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Lloyd R. Hansen, 78
Lloyd R. Hansen, 78, a former Blair resident, of 5956 Red Day Road, Martinsville, Ind., 46151, died Monday, July 6, 1998.
Lloyd R. Hansen was born Aug. 11, 1919, in Coulter, Iowa, to Roy and Esther Hansen. On Nov. 5, 1942, he married Ruth Kern. To this union, three children were born, a son, Gary, and two daughters, Susan and Linda. The Hansens moved to Blair in 1954 and then moved to Indiana in May of 1998.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth; one son, Gary, and wife, Sherrill of Denison, Iowa; two daughters, Susan of Martinsville, Ind., and Linda and husband, Mark, of Indianapolis, Ind.; nine grandchildren, Jennifer, Jeffrey and Jeremy of Denison Iowa, David, Lori and Lisa of Martinsville, Ind., and Christopher, Anthony and James of Indianapolis, Ind.; and one great - granddaughter, Haley - Rose.
He was preceded in death by his parents.

Georgia V. Bagby, 87
Georgia V. Bagby, 87, of Blair, formerly of Sidney, died Friday, July 10, 1998, at Memorial Community Hospital in Blair.
Services were Monday, July 13, at the First United Methodist Church in Blair. Rev. Nancy Slader officiated. Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 14, in the Greenwood Cemetery in Sidney.
Georgia Velma Wilson was born Oct. 31, 1910, in a sod house on the family homestead ranch in Arthur County to James and Margaret (Graves) Wilson. She grew up on the ranch along with four brothers and two sisters. She graduated from Arthur High School and Grand Island Business College. On Aug. 18, 1932, she married Kenneth Harold Bagby in Alliance. She was a homemaker and served as bookkeeper for the family business, a Texaco service station in Sidney, from 1935 to 1976.
She was active in the Methodist Church all of her life and she was a Worthy Matron of the Easter Star in Sidney.
She moved to Blair in 1991 to be near her only child, Dr. K.C. Bagby and his wife, Carole.
She is also survived by one sister, Dorothy Fisher of Wichita, Kan., and one brother, Charles W. Wilson of Arthur; four grandchildren, David Bagby, Richard Bagby, Jeffrey Bagby and his wife, Melanie, and Kathleen Bagby; and two great - grandchildren, Brandon Bagby and Kerstin Bagby.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth on Feb. 22, 1979; her parents; one sister and three brothers.
Memorials may be given to Good Shepherd Home in Blair, Memorial Community Hospital in Blair or the First United Methodist Church in Blair or Sidney.
Campbell - Aman Funeral Home in Blair was in charge of arrangements.

Buddy D. 'Bud' Kirby, 66
Buddy D. "Bud" Kirby, 66, of Fremont, a former Arlington High School teacher, died Wednesday, July 8, 1998, at his home.
Services were July 11 at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Rev. John Sneed officiated. Burial was at Ridge Cemetery in Fremont with military graveside services by the Fremont Honor Guard of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 854 and the American Legion Post 20.
Fremont Lodge 14, A.F. & A.M. conducted a Masonic service July 10 at the funeral home.
Buddy D. "Bud" Kirby was born Feb. 22, 1932, in Fairbury to Alfred and Elsie (Robbins) Kirby. He grew up at Fairbury and graduated from Fairbury High School in 1950. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War from July 26, 1950, to May 13, 1954. He was a quartermaster signalman with the Seventh Fleet in the Pacific. On Dec. 22, 1954, he married Adehlia R. Kappmeyer at Fairbury. He graduated from Fairbury Junior college and attended Midland College in Fremont. He graduated from Peru State College with a bachelor of arts degree in education and did graduate work at Peru State and Kearney State College. He worked as a policeman for in Fairbury from 1958 to 1964 and attended the 1962 Law Enforcement Institute at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. He taught and coached at Pilger from 1964 to 1967. He was a teacher and guidance counselor for the Davenport Community Schools, 1967 - 68. He served as head football and track coach and athletic director and taught at Arlington High School from 1968 to 1972. From 1972 to 1975, he was self employed in real estate and insurance at Hindmarsh Realty in Fremont. He taught at Yutan High School from 1975 to 1976 and was a teacher and athletic director at Big Springs High School from 1976 to 1979. He returned to Fremont in 1979 and was business manager for Tal Anderson Chevrolet for six years. From 1985 until his retirement in 1994, he was a veterans counselor for the Nebraska Department of Labor.
He was a past president of the Pilger and Arlington Education Associations; past secretary of the Nebraska State Education Association, District 2; past president of the Arlington Community Club; charter member of the National Coaches Association; founding member of the National Historical Society and a Boy Scout monitor. He was a life member of the V.F.W. Post No. 854 at Fremont; American Legion Post No. 20 at Fremont; past director for the former Fremont Sertoma Club; member of the board of directors for the American Heart Association, Nebraska affiliate; Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 200 of Fremont; Fairbury Masonic Lodge No. 35, A.F. & A.M. at Fairbury; Emmanuel Baptist Church in Fremont and Travelers Protective Associatio. Gov. Ben Nelson had appointed him an Admiral in the Great Navy of the State of Nebraska.
He is survived by his wife, Adehlia; two sons and daughters - in - law, Murphy and Cynthia Kirby of Fremont and Douglas and Julie Kirby of Fremont; two daughters and one son - in - law, Pamela Kirby of Fremont and Valerie and Steve Miller of Fremont; a brother - in - law, Donald D. Brown of Fremont; five grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Ruth Brown.
Pallbearers were Mike Schroeder, Lewis Messier, Alan Ott, Ronnie Mueller, Mert Brodd and Bill Kellogg.
Memorials may be given to the Masonic Eastern Star Home for Children in Fremont.
Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont was in charge of arrangements.

