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  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018 2:24 PM
    Rozella M. Prellwitz 86 of Fairbury, formerly Reynolds, passed away June 18,  in Fairbury. She was born May 20, 1932 at Reynolds to Carl & Ester (Oerter) Michels. Survivors are sons: Randy & Mary Prellwitz of Fairbury, Jeff & Amy Prellwitz of Lincoln, daughters: Linda & Bob Lowe of Lincoln, Jill Lothson of Lincoln, grandchildren, & great grandchildren. Services will be at 10:30 am Friday June 22, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Fairbury. Rosary  will be at 7:00 pm Thursday June 21, at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury. Burial will be at Rose Creek Cemetery – Reynolds. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury in charge of arrangements.

  • Thursday, June 14, 2018 1:53 PM

    Viola Emma Etta (Bartels) Kannarr was called home June 8, 2018 in Snohomish, Washington.  She was 94 years old.  Viola was born July 20, 1923 on a farm northeast of Breman, Kansas. 

    Viewing will be Sunday & Monday from 3 – 8 p.m.  at Vance Gerdes Funeral Home in Odell. Graveside service will be Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 11 AM, at the Odell Cemetery, Odell, Nebraska.

  • Wednesday, June 13, 2018 2:02 PM
    Jay G. Preston Sr., age 86, of Daykin, Nebraska passed away June 11th, 2018 in Crete, Nebraska. Services will be held June 15th at Grace Lutheran Church, Fairbury, NE at 10 am. Burial will be at Seward Cemetery. The family will greet friends on June 14th from 6:30 – 8 pm at Grace Lutheran Church, Fairbury NE. Condolences may be left at  Trump Funeral Services, 1600 West ‘O’ Str., Lincoln are handling the arrangements.

  • Friday, June 8, 2018 4:46 PM
    Alvin D. Hennerberg of Fairbury, NE. passed away June 7, 2018 in Fairbury. Services will be Monday June 11, 2018 at 2:30 pm at the American Lutheran Church in Fairbury. The family will greet friends Sunday June 10th from 3 to 5 pm at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury.

  • Friday, June 8, 2018 1:06 PM
    Xavier L. Johnson was born at rest to Kenneth Johnson and Kovannia Dunn on June 6, 2018 at Thayer Co. Health Services in Hebron, NE. 

  • Friday, June 1, 2018 9:46 AM

    Leo E. Naiman, 81, of Fairbury, NE passed away May 30, 2018 at Heritage Care Center in Fairbury.  He was born May 24, 1937 to Fred Carl Albert and Hattie Rebecca (Flagle) Naiman at Gladstone, NE.

    Graveside services will be held Monday, June 4, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Zion Countryside Cemetery – Gladstone, NE with Dr. Rev. Howard Law officiating. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.

  • Wednesday, May 30, 2018 4:20 PM

    Vernon H. Rickers, 89, Odell, NE died Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at the Beatrice Good Samaritan Center. He was born November 1, 1928.

    Funeral Services will be held 2:00 P.M.Saturday, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Odell with Pastor Greg Stuckwisch officiating.  Burial will be in the Odell Cemetery. A memorial is established to Our Savior Lutheran Church in Odell.  Visitation will be 12:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.Thursday at Harman-Wright Mortuary, Beatrice, with the family greeting friends from 5:00 P.M. to 6:30 Harman-Wright Mortuary of Beatrice in charge of arrangements

  • Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:40 AM
    Richard L. Hoffman, 63 of Endicott, passed away April 3, 2018 at Bryan East in Lincoln. He was born December 13, 1954 in Fairbury, He is survived by his two children, Aaron and wife Lacy Hoffman of Laclede, MO., and Michelle and fiance Ben McBride of Fairbury: sister Helen Rempel and husband Steven; brother Raymond Hoffman and wife Wanda, five grandchildren and six nieces and nephews. Cremation with private service. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Fairbury Elks Club on Saturday, June 2 from 12-3 p.m.

  • Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:40 AM
    LeRoy Joe Lewis, 75, of Firth, passed away May 23. Lewis was born January 31, 1943 in Fairbury. 

  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018 3:52 PM
    Nina Lou (Hansen) Davis Lugenbeel, 86, of Fairbury, passed away May 27, in Fairbury. She was born August 30, 1931, in Arlington, NE. 
    Services will be Thursday May 31, at the First Baptist Church in Fairbury. 
    The family will greet friends Wednesday May 30, from 6 to 8 pm at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury. 
    Burial at the Fairbury Cemetery.

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