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Stafford Reunion

Stafford Reunion

The Stafford Reunion was held with a pot-luck dinner at the 4-H Building, Aug. 24, 2013.

Those attending were Louis Stafford of Trumbull; Ilene Wilson of Inland; Bill and Ormah Schuppen of Grand Island; Dick and Detta Wright of Hastings; Joyce and Gary Larkins of Lincoln; Dee Nelson of Hooper; Lorna Simpson of North Bend; Jack and Bonnie Buchli of Alexander; Jeff and Deb Winkie and Lexi and Peyton Filley; Sally Oblinger; Alycia Kopf; Clair Coburn of Beatrice; Tim and Janette Drohman of Crete; Terry and Nancy Buchli, Ethan, Annabelle, and Elianna Milford; Freddie and JoAn Vorderstrasse; Buck and Lois Welsh; Tony and Lana Likens; Tori and Trevin from Fairbury.

Afternoon visitors were Jerry Scheer, Verda Cacak of Fairbury; and Carol Allen from Broken Bow.

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Dawes Family Reunion

Dawes Family Reunion

The Dawes Family held their annual get-together at Mahoney Park , near Ashland, Neb.,the weekend of August 23-25. Perry and Linda Dawes of Omaha were hosts for this weekend and had a most interesting time planned for the group. Their theme was Big Dawes Olympics. Friday afternoon and evening was spent settling into the comfortable air-conditioned cabins, greeting the many relatives arriving with food and busy toddlers, exploring the Parks wooded valley near the Platte river. After a potluck supper we enjoyed catching up with everyones news and watching the youngsters as they played outdoor games near the big host cabin. These games such as a giant Beanbag Toss and Golf Ladder were built by Mitch Dawes and transported (In his car- along with his wife Lesley and two little toddlers all the way from Texas.)

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Leana Lottman Retiring

Retiring

After 40-some-odd-years its time to hang up my scissors. Sept. 13, 2013 will be my last day of work.

I want to thank all the people that have been my clients and my friends all these years. Ive had some close bonds with several of my clients over the years. Guess its not really work if you love what you do and the people you do it for. Thanks again everyone and God Bless you.

Leana Lottman

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People

Mary, a 2009 graduate of Fairbury, and Naomi, a 2011 graduate of Fairbury, Lutze, daughters of David and Marsha Lutze of Fairbury, have been named to the fall 2012 Deans List at Evangel University, Springfield, Mo.

Full time students who have earned a grade point average of 3.6 or higher on a 4.0 scale are eligible to be on the Deans List.

Evangel University is a private, Christian university that offers more than 100 undergraduate academic programs and nine masters programs. Evangel has an enrollment of more than 2,000 and draws students from all 50 states and abroad.

Mary Lutze has also been awarded the position of Graduate Assistant at Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo. She is currently a student at the Masters Level, with an emphasis on literature, at MSU. She also graduated Summa cum laude at Evangel University in Springfield, Mo. in May of 2013.

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Class of 1953 - 60th Reunion

Twenty-nine members of the Fairbury High School Class of 1953 met Aug. 9-11, 2013 for their 60th-year reunion. Front row seated (L to R):Marilyn Adams Shinn, Betty Snell Butler, Betty Muller LEcuyer, Glenda Duensing Junker, Maralyn Krause Ostgren, Shirley Schmitz Rippe, Shirley Wolters Huber, Carlyn Jordening Koenig, Marcia Mapel Grummert. and Elva Isaac Smith. Row 2: Jim Davis, Jerry Likens, Doris Eyer Littrell, Mary Ellen Pickering Hilker, Sharon Shultz Bauer, Loyce Carstens Leisy, Mary Anne Burda Schwanke, Lawrence Junker, and Ernest Dean Kurth. Row 3: Gerald Dalke, Norman Littrell, Clarice Goebel Siemsen, Marvin Kirby, Roger Huss, Rev. Stanley Ostgren, Harvey Jurgena, and Roger Fisher. Not pictured: Dr. R. Bruce Tippin, PE., and Morton McKay.

The Fairbury High School Class of 1953 celebrated its 60th-year reunion Aug. 9, 10, and 11, 2013.

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Norm Balderson

The family of Norm Balderson would like to honor him with a card shower for his 80th Birthday.

He was born Sept. 14, 1933.

He and his wife live in Diller.

Children are Randy (Rhonda) Balderson, Kathleen (Robert) Bybee, and Mikel (Rhonda) Balderson.

Cards may be sent to P.O. Box 87, Diller, NE 68342.

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Kipton Micah Kumpf

Cameron and Jenny (Jordening) Kumpf of Fairbury, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Kipton Micah Kumpf, born Aug. 20, 2013 weighing 8 pounds and 1 ounce. He was welcomed home by big brother, Kolton and big sister, Kenzie. Grandparents are Todd and Robin Jordening of Fairbury, and Steve and Becky of Osceola, Neb. Great-grandparents are Dallas and Ruby Niederklein of Tobias, Phyllis Jordening of Fairbury, Jean Reese of Osceola, and Millie Liss of Shelby, Neb.

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Grace May Meyer

Ethan and Sarah (Mach) Meyer are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Grace May Meyer, born Aug. 16, 2013, weighing 8 pounds, 15 ounces, and 20 inches long. Grandparents are Keith and Mary Mach of Fairbury, and Jeff and Beverly Meyer of Fairbury. Great-grandparents are John Buchanan of Fountain Hills, Ariz., and Richard Meyer of Fairbury.

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Gaston and DeBoer To Recite Vows Sept. 28

Dan and Deb DeBoer of Fairbury are excited to announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole DeBoer, to Jeffrey Gaston, son of Dennis Gaston of Fairbury and Peggy Galloway of Beatrice.

DeBoer graduated from Fairbury High School in 2008. She then attended Southeast Community College in Beatrice and earned her degree in Business Administration-Accounting in 2010. She is currently employed with Blue Valley Community Action in Fairbury as a Bookkeeper.

Gaston graduated from Fairbury High School in 2005. He received his degree in Non-Destructive Testing Technologies from Southeast Community College of Milford in 2008. He is currently employed with MetalQuest Unlimited in Hebron as a Quality Assurance Team Leader.

Nicole and Jeff are to be married at the American Lutheran Church in Fairbury on Sept. 28, 2013.

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Eickmann Suffers Injury

Photo caption: Diller-Odell Junior Marcus Eickmann is attended to on the field after he suffered a broken arm as he was stopped behind the line of scrimmage and thrown to the ground after the whistle had blown.

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