Norma Jean Mahoney

Norma Jean Campbell Mahoney, 95, of Seattle, WA, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, in Shoreline, WA. Memorial donations may be given to the St. Edward Fire Department and St. Edward Library.
Memorial services will be held at a date later in the 2016. In the interim, any thoughts, tributes or wishes for Norma may be left on online at

F. Jeanette Forre Mortensen

F. Jeanette Forre Mortensen, 99, of Newman Grove, passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015 at Boone County Health Center in Albion. Funeral services will be Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Shell Creek Lutheran Church in Newman Grove with Pastor Becky Beckmann officiating. Burial will be in Shell Creek Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be the hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City. Condolences may be sent online at Memorials may be made in her name to Mid-Nebraska Lutheran Home or to Shell Creek Lutheran Church.

Derald L. Dunagan

After a short battle with MDS (Myelodysplastic Syndrome, a type of bone marrow disease), Derald L. Dunagan passed away on Dec. 11, 2015, at Collier Hospice Center in Wheat Ridge, CO, at the age of 81.

Leah L. Petsche

Leah Lavonne Petsche, 81, formerly of Petersburg, passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Society – Albion. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Petersburg with Rev. Stan Schmit officiating. Interment will follow at St. Bonaventure Cemetery in Raeville. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the church, with a 7 p.m. wake service.
Huffman-Levander Funeral Home of Elgin is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at