Archive - Oct 2011
Broken Bow High School crowned its Homecoming King and Queen Friday night to round out a full week of spirit-filled activities. Meanwhile, the Indians hosted the Gothenburg Swedes in a rivalry match-up that went into three overtimes before Broken Bow eventually lost a heartbreaker on a gutsy call by head coach Mike Garner.
See photos of the Homecoming royalty and all the details of the game in this week's Custer County Chief!
Luella Ballard, age 75 of Broken Bow, died at her home Oct. 2, 2011. Graveside funeral services will be today, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at the Broken Bow Cemetery with the Rev. Bob Winn and Bob Woodward officiating. Interment will be in the Broken Bow Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the family.
Lucial E. Kulhanek passed away at Larchwood Inns Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at the age of 94. She was born April 22, 1917 in Ansley, to John and Marie Tiff. She was the youngest of their seven children.
Her three brothers and three sisters have preceded her in death.
She married Lloyd Kulhanek on her birthday in 1936. They had three children and lived in Fruita for many years. They divorced in 1969. He preceded her in death.
Lucial is survived by her sons, Gary (Judy Rumelhart) and Jay Kulhanek, and her daughter, Deanna (William) Herrick.
Madonna Nichelson, 82, of Lexington, passed away Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at the Elwood Care Center in Elwood.
She was born June 6, 1929, at Omaha, to Claude and Edna (Lobdell) Janson. The family moved to Cozad when she was in the 8th grade, where she finished her schooling.
She was united in marriage to Jim Nichelson April 27, 1946, at Norton, Kansas. The couple was blessed with three children; Gerald âJerryâ,, Linda and Mike.
Andrew C. Gobel, Jr., 75, of Grand Island, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center.
Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at Northridge Assembly of God Church in Grand Island. There will be no visitation. Cremation services were provided by Westlawn Memorial Park. Burial of ashes will be at 10:30 am Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Westerville Cemetery in Westerville.
Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home is serving the family. Memorials are suggested to Northridge Assembly of God Church or to the family.
Minnie May Wolf, 88, of Kearney, passed away Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at Mt. Carmel Home Keens Memorial in Kearney.
She was born May 19, 1923, in Spalding, to James A. and Rosa Harvey. March 18, 1944, she married Steven Lenno Wolf, in North Platte. He died Oct. 7, 1971.
She attended country school near Spalding, and received her GED in 1986. Her husband and her farmed in Dawson County for 25 years.
Marguerite M. Hurt, 92, of Loup City, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at the Howard County Medical Center in St. Paul.
Services were Oct. 4 at St. Josaphatâs Catholic Church in Loup City with the Rev. Marty L. Egging officiating. Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery in Loup City. Peters Funeral Home of Loup City was in charge of arrangements.
Junior Dixon "JD" Brown, age 79 of Broken Bow, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at the Jennie Melham Medical Center in Broken Bow.
Graveside services were Sept. 23, in the Broken Bow Cemetery with Darrel Sybrant officiating. Burial was in the Broken Bow Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of the arrangements. Memorials have been established to the Broken Bow Berean Church.
Junior Dixon "JD" Brown was born Feb. 15, 1932, at Broken Bow. He was the only child born to Dixon Palmer and Elizabeth May (Hothem) Brown.
Gloria G. Sargent, age 82 of Luverne, Minn., died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at the Sanford Hospital in Luverne. She was born Nov. 8, 1928, in Sargent to Kenneth and Maude (Coggins) Sargent.
Gloria graduated from Gibbon High School in 1947, and then attended Kearney State Teachers College in Kearney and obtained her teaching degree. She taught country school in the central Nebraska area.
She lived with her parents who owned and operated The Verne Drive Inn, where she worked until 1969. She then moved with her parents to Grand Island.
John Evans Amsberry, 91, was born Dec. 11, 1919, son of Frank G Amsberry and Elizabeth A Amsberry (Evans). He was born and lived the majority of his life in the Mason City area having farmed on the family homestead.
He took a job with manufacturing in the late 1950s in Broken Bow. Later he was licensed to sell insurance and did that until he retired.
He was always interested in the farm and working the soil. So in later years a big garden was a pastime he enjoyed; plus sharing the fruits of his labors.