Rodney E. Maffin, age 78 of Seward, Nebraska, formerly of Cherokee, passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012 at the Ridgewood Nursing and Rehab Center in Seward. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 21, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Jon Riggert will officiate. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday, with the family present from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Thursday night at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Online condolences may be sent at www.greenwoodfuneral.com.