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May

Bauer Receives Scholarship

Kyle Bauer of Fairbury is the winner of a $500 Scholarship given by the Jefferson County Farm Bureau. He is the son of Brian Bauer and Sandy Bauer.  He is planning on attending Allen County Community College, his Intended Major is Agriculture and Natural Resources. Along with school he will also be on the livestock judging team at Allen County.
 His plans after school are to raise cattle and hogs on his farm.
 Kyle’s family are Jefferson County Farm Bureau Members; they farm and have Hogs, Cattle and Sheep near Gladstone.
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May

Meyer

MEYER
Wayne E. and Edith (Nutsch) Meyer formerly of the Western/Tobias area will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary May 21.  Their children, Gregory and Janice Meyer, and Janey and Roger Sittner are requesting a card shower in their honor. Cards may be sent to:  721 S. 1st Ave.  Room 418, Hastings, Nebraska 68901.  They were married May 21, l950 in Tobias, Nebraska.               7p
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May

Likens

LIKENS
The children and grandchildren of Bobbie and Jerry Likens invite everyone to wish them a happy 60th wedding anniversary. Jerome “Jerry” Likens and Barbara “Bobbie” (Moore) Likens were married May 27, 1955.
The couple has four children, 11 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. Children and their spouses are Tony and Lana Likens; Francie and Tim Fairley; and Terry and Jill Likens, all of Fairbury; and Tim and Sue Likens of Swanton. Grandchildren and great-grandchildren are: Trevin and Toriann Likens of Fairbury; Ryan and Erin Fairley, Tanner and Owen of Gothenburg; Dustin and Amanda Fairley of Fairbury; Michelle and Austin Galles and Jacoby of Wayne; Shaylin and Bailey Likens of Fairbury; Levi, Emma, Katlyn and Travis Likens of Swanton. 
      Cards may be sent to: Jerry and Bobbie Likens, 57525 Highway 8, Steele City, NE 68440. 7-8p
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May

Zion Confirmation

Zion United Church of Christ of Gladstone Confirmation April 26, 2015. Left to right: Kaylee Sipek, Pastor Bill Jardine, Ashley Griffee and Jayson Klaumann. (Contributed Photo)

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13
May

Mitchell

Hastings resident Patrick “Pat” L Mitchell, 70, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Mary Lanning Health Care in Hastings. Patrick L Mitchell was born October 1, 1944 in Fairbury, Nebraska, the son of Donald L. and Mary Jane (Snyder) Mitchell Sr. He graduated from Fairbury High School with the class of 1962. Pat married Joyce K. Drewes on April 18, 1964 in Plymouth, Nebraska. He worked for a lumber company and helped his father build houses in Fairbury. Pat went to work for the city of Fairbury with the electrical department before joining Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph from where he retired after 30 years. He and his family moved to Hastings in 1974. Pat was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, the Shriners, and the Elks Club. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, camping, canoeing, and collecting arrow heads. 
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May

Patrick Lawrence

Patrick R. Lawrence, 43, of Lincoln, died May 2, 2015 in Lincoln, NE.  He was born October 6, 1971 in Denver, CO.  He is survived by his adoptive parents, Conrad and Janet Lawrence of Nevada (formally of the Diller area), sister Brenda Unruh and husband John of California, daughter Ashlie Lawrence of Tennessee and one niece and four nephews.  He was preceded in death by his brother, James Lawrence.
A private memorial and burial will take place at a later date.
 
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13
May

James Lawrence

James Lawrence
James C. Lawrence, 45, of Lincoln, died April 4, 2015 in Lincoln, NE.  He was born January 2, 1970 in Brawley, CA.  He is survived by his adoptive parents, Conrad and Janet Lawrence of Nevada (formally of the Diller area), sister Brenda Unruh and husband John of California, brother, Patrick Lawrence of Lincoln, four children – Preston, Drake, Jacob and Alexis Lawrence-Hutchison of Nebraska and one niece and nephew.
A private memorial and burial will take place at a later date.
 
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May

Scherbarth

Roger D. Scherbarth, Sr. 83 of Fairbury, NE passed away May 9, 2015 at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury. He was born March 22, 1932 at rural Taylor, NE. Survivors are Children: Roger D. Scherbarth, Jr. of Lincoln, Jeanne K. Slater of Fairbury, Alan C. Scherbarth of Joshua, TX., 4 Grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren, Brother: Ted Scherbarth of Fairbury, Sister: Zora Tannahill of Houston, TX. Services were May 10, 2015 at the Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury, & burial was on May 11, 2015 at Banner Cemetery-Burwell, NE. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury were in charge.

Tue
12
May

Softball Complex Work Day Wednesday

Fairbury Softball/Baseball Complex is having a work day tomorrow(Wednesday) from 4pm-? Anyone wanting to help please bring rakes/pliers/gloves/visegrips with you.

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12
May

Betty McMullen

Betty M. McMullen 86 of Fairbury, NE. passed away May 7, 2015 in Fairbury. She was born July 24, 1928 at Tobias, NE. to John & Anna Matejka.  Survivors include a Aunt, Niece, Cousins, Brothers-in-law & Sisters-in-law.

Services will be at 11:00 am Monday May 11, 2015 at the United Methodist Church in Fairbury. Burial at the Fairbury Cemetery-Fairbury, NE. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury are in charge of arrangements.

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