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January 10th, 2014

Margaret Brass, 95

January 10, 2014

Margaret Adelia (Smith) Brass, age 95, of Lexington, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at the Plum Creek Health-care Community.
Marge, as she was known, was born Feb. 17, 1918, in Sargent, to Albert and Adelia (Sullivan) Smith. She graduated from Sargent High school in 1935. She attended Kearney State College to obtain a teaching certificate and taught at Round Valley rural school near Sargent.
She was married to Loren Brass Sept. 22, 1938, in Sargent. To this marriage were born William Loren Brass, Robert Garold Brass, Trudy Ann Brass and Thomas Anthony Brass.

Dorothy Adams, 85

January 10, 2014

Dorothy Adams, age 85, of Mason City, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at the Baptist Church in Mason City with the Rev. Bill Ragan officiating. Burial was in the Mason City Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Adams was born March 22, 1928, near Mason City, to James and Olive (Crosley) Schall. She attended Basin School and graduated from Mason City High School in 1946. She was married to Glenn W. Adams Feb. 8, 1948, in Broken Bow.

Billy B. Day, 86

January 10, 2014

Billy B. Day 86, of Loup City, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 at St. John's Good Samaritan Society in Kearney. Funeral services were Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at St. Josaphat's Catholic Church in Loup City with J.H. Schroeder, Doug DeNeui and Darrell Holzinger officiating. Burial was at the Evergreen Cemetery in Loup City with military honors by the Loup City American Legion Post 48. Higgins Funeral Home
in Loup City was in charge of arrangements. Memor-ials are suggested to the

Mora Jo Sanders, 91

January 10, 2014

Mora Jo McIntyre-Sanders, 91, went to be with the Lord on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2013.
Anyone who knew Jo would share a memory - her smile and her laugh. Jo’s smile was beautiful and her laughter frequent.
Jo was born on a ranch in South Dakota to Loleta and Garland McIntyre in 1922. Two years later, she was joined by a brother, Bob. She loved her family dearly and for a lifetime.

Dorothy Wilson, 94

January 10, 2014

Dorothy Wilson, 94, of Topeka, Kan., passed away Jan. 1, 2014, at McCrite Plaza Retirement Community. She was born Sept. 1, 1919, to Clarence M. and Ruth (Jarvis) Thompson in a sod house on her grandparent’s homestead south of Brewster.
Eight of her growing-up years were spent on what is now known as Pressey Park, south of Broken Bow.
She attended grades 7-9 in Broken Bow, and 10-12 in Oconto. After graduating from Oconto High School in 1936, she attended Kearney State Teachers College.

Arthur Grint, 91

January 10, 2014

Arthur Howard Grint, son of Harold A. and Helen (Finley) Grint, was born Jan. 21, 1922, in Sargent. He died Dec. 21, 2013, in Cerritos, Calif., at the age of 91 years 11 months.

December 31st, 2013

Wendell Case, 84

December 31, 2013

Wendell Carl Case, 84, of Ansley, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. The second of three children, Wendell was born Feb. 13, 1929, to Carl and Edith (Sherbeck) Case. With the exception of his military service, he lived his entire life in Ansley, and was born and raised in the same house, a fact he was proud of. He graduated from Ansley High School in 1947, and on June 14, 1948, he enlisted in the Army. During his Army service, he spent a year in Puerto Rico, where he contracted tropical phagedena, which led to a medical discharge from the Army June 13, 1953.

Verla M. Real, 81

December 31, 2013

Verla Marie (Coble) Real, 81 of Broken Bow, passed away in her home Dec. 26, 2013.
Verla, the youngest of three children to Henry and Winneford (Winnie) Coble, was born on the first day of July, 1932, in Broken Bow. As a young girl, Verla attended grades 1 - 12 in the Broken Bow school system. Her passion was her horse, Pepper, and she would ride him as often as possible.

December 27th

Esteleen Anderson, 80

December 27, 2013

Esteleen Anderson, 80, of Broken Bow, died Dec. 20, 2013, at Jennie Melham Medical Center in Broken Bow.
Esteleen was born Dec. 29, 1932, south of Seneca, to Bill and Ida (Madron) Goehring. After growing up in the Sand hills she graduated from Thedford High School in 1950.
September 15, 1950, she married Robert U. Anderson in Thedford. Robert was then drafted into the Army and after fulfilling his duties they moved to Broken Bow in 1953. To this union two children were born.

Fern Heitz, 94

December 27, 2013

Fern Edith (Caywood) Heitz, 94 of Sargent, passed away Dec. 15, 2013, at her
home.
She was the oldest of nine children, born Aug. 20,1919 at Broken Bow, to
Edward Milton and Lillian Grace (McCaslin) Caywood. She graduated from Broken Bow High School in 1938.
She became a Christian, accepting Christ as her Savior as a young woman and was baptized Dec. 21, 1947. Then she spent the rest of her life following in Jesus' footsteps.
On Saturday, the day of her service -- December 21, 2013, it was the 72nd anniver-sary of her accepting Christ and being baptized.