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United Methodist Women Meet

Fairbury United Methodist Women met at 2:00 in the church parlor on May 21. President Ellie Wrigley called the meeting to order. Twelve members were present. Jeanine Strizke gave the devotions. Vicki Martin gave the lesson “Challenge for Missions”, Members Ortrude, Ellie, and Marilyn Wrigley attended a UMW meeting in Crete on April 25th. Hostess were Marilyn Wrigley and Ortrude Snyder. Kits for conference were collected. Our next meeting will be at 7:00 pm on June 18th. A special speaker plans to tell about her experiences in Nepal. 
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Emily Turner Wood

On May 21, Emily Turner Wood graduated with distinction from Johns Hopkins College of Medicine in Baltimore, MD with a degree of Doctor of Medicine and a degree of PHD in neurological Research. She is the wife of former Fairbury resident Jared Hubbard Wood and daughter-in-law of Susan and Darrell Witt. The couple have 2 sons, Aeneas age 8 and Marcel age 3. Dr. Wood will do her residency in Culver City, CA. Dr. Wood will begin practice at UCLA.

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Heitmann and Dorn To Wed In June

Marcia Heitmann of Fairbury and Gale Dorn of Axtell wish to announce their engagement and approaching marriage on June 28, 2015 at the American Lutheran Church in Fairbury.
Marcia owns/operates Little Angels Daycare in Fairbury. Gale is a minister at Trinity Lutheran Church in Axtell. 
The couple plan to reside in Fairbury.
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10
Jun

Duerksen and Gaddy To Wed Saturday

Loren and Marcia Duerksen of Diller, would like to announce the engagement of their daughter Natalie Duerksen of Diller to  Nicholas Gaddy of Beatrice, son of Larry and Kristine Gaddy of Steinaur.
Natalie is a Diller-Odell High School graduate of 2011 and SCC of 2015 with an Associates of Respiratory Care. 
Nicholas is a 2010 Lewiston Public School graduate and Northeast Community College of 2014 with a Associates of Utility Line, he is employed at Plymouth Electric.
The wedding is June 13 at the Christ Community Church in Beatrice.
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10
Jun

Perkins

Howard Perkins will be honored for his 90th birthday with an open house on Saturday, June 20. The event will be at the First National Bank of Washington, KS, from 2-4 p.m. Well wishes can be mailed to Howard Perkins at 70565 582nd Ave, Diller, NE 68342.

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Charlotte Schwisow

Charlotte Schwisow, 68 of Seward, NE passed away on May 24, 2015 at St. Elizabeth hospital in Lincoln, NE.
Charlotte was born on February 3, 1947 in Delta, CO to Tom Holveck and Betty Austin.
She worked as a Teachers Aid with Head Start, then a Paraprofessional at Fairbury Public Schools and a Personal Service Asst. with NE Health/Human Services.
Survivors include son Dale Schwisow,daughter in law Jennifer, granddaughters Kelsey and Lindsey, grandson Gavin, all of Olathe, KS; daughter Trish Schwisow of Lincoln; brother Clifford Holveck of Colorado; sister Etta Holveck of Seward Memorials to the family for later designation.
Services were on June 5, at St. Vincent De Paul Church in Seward, NE.
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10
Jun

Delmar R. Rosenthal

Delmar R. Rosenthal 89 of Fairbury, passed away May 29, 2015.  He was born May 18, 1926 in rural Cook, Nebraska to Henry and Anna (Hestermann) Rosenthal.  He moved with his parents to Beatrice in 1929  and attended School District 150 and St. Paul Parochial School. 
Delmar farmed near Beatrice.  In 1972 he moved to Morrowville, KS, where he farmed and raised cattle until 1998.  He then moved to Fairbury, NE where he has resided since.
He enjoyed farming, raising cattle and traveling. 
Survivors are sister Naomi Spielman of Beatrice, and many nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Anna Rosenthal, brothers & sisters-in-law John & Melinda, Arthur & Elsie, Arnold & Martha, Oscar & Milda and Eldon Rosenthal, sister & brother-in-law  Madonna & Edward Waltke,  and brother-in-law Herman Spielman.
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Jun

Lou Ellyn Loch

Lou Ellyn Loch, 85 years of age, of DeWitt passed away at the Beatrice Good Samaritan Center Friday night, June 5, 2015. She was born on November 27, 1929 at Fairbury to Harold and Grace (Johnson) Moore, and was a graduate of Fairbury High School. She was raised in Daykin, NE, and had lived in Fairbury and Beatrice before moving to DeWitt. Lou and Donald L. Loch were married on March 27, 1946. While in Beatrice, Lou had been employed at the Blue River Agency on Aging and was responsible for their Senior Diners program. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in DeWitt and UMW; and had served on the DeWitt Senior Diners board of directors. Lou enjoyed playing cards and games, traveling, and going out with friends. Her family was the center of her life.
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10
Jun

Daisy A. Kleffner

Daisy A. Kleffner, 76 of Fairbury, NE, passed away June 7, 2015 in Fairbury.  She was born January 11, 1939 to James B. and June (Littrell) Johnson in Fairbury.
Survivors are husband Gene Kleffner, daughters Lorie (Chuck) Quinn, Robin (Chris) Fuentez, Melinda Johnson, brothers Jimmy and Danny Johnson, sister Patty Hutchison, sister-in-laws Ruth and Muriel Johnson, uncle Sam Johnson, grandkids Michael (Cortney) Tim (Liz), Brandi (Caleb), Cody and Cheyanne Johnson, Amanda (Michael), Carrie (Shane), David Hanna Jr., and Jade (Justin) Schmit, great-grandkids Dalton, Kazz, Domenic, Noah, Hoyt, Lilly, Logan, Alana, Justina, Brandon Jr., Makayla, Gage, Kaitlyn, Jacob, and Tristan.
 Preceded in death by parents James and June Johnson, son-in-law Jeff Johnson, great-granddaughter Trinity Hanna.
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Larry E. Anderson Sr.

Larry E. Anderson Sr., 69 years of age, passed away at his home in DeWitt Wednesday, June 3, 2015. He was born on April 19, 1946 near Overton, NE to Cecil and Charlotte (Sharrah) Anderson. Larry and Janice Nickel were married on March 8, 1966. They had lived in Seward, Ulysses, and then in DeWitt since 1976. He had been employed at Petersen Manufacturing for 11 years, and had been a truck driver for Seward Motor Freight and BOC Gas Company in Beatrice for 26 1/2 years. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in DeWitt, and had served as an assistant Boy Scout Leader. Larry enjoyed attending car shows, fishing, working on old cars, arrowhead hunting, watching westerns of TV (especially John Wayne), and sitting outside in the evening. He especially enjoyed his family and attending their activities. 

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