July 21st, 2011
John Sullivan, age 87 of Broken Bow, died Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at the Jennie Melham Medical Center in Broken Bow.
Funeral services were July 16, in the United Methodist Church in Broken Bow with the Rev. Glen Emert officiating. Burial was in the Broken Bow Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of the arrangements. Mortuary. Memorials have been established to United Methodist Church in Broken Bow or the American Red Cross Bloodmobile.
BROKEN BOW--This past weekend the Broken Bow Cosmos Swim Team hosted their annual swim meet. It also marked the end of an age. The swim meet was the last 50-meter competition to take place in Broken Bow. The new pool thatâs slated to open next summer is 25 meters in length.
There was a strong showing from the swimmers that swam for the final time in the only pool theyâve known.
Blake Denson placed first in the Male 8 and under 100-meter freestyle and was runner-up in the 50 meter freestyle and 200 meter freestyle.
McCOOK--The Broken Bow Junior Baseball team saw their 2011 season come to an end at the B- 6 Area Tournament in McCook this past Saturday.
Roberta Mae âBobbieâ (Manning) Williams, 79, of Broken Bow, died Friday, July 15, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow.
Services will be Tuesday, July 19, at Govier Brothers Mortuary Chapel in Broken Bow with the Rev. David Harder officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Govier Brothers with family present from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Burial will be at the Broken Bow Cemetery.
The Custer County Foundation reviewed grant requests for the period ending April 30, 2011 and is awarding a total of $17,800.00 to Custer County organizations.
âItâs always an exciting time when we get to announce our grant recipients,â said Lisa Bell, Executive Director of the Foundation.
âThe generous support we receive from our donors through our annual Custer County Christmas event enables the Foundation to continue to increase the amount of funds granted out each year.â
Sadie Daake and Canton Cole would like to announce their engagement and upcoming weddig this Saturday, July 16, 2011, in Omaha.
The bride is the daughter of leonard and Denise Daake of Merna and the late Yolanda Daake. She is a 2002 graduate of Anselmo-Merna High School, and a 2006 graduate of Concordia University with a bachelorâs degree in biology and chemmistry. She graduated in May 2011 from Indiana University School of Optometry as a doctor of optometry.
Drew Danielle Zutavern and Jose Eduardo Dimas, both of Kearney, were united in marriage April 23, 2011 at Spirit of Life Open Bible Church, Kearney. Pastor Greg Mast officiated.
Parents of the couple are Shawn and Lori Zutavern of Dunning and Jose and Sonia Dimas of Kearney. Grandparents of the bride are Cortez and Rita Lewis of Litchfield and Bill and Meredith Zutavern of Dunning. Grandmother of the groom is Julia Bado of Norwalk, Calif..
Mabel B. Ellingson, age 81 of Broken Bow, died July 9, 2011, at the Jennie Melham Medical Center. Funeral services were Friday July 15, 2011, at Govier Brothers Chapel in Broken Bow with Minister Kathy Salts officiating. Interment will be in the Broken Bow Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the family to be designated later.
Mabel was born March 2, 1930, at Merna, to Everett and Viola (Sells) Mattox. She received her education at Broken Bow Schools.
Gerrit Hamblin, 87, longtime Broken Bow educator, entered his eternal rest June 21, 2011, at the Melham Medical Center. Funeral services were June 24, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with the Rev. Henry Duerksen officiating. Interment was in the Broken Bow Cemetery.
Gerrit Arthur Hamblin was bom May 15, 1924, in Sioux City, Iowa to Miles and Nell Hamblin. He was the youngest child born into a family of three sisters. Gerrit graduated from high school at the "Castle on the Hill (Sioux City H.S.)
J.D. Gibson, age 89 of Broken Bow, died Saturday, July 9, 2011, at his home in Broken Bow.
Funeral services were Wednesday, July 13, in the United Methodist Church in Broken Bow with the Rev. Lila Picton and the Rev. Corey Jenkins officiating. Burial was in the Broken Bow Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of arrangements. Memorials have been established to the Broken Bow United Methodist Church.