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Christopher Ortmeier, 24
Christopher John Ortmeier, 24 of Nickerson died Saturday, April 12, 1997 at his home.
Services are 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Fremont. Rev. Frank Lordemann and Rev. Dave Korth will officiate. Burial will be in the Camp Fontanelle Cemetery south of Fontanelle.
Christopher John Ortmeier was born Jan. 26, 1973 in Omaha. He moved with his family to the Arlington area when he was 12 years old. He attended St. James Catholic School in Omaha and was a 1991 graduate of Arlington High School. He attended the University of Nebraska at Kearney for two years.
After college, he worked for Thompson Construction Co. of Arlington and then for Valley Corp. at Valley. He was a heavy equipment operator. He and his brothers then formed C & J Ortmeier Trenching.
He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Fremont and was a member of the Arlington Town Baseball Team.
Survivors include his parents, Ric "Eric" and Wanda (Spies) Ortmeier; brothers, Steven Ortmeier and Jeff Ortmeier and sisters, Annie Ortmeier and Lindsay Ortmeier, all of Nickerson; his maternal grandmother, Darlene Spies Kovar and step-grandfather, Jerry Kovar of Des Moines, Iowa and a special friend, Rachel Peters of Arlington.
Pallbearers will be Woody Hesman, Mike Grefe, Jamie Anderson, Scott Grafton, Matt Pittman, Adam Schafersman, John Groeteke and Steve Thompson.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Arlington Baseball Team.
Reckmeyer-Moser Funeral Home in Arlington is in charge of arrangements.

Lila Pedersen, 62
Lila J. Pedersen, 62 died Thursday, April 10, 1997 at Immanuel Medical Center.
Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date. She donated her body to the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Lila J. Pedersen was born at Herman Oct. 2, 1934, the youngest child of Chris and Ida Vinderslev. She attended Thone School and graduated from Herman High School in 1952. She retired on disability from Mutual of Omaha and resided in Blair for many years.
Survivors include her brothers, Leonard Vinderslev, Chokio, Minn. and Chris Vinderslev, Friend, Nebr.; sisters, Dorothy (Mrs. Harold) Magill, Hooper; Vivian Kraemer, Smithfield, Va.; Darlene Dodge, Omaha; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; five sisters and one brother.
Memorials may be given to the Blair Rescue Squad or the Herman American Legion.

Lillian Swanson, 74
Lillian LaVonne Swanson, 74 died Thursday, March 27, 1997 at Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha.
Services were March 29 at the Fort Calhoun Presbyterian Church in Fort Calhoun. Rev. Gregg Miller officiated. Burial was in the Fort Calhoun Cemetery.
Lillian LaVonne Swanson was born in Red Oak, Iowa, Oct. 10, 1922 to Clayton and Goldie Smith. She attended Fort Calhoun High School and attended Omaha University in Omaha.
On July 15, 1942, she married Harold Swanson.
She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Fort Calhoun Women's Club, Past Matrons, Daughters of the Nile and the Cemetery Association. She was a member of Fort Calhoun Presbyterian Church and was clerk of session, UPWA.
Survivors are her husband, Harold; her sons and daughters-in-law, Clayton and Sharon Swanson; Gregory Swanson and Joel and Kim Swanson; daughters and sons-in-law, Marcia and Mark Graff and Nancy and Mark Prauner; grandchildren, Shelly Swanson, Jaime Swanson, Renee Swanson, Kristine Graff, David Graff, Laura Graff, Stefanie Graff, Paul Graff; Elizabeth Graff; John Prauner, Todd Prauner, Seth Prauner and Anne Prauner; a great-grandson, Tyler; and a sister and brother-in-law, Carol and Charles Davey.
Pallbearers were Steve Davey, Scott Davey, Kurt Davey, Daniel Schneider, John Prauner and David Graff.
Sievers-Sprick Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Lester Logemannn, 79
Lester B. Logemann, 79 died Friday, April 4, 1997 at Elkhorn Manor in Elkhorn.
He was born May 17, 1917 on the home place south of Bennington to Wilhelm and Elsie (Petersen) Logemann. He was baptized on Aug. 31, 1919 and was confirmed on March 20, 1932 at Zion Lutheran Church. He received his education in a rural school in Douglas County through the eighth grade.
He was one of the first farmers to make terraces on his farm in Douglas County. On Feb. 16, 1941, he married Dorothy Sorensen. After farming for 38 years, he retired and they moved to Bennington. He had suffered from Parkinson's Disease for over 11 years after having heart surgery in October of 1985.
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Bennington. He served on the Church Council, was on the ASC Committee and was a Lion's Club member.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy of Bennington; sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Carol of Decatur, Ill. and Darrell and CoeLeta of Bennington; three granddaughters and their spouses, Kristi and Darwin Reiswig, Jacqueline and Jeff Stork and Juli Logemann; one great-grandson, Justin Stork; one brother, Russell and a sister, Lorene Andersen.
Memorials may be given to St. John's Lutheran Church and the Bennington Rescue Squad.

