Death Notices – Filsinger, Phillips and Mackel


Orville Filsinger passed away peacefully on September 15, 2009 with his family by his side after a brief illness, in Loveland, CO. He was 87 years young.

Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service was in charge of Orville’s care and funeral arrangements.


Pastor Vonnie (Yvonne) Phillips, 49 of North Loup died Wednesday, September 16, 2009 as a result of an automobile accident east of Ericson, Nebraska. She was cremated.


Mrs. Gene (Geri) Mackel, 70, of Atkins, IA, died Sept. 15, 2009 at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, IA.

Services were held Saturday Sept. 19 at 10 a.m. at the St. Paul’s Catholic Church at Newhall, IA, by Father Jack McClure.