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A funeral service for Shannon Lea (Steinhauser) Sis, age 56, of Axtell, Neb. will be held on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Axtell. Rev. Gale Dorn will officiate.
The service will be streamed on the church’s Facebook page.
Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Axtell.
The current health recommendations for faith based services will be followed and the use of a face covering is required.
Interment will be held following the service at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Axtell.
A complete obituary will be included in this week's issue of The Atkinson Graphic.
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North Central District Health Department will be extending public influenza vaccine clinics in O’Neill through the month of November. Clinics will be held behind the NCDHD building as a drive-through style clinic.
To access the clinic, enter through the east ally entrance and remain in your vehicle.
To fast track the clinic process, complete the vaccination form online prior to arrival and have a copy of your insurance card with you.
If unable to complete vaccination form prior to the clinic NCDHD will have hard copies available and will be making copies of insurance cards as needed. Listen to local media for any clinic cancellations or postponements. Clinics will be held on the following dates and times, weather permitting:
• Wednesday, November 18th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, November 24th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
North Central District Health Department has expanded its COVID-19 testing capacities to include a 15-minute rapid test, in addition to the gold standard PCR test already offered.
The rapid test will be offered only to individuals who are currently exhibiting symptoms associated with COVID.
All testing is offered free of charge at the below locations:
• O’Neill – Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the north parking lot of the O’Neill Armory. The armory is located at the corner of 4th and Hynes Ave.
• Bassett - Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Rock County Fair Grounds.
• Pre-registration for testing at www.testnebraska.com is highly encouraged, but not required.
• The last patient will be scheduled 15 minutes before the scheduled end of the clinic.
A funeral service for Gerald “Sprockets” Eugene O’Connell, age 73, of Atkinson, Neb. will be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at Seger Funeral Home in Atkinson. Pastor Wayne Owens will officiate.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, November 17 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service at the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Atkinson, with graveside rites by Farley-Tushla Legion Post No. 86 of Atkinson.
A complete obituary will be included in this week’s issue of The Atkinson Graphic.