in Spearfish, South Dakota. Memorials are suggested to the family. Ord Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Donald G. Edghill, 69
Donald G. Edghill, 69, of Ord passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 24, 2015, at his home east of Ord with his wife by his side.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 28, 2015, at the Ord First United Methodist Church. Reverend Trever Rook will officiate. Burial will be in the Ord City Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Ord Memorial Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Family’s Choice to be determined at a later date. Ord Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Donald Gene was born in Ord Nebraska on May 9, 1946, to Ardith "Bob" & Geneva (Barnes) Edghill he lived most of his life in his hometown of Ord. After graduating Ord High, Don continued his education in Omaha where he graduated with an Automotive Tech degree from Universal Trade school. He returned home to run the family business which he continued to co-own at the time of his death.
On October 1, 1968, Don eloped to Norton, Kansas with the love of his life, Chrystal Brown. From this marriage three children were born. Don was active in his children's lives, always teaching them how to problem solve and be the best at what they do. Blessed to be able to call him Dad, are his three children, Becki, John and Kari. There was never an issue that seemed too big or a problem he couldn't solve, even if that meant duct tape & wire.
Many hobbies included camping and fishing every weekend while the kids were young, stock car racing & whipping up a meal on the grill. He enjoyed gardening which included something different every year. Lots of animals were always around, but he had a special place in his heart for his dog Sadie.
Don also enjoyed serving on the Ord Volunteer Fire Department; he was charter member of Valley Rods Unlimited, and belonged to Karp and Krow and Odd Fellows.
Providing care for Foster children was important to Don. Over the years, Don and Chrystal cared for over 60 children. Betty (Wieck) Jacques, joined our family when she was 8 years old. Don shared his love of the outdoors with Betty; they were always working on a project together. Zach Frink was also a very important part of Don's life. Don loved them as his own.
Don's grandkids were as special to him as his own kids. Their visits always brightened his day. A piece of him will live on in them forever.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Chrystal of Ord; his mother, Geneva Edghill of Ord; five children and their spouses, Becki and Tim Potrzeba of Pierre, South Dakota, John and Kim Edghill of Ord, Kari and Richard Bauman of Pierre, South Dakota, Betty and Brandon Jacques of Gibbon, and Zach and Mika Frink of Grand Island; nine grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Alan and Jana Edghill of Ord; and a sister and brother-in-law, Leann and Dale Beran of Ord.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ardith “Bob” Edghill.
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