May 21st, 2015
Broken Bow, NE, May 20, 2015â€“ The City of Broken Bow invites the public to an Open House regarding the 5th Avenue Project. The Open House will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the City Auditorium.
During the Open House the items that will be discussed are location of trash cans, mailboxes, parking, timeframes, and accessibility to your property during construction on 5th Avenue. City Staff, Myers Construction, and JEO Consulting Group, Inc. will be available during this time to answer any questions.
Erickson, Edward P., age 72, passed away March 6, 2015, in his home in Kino Bay, Mexico.
Ed was born on Oct. 17, 1942, to parents, Dr. George T. and Minerva (Worthman) Erickson in Broken Bow.
Ed is survived by his daughter, Heather Erickson Cooper, and grandson, William of South Carolina; his daughter, Shannon Anderson of Council Bluffs, Iowa; his daughter, Paige Erickson of Omaha; and his sister, Barbara Gibbons of Comstock.
Viola Jane Geiser, age 89, passed away May 17, 2015, at Callaway Good Life Center.
She was born Sept. 23, 1925, to George D. and Ethel Maxson Scott at Arnold.
She attended Arnold High School and graduated in 1944. She celebrated her 70th class reunion last year.
December 16, 1945, she married Lyle Geiser at Ansley. They made their home on a farm/ranch northeast of Arnold. In 1982, they moved to Arnold.
George Ernst Sanders, age 79, of Ansley, died Tuesday May 12, 2015, at Saint Francis Hospital in Grand Island.
Funeral Services were Monday, May 18, in the First Baptist Church in Ansley, with the Rev. Michael Laing officiating. Burial was in the Ansley Cemetery with Military Honors.
George was born April 22, 1936 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Herbert Harvey and
Pauline Katheryn (Diehl) Sanders.
When George was nine-years-old his mother and he moved to San Antonio, Texas, where he attended San Antonio Schools. During the summer he would stay with his father in San Jose, Calif.
Grace Ann (Ovitz) Varney, 85, of Broken Bow, died May 13, 2015, at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Broken Bow.
She was born Sept. 21, 1929, in Whiting, Ind., to Frank and Lucile (Taylor)
Graceâ€™s early years were spent in Whiting, Ind., graduating from William Woods College in Fulton, Mo. She attended the University
of Nebraska at Lincoln where she met and married Thomas T. Varney III in
Lincoln Nov. 12, 1950.
To this marriage two sons were born. They
moved to Broken Bow shortly afterward, joining Tomâ€™s father and grandfather in the banking and insurance business.
North Park School in Broken Bow gave out perfect attendance awards for the 2014-2015 school year.
Pictured are Zakary Crawford, Shaun Crawford, Ty Royle, Kaytee Crawford, Cara Royle, Keelyn Shea, Maddie Diederichs, Noah Osmond, Tyson Neely, Coy Wardyn and Austin Fox
There is an early deadline for the May 28th issue of the Custer County Chief. The deadline to make it in this paper is Friday May 22 at noon.
The Chief office will be closed on Memorial Day Monday May 25.
Broken Bow- Austin Reynolds
Mullen- John Opela
Sandhills/Thedford- Jacey Nutter
South Loup- Trevor Halstead
Elizabeth Cramer, Tami Myers, Colin Lambertson, Troy Gilligan and Boys 4x800m relay team
Kayla Reynolds, Shawna Paitz, Courtney Bailey, Girls 4x100m relay team, Michael Shoemaker, Landon Rohde, Austin Johnson, Trevor Scott and Boys 4x100m relay team
Addison Henry, Jessica Eurek, Girls 4x400m relay team, Girls 4x800m relay team and Nolan Baker
Jasmyn Brooks, Shelbee Leuburg, Girls 4x800m relay team, Dylan Reynolds, Travis Kleeb, Austin French and boys 4x400m relay team
The Broken Bow School Board tapped David Glendy Monday evening to fill a seat vacated by the resignation of Michelle Zlomke. Following a split 3-2 vote, Glendy signed his oath of office and took his seat at the table. Details follow in this week's Custer County Chief.