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June 18th, 2015

Irvin W. Spangler, 80

June 18, 2015

Irvin W. Spangler, 80, of Callaway, passed away Monday, June 8, 2015, at Golden LivingCenter in Broken Bow.
 
Irvin was born Oct. 29, 1934, in Callaway, to Wilson and Clara (Miller) Spangler.

Irvin attended school at Callaway where he graduated with the class of 1952. He then went on to further his education at Milford Technical College, where he studied auto body repair. Upon completion at Milford, he returned to Callaway where he farmed on the home place. 

He was united in marriage to Gladys Lichtenberger Sept. 8, 1961, in Kearney. 

William J. ‘Bill’ Eastwood, 91

June 18, 2015

William J. “Bill” Eastwood, 91, of Anselmo, died Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Tiffany Square Care Center. Mr. Eastwood’s wishes were to be cremated and no services are planned. Curran Funeral Chapel is assisting the family.

Bill was born May 17, 1924, at Stapleton. He was the son of William John and Ida Mae (Gorsuch) Eastwood.

Marie Kastens, 87

June 18, 2015

Marie Kastens, age 87, of Merna, passed away Friday June 12, 2015, at Heritage Hall Care Center in Broken Bow.

Funeral Services were Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at the United Methodist Church in Broken Bow with Minister Kathy Salts and Millie Winkler officiating.

Burial will be in the Merna Cemetery.

Govier Brothers in Broken Bow was in charge of arrangements.

Alice Marie Hirsch was born Feb. 14, 1928, to Fred “Fritz” and Alice (Michele) Hirsch of rural Merna. Marie attended a rural country school and graduated from Merna High School in 1946.

Agnes Genevieve Finley, 93

June 18, 2015

Agnes Genevieve Finley, 93, of Kearney, died Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at CHI Good Samaritan.

Mass of Christian Burial was Friday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Fr. Art Faesser celebrated.

Burial was in Kearney City Cemetery.

According to her wishes Agnes was cremated.

O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home was serving the family.

Memorials are suggested to St. James Catholic Church.

Winona Faye Brummell, 90

June 18, 2015

Winona Faye Brummell, 90, of Casper, Wyo., died June 5, 2015, at Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper. Winona was born April 17, 1925, in Loup City, to Lena (Vergin) and Charles M. Williams.

She married Bob Brummell in Reno, Nevada. He preceded her in death.

She later married Loyd Tanner.

Survivors include her husband; one sister, Evelyn Brush of Broken Bow; a sister-in-law, Bonita Williams of Bassett; nieces and nephews and their families; and her dog, Bella.

Rick L. Glendy, 56

June 18, 2015

Rick L. Glendy, 56 of Loup City, died Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Loup City. 

Funeral services were Friday, June 12, 2015, at the United Methodist Church in Loup City with the Rev. Darrell Holzinger officiating. Cremation will follow the service. 

Memorials are suggested to the Glendy family or donor’s choice. Higgins Funeral Home in Loup City is in charge of arrangements. You can sign Rick’s guest book at higginsfuneralhomelc.com.

Throwback Thursday to June 16 1984

June 18, 2015

In the Saturday June 16, 1984 issue of the Custer County Chief, the winners of the "Tell Us About Your Dad" third annual contest were pictured. The contest was sponsored by Fariss Mens Wear in Broken Bow.

Top Picture front row from left: Erin Jones, Ben Christen, Cheryl Zimmerman and Joanna Zimmer. Back row from left: Gordon Jones, Jim Christen, Clarence Carr (Cheryl's grandfather) and Charles Zimmer.
Bottom Picture front row from left: Stacy Wright and Stacy Lauby. Back row from left: Gary Wright and Ron Lauby.

Happy Father's Day!

June 17th

Miss Rodeo Cherry County

June 17, 2015

Entries are now being taken for Miss Rodeo Cherry County. The contest this year will be held on August 5th and 6th. Contestants must be between the ages of 14-20 as of January 1, 2015 and will be competing for over a thousand dollars worth of prizes.

The Horsemanship Contest will be held on August 5 at 7 p.m. at the the fairgrounds. The modeling and speeches will be held on August 6 at 1:30 p.m. The topics of this year's speeches are: "Cherry County - Jewel Of The Sandhills" or "Legends of Rodeo". Speeches, modeling and horsemanship are open to the public.

June 16th

Unclaimed Photographs

June 16, 2015

These pictures are in The Custer County Chief's unclaimed photographs basket. If you know who these belong to, call them to see if they would like to come and get them in our office.
The top middle picture has Chelsea Smith written on the back and the bottom picture has Trent Esch written on it.

If you have a picture that you have dropped off and never picked up, stop by the office to look through our unclaimed basket.

We are open Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM

June 15th

Coming up this Week

June 15, 2015

The Broken Bow School Board will have a meeting Monday at 5:30 p.m.

Tour de Nebraska will be going through Broken Bow Saturday.

Sunday is Father's Day. Also on Sunday there is NBHA Barrel Racing.

Broken Bow Indian Volleyball scrimmage is Thursday, August 27th at 6:00 p.m. in the Broken Bow High...
Friday is the Broken Bow High School Football Scrimmage at 7 p.m. Saturday the Demolition Derby...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Five Nebraska players have been suspended for the September 5 opener against...