Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:31am
The family of Alene Endorf would like to wish her a Happy 100th Birthday on November 20, 2014. In celebration of her birthday they would like to honor her with a card shower. Please send greetings to: Alene Endorf, Gardenside Room 103 2200 H St., Fairbury, NE 68352.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:14pm
H. T. “Jay” Sydow, 90 of Fairbury, NE passed away November 4, 2014 in Fairbury, NE. He was born to Harry F. and Dora Huber Sydow in a farm house three miles west of Alexandria, NE on July 31, 1924. He was the youngest of four boys. He moved to Fairbury with his parents at the age of ten. Jay attended school in Fairbury graduating in 1942.
Jay entered the service in March of 1943 where he served in the Field Artillery Army Paratroops. He spent time in Anzio, Italy, England, Holland, France, Belgium and Germany. He was on his way to Japan when the war ended. He returned home August 25, 1945.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:12pm
Darlene Emma Applegarth, 83, died Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at Heritage Care Center, Fairbury, NE.
Darlene was born at rural Palmer, KS on January 22, 1931 to Martin and Emma (Beikmann) Mueller. On December 2, 1951, she was united in marriage to Earnest Applegarth.
Darlene was a farm wife, helping with the milking and caring for the animals. She raised a garden and did the canning of the produce. Darlene also worked off the farm at various jobs, med aide at a nursing home and in a grocery store meat department.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:10pm
Donna Marie (Krause) Strnad, passed away peacefully in her daughter’s home on November 2, 2014, in Gillette, Wyoming. She was 66 years old.
She was born on June 17, 1948, in Phillipsburg, Kansas. She was the only child of Albert and Alice (Stapel) Krause. She grew up and attended school in Phillipsburg, graduating with the class of 1966.
On June 16, 1968 Earl and Donna were married at Zion Lutheran Church in Phillipsburg. The couple then moved to Fairbury, NE. During summers and holidays their little home grew to include Earl’s 3 daughters, Rene Lynn, Rochelle Lee, and Redena Lynette from his previous marriage, daughter, Pamela Sue was born June 8, 1972.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:09pm
Frances Bradshaw Carlson passed away Thursday, October 30, 2014, in Columbus, Nebraska, ending a 93-year career as a gifted cantankerous curmudgeon. She was the youngest of five siblings all under age 14, left to fend for themselves when their father died. She had two dresses – one to wear and one to wash. Her mother and siblings fought for survival, as they grew up in Fairbury, Nebraska. The family motto was “all for one and one for all”.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:06pm
Douglas Dean Heidemann, 67, passed away Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the Beatrice Health and Rehab Center, Beatrice, Nebraska. He was born February 12, 1947 at Fairbury, Nebraska. He was the 10thchild born to Fred and Eunice Heidemann. The first 47 years of his life he lived with his parents, first on the farm west of Plymouth and later on a farm north of Fairbury. After his parents’ deaths he moved into a small group home in Beatrice where Jeanette (Bryson) Epp was the supervisor. He worked at numerous jobs supervised by Mosaic during those years. Douglas looked forward to weekend visits to the farm and families of his siblings where he enjoyed being outdoors and kept an interest in how the crops were progressing. Douglas was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury.