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Gary Lee Johnson

Gary  Johnson
Gary Lee Johnson, 74, of Daykin, passed away at his home, Monday, March 23, 2015.
 He was the second child born to Rex and Catherine (Schoenholz) Johnson February 2, 1941, in Nampa, Idaho. He and his family moved back to Nebraska in 1945.
 Gary attended country school in Alexandria and Bruning and then went to Bruning High School, graduating with the class of 1958.  In high school, he participated in football, basketball, track, and class play and his favorite class was shop.
 On June 3, 1960, he married Patsy Morris and to this union three sons were born—Dennis, Bradley, and Patrick.  Then, on August 26, 1977, he married Rachel Drees where together they had two daughters, Kelly and Holly.
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Robert D. Grammer

Robert D. Grammer, 77 of Endicott, NE, died at Bryan LGH West in Lincoln.  He was born August 6, 1937 to Charles Aldo and Helen (Werner) Grammer in Fairbury.
 Survivors are wife Colleen, daughters Julie (Bill) Siefers of Plainville, KS, Lana Rempel of Endicott, 5 Grandchildren, 3 Great-Grandchildren, brothers Leroy (Bonnie) Grammer of Omaha, Terry (Joleen) Grammer of Fairbury, Gail (Mary Ann) Grammer of Council Bluffs, IA, George (Robyn) Grammer of LaVista, NE, sisters Georgine Hoffman of San Antonio, TX, Carol (David) Horner of Weston, NE, Karen (Bill) Horner of Ceresco, NE.
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Janet McGrane

Janet L. McGrane, 58, of Lincoln, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015.
Janet was employed with the Department of Homeland Security as an Immigration Officer.   Janet’s favorite hobby was her grandkids.   She enjoyed spending her time with them.    She enjoyed traveling with the only limit being how many vacation days she had from work.  She loved playing cards and helping her son-in-law at his store.  She enjoyed the company of several longtime friends. Janet attended Zion Lutheran church in Harbine, NE.  She attended Zion parochial school and graduated from Tri County High School in 1974.  She was baptized on 5-13-56 & confirmed on 3-22-70. 
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Guila Vinkenberg

Guila Vinkenberg, 89 of Fairbury, passed away at Gardenside Long Term Care in Fairbury, March 27, 2015.  She was born December 19, 1925 at Fairbury, NE.
She is survived by her sisters Donna Ward and husband Robert of Yakima, WA and Barbara Jones of Hays, KS.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury, with Pastor Charles Schmidt officiating.  Burial will be in the Fairbury Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to the family’s choice.  Family will greet friends on Tuesday, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.
 
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Lester Boyd

Lester R. Boyd, 91 of Fairbury, NE, died March 24, 2015 at Heritage Care Center in Fairbury. He was born May 25, 1923 at Reynolds, Nebraska. 
Survivors are brothers Otis Boyd of Hebron, Alfred Boyd of Chesapeake, VA, sister Irene Baloun of York, 3 grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.
 Services will be Wednesday April 1, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home Chapel with Darlene Novotny officiating.  Burial will be in Rose Creek Cemetery at Reynolds, NE.  Memorials will go to the Family’s Choice.  Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 
 
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Ruth Beu

Ruth Irene Beu, 80, of Fairbury, NE. passed away March 27, 2015 at Bryan East Hospital in Lincoln. She was born April 27, 1934 in Fairbury, NE. 
Survivors are Daughter: Kim Arner & Husband Terry of Fairbury, 3 Grandsons, 6 Great Grandchildren, Sisters: Phyllis Watson of Fairbury, Shirley Jansky & Husband Robert of Lincoln, Brother: Gary Littrell . Memorial 
Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday April 2, 2015 at Faith Lutheran Church in Fairbury, with Pastor Ken Hart officiating. Cremation has taken place. Memorials to the Family’s Choice. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury are in charge of arrangements.
 
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Mitchell Arrested After Short Pursuit

Lorin C. Mitchell  Age 36 of Fairbury was arrested on March 26, 2015 for alleged Willful Reckless Driving (3 Misdemeanor), Flight to Avoid Arrest (4 Felony), Driving Under Suspension (2 Misdemeanor) and Gage County Warrant. 
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Steele City News

Steele City American Legion 349 and Auxiliary held their birthday Supper with a covered dish. It was the American Legion's 96th birthday. Those attending were, Janis Kenning, Bruce and Peggy Junker, Lyle and Tammy Katz, Terry and Jolene Grammer, Mitch Zabokrtsky, Berdine Payne, Clinton and Zona Quintana, Ralph and Vonnie Broadston, June Nutsch, Virginia Roskilly, Mary Cassell, Dick Bugbee, Dorothy Cassell, Betty Hoffman, Erma Reed. Mitch did the program,
It was on Civil War Veterans and how the American Legion was started. where some
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Water Leak on E St on Friday, March 27


Crews close off Est between 7th and 8th St. due to a water pipe break on Friday morning March 27. Photo by Shaunte Dean
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