Charles Taylor, 83
Charles Taylor, 83, of Schuyler died Friday, July 10, 1998, at the Schuyler Nursing Center.
Services were Monday, July 13, at the Kracl Funeral Chapel in Schuyler. Rev. Don Legacie officiated. Burial was in the Rosehill Cemetery in Orum.
Charles Taylor was born Feb. 26, 1915, in Washington County to John and Emma (Anderson) Taylor. He attended Washington County Schools. On Nov. 20, 1949, he married Lorraine Mundorf at the Baptist Church in Blair. They farmed until 1967 when they purchased the Sky Motel in Schuyler. He also worked as a janitor at Schuyler High School for many years.
Survivors include his wife, Lorraine, of Schuyler; two daughters, Marlene "Marty" Mejstrik of Schuyler and Barbara "Bart" Crosnoe of Alta, Iowa; one son, Jay Taylor of Axtell; two brothers; one sister and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters.
Memorials are suggested to Bethpage Mission in Axtell.

Pearl E. Armbrust, 87
Pearl E. Armbrust, 87, of North Bend died Friday, July 17, 1998, at Crowell Memorial Home in Blair.
Services were Monday, July 20, at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont Rev. Verdell Schramm of St. Peter Lutheran Church of North Bend officiated Burial was in Memorial Cemetery in Fremont.
Pearl E. Timm was born Sept. 7, 1910, at Blair to Henry and Mathilda (Rasmussen) Timm. She grew up on a farm near Blair. On July 6, 1935, she married Christian E. Armbrust in Omaha. They moved to Chicago in 1936. She was a cook for the nursing school at Cook County Hospital and later worked at Chicago Screw Co. She moved to Downers Grove, Ill, in 1948 and worked part time at the Morton Arboretum at Lisle, Ill, and she did volunteer work for Meals on Wheels. She moved to North Bend in 1986 and lived at Birchwood Manor from December 1994 until moving to Crowell Memorial Home in Blair in 1996.
She was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church at North Bend, the North American Gladiolus Society, Downers Grove Woman';s Garden Club, the Cook - Dupage Beekeepers Association and Downers Grove Estates Fire Department, which she and her husband helped to start.
She is survived by a daughter and son - in - law, Susan and Bill Wesley of Downers Grove, Ill., and one sister, Dorothy Enfield of Omaha.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Christian; and her parents.
Pallbearers were William Wesley, Allan, Larry, Stephen and Michael Enfield and Melvin Armbrust. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer';s Association.
Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont was in charge of arrangements.