Russel McDonald, 86
Russel J. McDonald, 86 of Wheat Ridge, Colo., died Friday, April 11, 1997.
Memorial services will be Sunday.
Russel J. McDonald was born March 14, 1911, the youngest of 11 children. He was a truck driver for 40 years for Denver Chicago, a Blair-based trucking company, starting in 1939. In 1955, he moved his family to Denver, Colo. He retired in 1970.
Survivors are his wife, Helen; sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Sharon and Mickey and Eva; four grandchildren, Kevin, Rusty, Mickey, Jr. and Jill ; one great-grandchild, Nathan, all of Denver; one sister, Myrtie Olson, 90 of Tekamah and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
His parents; and nine of his brothers and sisters preceded him in death.
Newcomer Family Mortuary and Crematory in Lakewood, Colo., is in charge of arrangements.

Ralph John Sudman, 68
Services for Ralph John Sudman, 68 will be Saturday, April 19, 1997, at his home in Eustace, Tex.
He is survived by his wife, Dee Sudman, Eustace; former spouse, Jean Larsen, Blair; sons and daughters, Connie Scott, Omaha; Michael , Bedford, Tex.; Linda Nelson, Fort Calhoun; Ken, San Diego, Calif.; Rick, Pleasanton, Calif.; Kris Cameron and Kathy Hathaway, Woodland, Park, Colo.; Lisa Webber, Lincoln; Allan, Chesapeake, Va.; 18 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marie and John and a granddaughter.

Niels Miller, 87
Niels Miller, 87 of Blair died Friday, April 11, 1997 after suffering an apparent heart attack.
Services were Monday at First Lutheran Church. Burial was in the Blair Cemetery with military rites.
Niels Miller was born Nov. 27, 1909 in rural Herman to Soren and Mette (Petersen) Miller. He attended elementary school at the rural Glendale School. He served in the Air Force during World War II, and was a sergeant from 1942 to 1945. On Sept. 14, 1947, he married Ethel Mae Ray. They farmed in the Glendale School District area until moving to Blair in 1995.
He was a member of First Lutheran Church and the Blair Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors are his wife, Ethel Mae, Blair; nephews and nieces, Arnold Frahm, Blair; Harold Frahm, Hemingford, Nebr.; Gladys Mallette, Lyons, Nebr.; Stanley Sydow, Percival, Iowa; Grant Sydow, Omaha; Eileen Hansen, Fremont; Anna Kruger, Omaha; Elaine Steenblock, Ankeny, Iowa and many great - nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Mary Ann; a brother, Chris Miller and three sisters, Christina Sydow, Cecelia Hansen and Rosina Hagge.
Campbell - Aman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

