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Plymouth News -- Angie Zulauf

Death

Marion Kreuscher, widow of Glenn Kreuscher, passed away on May 2, 2014. Services were June 10, 2014 at Butherus, Maser, and Love Funeral Home in Lincoln with burial at Oak Ridge Cemetery, DeWitt.

Dean's List

Named to the Peru State College spring semester Dean's List were: Patricia Rene Bartels, senior and Bodie Lynn Moeller, senior, Both of Plymouth: Marissa Florian, sophomore, Danielle Hatlyn Hall, sophomore; Samantha Jo Turka*, senior; Katie Wollenberg*, senior, all of Wilber. An Asterik denotes a 4.0 for the semester.

Named to the Dean's List at Doane College were Sydney Holtmeier and Bailey Wollenburg, both of DeWitt and Jenna Vogt of Wilber.

Attended Conference

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Steele City American Legion Post and Auxiliary 349

Steele City American Legion Post and Auxiliary 349 came together at 7 pm with president Berdine Payne presiding. Chaplain Mary gave the opening prayer, everyone said The Pledge to the flag, and sang the Star Spangled Band. The preamble was said by all.

The post went to their meeting and President Berdine opened the auxiliary meeting with 5members and 1 guest answering roll call: Something about the flag. Elaine read more on the flag for her roll call.

Previous minutes were read by Elaine and were approved. Treasurer's report was given and will be put on file.

Mary told about the song of the month, This is my Fathers World.

It was decided to pay Dorothy's postage bill. Poppy money will be sent in. Thanks to everyone who donated to the poppy program to help the veterans.

Installation was held for the coming year. 27lbs. of food was donated to the local food pantry last month.

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General Squires Auxiliary 3113

General Squires Auxiliary 3113 came to order with president Joyce presiding. Guard Janice closed the doors and conductress June checked 11 members cards.Chaplain Linda gave the opening prayer patriotic instructor Ladonna gave patriotic instructions. We said the pledge to the flag. President Joyce opened the meeting. Previous minutes were read by Secretary Zona and corrected. Treasurer's report was given by treasurer Cynitha and will be put on file.

Correspondence was read, Letter from District President Paula Waterfield. The District meeting will be July 13 at 1pm at Fall City. Post 1765 will host the meeting. General Orders #4 was read and The Patriot from Department President. WE ordered 10 cancer pins. Reports were sent in by the chairpersons. Discussion on having a District meeting herein October. It was decided we would do it. We will do the whole lunch. The July District meeting we will furnish a dessert for it and have Joyce to take it.

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Happy 45th Anniversary to Melvin and Bobbi Keller

Melvin and Bobbi Keller will be celebrating their 45th Wedding Anniversary on June 13, 2014.

Their children Rodney Keller and wife Chu of Tampa, Fla; and Jay Keller and wife Candi of Fairbury. Wish to honor them with a Dinner and dance on June 14 at the VFW for closes family and close friends.

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Honor Flag Day and the 200th Anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner at Homestead National Monuments Naturalization Ceremony

Homestead National Monument of America is honored to host a United States Citizenship and Naturalization Ceremony on Flag Day, Friday, June 14, 2014. Over 60 new citizens will take their Oath of Allegiance at the ceremony. The ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. in the Education Centers Courtyard and the public is encouraged to attend. This moving ceremony will feature music by Lincoln musician Ryan Broker.

This day is the 200th Anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner. Participate in Raise Your Voice event during our Naturalization Ceremony by adding your voice to the largest group sing of the national anthem in history as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the nations most iconic symbol: the Star-Spangled Banner, the flag that inspired our national anthem.

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Edwin J. Leseberg

Edwin J. Leseberg 88 of Wymore, Neb. passed away June 9, 2014 at Good Samaritan in Wymore.

Survivors are sons Michael and wife, Barb Leseberg of Hanover, Kan.; Daniel and wife, Phyllis Leseberg of Odell, Neb.; daughter, Joyce and husband, Jerald Kracht of Marysville, Kan.; 9 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday June 13, 2014 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church Bremen, KS. The Family will greet friends at the Funeral Home in Odell from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thur. June 12th. Burial at the Church Cemetery. Memorials to the Church or Wymore Good Samaritan.

Vance-Gerdes Funeral Home in Odell are in charge of arrangements

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Lin Schleif

Lin Schleif, 80, of Fairbury, Neb. passed away June 7, 2014 in Fairbury. He was born on January 20, 1934 in Nelson, Neb. to Henry & Ida (Schiermeyer) Schleif.

Survivors are wife, Jean Schleif of Fairbury; daughter, Kristin Frederick of Canyon County, Calf..; 7 granchildren, Nancy & Duane Stoll of Archer, Iowa; sister & husband, Lorena and John Overing of York, Neb.; sister-in-law, Rose Schleif of Lincoln; brother-in-law, Bill Biggs of Lincoln.

Cremation has taken place.

Memorial Service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday June 12, 2014at the American Lutheran Church in Fairbury, with Pastor Brian Julin-McCleary officiating. Memorials to the Familys Choice.

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

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Happy 60th Anniversary Dallas and Shirley Pratt

Dallas and Shirley Pratt were married on June 20, 1954 at the Tobias Zion Lutheran Church. Both were graduates of Tobias High School. Please send cards to, 14812 Halcourt St., Norwalk, Calif. 90650.

Love from your Flower girl nieces, LaDean!

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Donald D. Bures

Donald D. Bures, 90, of Odell, Neb. passed away May 5, 2014.

Survivors are wife, Lois Bures; Sons: Allen Bures and wife, Simone; Gary Bures and wife Mary Jo; 6 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren and their mother Tammy Deely.

Memorial services are at 10:30 a.m. Thursday June 12, 2014 at Our Savior Lutheran Church Odell, NE, with Pastor Greg Stuckwisch officiating. Cremation has taken place. Private family interment. Memorials in care of the family in lieu of flowers.

Vance-Gerdes Funeral Home in Odell are in charge of arrangements.

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NPGF SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED

Washington, D.C. Katrina Umland of Dorchester, NE has been selected to receive a $1,000 academic scholarship from the National Propane Gas Foundation for the 2014-2015 academic year. She is one of 73 recipients from over 650 applicants selected to receive a National Propane Gas Foundation Scholarship this year. Katrina graduated from Fairbury Jr. /Sr. High School and current attends Peru State College in Peru, NE where she is a returning Junior. Katie is very active in Perus Individuals of Today, Nebraska Association of Music Educators, Peru State Education Association, and the Peru State Misty Blues Show Choir. The scholarship will help her toward the goals of becoming an elementary, special education & elementary music teacher so that she can teach students and help them to grow like my own teachers did with me.

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