Larry E. Fannon, 58
Larry E. Fannon, 58, of Conception, Mo., died Wednesday, July 15, 1998, at St. Francis Hospital in Maryville, Mo.
Graveside services were Saturday, July 18, at Swinford Cemetery in Arkoe, Mo. Elder Gaylord Jensen and George D. Fannon officiated.
Larry E. Fannon was born Aug. 27, 1939, in Nodaway County, Mo., to George E. and Goldie Jane (Gilbert) Fannon. He spent his entire life in the Conception Juction, Mo., area. He had served in the National Guard and attended Horace Mann School in Maryville. He was a farmer.
He was a member of the Reformed Later Day Saints Church in Guilford, Mo.
He is survived by his mother, Goldie of Conception Junction; four brothers and sisters - in - law, George D. and Marilyn Fannon of Syracuse, Verlin Fannon of Conception Junction, Forrest and Donna Fannon of Stanberry, Mo., and Robert L. and Gerri Fannon of Conception Juction; one sister and brother - in - law, Sharron and James Williams of Savannah, Mo., and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials are suggested to the Nodaway County Chapter of the American Cancer Society.
Price Funeral Home in Maryville was in charge of arrangements.

Edna Holstein, 96
Edna Holstein, 96, of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Fremont, died Saturday, July 18, 1998, in Kansas City.
Services were Tuesday, July 21 at First United Methodist Church in Blair. Rev. A.K. Saul officiated. Burial was in the Blair Cemetery.
Edna Caroline Hovendick Holstein was born on July 2, 1902, to William and Abigail (Rosenbaum) Hovendick at Herman. On Feb. 2, 1922, she married Dewey Holstein in Omaha. Mr. Holstein preceded her in death. She worked at Schweser';s Department Store for many years. She lived in Washington County and Dodge County prior to moving to Kansas City.
She was a member of the Fremont Methodist Church and Trinity Methodist Church in Kansas City. She was also a member of Degree of Honor Fraternal Association.
She is survived by her daughter, Ruby Holstein of Kansas City, Mo.; one sister, Edyth Atwood of Blair and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewey; her parents; three brothers, Walter, Edward and Bill; and four sisters, Mabel Lindenmeir, Myrtle Christensen, Pearl Kimbro and an infant sister.
Campbell - Aman Funeral Home in Blair is in charge of arrangements.

Bernadine A. Root, 92
Bernadine A. Root, 92, of Aitkin, Minn., formerly of Blair, died on Thursday, July 16, 1998, at the Aicota Health Center in Aitkin.
Services were Monday, July 20 at St. John';s Lutheran Church in Aitkin Rev. David Becker officiated. Burial was in the Valley Cemetery in Shakopee, Minn.
Bernadine A. Anderson was born Jan. 13, 1906, in Chicago, Ill., to Oscar and Amelia (Bleich) Anderson. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. She moved with her family from Chicago to Burt, Iowa, and then to Eau Claire, Wis. She attended schools in Eau Claire. She married Frank Root in Eau Claire on Aug. 28, 1982. They moved to New Richland, Minn., where they lived until moving to Aitkin in 1950. They lived in Blair for about 10 years where they were administrators for the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home.
She was a member of St. John';s Lutheran Church, the Ladies Aid, the quilting club, the Bible study and was a former Sunday school teacher for more than 25 years.
She is survived by a daughter, Carol Shields of Aitkin; a son and daughter - in - law, Gordon and Jean Root of Aitkin; a sister, Esther Gronfor of Shakopee, Minn., two granddaughters and two great - granddaughters; several nieces and nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank, in 1971; her parents; and two brothers, Irving and William.
Sorensen - Root - Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin was in charge of arrangements.

Leona Wilson, 91
Leona Wilson, 91, of Columbus, formerly of the Herman area, died Wednesday, July 15, 1998, at Columbus Community Hospital.
Services were Saturday, July 18, 1998, at Peace Lutheran Church in Columbus. Rev. Michael V. Klatt and Rev. Ernest G. Smith officiated. Burial was in the Roselawn Cemetery in Columbus.
Leona Borgelt Wilson was born Feb. 25, 1907, at Dodge to Fred and Augusta (Werbelow) Borgelt. She attended parochial school in Snyder. On Sept. 20, 1933, she married W. Martin Wilson at St. Peter';s Lutheran Church in Snyder. They lived and farmed in many areas including Herman, Palmer, Murdock and Louisville. She worked for many years in Fremont as a beautician. She moved to Columbus in 1974.
In 1993, she received the Resident Volunteer of the Year Award at the Colonial Manor in Clarkson. In 1994, she received the Resident Volunteer Award for the Region V of Beverly Enterprises. In 1996, she received the Resident of the Month Award at the Columbus Manor.
She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Columbus and the Ladies Aid in Palmer.
She is survived by two daughters, Carol Bignell and Jan Cook, both of Columbus; one sister, Laura Kohlmeyer of Tavaras, Fla., six grandchildren and 15 great - grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Martin; her parents; five brothers and four sisters.
Memorials are suggested to Peace Lutheran Church or the donor';s choice.
McKown Funeral Home in Columbus was in charge of arrangements.

