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Leodia Ruth Wagner

Leodia Ruth Wagner, 83, of Fairbury, Neb., died Aug. 28, 2011.

Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home, Fairbury, service.

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Della Baldwin

Della Wilma Baldwin was born to Amelia (Messing) Meyer and Henry Meyer of Alexandria, Neb. on Oct. 26, 1917. She died Aug. 21, 2011, in Beatrice, at the age of 93 years, 9 months and 26 days. She was the oldest to two children.

She attended country school, but later completed the 8th grade in Alexandria. She lived at home helping her parents and brother, Floyd on the farm northeast of Alexandria. Often she and her mom would spend an afternoon fishing.

She married Dea Baldwin were on April 2, 1940, at the Thayer County Courthouse in Hebron. They lived on the farm southwest of Tobias. To this union two children were born.

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Lester F. Mishler

Lester F. Mishler, 78, of Fairbury, Neb., died Aug. 26, 2011.

Survivors include his children, Danny Mishler of Lincoln, Debra Brown and husband, Keith, Bert Mishler and Sam Mishler, all of Fairbury; grandchildren, Jessica Sides, Skyler Sides, both of Fairbury, Heather Sides of Cave City, Ark.; great-granddaughter, Olivia Hackler of Fairbury; sister, Evelyn Zeiler and husband, Earle of Osceola, Mo.

Memorial service will be at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1, at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home Chapel in Fairbury. Cremation has taken place. No viewing. There is a register book at the funeral home to sign.

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Marvin Moerer

Marvin Moerer, 76, of Fairbury, Neb., died Aug. 24, 2011.

Survivors include his wife, Eunice Stuart; son, Russell Moerer of Grand Island; daughters, Rhonda Medley and husband, David of Lincoln, Carissa Lufkin and husband, Daniel of Fairbury; step daughter, Bethel Holland and husband, Shaf of Russell, Kan.; two grandchildren; four step grandchildren; one step great-grandson; brother, Roger Moerer of Auburn; sisters, Elaine Schardt of Carleton, Margaret Simmons and husband, Roger of Lincoln, Norma Werth and husband, Luther, Dorothy Laubsch and husband, Terry, and Lucy Moerer, all of Michigan.

Services were held Aug. 27, at American Lutheran Church with the Maynard Kellerman officiating. Cremation took place. Memorials to family's choice. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home, Fairbury, service.

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Norma Jean Peters Johnson

Norma Jean Peters Johnson, 79. of Wymore, Neb., formerly of Fairbury, died Aug. 26, 2011 in Wymore.

Survivors include her children, Kathy Senn and husband, Del of Newport Beach, Va., Karla McCown and husband, Don of Percival, Iowa, Konnie Frazier and husband, Melvin of Lincoln, John Peters and wife, Vicki of Aubury, Calif., Harold Peters of Fairbury, Doris Vanderkuur of Wymore, Candace Mick and husband, Quint of Bellevue; 22 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mildred Brott of Waukee, Iowa and Maralyn Ostgren and husband, Stan of Fairbury.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury with the Rev. Charles Schmidt officiating. The family will greet friends on Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury. Memorials to family's choice. Burial will be in the Fairbury Cemetery, Fairbury.

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Frankie "Frank" Garth Elliott

Frankie "Frank" Garth Elliott, 73, of Grand Island, Neb., died Aug. 28, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center after a brief but tenacious battle with brain cancer.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia; son and daughter-in-law, Jay C. and Suzanne "Sam" Elliott of North Platte; daughter, Leslie V. Elliott Meents of Grand Island; grandsons, Grady and Jaden Meents of Grand Island, Austin, Logan and Creighton Elliott of North Platte.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Evangelical Free Church with the Rev. Paul Canady officiating. Memorials to family's choice. Burial will be in the Grand Island City Cemetery, with military honors by the United Veterans Honor Guard and U.S. Navy.

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What's For Lunch?

Fairbury Jefferson and Central Elementary Schools

Thursday, Sept. 1: Country fried steak, mashed potatoes with gravy or chef salad. PBJ sandwich pack. Yogurt pack.

Friday, Sept. 2: Soft shell taco, black beans or chef salad. Turkey sandwich pack. Yogurt pack.

Monday, Sept. 5: No School. Labor Day.

Tuesday, Sept. 6: Jeff rib on bun, corn or chef salad. Turkey wrap pack. Yogurt pack.

Wednesday, Sept. 7: Roasted chicken sandwich, combo tots or chef salad, Ham sandwich pack. Yogurt pack.

Meals served with fruit/ vegetable/bread bar and milk.

High School

Thursday, Sept. 1: Country fried steak, mashed potatoes with gravy.

Friday, Sept. 2: Soft shell taco, black beans.

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6th Annual Southeast Nebraska Diversified Ag Tour - Sept. 9

Would you like to learn more about sustainable and diversified agriculture? Would you like to visit local businesses and locations to see agriculture in different lights? Well this is the tour for you! The tour will include stops at: Dunn Greenery in Falls City; N-K Land and Cattle on the NE/KS border; ShillingBridge Winery and Microbrewery in Pawnee City; Tegtmeier Buffalo in Burchard; and Stone Ridge Farm in Tecumseh.

The tour will also provide unique experiences to learn about growing in greenhouses and extending a growing season; grass-fed and finished beef and intensive/mob grazing; grape growing and wine and beer making; marketing holiday/seasonal products; grass-fed buffalo and field dressing, and more.

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Fairbury City Museum Announces September Events

On Saturday, September 10th at 1:30 p.m., the Fairbury City Museum will host a special event to pay tribute to those who lost their lives on 9/11. The day's activities will begin with a short program honoring those who perished while serving their communities with a prayer, moment of silence and the singing of the National Anthem. Children, parents, citizens and friends are invited to participate.

"We felt it was important to remember those who serve as first responders and invite anyone who has served or is currently serving to join us," according to Art Korte, Fairbury City Museum Curator.

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Fairbury City Museum Announces September Events

On Saturday, September 10th at 1:30 p.m., the Fairbury City Museum will host a special event to pay tribute to those who lost their lives on 9/11. The day's activities will begin with a short program honoring those who perished while serving their communities with a prayer, moment of silence and the singing of the National Anthem. Children, parents, citizens and friends are invited to participate.

"We felt it was important to remember those who serve as first responders and invite anyone who has served or is currently serving to join us," according to Art Korte, Fairbury City Museum Curator.

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