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April 24th, 2015

Veterans visit Arlington National Cemetery

April 24, 2015

Shannon Cooksley, Ron Beavers and Ann Carr visit the Arlington National Cemetery. Next the group is headed to the Iwo Jima Memorial, the Air Force Memorial and The WWII Memorial.

The Iwo Jima memorial dedicated in 1954, depicts Iwo Jima. For perspective, the statue has a 60 foot flag pole.

Visit our facebook page to see more pictures of the Korean War Hero's trip to Washington D.C.

Busy morning for veterans on the Korean War Hero Flight

April 24, 2015

The veterans on the Korean War Hero Flight and their escorts have had quite a morning. The crew spent time at the Korean War Memorial where Congressman Smith joined them. Then they visited the Lincoln Memorial. They also got to spend at the Vietnam Memorial. In the picture is veteran Alfred Kelley and his daughter Karen Stille.

For lunch the veterans and escorts ate at the Army Navy Club. The Club is over 130 years old.

More pictures from their trip can be found on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CusterCountyChief

Veterans visit the Korean War Memorial

April 24, 2015

Korean War Veteran Ray Kolbo of Callaway and his son-in-law visit the Korean War Memorial.

Ray Kolb is on the Korean War Hero flight which allows veterans the chance to go to Washington D.C. to visit the Korean War Memorial.

April 23rd

Veterans Visit Blacony of Speaker of the House

April 23, 2015

The veterans on the Korean War Hero Flight visit the Speaker of the House's balcony.

Korean War Hero Flight takes a tour of the capitol

April 23, 2015

The Korean War Hero Flight takes tour of the Capitol building in Washington D.C.. They met with Congressman Smith and Senator Fischer.

Senator Ben Sasse greets Korean War Veteran

April 23, 2015

Senator Ben Sasse greets Korean War Veteran Leonard Peterson of Broken Bow at the gate as he got off the airplane in Washington D.C.

Robert White, 58

April 23, 2015

Robert B. White, 58, of Lubbock, Texas, passed away Friday, April 17, 2015, after a long battle with congestive heart failure.

A funeral service was at Govier Brother’s Mortuary Tuesday, April 21. Interment was at the Grandview Cemetery, Anselmo following the service.

Robert (Bob) was born Dec. 6, 1956, in Grand Island to Bruce and Evelyn (Duryea) White.

Orval Benton Rosentreader, 90

April 23, 2015

Orval Benton Rosentreader, age 90, of Broken Bow, formerly of Ansley, died Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Heritage Hall Care Center in Broken Bow.

Funeral services will be Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 2 p.m. in Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with Father Jim Hunt officiating. Burial will be in Saint Josephs Catholic Cemetery at Broken Bow with military rites. 

Memorials may be made to the Ansley Veterans Wall. 

Anna Schoolcraft, 93

April 23, 2015

Anna Schoolcraft, 93 entered into the arms of her Savior from her home in Gurley, Saturday, April 18, 2015.

Memorial services were Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in the Dalton Assembly of God Church. Inurnment will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to the Gurley Fire and Rescue in Anna’s name.

Cremation has taken place and there is no visitation at the funeral home. You can view the online obituary and share condolences with the family at www.holechekfuneralhomes.com

Richard Earl Lewis, 79

April 23, 2015

Richard Earl Lewis was born Sept. 14, 1935. The only son of Albert and Eleanor (Mansfield) Lewis, born at his parents home North of Taylor where he resided all his life. Starting first grade at 4 years of age, he attended Lone Star District 28 through the eighth grade. He graduated salutatorian of his class in 1952 from Taylor High School.

Upon graduation from high school, he began ranching with his parents on the ranch north of Taylor.

November 5, 1956, he married his high school sweetheart, Jeanette Smith.

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