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Wed
05
Nov

Sue Meredith

Sue Meredith, age 70 of Fairbury, passed away Wednesday in Fairbury. Services Pending with Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home.

Wed
05
Nov

Voters decide to increase minimum wage

By Julia Jackson

LINCOLN - Nebraskans gave overwhelming support to increase the minimum wage to $9 by January 2016 in Tuesday's midterm elections.

Tue
04
Nov

Judson Gaston 5 Generations

5 Generations--Judson Gaston 101 of Cedarwood Assisted Living in Fairbury holds his great-great-granddaughter. Aubree Annmarie Engle – 3 weeks old. Her mother, Chelsea Roesler Engle of Geneva; grandmother, Geri Buchli Roesler of Tobias; and great-grandmother, Shirley Gaston Buchli of Alexandria.

Tue
04
Nov

Happy 30th Wedding Anniversary, Kent and Julie Kriesel!

Kent and Julie (Horky) Kriesel of Hebron, NE, will be celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary on November 16. They were married November 16,1984, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Fairbury. Their daughter, Andrea, would like to honor them with a card shower.  Anniversary wished may be sent to 629 Duffield Avenue, Hebron, NE 68370.

Tue
04
Nov

Happy 40th Wedding Anniversary, Earl and Edna Goebel!

The children of Earl Eugene and Edna (Nutsch) Goebel would like to honor their 40th Wedding Anniversary with a card shower. They were married on November 14,1974. 
Cards may be sent to 305 So. K St., Fairbury, NE 68352.
Tue
04
Nov

Happy 90th Birthday, Esther Weichel!

The family of Esther Weichel would like to honor her with a card shower for her 90th birthday on November 25, 2014. Please send cards to P. O. Box 241, Plymouth, NE 68424.
 
Tue
04
Nov

Happy 80th Birthday, Lou Ann Wurm!

The family of Lou Ann Wurm would like to honor her with a card shower for her 80th birthday on November 7th. Children are son Dennis and wife, Dianne Wurm of Fairbury; daughter, Carolyn and husband, Steve Thompson of Richmond Hill, GA. Grandchildren are Alicia and Curtis Arnold; Spencer and Sami Wurm of Fairbury. Great-grandchild is Kinsley Arnold. Cards may be sent to 56865 718th road, Fairbury, Ne 68352.

Tue
04
Nov

ALSMAN Birth Announcement

ALSMAN – Gary and Laura Alsman of Fairbury are proud parents of a son, Cooper James Alsman. Born on October 8, 2014 at Beatrice Community Hospital & Health Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and 19½ inches long. Grandparents Roger and Melinda Alsman of Omaha; Stan and Deanna Stewart of Fairbury; Rick Steer and Jeanette Fletcher of Omaha.
 
Tue
04
Nov

Melody Ann (McPherson) Jensen

Melody Ann (McPherson) Jensen of Fairbury, died October 31,2014 at her home. She was born September 24, 1961 in Auburn, Washington. She married Leon Jensen in June of 1980.
Melody was a long time AKC Agility Judge, dog trainer and handler. She loved life and taught us all what it means to help others. Her legacy of M.A.J.I.C Belgians will continue and she will live forever in our hearts and in her dogs.
She is survived by her husband, Leon Jensen; parents, Ivan and Vickie McPherson; daughter, Cassandra Rogers and husband, Kasey; two granddaughters, Katelynn Maria and Kodi Rayann.
A celebration of life open house will be held November 23, 2014 from 1 – 7 pm at the family home. Please contact the family for more information. 
Tue
04
Nov

Dortha L. Sleigh

Dortha L. Sleigh, 83, of Fairbury, NE died October 20, 2014 at her home. She was born to William and Katie (Crone) Garrison January 3, 1931 in Fairbury.
After graduating from Fairbury High School, Dortha married Donald Sleigh on November 25, 1951 in the Fairbury United Methodist Church. She then went on to Lincoln General Hospital School of Nursing and became a Registered Nurse.
They resided in Jacksonville, FL while Don was stationed with the Navy. They moved back to Fairbury where Don worked for Rock Island Railroad and Dortha worked at the Jefferson Community Hospital.
She is survived by daughter, Kim Broz & Mike Fahrenbruch of Omaha, NE; son, Blake and, wife Cindy of Broomfield, CO; three grandchildren, Quintin & Katie Sleigh of Buffalo Grove, IL; Chelsea Sleigh of Albuquerque, NM; Collin Sleigh of Broomfield, CO; two great-grandchildren, Carter Cody of Albuquerque, NM; and Morgan Jean Sleigh of Buffalo Grove, IL.

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