James "Olie" Olsen, 70
James "Olie" Olsen, 70 of Blair died Wednesday, April 16, 1997 at Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha.
Services were Saturday at First Lutheran Church in Blair. Burial was in the Blair Cemetery with military honors.
James Olsen was born Nov. 23, 1926 in Omaha to James Sylvester and Dorothy O. (Gustin) Olsen. He grew up on the family farm north of Blair and graduated from Blair High School in 1945. He was a Golden Gloves Boxer at one time.
He served in the US Navy from August of 1945 to August of 1946. He also served with the See Bee's in the early 1950s.
He was a dealer for the Wilson Seed Corn Company and owned Olie's Tavern in Blair for 10 years. He also worked at Omaha Public Power District for 24 years.
He was a member of First Lutheran Church, the Blair Veterans of Foreign Wars, Blair American Legion and the Blair Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Survivors are his five children, James of Blair; Thomas of Newport Beach, Calif.; Tim of Blair; Julie Ann Olsen of Omaha; Terri Olsen of Omaha; three grandchildren, Andrew, Zach and Alec; his mother, Dorothy of Carter Lake, Iowa; a sister, Ella Mae Skinner of Carter Lake; two brothers, Steve and Stan, both of Carter Lake and several other family members.
He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, George.
Memorials may be given to First Lutheran Church or the Blair Rescue Squad.
Campbell-Aman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

G. William Wilkins, 81
G. William Wilkins, 81 of Lincoln died Monday, April 14, 1997 in Lincoln.
Services were Thursday, April 17 at St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Lincoln. Rev. Dan Safarik officiated. Burial was in Lincoln Memorial Park with military graveside rites by American Legion Post No. 3 and Masonic graveside rites by East Lincoln Lodge No. 210 AF & AM.
G. William Wilkins was born at Blair, Nebraska.
He was a retired chief of rural housing for the Farmers Home Administration and had worked for the Department of Agriculture for 35 years. He served with the Army Air Corp 461st Bomb Group Headquarters Company during World War II.
He was a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church, American Legion Post No. 3; Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3616; the Scottish Rite, Sesostris Temple of the Shrine and was a past master of Creighton Masonic Lodge No. 100 AF & AM. He was also an admiral in the Nebraska Navy.
Survivors are his wife, Murial A.; sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Michael D. and Sue Wilkins, Lincoln and Dr. Leo R. and Kristy Wilkins, Ames, Iowa; a son and special friend and her daughter, Dr. Gerald W. Wilkins and Vicky Lee and Elizabeth Schoen, Lincoln; daughters and son-in-law, Marita F. and Chuck Burmeister, Lincoln and E. Joanne Wilkins, Denver, Colo.; 18 grandchildren, Jon and Jackie Burmeister, Blaine and Abby Burmeister, Shane and Amber Wahbeh, Jessica and John Wilkins, and Laura, Kari, Lisa, Katie, Luke, Lee, Kirk, Kody, Kyle and LeeAnn Wilkins; two great-grandchildren, Jon (Jack) Burmeister, II and Maggie Burmeister; brothers and sister-in-law, Robert F. Wilkins, Arlington; Joe and Toby Wilkins, Ennis, Mont. and Dr. Gene and Eileen Wilkins, Ennis, Mont. and sisters and brothers-in-law, Eva and Norman Pearson, Wahoo and Ruth and Gene Kruger, Elkhorn.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, James.
Pallbearers were Steve Brown, Ordell Hennings, Vance James, Clifford Kepler, Victor Kahm and Paul Sindt.
Memorials may be given to the Shrine Crippled Children's Hospital, Transportation Fund, 1717 Yolande, Lincoln, Nebr. 68521 or Bill and Muriel Wilkins Scholarship Fund, c / o University of Nebraska Foundation, 1111 Lincoln Mall, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508.
Roper and Sons Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

