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01
Jul

Seggerman

Marvin Seggerman 86 of Fairbury, passed away Saturday at Gardenside Longterm Care in Fairbury. He was born November 8, 1928 at Fairbury, NE to Henry and Rena Junker Seggerman. He was a Korean Conflict Army Veteran. During the Korean War, he was a member of the United States Army and saw active duty in Korea in 1952 and 1953.
He was united in marriage to Eleanor Pavlicek on June 14, 1952 at the Fairbury Presbyterian Church by Rev. E. Ray Heglin. This union was blessed by two children, Marsha Elaine and Michael Joe. Following his return from active duty in Korea, they established their home on a farm near Gladstone where they resided until 2010 when they moved to Fairbury.
Wed
01
Jul

Oltman

Harold Dean Oltman known to friends as “Poopsie”, 75 of Fairbury, NE, formerly of Diller, passed away June 9, 2015 at the Paddock Kensington in Beatrice. He was born November 9, 1939 to Henry and Emma (Flesner) Oltman at Beatrice. 
He married Lillie Larkins in 1957 and to this union 4 daughters were born. They divorced and in 1992 he married Betty Braasch. 
Harold farmed for several years by Diller. He then worked on a pipeline for a short time,then moved to Oshkosh, NE where he was ranch hand for a few years. Harold met his wife Betty and then moved to North Platte, NE where he worked at a Garden & Nursery. He retired and moved back to Fairbury to be closer to his family.
Wed
01
Jul

Moser

Esther Louise Moser passed away on June 23, 2015.  She was born on December 23, 1923 to Carl and Minnie Lucking on the family farm in Garden City, Kansas. Esther’s earliest memories of being raised on the farm is picking mulberries with her sisters and sewing dresses from feed sacks.  With the help of friends she met Earl Moser and they married on September 22, 1946.  To this union three children were born Michael, James and Sharon. Esther was a homemaker and secretary for the family business Moser Motor Company.  After retirement she enjoyed attending auctions where she visited with many friends.  Esther also enjoyed many camping trips to Colorado, with Estes Park and Peaceful Valley being her favorite campsites.  Her favorite hobbies at home were hand embroidery, quilting and watching auto racing.  Esther is preceded in death by her parents, husband Earl, eldest son Michael, two sisters and their spouses Alma and Carl Witherall, and LaRee and Cyril Backer.

Wed
01
Jul

Dunn

Brenda Sue (Beu) Dunn was born March 23, 1967 at Hastings, NE. She is the daughter of Rozella and Leonard Beu. She was baptized at the age of 3 months at the Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury. She was confirmed in the eighth grade to become a member of the same Grace Lutheran Church. She dearly loved to go to church and read her Bible.
Wed
01
Jul

Bridges

Sharon Lloyd Bridges, 76, of Dunedin, Florida passed into the Lord’s arms on June 24, 2015 after a courageous battle with ALS. She was born in Fairbury, Nebraska on June 6, 1939 to parents Melvin and Mavis Pleis Lloyd and attended Fairbury schools until she moved with her family to New York when she was seventeen. She graduated from Levittown Memorial High School in 1957 and began working for NASA. Sharon was very proud to have known many early astronauts while working for engineers who developed spacecraft such as the LEM.
On December 27, 1958 Sharon married Donald Bridges. They lived in East Meadow, NY until Don’s retirement from the NY Nassau County Police Department, when they retired to Florida. Don predeceased Sharon in 2011.
Sharon loved music. She was known all her life as a wonderful soloist and was happiest when performing with her beloved Dunedin Community Chorus, her other singing groups, and very special karaoke friends.
Wed
01
Jul

Tamerius

Cecil G. Tamerius 87 of Fairbury, NE. formerly Cuba, KS. passed away June 30, 2015 at Gardenside LTC in Fairbury. He was born August 18, 1927 at Plattsville, IA. 
Survivors are Daughters & Sons-in-law: Kay & Gary Hauschel  of Fairbury, Joan & Rick Novak of Haddam, KS., Linda & Perry Trecek of Agenda, KS., Diane & Brian Freeman of Courtland, KS., Sons & Daughters-in-law: David & Susan Grummert of Plymouth, Donald & DeLaine Grummert of Plymouth, Bradley & Jeanette Grummert of Plymouth, 18 Grandchildren, 17 Great Grandchildren, 
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday July 3, 2015 at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury. The family will greet friends from 7 to 8:30 pm on Thursday July 2nd at the Funeral Home.  Memorials to the Family’s Choice. Burial at the Fairbury Cemetery-Fairbury, NE. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury are in charge of arrangements.
Wed
01
Jul

Meyer

Dale Meyer, 82 of Daykin, NE passed away July 1, 2015 at his home. 
Services are pending with Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury.
Wed
01
Jul

Darrow

Charles E. Darrow, 88 of Fairbury, NE died June 29, 2015 at Heritage Care Center in Fairbury.  He was born October 26, 1926 at Endicott, NE. 
Survivors are son Howard Darrow of Fairbury and grandson Dr. Charles Darrow of Lincoln.
Cremation has taken place.  There will be services at a later date.  Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.
 
Fri
26
Jun

President Declares Disaster for the State of Nebraska

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Nebraska to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of May 6 to June 17, 2015.

The President's action makes federal funding available to state, tribal, and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding in the counties of Cass, Dundy, Gage, Jefferson, Lancaster, Lincoln, Morrill, Nuckolls, Otoe, Saline, Saunders, and Thayer.

Thu
25
Jun

Accident involving a vehicle at 9th & E Sts

Gayle Kujath was driving a 2005 Mercury Marquis east bound on 9th St., when turning  right to park in a parking stall to the apartment building, she accidentally hit the accelerator pedal instead of the brake pedal. Causing her to collide with a hand rail and go over the concrete embankment wall. 

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