Richard Neuharth
Richard Neuharth

Richard Neuharth

Memorial services for Richard Neuharth were held on Friday, March 13, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. at Kotrba-Smith Funeral Home in Gregory, SD.

Inurnment was in the Herrick Cemetery, Herrick, SD.

Pauline Rotter

Pauline Rotter

Funeral services for Pauline Rotter were held on Monday, March 16, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Gregory, SD with Father Jonathan Dillon celebrant.

Beverlee L. McPeak, 86

Beverlee Lee McPeak was born November 1, 1934 in Alliance. She was one of five children born to Guy and Lottie (McCord) Smith. Bev grew up on family ranches near Oshkosh and Brewster and graduated from Brewster High School in 1952. Beverlee married Donald Gene McPeak on February 12, 1955 in Brewster. This union was blessed with three children; Kimberly, Casey, and Scott. They ranched in South Dakota and Wyoming before returning to the Sandhills of Nebraska in 1974. While raising her family, Bev took college classes and eventually completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education at Sinte Gleska College in 1985. She was an elementary school teacher in the Todd County School District at Mission, SD for 22 years.

Gayleen R. Lucas, 87

Gayleen R. Lucas, 87

Gayleen Rose Scholtes was born to Frank and Katherine (Clasen) Scholtes in Valentine, on December 26, 1932, the middle of three children: Leila, Gayleen, and Merlin. She was baptized at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Nenzel. The family lived on a farm near Nenzel until her father’s death, then moved to Kilgore to be near her grandparents. She attended Kilgore public school and graduated from St. Mary’s Academy in O’Neill with the class of 1950. She taught rural schools for five years.


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