AnnaBarton, 90
Anna Barton, 90 of Blair died Sunday April 6, 1997 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Blair.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Campbell - Aman Funeral Home. A family graveside service will be held in the Avoca, Iowa, Cemetery.
Anna Barton was born Dec. 29, 1906 to Ray and Mary ( Kruse ) Triplett. She attended Wayne State College after graduating from Herman High School. She was a 1928 graduate of Bishop Clarkson School of Nursing.
In 1934, she married Roscoe H. Barton in Omaha. They lived in Chicago after their marriage until 1954, when they moved to Denver, Colo. They resided there until 1967, at which time they moved to Sun City, Ariz. In 1994, she moved to Good Shepherd Lutheran Home. From 1954 to 1967, she was head nurse of the Tonsil Department at Children's Hospital in Denver.
She was a member of the United Protestant Women of Sun City and the Sun City Golf League.
Survivors include two daughters and sons - in - law, Mary Lou and Vaughn Farrens, Tekamah and Beverley and Donald Kelley of Lilleton, Colo.; two sons and daughters - in - law, Douglas Charles and Janette Barton, Colorado Springs, Colo. and Richard and Carole Barton, Loveland, Colo.; 14 grandchildren; 12 great - grandchildren; three sisters, Alice Lamb, Marion Brodersen and Donna Rae Jordan, all of Blair; and one brother, Jack Triplett of Tekamah.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three brothers and a sister.
Memorials may be directed to the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home Chapel Fund.
Campbell - Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Florence Hansen, 100
Florence Hansen, 100, died Wednesday, April 22, 1997 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Blair.
Services will be 3 p.m. Friday at Campbell - Aman Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Herman Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and on Friday until service time.
Florence Hansen was born Nov. 16, 1896 to William and Mary ( Jensen ) Johnson in Clifton, Ill. The family moved to Nebraska in 1898 where she spent the rest of her life.
On Oct. 16, 1917, she married Lester N. Hansen at Blair. They farmed near Blair until his death in 1972.
Survivors are her daughters, Evelyn ( Mrs. William ) Wrenn of Columbus, Nebr. and Lorraine ( Mrs. Howard ) Long of Miami, Ariz.; four granddaughters; great - grandchildren and great - great - grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to Good Shepherd Lutheran Home or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Campbell - Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lyle Hunkins, 93
Lyle Beecher Hunkins, 93, died Wednesday, April 23, 1997 at Crowell Memorial Home in Blair.
A Masonic Memorial Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Campbell - Aman Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Beaver Crossing, Nebr., Cemetery on Saturday at 2 p.m.
There will be visitation one hour before the service.
Hunkins was born July 4, 1903 to Orin S. and Edith ( Beecher ) Hunkins near Beaver Crossing. He graduated from Beaver Crossing High School in 1922 and earned bachelor of science and master of arts degrees in education from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.
On Aug. 1, 1927, he married Mildred Rachel Godding in Beaver Crossing. He was a junior high school principal in the Nebraska communities of Elk City, Havelock, Falls City and Columbus. He finished his career as county superintendent of schools for Gage County at Beatrice. He was honored as the top district manager in the state by World Book Encyclopedia.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, a Jordon Medal holder and a member of the Order of Eastern Star. He was a 63 - year member of the Lions Club, serving as president in Columbus and Beatrice and as secretary to the District Governor. He received the Melvin Jones Award for Service in 1994 from the Blair Lions Club. He was a life member of the National Education Association and the Nebraska Education Association, a member of Phi Delta Kappa, The National School Masters Association and was a life member of the PTA.
Survivors are his wife, Mildred; a daughter, Marilyn Gentry of Blair; sons and a daughter - in - law, Eugene E. Hunkins of Livingston, Tex. and Wayne E. and Margaret Hunkins, Santa Ana, Calif.; six grandchildren and nine great - grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to the Lyle Hunkins Scholarship Fund, University of Nebraska Foundation.

