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March 4th, 2015

Gilbert L. Fowler, 83

March 4, 2015

Gilbert L. Fowler, 83, of Arcadia passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at the Rose Lane Home in Loup City.

Mr. Fowler’s wishes were to be cremated. A Memorial Service was Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at the Arcadia United Methodist Church. The Rev. Dr. Jeff D. Hale officiated. Military Honors were provided at the church by the Arcadia American Legion Post 152. Private Inurnment will be at the Arcadia City Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the American Legion Post 152, Arcadia Fire Department or the Rose Lane Home of Loup City. Ord Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Punch Howard, 62

March 4, 2015

Punch Howard age 62 of Garden City, Kan. formerly of Broken Bow area, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at  St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kan.

Memorial services were Monday, March 2, 2015, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with the Rev. Andrew Black officiating.

Punch Howard was born to E.B and Georgia Howard Jan. 13, 1953. He died Feb. 26, 2015, in Garden City Kan., surrounded by his family.

Edward Anderson, 73

March 4, 2015

Edward Charles Joseph Anderson was born Oct. 5, 1940, to Ernest and
Catherine (Smith) Anderson. Ed attended country school at Tallin School
District 135 and later graduated from Arnold High in 1958.

After graduation, Ed served in the United States Army 25th Infantry Division from October 1958 to October 1964.

After his discharge from the military, he moved back to North Platte and sold insurance and later worked at North Platte Pack.

February 25th

Verdna Schue, 88

February 25, 2015

Verdna Lydia (Mooney) Schue died Feb. 1, 2015, at Los Altos, Calif. Her parents were Jed Adelbert and Katherine Lydia (Scott) Mooney. She was born June 6, 1925, in Mason City. She attended elementary and high school in Mason City. She was the youngest of six children.

July 23, 1944, she married Erroll C. Schue, son of Jake and Ora Schue, of Litchfield. They celebrated 67 years of marriage. They lived in Los Altos, Calif most of their married life.

Dorothy Ellen Adams, 92

February 25, 2015

Dorothy Ellen Fagan Adams was born Sept. 29, 1922, at Abbott, and passed away Feb. 9, 2015, in Apache Junction, Ariz.

She was the second child of John Joseph and Esther Clarinda Bryson Fagan. As a child she attended the Beet Ranch Rural School School through eighth grade then attended Grand Island High School and graduated in 1939. She attended Hastings College for one year and transferred to St. Joseph’s School of Nursing, Creighton University, Omaha. She graduated from Creighton as a registered nurse and worked for Dr. Martin in Grand Island after graduation.

Donna Fells, 84

February 25, 2015

Donna Fells, age 84, of Arcadia, passed peacefully from this life Feb. 18, 2015, at Bryan LGH East Hospital in Lincoln.

Donna was born Sept. 12, 1930, to Jake and Oril (Sell) Greenland in Arcadia. 

Gladys Germann, 77

February 25, 2015

Gladys Dorothy (Kirchmann)(Williamson) Germann, 77, was born Oct. 18, 1937, to Norman and Margaret (Adams) Kirchmann in Broken Bow, and died Feb. 15, 2015, in Oakland, Calif.

She was a granddaughter of Russell and Ruth Gladys (Van Dyke) Adams, and Wilhelm and Lena Dorothea (Wicht) Kirchmann.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, James Williamson; a daughter-in-law, Susan Williamson; and a granddaughter, Laura Williamson.

Clyde Hunt , 83

February 25, 2015

Clyde L. Hunt, age 83 of Grand Island, formerly of Arcadia, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at the Nebraska Veterans Home in Grand Island.

Funeral services were Friday Feb. 20, 2015, at the United Methodist Church in Arcadia with the Rev.Jeff Hale officiating. Burial was in the Arcadia Cemetery with Military Honors.

Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow was in charge of the arrangements.

Warren Ellis, 82

February 25, 2015

Warren L. Ellis, from Broken Bow, passed away Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at Bryan Medical Center West in Lincoln. 

Warren was a long-time businessman, family-man and supportive resident of Broken Bow. He had been living at Gramercy Hill Retirement home in Lincoln, since July 2014. He absolutely loved living at Gramercy Hill and made many friends there.

Warren was the son of W. Leland and Mary (Owen) Ellis of Wayne.  He was born April 27, 1931, at Randolph. 

Jack W. H. Crouch, 84

February 25, 2015

Jack W. H. Crouch, 84, passed away peacefully at his home Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, after a battle with cancer.
Jack was born March 9, 1930, on the family dairy farm to Claude E. and Alice I. (Andrews) Crouch, in Broken Bow.

Jack attended and graduated from Broken Bow High School in 1947. He joined the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1953.

He and Betty met in O’Neill, NE and were married in Norfolk, Nov. 24, 1954.

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