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Lavina Schwisow

Lavina Schwisow

Lavina Schwisow, 85, of Fairbury, passed away April 8, 2014 at Gardenside LTC in Fairbury.

Survivors are sons, Larry Schwisow and wife, Rebecca of Lincoln, Steven Schwisow and wife, Lorraine of Lincoln, Randall Schwisow and wife, Carol of Fairbury; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Wilma Gnuse of Omaha.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 14, 2014 at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury, with Pastor Charles Schmidt officiating.

Burial at the Fairbury Cemetery. Viewing will start after 5 p.m. on Friday.

Memorials are to Grace Lutheran Church Building Fund or Radio Broadcast.

Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury are in charge of arrangements.

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Gerhard A. Schmidt

Gerhard A. Schmidt

Gerhard A. Schmidt, 97, of Fairbury, passed away April 8, 2014 at Heritage Care Center in Fairbury. He was a WWII Army Veteran.

Survivors are wife, Lylice Schmidt of Fairbury; son, Dwight Schmidt and wife, Barb of Fairbury; daughter, Lynne Copple and husband, Hal of Rockhill, S.C.; sister-in-law, Rojean Bowman and husband, Leon of Martell, Neb.; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 11, 2014 at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury, with Pastor Charles Schmidt officiating. No viewing at the church.

Burial will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday, April. 11, at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Daykin, Neb. The family will greet friends on Thursday, April 10, at the Funeral Home in Fairbury from 7-8:30 p.m.

Memorials to the Familys Choice.

Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.

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Rev. Leslie D. Rempel

Rev. Leslie D. Rempel

Rev. Leslie D. Rempel, 77, passed away April 5, 2014 at the hospital in Bloomington.

Survivors are his wife, SK Janie (Rouse) Rempel; daughter, Cynthia and husband, George Bobrytzke of Bloomington; son, Dr. John P. and wife Victoria Rempel of Lawrence, Ind.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sisters, Colleen and husband James Detter of Davenport, Iowa; Phyllis and husband, Virgil Wasserman of Fairbury; sister-in-laws, Gail Rempel of Fairbury; Linda and husband, Bill Austen of Lincoln and Nan Buhr of Overland Park, Kan. and numerous nieces and nephews and cousins.

Memorial service will be Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 3 pm at First Baptist Church of Bloomington, Ill.

Cremation has taken place burial at a later date.

Memorial to Bloomington First Baptist Church in Lieu of flowers.

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Earl Moser

Earl Moser

Earl Moser, 90, of Fairbury, passed away April 5, 2014 at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury.

He was a WWII Army Veteran.

Survivors are wife, Esther Moser of Fairbury; son, Jim Moser of Fairbury; daughter, Sharon Moser of Lincoln.

Services were held Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Faith Lutheran Church in Fairbury, with Pastor Ken Hart officiating.

Burial at the Fairbury Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to St. Judes Hospital.

Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.

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Steve Jones

Steve Jones

Steve Jones, 60, of Beatrice died peacefully, surrounded by his family on April 3, 2014 at the Beatrice Community Hospital.

Survivors include his wife, Kris of Beatrice; children, Jesse Jones and wife, Crystal, April Seibert and husband, Marty, Holly Jones and Eric Findeis all of Beatrice; grandchildren, Hayden and Reese Seibert, Dalton and Garrett Jones, Draven Findeis all of Beatrice; mother-in-law, Arlene Panko of Syracuse; brothers and sisters, Cindy Fralin and husband, Dave, Dave Jones, Lacy Jones, Corey Jones and Lorey Jones all of Beatrice; brother-in-law, Ken Sillman and wife, Deb of Beatrice; many nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Harman-Wright Mortuary Chapel, with Pastor David Cramer officiating. Please wear casual clothes.

The burial will be at a later date.

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Mary J. Hess

Mary J. Hess

Mary J. Hess, 54, of Fairbury, passed away Mar. 21, 2014 at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury.

Survivors are sisters, Jodi Hotchkiss and husband, Terry of Fairbury; Naomi Fields and husband, Harry of Bay City, Texas; brother, Larry McDonald of Fairbury; daughter, Samantha Marko and husband, Jon of Castle Rock, Colo.; granddaughter, Shelby Marko; nieces, Trinity Hotchkiss, Jennifer Slate, Kristal Fields; nephew, Tristen Hotchkiss; special friends, Valdavia Dodge, Diane Theye, and Mary Maginnis.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Joy Creek Cemetery Hollenberg, Kan., with Darlene Novotny officiating. Following there will be a lunch at the VFW in Fairbury from 12 - 3 pm.

Memorials to the Familys Choice.

Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury are in charge of arrangements.

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Vera M. Cossel

Vera M. Cossel

Vera M. Cossel, 89, died April 3, 2014 at the Thayer County Health Center in Hebron, Neb.

Survivors include her husband, Robert; son, Doyle and wife, Ramona Endorf; son, Dennis and wife, LaRae Endorf all of Fairbury; daughter, Rosanne Newell of Byron, Neb.; step-daughter, Sandie and husband, Kelly Davis of Fairbury; step-son, Randy and wife, Alberta Cossel of McFarland, Kan.; sister-in-law, Ella Schafer of Fairbury; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; 16 step-great-grandchildren; and one step-great-great-grandchild.

Services were held on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Faith Lutheran Church, with Pastor Ken Hart officiating.

Burial was held at the Fairbury Cemetery.

Memorials will go to Familys Choice. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury are in charge of the arrangements.

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Plow Day

Plow Day

Sun, April 13th at 1 p.m. 1.5 m east of Fby on Hwy 8, Contact: Kenneth Dodge 402.729.3109

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Meet and Greet

Meet and Greet

Suzi Parron, author of Barn Quilts and The American Quilt Trail Movement. Thursday, April 10 at 7 p.m. American Lutheran Church (12th and K Streets)

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Spring Tech Day

Spring Tech Day

Thursday, April 10th @ 5 - 7 pm at Wallys Sports Bar, 1501 K Street, Fairbury

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