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June 7th, 2013

James "JR" Giles, 72

June 7, 2013

James Richard “JR” Giles, 72, of Thedford, passed away at his home
Monday, March 4, 2013.
He was born July 9, 1940 to Grover Stanley (Dode) and Alice Aydelotte Giles on the family farm in rural Cherry County in the hay mow, as the roof of the house was being rebuilt that summer. A neighborhood woman served as mid-wife, as there were no roads or doctors.
He was home schooled until third grade, then attended country school until 8th grade. He then attended Mullen High School, graduating in May 1957.
He married Linda Hughes in June of 1962. To this union three children

Yvonne Richards, 76

June 7, 2013

Yvonne Marie Richards, age 76 of Broken Bow, passed away at her home May 31, 2013. She was born at Pleasant Township
of Cass County Iowa to Albert and Emma Rudig. She graduated high school May 13, 1955, at Griswold , Iowa. May 12, 1955, she married Earl Edward Richards at Council Bluffs Iowa.
While living in Iowa she worked at her brother Richard Rudigs cafe.
She also worked at a hardware store , grocery store and at the school.

James Guilford, 86

June 7, 2013

James Guilford, age 86, died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Broken Bow.
Funeral services were May 30, 2013, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with Pastor Bob Winn officiating. Burial was in the Broken Bow Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of the arrangements.
James Everett Guilford was born Sept. 8, 1926, to Everett and Helen (Ludwig) Guilford near Sundance, Wyo., on the family homestead.

E. Corinne Prochazka, 88

June 7, 2013

Elizabeth Corinne (“Connie”) Prochazka died peacefully in her sleep May 25, 2013. She was 88 years old.
Corinne was born in Norfolk Oct. 28, 1924, to Landon and Freda Chapman. She was one of six children (none of whom are still living). She graduated from Norfolk High School in 1943.
It was during her school years that a teacher misread her name and she was known to many as “Connie” ever since. After high school, she attended nurses training but decided to become a dental technician.

June 5th

Marlene Samp-LeMon, 72

June 5, 2013

Marlene J. Samp-LeMon, 72, died suddenly Wednes-day, May 22, 2013, at her home in Fort Wayne, Ind. She worked as a Field Rep at the Chamber of Commerce. “Everyone who met her, loved her.” Always the expressive, vivacious picture of a true lady, this classy, elegant, artistic, creative, optimistic, fun, silly ‘hostess with the mostest’ adored her family - especially the three grandkids: Ariana and Ethan Pundt (11 and 8) and Carter LeMon (17 months).

May 29th

Faith I. Harrold, 82

May 29, 2013

Faith Irene (Mattox) Harrold passed away May 23, 2013 in Kearney.
She was a member of the E Free Church in Broken Bow, the last surviving original member of the Senators Extension Club, Royal Neighbors of America Lodge, and was on the Executive Board of Christian Women’s Club for 30 plus years.

Margaret Glause-Campbell, 75

May 29, 2013

Margaret Ann Glause delighted her parents, Paul and Genevieve Glause when she arrived in this world July 15, 1937, in Halsey. She graduated from Brewster Rural High School.

May 23rd

Lucas J. Heusman, 30

May 23, 2013

Lucas John Heusman was born Nov. 29, 1982, in Lincoln to Timothy and Valarie Heusman.
Lucas grew up in Broken Bow and graduated from Broken Bow High School with the class of 2001. Growing up in Custer County, Lucas participated in Cub Scouts and 4-H. While in high school, Lucas excelled in football, wrestling, and track, lettering multiple times throughout his high school career.
April 13, 2004, Lucas was married to Melissa Walker. To this union two children were born: a daughter, Suzanna, and a son, Jacob.

LeVern Cherry, 80

May 23, 2013

LeVern Edward Cherry, 80, of North Platte, passed away May 14, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow.
LeVern was born Oct. 24, 1932, at his parents’ home South of Mason City, to Frank (Pop) and Anna (Supanchick ) Cherry. To this union LeVern was born the fourth of six children; brother, Evert Cherry; sisters, Ethel McAlevy, Helen Young, DeLoris Smith, and Clarrena Overholser.

Clayton Chase, 85

May 23, 2013

Clayton Harold Chase was born March 13, 1928, in Omaha. He was 3-months- old when he was taken to the Nebraska Children’s Home. His biological mother wanted to keep him but as a single mom, knew he needed a good home with parents.
Harold and Kitty Chase of Elsmere, received word that a baby was available for adoption. In 1928, Kitty road on a truck with Miriam Clark to Omaha, to bring Clayton back to Elsmere and make his home with them. Clayton attended country school in Elsmere. He attended two years of high school at Purdum, then finished at Ainsworth High School.

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