Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:36am
Homecoming Royalty for 2014 Homecoming Queen is Emily Hill, daughter of Steve and Michele Hill; Homecoming King is Dalton Hinrichs, son of Bob and Monica Hinrichs. Photo by Sandy Zabokrtsky/Fairbury Journal News
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Tue, 09/30/2014 - 3:30pm
Mary E. Holtz of Fairbury, NE. passed away on Sept. 2nd, 2014. Mary was born on Nov. 15, 1949 to Michael Luby and Irene Roode-Ackman. Mary attended St. Michael's Catholic School & Fairbury Jr. Sr. High School. After high school she graduated from Fairbury Junior College. In 1975 she married Michael Caroon. Together they had 5 children. In 2001 she remarried to Robert Holtz of Fairbury. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, Playing poker and watching Nebraska football.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Tue, 09/30/2014 - 3:28pm
Larry A. Leonard, 77, of Fairbury, NE. passed away September 27, 2014 in Fairbury, NE. He was born August 24, 1937 in Fairbury, NE.
Survivors are daughter, Shannon Schroeder and husband, Craig of Fairbury; son, Jay De Leonard of San Francisco, CA.; 4 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, sisters, Donna Bodamer of Kansas City, MO.; Jacquelyn Stephenson of Estes Park, CO.;
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:51am
Marcellan Siegel,92, of Fairbury, NE., passed away Sept. 20,2014. Born in Diller on July 18, 1922, to George and Marie (Shipman) Mees, She attended and graduated from St. Michael's Catholic and Fairbury High schools. A lifelong resident of Fairbury, she was employed by the Fairbury Windmill and Fairbury Livestock companies and, later, worked alongside her husband, Harold, in his auction and real estate business. After Harold passing, Marcellan continued to be active in her church.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:40am
Cyrus Henry Mussman, 95, passed away on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at Heritage Crossings in Geneva, NE. He was born to Henry Mussman and Emma Pfingston Mussman on January 18, 1919 on a farm near Tobias, NE. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:37am
Joel and Sarah Endorf of Pierce, NE. are the parents of a 8lbs. 4 ounce son, Isaac Thomas Endorf. He was born Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 at Bryan East, Lincoln, NE. Grandparent are Dean and Mary Jane Zimmerman of Dewitt, NE and Richard and Ardell of Malcolm, NE. great-grandmother, Lorna Bartels of Tobias, NE.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:35am
The Diller High School class of '49 met September 20 in Beatrice at Aunt Mary's to observe their graduation 65 years ago. After lunch they gathered at The Villa to visit.
Of the 28 class members five were unable to attend and twelve are deceased. Present were Verneal (Fasse) and Levi Dodge and Della (Meers) Knabe of Beatrice; Elaine(Baumfalk) Erdmenn of DeWitt; John and Elaine (Schnuelle) Patras of Elkhorn; June (Thompson) and Milton Vitosh of Odell; Dolores(Oltman) Genrich of Lincoln, Bill and Lucille Sapp of Ashland; Pauline (Weers) and Arlo Lindhorst of Marysville, KS; Ruby (Dauber) Morris of Blue Springs; Norma (Weers) and Eldean Banahan of Endicott; and Betty Hubka of Diller.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:34am
The Grone family reunion was held September 14, at the Fairbury Community Building.
Those present were: Sheryl Malchow of Beatrice; Cindy Langdale, Dorothy Langdale, and Anthony and Stacy Faber of Lincoln; Margery Keefover of Diller; Fern Cleaver and Kay Goodwin of St. Joseph, Mo.; Dan Swett of Endicott; Michelle and Darin Doeschot, Michael and Jared, and Dee and Marilyn Swett of Steele City.
Next reunion will be held on September 13, 2015 at the Fairbury Community Building.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:31am
The Beatrice Zone Lutheran Missionary League Fall Rally will be held October 11, 2014 at First Trinity Lutheran church in Beatrice. Registration begins at 12:30 and meeting will begin at 12:55.
The theme for the day is “Therefore encourage one another.” Pauline Niederklein and Susan Thomas will be the speakers on their trip to Russia with Pastor Reehl. Nebraska District South president Linda Fees will bring news from the District.
Please bring items for the Food Pantry or a cash donation.