William Joseph McCarthy "Joe", 76, went home to be with the Lord on April 26th, 2018. 
  He was born December 14th, 1941 in Hoagland, NE to Neil and Frances McCarthy, both deceased. He graduated in 1960 from Cozad High School in Cozad, NE. Joe attended the University of Nebraska studying Computer Science and graduated after his service in the army at Nettleton Business College. Joe was enlisted in the United States Army from 1964-1966 and stationed at the DMZ in Korea. He married Margie Ransom on May 21nd, 1966. They had three children, one daughter and two sons.
  Joe was an active member of the Knights of Columbus since 1958, and was currently a 4th Degree Knight. He retired from computer programming and started McCarthy Construction in 1998 with his son Doug. 
  Joe is survived by his daughter and two sons; Debbie and husband Brad Meyer of Bloomington, IN, Doug and wife Tricia of Ankeny, IA, and Joe and wife Trina of West Allis, WI; four grandchildren: Chris and Rachael Meyer, and Haley and Noah McCarthy. He is also survived by two sisters and one brother; Mary and husband Harley Nichelson, Patricia and husband Tom Thomas, and John and wife Bonnie McCarthy. 
  He is also survived by several brothers and sisters-in-law; Twilla McCarthy, Rosemary McCarthy, Patricia McCarthy-Flaig and Larry Flaig, George Mondragon, Marion and husband Chuck Doremus, Mervin Jr. and wife Bonnie Ransom, and Greg Ransom.
  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, or Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church.
  Bonnie J. Hansen, age 65 of Cozad, passed away May 8th, 2018 at The Cozad Hospital in Cozad, Nebraska. Bonnie was born July 9th, 1952 in Wray, Colorado to Alfred and Mary (Darby) Stute. 
  She attended school in Haigler, Nebraska, where she was active in 4-H, cheerleading, sports, and was the homecoming queen. Bonnie attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she majored in Home Economics Education and graduated in 1974. She taught high school Home Economics in Oshkosh, Nebraska for 2 years before moving to Cozad. 
  On August 6th, 1977 Bonnie married Tim Hansen in Cozad, Nebraska. They were blessed with 2 daughters, Christina and Andrea. The couple lived in Cozad. Bonnie taught Family and Consumer Sciences at Cozad High School for 39 years. She obtained her Master’s Degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1998. She was the pep club, cheer, and FCCLA sponsor for many years. Known as “Bon-Bon” to them, her FCCLA Pink Ladies always held an extra special place in her heart. She loved to quilt, bake, and take care of others. She was a member of the American Lutheran Church and loved being a nanny for the Cozad Hospital. 
  She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Mary Stute and her brother, Royce Stute. Bonnie is lovingly survived by her husband, Tim Hansen of Cozad; her children, Christina Hansen of Denver, Colorado, Andrea (Edem) Lotsu of Houston, Texas, sisters, Alfreda Schroeder of Aurora, Colorado and Kathryn (Russ) Edeal of Loomis, Nebraska; Sister-in-law, Marsha Stute of Littleton, Colorado and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.   
  Online condolences may be shared at berrymanfuneralhome.com. A memorial has been established in her memory. 
  A memorial service was held Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at the Cozad United Methodist Church with Vicar Kathy Gundell officiating. Cremation was chosen. 

Bonnie J. Hansen of Cozad passed away May 8th, 2018 at the Cozad Community Hospital at the age of 65. A memorial service will be held Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at the Cozad United Methodist Church with Vicar Kathy Gundell officiating. Cremation was chosen. Those wishing to sign the memorial book may do so on Sunday, May 13th, 2018 from 4pm to 7pm at Berryman Funeral Home.

  Audrey V. Gentzler of Cozad passed away May 5th, 2018 at her home at the age of 88. Audrey was born October 17th, 1929 in rural Verdigre, Nebraska to Joseph and Eva (Oberle) Kukral. She graduated from High School in Creighton, Nebraska with the class of 1947. 
  Audrey married Stanley Gentzler on June 2nd, 1949 at the American Lutheran Church in Creighton, Nebraska. The couple were blessed with five children, Deanne, Wynetta, Sandy, Dwight and Bob. 
  Audrey enjoyed traveling with Stan. Her most treasured times were spent with family. She also enjoyed gardening, flowers, decorating and reading. She loved spending time with her PEO friends, book club and playing bridge. She was an active member of the American Lutheran Church and volunteered for many organizations in the community through the years. 
  She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Florence Wesp and Delpha Hull and their husbands. 
  Survivors include her husband Stan of Cozad; children, Dee (Roger) Nuss of Lee's Summit, MO, Wynetta (Terry) Headley of Omaha, Sandy (Kevin) Rhone of Lincoln, Dwight (Linda) Gentzler of Lincoln and Bob (Kathi) Gentzler of Gretna; 13 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; sister, Joan McCrary of Atlanta, GA. 
  Online condolences may be shared at berrymanfuneralhome.com. Memorials are suggested to the American Lutheran Church. 
  Services will be Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the American Lutheran Church with Vicar Kathy Gundell officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery south of Cozad. The casket will be closed. Visitation will be Thursday from 1 pm to 8 pm with family receiving friends from 6 pm to 8 pm at Berryman Funeral Home. 
  Jon David Carlson age 59 years, was born August 3rd, 1958 to Glenn and Maryan Carlson. He grew up in Cozad, Nebraska and was proud of his small town upbringing. He graduated from Cozad High School in 1976.
  He attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he pursued an undergraduate degree in architectural studies and was a member of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity. He went on to receive his master’s degree in Architecture, from the University of Nebraska and graduated summa cum laude in 1984. Jon began his architectural career at Dana Larson Roubal and Associates in Omaha. He became a licensed Architect in the State of Nebraska in 1987. In 1990 he joined the recently founded firm Krhounek Povondra Architects and was named Principal in the firm in 1994. In 1999 the firm was renamed Carlson West Povondra Architects. Jon was a professional member of American Institute of Architects and Council of Educational Facility Planners International. He was known at the firm for his dedication to work and for treating his clients like family. Over the course of his career Jon worked on multiple justice, education, senior living, religious and community projects. We take pride and gain comfort in knowing that Jon’s hard work can be seen through these facilities.
  Jon’s faith and community involvement were very important to him. He served many terms on church council and was president of the foundation at Lutheran Church of The Master. He was a member of Gideon’s International for which he proudly gave talks and distributed bibles throughout Omaha. For several years he was on the planning committee for the American Cancer Society. He also enjoyed spending his time mentoring young architects and traveling to Lincoln to critique the projects of graduate students at Architecture Hall.
  Of all his accomplishments, the two aspects of his life of which he was proudest were his three daughters Kalen, Erin and Sarah and especially his marriage of 33 years to the love of his life, Val. He was his daughters’ first coach in many of their youth sports and later the biggest supporter of their teams, especially Westside High School Girls Basketball and Volleyball, Special Olympics Swimming and Doane College Basketball.
  Jon was preceded in death by his father, Glenn Carlson; brother, Donald Carlson; father-in-law, Larry Masters. He is survived by wife, Valerie; daughters, Kalen, Erin and Sarah; mother, Maryan Carlson; sisters, Jodi Doran (Jay) and Chris Carlson; niece, Andrea Hewitt (Kyle); nephews, Evan Huston (Amy) and Jeff Carlson; mother-in-law, Wilma Masters.