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Luella Koenig Zabel

 
Luella Koenig Zabel passed away on April 8, 2016.  Luella was born on July 12, 1919 to C. H. and Olga Koenig at their farm home near Plymouth, Nebraska. 
 After graduating from Plymouth High School, the family moved to Fairbury, Nebraska where she worked for Dr. J.S. Taylor before being appointed Deputy County Clerk for Jefferson County Nebraska, under Homer Brunk.
 After Delbert Zabel returned from his tour of duty in Europe during WW II, the couple was married at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Plymouth on October 26, 1947 by Pastor Alwin Degner and moved to Omaha where Delbert was employed by the United States Postal Service.  Luella worked at Mutual Insurance Company. 
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Richard Schwan

 
Richard Charles Schwan was born December 21, 1931, at Daykin, Neb. He was the son of Wilhelm K. and Erna L. Henk Schwan. He died March 27, 2016, at the age of 84 years,3 months and 6 days.
He was baptized on January 31, 1932 and was confirmed as an adult June 25, 1944, at the Immanuel Luthern Church near Daykin. Richard graduated from Daykin High School May 1949. He married Marjorie Jean Houser on Feb 5, 1952 and they were married for 47 years until her passing.
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Lena Friesen

 
Lena K. Friesen, 92, formally of Jansen passed away on April 11, 2016 at Good Samaritan Home in Beatrice, Nebraska. 
 Lena was born in Jansen on Aug. 11, 1923.   
 Graveside services to be held at Jansen Cemetery on Friday, April 15 at 2 p.m. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home, Fairbury in charge of services.
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Angeline Carroll

Angeline M. Carroll 105 of Fairbury passed away April 10, 2016 at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury. She was born April 5, 1911 at Nelsonville, Ohio. 
Survivors are Daughters: Margaret Brahm of Fairbury, Donna Wright of Fairbury, Son: Joseph (Barbara) Carroll of Stillwater, OK., 15 Grandchildren, 25 Great Grandchildren, 20 Great Grandchildren. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place the end of April at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury. Burial of cremains will be at a later date in Ohio.  Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.
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Harry Haskell

Harry “Dean” Haskell, 70, passed away 4/10/2016. Private family services. Burial Fairbury, Ne. Memorials to the family for future designation. 

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Helen Hevelone

Helen Hevelone, 74 of Fairbury, passed away April 10, 2016 at Heritage Care Center in Fairbury. She was born May 25, 1941 in Fairbury.
Survivors are daughters Teresa Brown of Colorado Springs and Debbie and husband Bill Stogdill of Omaha; sons: Rodney and wife Robin of Hopkins, Missouri; Roger and wife Annabel of Hanover, Kansas, 18 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren,  brothers, Harold & Virginia Kinzie of Brighton, CO, Harvey & Judy Kinzie of Ft. Myers, FL. nieces, nephews and friends.
Services will be Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Gerdes-Meyer Chapel in Fairbury with Sharon Schuster officiating.  Memorials will go to the Family’s Choice.  Burial in the Fairbury Cemetery.  Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements. 
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Apr

Wetter arrested on multiple charges

Shawn F. Wetter 28 years old of Fairbury was taken into custody on April 10, 2016 at approximately 0052 hours for alleged Strangulation (3A Felony), 3rd Degree Sexual Assault (1 Misdemeanor), 3rd Degree Assault (1 Misdemeanor), Criminal Mischief 3 Misdemeanor) and Assault on a Public Safety Officer with Bodily Fluid (1 Misdemeanor).

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Apr

Breaking News: Wetter Arrested On Multiple Charges

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J. T. Peregrine

 
J. T. “Bud” Peregrine, 94 of Endicott, NE, formerly of Grant, passed away peacefully on April 6, 2016, at his daughter’s house in Lincoln.
Bud is survived by his sister Barbara (Bob) Hegwood of Eagle, WI and three children: Larry and Pat (Korthals) Peregrine of Sugar Mill Woods, FL, Kathy Peregrine, and Steve and Therese (Hill) Peregrine all of Lincoln; four grandchildren: Christian and Jennifer (Allen) Peregrine of Indianapolis, Brendan and Mary (McCullohs) Peregrine of Lutz, FL, Aaron Peregrine and Erin Peregrine Antalis of Chicago, and Kurtis and Ariana (Peregrine) Ray of Spalding, NE. Bud had eight great grandkids: Haylee, Noah, Sebastian, Taylor, Emma, Zoe, Camden and Riley.
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Wayne D. Zoch

Wayne D. Zoch, 58 of Fairbury, passed away April 9, 2016 at his home.  He was born on April 1, 1958 in Deshler, NE. 

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