Submitted by Fairbury1 on Mon, 11/16/2015 - 4:00pm
Georgianna Baruth 80 of Hebron, NE. passed away November 9, 2015 at Blue Valley Lutheran Nursing Home in Hebron. She was born January 18, 1935 at Powell, NE. Survivors are Sister: Pauline (Leroy) Niederklein of Tobias, NE., Numerous Nieces & Nephews.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Sat, 11/14/2015 - 9:16am
Howard E. Zabel, 87 of Fairbury, NE passed away November 12, 2015 at Cedarwood Assisted Living in Fairbury. He was born February 4, 1928 at Western, NE.
He is survived by sons Lynn Zabel of Lincoln, NE, Dean (Jean) Zabel of King George, VA, Bruce (Brenda) Zabel of Omaha, NE, 6 Grandchildren, 3 Great-Grandchildren and 1 Great-Great-Grandchild.
Services will be Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Fairbury with Pastor Fay Hubbard officiating. Memorials will go to Jefferson Community Health Center in Fairbury. Burial will be at Plainview Cemetery – Western, NE at 1:30 p.m. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Fri, 11/13/2015 - 7:34am
Karen Ann Harvey, 65, of Steele City died at Beatrice Health and Rehabilitation on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. She was born on December 14, 1949 at Nyack, New York.
Survivors include her husband, Jim (Rabbit) Harvey of Steele City; one son, Tom Allen and wife Tonya of Pensacola, Florida; and one step-daughter, Jasmine Withrow and husband Brent of Evansville, IN; four grandchildren; one sister; numerous other family members in West Virginia.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 11/11/2015 - 2:42pm
Shirley A. Ebke 80 of Fairbury, NE. passed away November 11, 2015 at JCHC in Fairbury. Survivors are Daughters: Deborah (Gerald) Carlson of Jansen, Pamela (David) Vavra of York, Sharon (Bob) Elgert of Fairbury, 8 Grandchildren, 5 Great Grandchildren, Sister: Barb (Loren) Ebke of Fairbury, Brother: Duane (Betty) Krause of Tecumseh, Brother-in-law: Orville Ebke of Fairbury.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 11/11/2015 - 10:42am
Zion UCC Women’s Fellowship met Nov. 5 at Cedarwood with 10 members present. For the program everyone shared something about Thanksgiving and Sheryl Schoenrock accompanied the group on piano as they sang Now Thank We All Our God and Come Ye Thankful People Come. Sheryl was also our hostess. President Twila Klaumann called the meeting to order, Helen Schoenrock took roll and read the minutes and Phyllis Kriesel gave the treasurer’s report. Freddie Drexler took a picture of the group. Plans were made for our December meeting and programs and hosts for 2016 were set. Communications from Helen Cunningham, Eleanor Seggerman and Casey Welsch were shared as were prayer concerns and joys. Pastor Bill’s birthday is Nov. 21. Our Christmas meeting will be Dec. 3.
Submitted by Fairbury1 on Wed, 11/11/2015 - 10:41am
American Bikers Aiming Towards Education (ABATE), District #7, had their Annual Toy Run Chili Feed recently. They raised $7,146.92 to go to Blue Valley Community Action in the surrounding areas as well as nine boxes of toys. (Contributed Photo)