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West Point, NE 68788
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Veterans Memorial Wall

Veterans Memorial Wall

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G. K. Chesterton wrote, "Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die." The men and women who served in the armed forces, whether during a time of war, or one of peace, are living examples of that contradiction. Each should be honored and remembered, so that our gratitude never fades.

Our Veterans' Memorial Wall includes the names of those individuals who served the nation, and are now entrusted to our care. If the veteran you are looking for is not here, please enter the name of the deceased or the next of kin in the search box below and click search. You may also view current and past listings to find the name of your veteran. Names are listed alphabetically.

Past Services

Kenneth Kauffold

November 13, 1930 - - November 23, 2017

Funeral services for Kenneth H. Kauffold, 87 of Dodge, were held on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Dodge, NE. Father Andy Phan and Father Steve Emanuel, St. Mary’s Church, West Point; con-celebrated the Mass at 10:30 AM. Burial was at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Dodge with military honors and firemen final call. Visitation was held at the church on M ...

Daniel Anthony, Sr.

October 22, 1926 - - November 19, 2017

Daniel E. Anthony, Sr. age 91 of Norfolk, NE formerly of Wisner, NE passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at the Norfolk Veterans Home. Dan requested that his body be donated to the Nebraska Anatomical Board and that no services be planned. Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner is handling the arrangements.

Don Doescher

March 26, 1933 - - November 05, 2017

Graveside services for Don L. Doescher age 84 of Lincoln, NE will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Beemer Cemetery in Beemer, NE with Military Honors. Minnick Funeral Home in West Point, NE is assisting with local arrangements. In lieu of flowers, Don requests that you plant something or give to a charity of your choice in his name. Don passed away ...

Kenneth Schenk

August 12, 1931 - - November 04, 2017

Kenneth Fredrick Schenk, 86, of West Point, NE, passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017 at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in West Point, NE. Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 9th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point, with Military Honors at 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Mt. Hope Cemetery. Ken was born Augus ...

Donald Pribnow

June 22, 1930 - - September 30, 2017

Mass of Christian Burial for Donald H. Pribnow age 87 of West Point, NE will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in West Point, NE, with Fr. Steve Emanuel as celebrant. Interment with Military Honors will be at St. Michael's Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Po ...

Gilbert Ernesti, Jr.

September 09, 1942 - - August 06, 2017

Mass of Christian Burial for Gilbert Ernesti, Jr., age 74 of West Point, NE will be on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Aloysius Catholic Church-Aloys, rural West Point, NE. Interment with Military Honors will be in St. Aloysius Catholic Cemetery. A luncheon will be held at the GA Cafeteria following the burial. Visitation will be on Tuesday from noon to 4:00 p ...

Orville Heller

May 20, 1927 - - August 02, 2017

Funeral services for Orville Heller age 90 of Norfolk, NE will be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Pilger, NE. Visitation will be on Monday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and will continue on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until service time, all at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Pilger, NE. Interment with military honors will be in the Pil ...

Earl Griffin

March 29, 1931 - - July 17, 2017

Memorial services for Earl J. Griffin age 86 of Beemer, NE will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Family Worship Center in West Point, NE, with Pastor Aaron Trimble officiating. Interment will be at a later date in the Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, CO. Minnick Funeral Home in West Point is assisting the family with arrangements. Earl passed aw ...

Wayne Breckbill

July 15, 1946 - - May 26, 2017

Services for Wayne Breckbill age 70 of Palmer, NE will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point, NE. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Wayne passed away on Friday, May 26, 2017 at Lifequest in Palmer, NE. Wayne Lee Breckbill was born on July 15, 1946 in Elgin, IL to Victor and Be ...

Terry Denker

May 19, 1946 - - May 22, 2017

Memorial services for Terry Denker age 71 of Beemer, NE will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Beemer, NE. Interment with Military Honors will be in the Beemer Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday from noon until service time at St. John's Lutheran Church in Beemer, NE. Minnick Fu ...

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