The obituary records available for searching are not a complete history.  Only certain years have been entered.  The approximate years available are 1888-1918, 1940, 1944-1945, 1954, partial 1955-1956, 1957-1969, partial 1993-1994, partial 1997-1998.  No guarantees are made regarding the accuracy of this data.  See below for information on obtaining a copy of the actual obituary notice printed in the newspaper.

Enter Last Name, First Name:   

(you may enter any portion of the name, ex. "Will" for Williams, or "Smith, J" for Jim Smith)


Deceased Date

Date of Funeral

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Newspaper Date
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A copy of an obituary may be obtained if you provide the exact name and date of death.  Library staff will not be able to search for obituaries.  The charge for this service is $10.00 for each obituary request.  A self addressed stamped envelope must be included with the payment.  If you have further questions about obtaining a copy of the obituary, you may contact Judy Hilkemann of the Norfolk Public Library at  The Norfolk Public Library address and phone number is shown below.

Norfolk Public Library
308 Prospect Avenue
Norfolk, NE  68701
Phone 402-844-2100

If you desire more extensive genealogical research, please contact the Madison County Genealogical Society at  Their address is:

Madison County Genealogical Society
PO Box 1031
Norfolk, NE  68702-1031

Please do not call the Norfolk Daily News for obituaries over one year old, as they are unable to supply records that are more than a year old.