Willa R. Keifer

Willa Reye (Tidvall) Keifer, 89,  of Kearney, formerly of Holdrege, died on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011 at the Mt. Carmel Keens Memorial Home in Kearney. Memorial services will be conducted at the First Presbyterian Church in Holdrege, Nebraska on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Dr. W. Kirwin Stewart, Jr. officiating. A private family interment will be held in the Prairie Home Cemetery at Holdrege prior to the service. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, from 1-8 p.m. at the Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home in Holdrege.

Leona Pribnow Burnside

Leona Pribnow Burnside, 81, of Cathey’s Valley, CA, died at her home Sept. 17, 2011. She was buried in Cathey’s Valley Cemetery on Sept. 21. A graveside service was conducted. A memorial service will be held at Hillside Baptist Church at a later date.  Memorial contributions may be made, in Leona’s honor, to: Smile Train, P.O. Box 96211, Washington, DC 20090-6211; Samaritan’s Purse,  P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607; Friends of Hospice,  P.O. Box 714, Mariposa, CA 95338.

Ernest Jensen

Ernest Jensen, 84 of Newman Grove died Saturday Sept. 24, 2011 at the Norfolk Veterans Home where he had lived since May 2010.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 28 at Immanuel Zion (South Branch) Lutheran Church at rural Albion. Burial was in the parish cemetery with Military Honors conducted by American Legion Post # 73 of Newman Grove and the Nebraska Military Honor Guard.

Jeanne L. Cahill

Jeanne Lucy (McLees) Cahill, 89, of St. Edward died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011 at the Imperial Manor in Imperial. Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, Sept. 23 at the St. Edward Catholic Church. Burial was in the St. Edward Catholic Cemetery.  Condolences may be sent to the family at

Norman M. Paulson

Norman M. Paulson, 79, of Norfolk, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 at Faith Regional Health Services. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Community Bible Church in Norfolk. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Norfolk.