Fred A. Olson, 73
Fred A. Olson, 73, of Craig died Friday, July 17, 1998, at Memorial Community Hospital in Blair.
Services were Monday, July 20 at the Craig United Methodist Church. Rev. Greg Hall officiated. Burial was in the Craig Cemetery.
Fred Allen Olson was born March 9, 1925, in Washington County to Edwin A. and Fern H. (McDonald) Olson. He graduated from Hooper High School in 1942. On Dec. 21, 1944, he married Roberta V. Schaeufele in Fremont. He was a lifelong farmer. He operated a dairy farm from 1950 until he retired from the dairy business, in favor of his son, in 1988. He continued to help in the crop operation until 1996, when ill health forced his retirement.
He was a member of the Alder Grove United Methodist Church, where he was baptized in 1955.
Survivors include his wife, Roberta, of Craig; a daughter and son - in - law, Sansha and Stan Landholm of Oakland; a son and daughter - in - law, Ed and Leta Olson of Craig; four grandchildren, Jeff Landholm and Nichole Landholm Chambliess, both of Hooper, and Penny and Kalee Olson of Craig; two great - grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Vernon and Norma Olson of York; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Brian.
Pallbearers were John Price, Wayne Westergaard, Kevin Olson, Eugene Westergaard, George Wollen and Dennis Westergaard.
Pam Schinck was the organist.
Memorials are suggested to the Craig United Methodist Church or Memorial Community Hospital in Blair.
Palmquist - Pelan Funeral Home in Oakland was in charge of arrangements.

Gilfred (Gil) Garner, 72
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Blair for Gilfred (Gil) Garner, 72, of Blair. Burial will be in the Blair Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Naomi; four step - sons and their wives, Gary and Debbie Baker, Bob and Linda Baker, Lewie and Bev Baker; two step - daughters and their husbands, Bev and Don Brase and Cheryl and Derald Erickson; 16 step - grandchildren; 13 great &345 step - grandchildren and a sister, Betty Wehrli of Blair.
Memorials may be given to the Baptist Church or the Blair Rescue Squad.
More information will be posted as it becomes available.
Campbell - Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Richard Carlson
Richard Carlson of Sacramento, Calif., died on Tuesday, July 21, 1998, after a long illness.
Richard Carlson, formerly of Blair, was in the plumbing business while he lived in the Blair area.
He is survived by his wife, Betty; son and daughter - in - law, Richard and April and their family; and daughter, Sandra, and family.

Gil G. Garner, 72
Gil G. Garner, 72, of Blair, died Saturday, July 25, 1998, at Methodist Hospital in Omaha.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, at First Baptist Church in Blair. Burial will be in the Blair Cemetery.
Gilfred G. Garner was born May 13, 1926, in Blair to Nicholas and Ruth (Cradit) Garner. His entire childhood was spent in Blair where he attended school. He entered business with his father in running the Blair Transfer. He was married to Janice Petersen and then on Sept. 17, 1960, he married Naomi Baker of Kennard in Fremont. He worked in the trucking business for the last 40 years. He retired from Consolidated Freightways in 1989.
Survivors include his wife, Naomi; six stepchildren and their spouses, Gary and Debbie Baker of Omaha; Bob and Linda Baker of Peru, Ill., Lewie and Bev Baker of Omaha, Randy and Sue Baker of Colfax, Iowa, Bev and Don Brase of Columbus and Cheryl and Derald Erickson of Arlington; 16 grandchildren, 13 great - grandchildren; one sister, Betty Wehrli of Blair; one nephew, two nieces, three great - nephews and two great-nieces.
Memorials may be directed to First Baptist Church or the Blair Rescue Squad.
Campbell - Aman Funeral Home in Blair is in charge of arrangements.

