Obituaries

Harold D. Spencer, Sr., 91, Red Oak, passed away Monday, Dec. 25, 2023, at Arlington Place, Red Oak.Harold Dana Spencer, the son of George and Ethelyn (Letting) Spencer, was born Sept. 2, 1932, in Greenfield. Harold was raised in Greenfield. He enjoyed playing sports in high school, where he was a...
Gayle Lee Rolofson, 75, Hopkins, Mo., passed away Monday, Dec. 25, 2023, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.Gayle was born May 30, 1948, in Maryville, Mo., the son of Warren and Dixie (Barnett) Rolofson. He was raised in Red Oak, graduating from Red Oak Community High School in...
Eunice Knop Culbertson, 87, Red Oak, passed away Friday, Dec. 22, 2023, at Griswold Care Center in Griswold.Eunice was born Oct. 25, 1936, in Mills County, the daughter of Walter and Helene (Seipold) Knop. She was raised in Mills County, and graduated from Emerson High School in 1954. Eunice moved...
Sheri Lynn Cowley, 84, Red Oak, passed away Friday, Dec. 22, 2023, at Arlington Place surrounded by her family.Sheri was born Feb. 22, 1939, in Cleburne, Texas, the daughter of Roy Dean and Edna Lightfoot. She was raised in Cleburne, where she enjoyed spending time at a café that her father and...
Donald Ray Paulsen, 84, Red Oak, passed away Thursday, Dec. 21, 2023, at his home.Don was born March 20, 1939, to Ray and Lois Stevens Paulsen in Albion, Neb. He was baptized in May of 1939 at Zion E. Lutheran Church, with Sponsors, Mr. & Mrs. Ted Allen. Don was confirmed on April 11, 1954, at...
Marvin Hayes, 79, Red Oak, passed away Sunday, Dec. 17, 2023, at Veterans Medical Center, Omaha, Neb.Marvin Hayes, the son of William and Bernice (Haidsiak) Hayes, was born Jan. 28, 1944, at Tulare, Calif.Marvin was raised in Fresno, Calif., and entered the U.S. Army on Feb. 23, 1967. He served...
Calvin J. Erickson, 28, Red Oak passed away on Wednesday, Dec., 6, 2023 in Red Oak.Private burial will take place later in Evergreen Cemetery, Red Oak.Sellergren Lindell DeMarce Funeral Home is assisting the family.  
Charles F. “Chuck” Riggle, Jr., 77, Red Oak, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Dec. 10, 2023, at his home.Chuck was born Sept. 27, 1946, in Chariton, the son of Charles F. Riggle, Sr. and Margaret (Swinscoe) Riggle.Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Betty; and daughter, Jo Ann Robinson....
Rex Allen DeWitt, 72, Red Oak, passed away Tuesday, Dec, 12, 2023, at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.  Rex was born August 25, 1951, in Creston the son of Max and Marcella (Bode) DeWitt.Preceding him in death were his parents.Survivors include his wife, Shirley...
Marvin Hayes, 79, Red Oak, passed away Sunday, Dec 17, 2023, at Veterans Hospital, in Omaha, Neb.Services are pending with Sellergren Lindell DeMarce Funeral Home.  

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