March 9th, 2012
Barry and Tracy Rosentreader of Mason City, and Daniel and Linda Jacobson of Broken Bow, would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Amy S. Rosentreader and Nicholas R. Jacobson. Amy is a 2006 graduate of Ansley High School. She is currently employed at Sargent Irrigation Co. in Broken Bow. Nicholas is a 2006 graduate of Broken Bow High School. He is currently employed at IES Industrial in Holdrege.
The couple plans to be married April 28, 2012, at the First Presbyterian Church in Broken Bow.
Jennifer Howard and Randy Nielsen, both of Broken Bow, would like to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Jennifer is the daughter of Greg and JoAnne Sadler of Callaway. She is a 1993 graduate of Holdrege High School. She is currently emplooyed at Central Nebraska Medical Clinic in Broken Bow. Randy is the son of Richard and Javene Nielsen of Broken Bow. He is a 1987 graduate of Broken Bow High School. Randy has been employed with Berggren Home Builders for 22 years.
Steve and Wilma Kaps of Arcadia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Krista, to Shane Scott, son of Duane and JoAnn Scott of Arcadia. Krista is a 2007 graduate from Arcadia Public School, and a 2011 graduate from Peru State College with a bachelor of science in elementary education. She is currently substitute teaching. Shane is a 2006 graduate from Arcadia Public School, and a 2009 graduate from Mid-Plains Community College with an associates of art degree. He is employed with Berggren Home Builders and part-time at UPS.
Carolyn Lea 'Carrie' Witte, 63, of North Platte, died Feb. 29, 2012, surrounded by family at her lakeside home in North Platte.
Carrie was born Nov. 15, 1948, to Herbert Napoleon, Jr. and Pearl Marie Karnes Stevens in Merna. She graduated from Anselmo-Merna High School then earned a bachelor of science degree in Home Economics (Consumer Science and the Family) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1971.
Daniel Paul Bradford, age 55, (spouse Twila Pracht Bradford) of Pharr, Texas, entered the presence of the Lord he loved and served on Feb. 17, 2012. Now â€śabsent from the body and present with the Lord,â€ť he is sorely missed by friends and family who look forward to one day rejoicing with him around Godâ€™s throne.
Lifeâ€™s journey came to an end for Dorothy Mae Kimball Dobesh Feb., 23, 2012.
She was the fifth of six children born to Bertie Frank Kimball and Mabel Clair House Kimball May 1, 1918, on a farm outside Berwyn. Her family called her â€śLittle Dubsâ€ť because she was so small.
She attended a one-room schoolhouse and delighted in sitting on the front bench with her older brother, Bill. She graduated from Ansley High School, where she was an outstanding student, excelling in writing, poetry and art.
Mildred Leona (Kennicutt) Porath, aged 99, passed away early Saturday morning, March 3, 2012, at the Pioneer Memorial Nursing Home in Mullen.
Mildred was born Nov. 2, 1912, to Raymond and Edna (Frazier) Kennicutt at their farm home near Eddyville. She learned many skills in their home and received her education in the Eddyville schools, graduating in 1930. The next four years she took classes at Kearney Normal School and taught rural schools in Dawson and Buffalo Counties.
Carl S. Daily left us Feb. 25, 2012, just a week before his 82nd birthday. He was born in Milburn March 2, 1930, a son of the late Claude L. and Vera (Empfield) Daily.
Carl leaves his wife of 61 years, Mary Lea; three sons, Rod and his wife Laurie, Dudley and his wife Beth, and Andy; one daughter, Sally; four grandchildren, Jason, Ben, Alison and her husband Justin, and Matthew, as well as many, many family and friends.
Maxine Knepper Ayres, 92 of Thedford, died March 1, 2012, at Linden Court following a brief hospitalization at North Platte.
Funeral services were Monday, March 5, at the United Church of Christ in Thedford with the Rev. Linda Martin officiating. Interment was in the Hillcrest Cemetery, with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Hillcrest Cemetery, the Life Center in Thedford, or the family would like to encourage everyone that is able to donate blood to the American Red Cross.
TAYLOR - - The Nebraska Department of Roads will hold an Information Open House March 15, regarding the replacement of the North Loup Bridge on U.S. Highway 183 north of Taylor.
The open house will be from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Loup County Community Center, 406 4th Street, in Taylor.
The proposed project would be constructed entirely within Loup County. This project would build permanent repairs for flood damage that occurred in 2010. These repairs include roadway reconstruction and the replacement of the existing 90-foot bridge with a bridge that is
approximately 300-feet in length.