Jorgine N. "Jennie" Graverholt, 95
Jorgine N. "Jennie" Graverholt, 95, of Stanwood, Wash., formerly of Blair, died Saturday, July 25, 1998, in Stanwood.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, July 31, at First Lutheran Church in Blair. Burial will be in the Blair Cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 30, at Campbell - Aman Funeral Home in Blair.
Jorgine N. "Jennie" Nielsen was born Oct. 28, 1902, in Blair to Chris and Jorgine Nielsen, the youngest child of a large family. She spent most of her life in Washington County. When she was eight years old, the family moved to Denmark for two years but returned to Blair where they lived and owned a butcher shop and grocery store across the street from the old post office. Here she spent most of her time going to school and helping out at the butcher shop. In 1920, she married Carl Graverholt. They farmed in Washington County until 1975 when they moved to Blair because of Carl's failing health. They moved into their new home in 1975. She lived in Blair until May of 1987, when she moved to Stanwood, Wash., to be with her son, William, and his wife, Marjorie.
Survivors include her son, William, and wife, Marjorie; two grandchildren, James of Woodinville, Wash., and Joan Morgan; four great - grandchildren, Richard, Casandra, Rodney and Kirby, Jr., all of Washington State; and two great - great - grandchildren, Lindsay and Ginger.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl in April 1976; seven sisters, Amelia Hoier, Kristen Hoier, Marie Gutschow, Sophie Petersen, Anna Stricklett, Elizabeth Jorgensen, Minnie Nielsen and one brother, Chris Nielsen.
Campbell - Aman Funeral Home in Blair is in charge of arrangements.

Gladys Y. Hammons, 77
Gladys Y. Hammons, 77, of Blair died Thursday, July 23, 1998, at Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha.
Services were Monday, July 27, at Campbell - Aman Funeral Chapel in Blair. Burial was in the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Omaha.
Gladys Y. Green was born April 4, 1921, at Inconium, Mo., to Harrison and Inez (Gover) Green. On Jan. 19, 1943, she married Elvin Hammons in Clinton, Mo. They lived in Omaha until moving to Blair in 1972.
She is survived by her husband, Elvin, of Blair; daughter and son - in - law, Paula and Larry Witt of Bennington; three grandchildren, six great - grandchildren; two sisters, Virginia Meadows of Clinton, Mo., and Elmira Agnew of Kansas City, Mo., and one brother, Tom Green of Clinton, Mo.
Campbell - Aman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Raymond C. "Shorty" Seefus, 86
Raymond C. "Shorty" Seefus, 86, of Valley, died Thursday, July 23, 1998, at the Fremont Area Medical Center.
Services were Saturday, July 25, at Reichmuth Funeral Home in Elkhorn with the Rev. Wanda Fry officiating. Burial was in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Elkhorn.
Raymond Charles "Shorty" Seefus was born Oct. 26, 1911, in Clayton, Wis. He was a farmer.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Arlene and George Ritner of Valley; two sons and daughters - in - law, Charles and Helen Seefus of Blair and Larry and Bernice Seefus of Elkhorn; a sister, Jeanette Johnson of Valley; five grandchildren and eight great - grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Clair Byrne, Mark Eckerman, Melvin Growcock, Terry Lewis, John Ritner and Mark Seefus.

Mae M. Thompson, 85
Mae M. Thompson, 85, of Blair, died Friday, July 24, 1998, at Crowell Home in Blair.
Services were Monday, July 27, at First United Methodist Church in Blair. Burial was in the Blair Cemetery. A prayer service and P.E.O. was Sunday at Campbell - Aman Funeral Home.
Mae M. Koopman Thompson was born Aug. 13, 1912, in Blair to William and Mae ( McCormick ) Koopman. She graduated from Blair High school and attended one year of nursing school. On Dec. 23, 1932, she married James C. Thompson at Stanton. She worked for Dr. Knee, the B & C Shop, Klopp's Jewelry and the City of Blair.
She was honored in August of 1994 as the only living 75 - year member of First Methodist Church. She had received the Layperson of the Year Award. She had sung in the church choir for 50 years. She was a member of P.E.O. Sisterhood Chapter EQ.
She is survived by her husband, James; son and daughter - in - law, Terry and Sharon Thompson of Blair; two grandchildren and their spouses, Paula and Mike Betzold of Highlands Ranch, Colo., and Steven and Julie Thompson of Dallas, Texas; one great - grandson, Joshua; and one brother, William Koopman of Spruce Pine, N.C.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Mildred States and Frances Murdock.
Campbell - Aman Funeral Home in Blair was in charge of arrangements.

