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Mary (Mitchell) Itzen

Mary (Mitchell) Itzen, 83, passed away on Sept. 4, 2013.

She was born on July 17, 1930 to Herbert and Elsie (Slater) Mitchell in their home on South K Street in Fairbury.

She attended Fairbury Public schools and graduated from Fairbury High School in 1948.

She married her high school sweetheart, James Edgar Smith, two days after graduation, on May 27,1948. They spent their first years working in the Smith family bakery in Fairbury. Later, Jim and Mary started their own bakery in Hebron. On Nov. 9, 1949 their first child, Deborah Kay (Smith) Cole was born. On June 11, 1954 their second child James M. Smith was born.

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Scott M Hein

Scott M Hein, 58, passed away Aug. 30, 2013 after a brief illness.

He was born Apr. 8, 1955, in Fairbury, to Orra and Ruth Hein. He grew up in the Thompson and Gladstone areas. He was baptized at the First Baptist Church of Fairbury and confirmed at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Seward. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury at the time of his death.

After graduating from Fairbury High School in 1973, Scott worked for his fathers road construction company until he attended SCC-Milford, graduating in 1975 in building construction technology. Scott worked for various construction companies in Lincoln and Fairbury. In 1987 he was hired as a firefighter for the City of Fairbury and continued there until 2007 as assistant fire chief. He continued as a volunteer firefighter until his death. He was self employed in building construction and garage door repairs until illness limited his work.

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Marjorie Brown

Marjorie Brown

Marjorie A. Brown, 81, of Council Bluffs, Iowa formerly of Fairbury, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 at her residence.

She was born on Apr. 26, 1932 in Gladstone to the late Fred and Hattie (Fleagle) Naiman. She worked as a Seamstress for Swingsters Sewing Company for eight years. She was a member of the Methodist Faith, she also belonged to the Fairbury Elks Lodge, American Legion and the Fairbury Country Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald Brown in 1991.

She is survived by three sons, Gary Brown of Plattsmouth, Neb., Terry Brown of Blair, Neb., Patrick Brown of Fairbury; daughter, Nancy and Terry Milam of Council Bluffs, Iowa; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson; brother, Leo Naiman of Kansas City, Kan.; other relatives.

No Visitation.

Graveside service will be on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Fairbury Cemetery.

Family will direct memorials.

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Joyce Robinson

Joyce Robinson

Joyce W. Robinson, 87, of Fairbury, passed away Sept. 14, 2013 at Jefferson Community Health Center in Fairbury.

Survivors are sons, Stephen R. Robinson and wife, Elaine, Gregory J. Robinson and wife, Teresa; grandchildren, Aaron Robinson and wife, Dawn, Ashley McDaniel and husband, Brendan, Derek Robinson and Fiance, Katherine Montgomery, Shaun Robinson and wife, Lindsey, Brooke Pauley and husband, Daniel, Roxyn Dively; great-grandchildren, Ashton Robinson, Jacie Robinson, Justin Robinson, Carson Robinson, Silas Jon McDaniel, Bridgett Louise McDaniel, Marley Janae Robinson, Anastasia Claire Pauley.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 at the Presbyterian Church in Fairbury, with Pastor Steve Frazier officiating.

The family will greet friends from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the Funeral Home.

Burial will be at the Fairbury Cemetery Fairbury.

Memorials are to the Presbyterian Church.

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Fall Festival of Favorites Oct. 3

The Fall Festival of Favorites is being held by the Gardenside long-term care/Cedarwood assisted living/JCHC Relay for Life team on Thursday, Oct. 3, at Jefferson Community Health Center from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The Fall Festival of Favorites will include a wide variety of vendors and home-based businesses, all supporting Relay for Life. Youll find home and holiday dcor from Lilys Flowers and Gifts, Signature Home Styles, Sims Florist, Upper Case Living and local crafters; Jewelry from Circle of Life Bracelets and Oragami Owl; Food and Gifts from Pampered Chef, Tastefully Simple and CKs Cuppy Cakes; and a variety of items from Scentsy Fragrances, Thirty-One Bags, Tupperware and other local craftsmen. Vendors will be available in the JCHC front lobby and the Gardenside long-term care dayroom from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

A brown bag lunch will be available for $5 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Those are Some Big Ones...

Photo caption: This Photo Can Be Purchased at FairburyJournalNews.com Photo by Sandy Zabokrtsky Fairbury Journal News The heat may be a worry to many people but Richard Krause doesnt seem to be having very many problems. He brought in a sample of what his garden is producing. He is holding a salad cucumber that is twice the normal size of what is supposed to be produced by the vines, he also brought in the normal size for comparison.

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Charity Golf Tournament Raises Nearly $10,500

Photo caption: First flight first place, Southeast Anesthesia Associates, left to right Deanna Lierman, Don Sutton, Erin Starr.

The 17th annual golf tournament to benefit Jefferson Community Health Center was successful, raising nearly $10,500.

We continue to be very pleased with the success of this annual event. Its a great way for JCHC supporters to have a good time and help provide quality health care for our community, as well, said Chad Jurgens, JCHC Chief Executive Officer.

The golf tournament, held Friday, Aug. 16 at the Fairbury Country Club, was a fund-raiser for Jefferson Community Health Center, a 25-bed critical access hospital located in Fairbury.

A total of 26 teams golfed in the event. Winning teams were:

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Jayhusker Racing

Photo caption: MSL Class-Zach Middleton from Beloit, KS with flagman, Scott Criner and Race Director Keith Snyder. Contributed photo by Jeff Cooley

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