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Elnora Smith

Elnora Bertha Lydia (Brott) Smith, was born on Oct. 14, 1919, south of Plymouth, Neb., the daughter of Alexander Brott and Wilhelmine Grabowski Brott. She died on Feb. 28, 2011 at Heritage Nursing Home at the age of 91 years, 4 months and 14 days.

She was baptized at Immanuel Lutheran Church of Plymouth on October 1919. Her childhood home was Ellis, Neb. until she moved to a farm west of Jansen in 1930. In 1934, she was confirmed at Evangelical Lutheran Church, Harbine.

On June 30, 1946, she was married to Arthur M. Smith in Jansen. The Smiths were the last couple to be married at the former location of Trinity Lutheran Church, Jansen. They were co-owners of Smitty's Appliance and Furniture.

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LaRea Rose

LaRea W. Rose, 79, of Denver, Colo., died March 15, 2011 at the VA Medical Center in Denver.

Survivors include her daughters, Tami Applegarth of Manderson, Wyo., Kim Rose of Kemmerer, Wyo.; grandchildren, Daniel, Ehelen, Jessica, Monica, Victoria and Casi; 17 great-grandchildren; brothers, Lavern Hirsch, Melvin Hemming; sisters, Geraldine O'Neil, Karrie Warrell.

Graveside services will be held Friday, March 25, 2 p.m. at the Fairbury Cemetery, Fairbury. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home, Fairbury, service.

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Evelyn Nolte

Evelyn Delores Nolte, daughter of Louis and Anna (Baumfalk) Schwisow was born May 28, 1929 in Ellis, Neb. She died March 9, 2011 at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury at the age of 81 years, 9 months and 11 days.

She was baptized on June 23, 1929 at Emmaus Lutheran Church in Beatrice.

She was confirmed on Aug. 28, 1955 at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury.

She was united in marriage to Eldo Nolte on Nov. 27, 1957 at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury. To this union four children were born.

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Lowell Smith

Lowell D. Smith was born in Fairbury on March 1, 1953 and grew up on farm near Jansen, one of four onery Smith brothers. He died Feb. 7, 2011 at his home at the age of 57 years, 11 months and 6 days.

He started working at Wheelers while in high school and eventually worked in the Fairbury, North Platte, York and Seward stores.

On Oct. 12, 1974, he was united in marriage to Christine Hoffman. They lived in York before moving back to Fairbury in 1977 and settled on his farm in 1978. To this union three children were born.

He worked for the City of Fairbury since 1983 and for Mankato Livestock since 1997.

He liked working and helping friends with agriculture related jobs and especially loved working with cattle.

He liked joking around and giving others a hard time and did so, til the end.

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Alice Goebel

Alice Augusta Pavlicek Goebel was born Aug. 28, 1915, in the family home, a dugout located a few miles southwest of Fairbury, Neb., to John and Antonie Marik Pavlicek. They lived there for five years, then moved to a bigger house about two miles west. She was the youngest of nine children. She died Feb. 28, 2011 at Gardenside Long Term Care in Fairbury at the age of 95 years and 6 months.

She attended District 53 through the eighth grade. She attended Fairbury High School, graduating with the class of 1933.

In 1935, she married Paul W. Goebel and they lived one mile south of where she was born, residing there their entire married life, 73 years, until 2008 when Paul passed away at the age of 98.

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Joe Hergott Sr.

The family of Joe Hergott Sr. would like to honor him with an open house for his 80th birthday. Family and friends are invited to attend the open house of Sunday, March 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Parish Hall, 436 N Third St., Hebron. Cards may be sent to 324 N 13th St., Hebron, NE 68370.

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Joe Hergott Sr.

The family of Joe Hergott Sr. would like to honor him with an open house for his 80th birthday. Family and friends are invited to attend the open house of Sunday, March 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Parish Hall, 436 N Third St., Hebron. Cards may be sent to 324 N 13th St., Hebron, NE 68370.

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Dorothy Vorderstrasse

The family of Dorothy Vorderstrasse would like to honor her with an open house for her 90th birthday, which is Friday, April 1.

Family and friends are invited to attend the open house on Sunday, April 3, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Union Bank Hospitality Room, 14th and K streets.

Cards may be sent to 208 Seventh St., Fairbury, NE 68352.

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Eldon and LaVon (Lohse) Wasserman

The children and grandchildren of Eldon and LaVon (Lohse) Wasserman would like to honor them with an open house for their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Easter Sunday, April 2, 1961 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Bremen, Kan. Family and friends are invited to attend the open house on Saturday, April 2, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Plymouth Community Center. No gifts, please. Their children are Debra and husband, Stuart Freese of Weston, Marc of Plymouth and Rebecca Billesbach of DeWitt. They also have three grandchildren. Cards may be sent to PO Box 133, Plymouth, NE 68424.

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Eldon and LaVon (Lohse) Wasserman

The children and grandchildren of Eldon and LaVon (Lohse) Wasserman would like to honor them with an open house for their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Easter Sunday, April 2, 1961 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Bremen, Kan. Family and friends are invited to attend the open house on Saturday, April 2, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Plymouth Community Center. No gifts, please. Their children are Debra and husband, Stuart Freese of Weston, Marc of Plymouth and Rebecca Billesbach of DeWitt. They also have three grandchildren. Cards may be sent to PO Box 133, Plymouth, NE 68424.

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