Richard E. Glinski, 72
Richard E. Glinski, 72, died Monday, July 27, 1998, at San Diego, Calif.
Memorial services will be Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the Salina Beach Presbyterian Church in Salina Beach, Calif. Burial will be at the Fort Rostcran National Cemetery at Point Loma, Calif.
Survivors include his wife, the former Charlotte Rhoades of Blair, one daughter, one son, one grandson and a brother, all of California.
Richard E. Glinski was born in Los Angeles, Calif. and moved to the San Diego area where he was a plaster contractor until his retirement.

James C. Thompson, 93
James C. Thompson, 93, of Blair, died Monday, July 27, 1998, at Memorial Community Hospital in Blair.
Services were Thursday, July 30, at the Blair United Methodist Church. Rev. Nancy Flader and Rev. A.K. Saul officiated. Burial was in the Blair Cemetery.
James Claude Thompson was born May 20, 1905, in Millerboro to Fred and Carrie ( Byers ) Thompson. He graduated from the Winner High School in Winner, S.D. He received his bachelor of science degree from Nebraska Wesleyan and his master's degree from Colorado State College of Education. He began teaching in Pawnee City. He was a business teacher at the Blair High School and was honored for 39 years of service. He was principal from 1940 to 1955. He received the Distinguished Service Award from the Blair Schools in 1944. During the summers, he worked for the Nebraska Crop Improvement Association for 29 years.
He was a member and treasurer of the United Methodist Church and a member of the Methodist Men's Club. A lifetime member of the Blair Lions Club, he was treasurer for 37 years and was honored by the Lions Club International Foundation as a recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellow Award in 1994. He was a Marathon Duplicate and Party Bridge player. He was a member of the Blair Golf Course and club champion in 1940.
Survivors include a son and daughter - in - law, Terry and Sharon of Blair; grandchildren Paula and Mike Betzold of Highlands Ranch, Colo., and Steve and Julie Thompson of Dallas, Texas; great - grandson Joshua Thompson of Dallas; one sister, Marguerite Raitt of San Leandro, Calif., and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mae on July 24, 1998 and his parents.
Memorials are suggested to the Blair Community Schools Foundation for student scholarship.
Campbell - Aman Funeral Home in Blair was in charge of arrangements.

Ora Johnson, 95
Ora P. Johnson, 95, of Blair died Monday, Aug. 3, 1998, at Memorial Community Hospital in Blair.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Campbell - Aman Funeral Home in Blair. Burial will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Omaha at 1 p.m.
Ora P. Miller was born on Oct. 1, 1902, in rural Benedict to John and Bertha ( Deremer ) Miller. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith in Benedict. She attended two years of high school in Benedict and graduated from York High School. She taught school in York County for four years. On Sept. 9, 1925, she married Harry Amos Johnson.
She was a member of First Lutheran Church in Blair, Golden Friends and the Order of Easter Star, Trinity Chapter in Omaha. She had served as the chapter's secretary for six years.
She is survived by her daughter, Jean Blatter of Blair; five grandchildren; eight great - grandchildren; a sister - in - law, Marie Bench of Aurora, Colo.; and several nephews and their spouses.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry in November of 1969; her parents, a daughter, Janice; a son - in - law, John Blatter; and two brothers, Evan and Roy Miller.
Campbell - Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Alice Scheffler, 91
Alice Scheffler, 91, of Blair, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1998, at Memorial Community Hospital in Blair.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7 at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Blair. Burial will be in the Blair Cemetery.
Alice Beck was born Feb. 16, 1907, in Blair to Hans and Ida ( Badgrow ) Beck. She graduated from Blair High School. In 1927 she married Orval Scheffler. They owned and operated Scheffler Sporting Goods for many years.
She is survived by her son and daughter - in - law, Jim and Eunice Scheffler of Blair; grandson and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Scheffler of Blair and four great - grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Orval in October of 1970; her parents; one son, William; one brother, Harry Beck and one sister, Edna Kuhr.
Campbell - Aman Funeral Home in Blair is in charge of arrangements.


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