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June 17th

Gary Kucera, 63

June 17, 2011

Gary Kucera, age 63 of Broken Bow, formerly of Crete, died Friday, June 10, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow.
Graveside services were Tuesday, June 14, at the Wilber Czech Cemetery with the Rev. Lila Bottolfsen officiating. Burial was in the Wilber Czech Cemetery.
Gary was born at Crete, June 29, 1947, to Louis and Gertrude (Cizek) Kucera. He attended school in Crete. Gary worked for several years as a meat cutter.
Gary is survived by his cousin, Connie Anderson of Ayr.
He was preceded in death by his parents.

Published in Custer County Chief, June 16, 2011.

Anastasia "Ann" Gates, 84

June 17, 2011

Graveside funeral services for Anastasia "Ann" Gates will be June 19, 2011, at 4:30 p.m. at the Gates Cemetery.
Mrs. Gates was born July 2, 1926, at Anselmo, to Charles and Anna Mohatt. She graduated from Broken Bow High School in 1944.
She was united in marriage to Dillard Gates Jan. 27, 1946.
Ann is survived by her husband, Dillard; two sons, Howe (LeeAnn), Charles and grandchildren Laura, Gregory, and Allison Gates all of Vancouver, Wash.; three sisters, Mary Schmitz, Charlene Bendig, and Joan Hammond.

Pamela K. Brown, 58

June 17, 2011

Pamela K. Brown was born Sept. 12, 1952, and passed away June 10, 2011.
Pam was active in the Omaha community since moving there in 1976.
About the time the early childhood legislation passed, Pam was selected as the regional public policy liaison for the Association of Junior Leagues. Pam was elected president of the Junior League of Omaha and was also named one of the Ten Outstanding Young Omahans.

Delores Huhman, 80

June 17, 2011

Delores Yvonne Huhman, age 80 of Ansley, died June 8, 2011, at the Jennie Melham Medical Center in Broken Bow. Memorial services were June 11, at Govier Brothers Chapel with Father Jim Hunt officiating. Inurnment was at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Operation Christmas Child.

Isannah Claire Woods

June 17, 2011

Proud parents Fred and Rhoda (Ottun) Woods of Burwell announce the arrival of their baby girl, Isannah Claire Woods. She was born at 1:25 AM
Wednesday, May 11, at JMMMC in Broken Bow. Isannah weighed 7 lbs, 10 oz and was 19 inches long at birth. She is welcomed by grandparents Gaylord and Anita Ottun of Sargent and Marion and Patricia Woods of Burwell.

Nancy Foster & Nehemiah White

June 17, 2011

David and Debi White are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their son, Nehemiah Timothy, to Miss Nancy Kareen Foster of Roscoe, Ill.
The wedding will be at 2 p.m. June 25, in Rockford, Ill.
Nehemiah graduated from Bob Jones University this past May with a bachelor’s degree in Bible Evangelism and will be pursuing his master’s degree in Bible and attending Seminary in the future.
Nancy will be finishing a bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Sciences with a proficiency in Textile/ Design.
Following a honeymoon cruise, the couple will be living in Taylors, S.C.

Gretchen Mills & Cory Hauser

June 17, 2011

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Mills of Arnold and Barry Hauser and Lori Hauser all of Arnold, would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Gretchen Marie Mills and Cory Lee Hauser, both of Omaha.
Gretchen is a graduate of Arnold High School and the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. She is employed at Alegent Health in Omaha.
Cory is a graduate of Arnold High School and the University of Nebraska- Lincoln and will be attending law school at UNL in the fall.

State loses advocate with Broken Bow ties

June 17, 2011

One of the state’s most influential women, and a native of Broken Bow, passed away June 10. Pamela K. Brown was born Sept. 12, 1952.
She was the wife of Steve Brown of Omaha, daughter-in-law of the late Paul and Betty Brown, and daughter of Norma Kemp and the late Paul Kemp, all of Broken Bow.

WW II heroes memorialized

June 17, 2011

•Regional Hero Flight includes several area veterans

December 7, 1941, is often referred to as America’s longest day. The attack that day on Pearl Harbor began our involvement in World War II.
During World War II, 85 percent of our nation’s families had someone serving in active duty. Nearly 60 years after the end of that war, a memorial to those who served was finally erected in Washington, D.C. Last week, 20 WW II veterans from central Nebraska had the privilege of making the trip to Washington to visit that memorial.

CC Ag Society announces 2011 fair entertainer

June 17, 2011

The Custer County Ag Society this week announced the headline act for this year’s Custer County Fair entertainment. Hardcore country traditionalist, Daryle Singletary, will perform Saturday, July 30, at the Custer County Fairgrounds.

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