Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 08/26/2015 - 1:56pm
Betty Ann Bohling, age 89, born Nov. 2, 1925 and passed away on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury.
She was born to Elmer and Edith (Daughtery Kerns) Finke. She was baptized Dec. 20, 1925 and confirmed Dec. 29, 1940 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Deshler, Ne.
Betty graduated from Deshler Public School in 1944.
On October 1, 1944 she was united in marriage to Arnold Potthast. To this union there were four children born, Sharon Rae, Beverly Jean, Dennis Lee (died in infancy) and Diane Sue. Arnold passed away Nov. 4, 1957.
She married Loyd Brinton on May 14 1960. To this union one son was born, Richard Loyd. Loyd passed away April 17, 1963.
She married Glenn Andres Dec. 4, 1966 and he passed away March 22, 1982.
On June 30, 1984, she married Harlan Bohling. Harlan passed away Jan. 20, 2007.
Submitted by Shaun Friedrichsen on Wed, 08/26/2015 - 1:50pm
The Work Crew-- Crews help move a building from downtown Plymouth to a different location where it will be restored. Paul Shada of Plymouth helped lead the group of local citizens in preserving a piece of history of their downtown as the building was one of the very first in the village. (Contributed photo)
On Sunday, a group of dedicated people led by Plymouth resident Paul Shada worked to save a building with a great amount of historical value from being demolished.
This group moved the building to another plot of land where it will stand until it finds a permanent resting place.
Shada, with help from others, will restore the building and turn it into a traditional harness shop and a place to showcase the history of Plymouth. He explained that this structure is worth preserving because of its historical significance. It was the first building erected in Plymouth.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 08/26/2015 - 1:29pm
TeamMates coordinators, board members and mentors from over 120 chapters across Nebraska, Iowa gathered at the Holthus Convention Center in York, Nebraska on July 28 to celebrate the 24th anniversary of the TeamMates Mentoring Program.
Fairbury TeamMates members that attended were Debby Ebke as Fairbury TeamMates Board President and Natalie Julin-McCleary as Fairbury TeamMates Program Coordinator
The theme for the 2015 Partnership Meeting was Level 5 Leadership.
Actor, writer, producer, comic and former TeamMates mentee Corey Craig was featured as the keynote speaker. Tom Osborne, co-founder of TeamMates, was on hand to thank the communities for their service to youth and conclude the event.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 08/26/2015 - 12:29pm
Jefferson Community Health Center is sponsoring “Medicare ABCs,” a free, educational workshop presented by certified Medicare counselor, Lori DeBoer. The program will be held on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at 10 a.m. at 2200 H Street at Jefferson Community Health Center.
Reservations are not required but appreciated. For more information or reservations, call (402) 729-3351.