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Happy 89th Birthday to Norma McDaniel

The family of Norma McDaniel invites you to join us in wishing her a Happy 89th birthday on August 16th. We Love You! Cards can be sent to, 1505 G Street, Fairbury, NE. 68352.

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Happy 40th Anniversary to Fred and Elizabeth Kujath

The Family of Fred and Elizabeth Kujath in celebration of their parents 40th wedding Anniversary invite family, friends, and dancing acquaintances to an open house and dance August 23rd from 6 to 11 pm at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 56885 PWF Road, Fairbury, NE. No gifts please, your presence is your gift to us. If you cannot attend and wish to send a card. Please send to cards to, 71312 564th Avenue, Fairbury, NE 68352.

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Happy 50th Anniversary to Bill and Wendy (Sugden) Carstens

The family of Bill and Wendy Sugden Carstens request a card shower to join in commemorating their 50th wedding anniversary.

Bill and Wendy were married August 30, 1964 at the Presbyterian Church in Fairbury. The couple lived in Nebraska, Iowa, Oregon, Minnesota, Illinois, Kansas, and since 1992, Minnesota once more. They plan to celebrate their golden anniversary in Minneapolis with Wendys sister Connie Sugden of Albion, NE; son Craig and his partner Dina of Costa Mesa, CA; and son Curt, daughter-in-law Colleen and two-year-old grandson Ronan of Tulsa, OK.

Please send cards to 14800 Southpointe Curve, Burnsville, MN, 55306.

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James Harry Nance

James Nance Bonita,Ca formerly of Fairbury,Ne died August 10, 2014. He was born near Steele City NE March 5, 1930 to Walton Nance and Florence Lorton Nance. He is the last survivor of 15 children born to Walton and Florence Nance.

He was a Navy career man, entering the Navy at a young age, upon retiring from the Navy he worked for the US postal Service.

Preceding him were his parents; brothers and sisters Wilber Nance; Iva Kirby; Hugh Nance; Arliene Parr; Kenneth Nance; Meriam Nance; Arthur Nance; Albert Nance; Robert Nance; Donna Nance Hadden; Frank Nance; Janice Nance Hennecke; Billie Nance Everthart; and Lester Nance.

Survivors are numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Monday August 18, 2014 at Glen Abby, Bonita,Ca

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Larry Lee Peratt

Born in Fairbury, Neb. on February 12, 1933, passed away at age 81 at his home in Denver on July 4, 2014. He was a Navy Vet, retired from University Hospital and a dedicated art collector. An avid golfer, tennis player and bowler with a special group of friends, "The Old Timers". Survived by his wife, Mary Jane; his two children Dirk (Cindy); and Eric (Maryann)her four children Rocky, Mike, Wendi and Ted (Jolene); 14 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren. Terrance Peratt brother preceded him in death. Memorial Service was held in Denver.

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Verna Arlene Haase

Verna Arlene Haase, 92, of Burlington, Iowa formerly of Scottsbluff, NE, died at 7:50 AM Saturday, August 9, 2014, at the Blair House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Burlington.

Born March 12, 1922, in Fairbury, NE, she was the daughter of Clyde and Minnie Williams Wilson. On October 14, 1945, she married Melvin J. Haase in Fairbury, NE. He died July 27, 2002.

Verna worked in Customer Service at United Telephone Company of the West.

She graduated from Fairbury, Nebraska High School in 1940.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Scottsbluff, NE. She enjoyed gardening, ceramics and especially family history.

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Tillie (Sasek) Slepicka

Tillie (Sasek) Slepicka

Tillie (Sasek) Slepicka was living in Lincoln, NE when she passed away, on August 8, 2014. She was 99 years old, born on July 1, 1915, to James P. and Mamie (Bors) Sasek. Tillie grew up in the Swanton, NE area on a farm and attended Saline County Rural School District # 58, then attended high school in Wilber, NE, graduating in 1933.

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Betty Hobbs

Betty Hobbs, 93, of Creston, died Thursday, August 7, 2014 at her home in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at United Church of Christ (Congregational) in Creston. Pastor Jim Woodworth and Ron Levine will officiate the service. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery at a later date. There will be no formal visitation or viewing scheduled. Memorials may be made to the Gibson Memorial Library or the United Church of Christ (Congregational) of Creston. Online condolences may be left at www.powersfh.com.

 

 

Betty Hobbs, daughter of Beulah Irene (Harmon) Doolittle and Cleo Glenn Doolittle was born November 16, 1920 in Griswold, Iowa. After graduating from high school Betty went onto Peru State Junior College and then onto Drake to complete her bachelors degree and later returning to Northwest Missouri State University.

 

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Darlene J. Rumbaugh

Darlene J. Rumbaugh, 89, of Phillipsburg passed away Friday, Aug 8, 2014 at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, KS. She was born July 2, 1925 in Western, NE.

 

 

Survivors include her son, Everett (Bob) Hindman of Osborne; her daughter, Donna Sanchez of Phillipsburg; two stepsons, Barry Currence of Longmont, CO & Calen Currence of Elgin, IL; two sisters, Donna Newman of Lincoln, NE; and Norma Johnson of Santa Barbara, CA; 10 Grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren.

 

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 13 at 10:00 a.m. in the Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, with Pastor LeRoy Herder officiating. Burial followed at the Fairview Cemetery. Memorials have been established to the Phillips County Genealogical Society. Online Condolences: www.olliffboeve.com.

 

Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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Anthony J Watts

Anthony J. Watts, 27, of Beatrice, NE formerly of Plymouth died Thursday, August 07, 2014 at the Beatrice Health and Rehabilitation Center, Beatrice. He was born July 15, 1987 at Beatrice.

He is survived by his parents, Merle and Patricia (Wiley) Watts; brother, Randy Watts; sister, Sheena Bienhoff and husband, Brad all of Plymouth, NE; nephews, Braydon, Candon, Kale and Keagan Bienhoff of Plymouth and Jackson Cramer of Beatrice, NE; aunts, uncles and friends.

Funeral services were held on Monday, August 11, 2014 at St. Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church, Plymouth, NE. with Pastor Steven Kahrs, officiating. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Plymouth, NE. A register book is also available online at www.harmanwrightmortuary.com for messages of condolence. A memorial is established to the Familys Choice with the church elders in charge. Harman-Wright Mortuary, Plymouth in charge of arrangements.

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