Marie New Olson, 89
Marie Olson, 89 of Oakland, Nebr. and formerly of Uehling, Nebr. died Monday, April 21, 1997 at the Oakland Memorial Hospital in Oakland.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the First Congregational Church in Uehling. Rev. Wallace Barth will officiate. Burial will be in the Baptist Cemetery in rural Uehling.
Visitation will be Thursday from 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Palmquist - Pelan Funeral Home in Oakland.
She is the aunt of Jim Realph of Blair.
Marie Olson was born July 25, 1907 on a farm west of Swaburg Church in rural Uehling to John Ambrose and Christina ( Olson ) Erickson. She attended school at District No. 84 and graduated from Uehling High School in 1925. She attended Midland College in Fremont, Nebr., for one year and then taught school at District No. 84.
On July 14, 1930, she married Charles Lorraine Olson at the First Congregational Church parsonage in Uehling. They made their home in Omaha for nearly 50 years. In 1979, they moved to Uehling.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Lorraine of Oakland; three nephews, Jim Realph of Blair; Roger Clough, Ph.D. of St. Louis, Mo.; and Dr. David Clough of Chanhassen, Minn.; and two nieces, Carolee Laughren of Bellevue, Wash. and LaNelle Clough of Waterloo, Nebr.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters, Marjorie, Bernice and Blanche.
Casket bearers will be Marc Clough, Michael Clough, Marty Clough, John Clough, David Clough, Roger Clough, Preston Ricker and Jim Realph.
Leta Olson will be the organist. Gloria Wedergren will be the soloist.
Memorials may be given to the First Congregational Church in Uehling or the Baptist Cemetery.

F. Warren Wheatley, 81
F. Warren Wheatley, 82 of Wymore, Nebr. died Thursday, April 24, 1997 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lincoln.
Services will be Monday at the Wymore Presbyterian Church. Dr. Cynthia Ordway officiated. Graveside services will be Monday at the Blair Cemetery with military rites by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1251.
There will be visitation at the funeral home from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, from noon to 9 p.m. on Sunday and at the church one hour preceding the service.
F. Warren Wheatley was born Jan. 10, 1916 at Longmont, Colo. He moved to Lincoln as a teen and graduated from Lincoln High School. He served in the U. S. Navy from Nov. 25, 1940 to Dec. 18, 1946 during World War II and from May 7, 1951 to June 20, 1952 during the Korean Conflict. He was assigned to the USS Nevada at Pearl Harbor; the USS Midway and the USS Phoenix. He was a welder for Wedgewood Iron Works in Omaha and then at Kelly Ryan Equipment Co. in Blair until his retirement at the age of 65. He moved to Wymore from Blair in 1978.
On May 19, 1943, he married Marie Jensen in Omaha.
He was a member of Anderson American Legion Post No. 25 at Wymore where he was an active member of the Color Guard. He was also a member of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association and was a former member of the VFW Post No. 1251 and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie in Blair.
Survivors are his wife, Marie; a sister, Marjorie Nelson of Fort Collins, Colo.; and by nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Franklyn and Minnie Mae (McGinnis) Wheatley and a brother, Rev. John Wheatley.
Memorials may be given to the Wymore Presbyterian Church.
Laughlin - Hoevet Funeral Home in Wymore was in charge of arrangements.

Bonnie M. Whalen, 45
Bonnie M. Whalen, 45 of Blair died Wednesday, April 16, 1997 at her home after a long illness with cancer.
Services were April 22 at Mary Our Queen Church. Rev. Carl A. Salinitro and Rev. James Schwertley officiated. Burial was in Ridgewood Cemetery in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Whalen was born May 24, 1951 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She graduated from Marian High school in Omaha in 1969. She graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 1975 and attended Colorado State University. She was vice president of Central Veterinary Supply Co. She married Phil Larkin 19 years ago.
She was a member of the Junior Arabian Horse Association of Nebraska, worked with Special Olympics, Girl Scouts and the Odyssey of the Mind. She was also a volunteer computer teacher in Blair Community Schools.
Survivors are her husband, Phil; a daughter, Kathleen Whalen Larkin, both of Blair; her mother, Edna Jean ( Mrs. Lewis ) Whalen Shields of Scottsdale, Ariz; a sister, Kathy Rohman of Blair and a brother, Daniel F. Whalen of Solvang, Calif.
Honorary bearers were Bonnie Sandleben, Barb LeRouge, Mary Socha, Barb Kabes, Susan Baron and Ceis McCarthy Ramey.
Paulette Smith was organist. Gerald Holbrook was vocalist.
Memorials may be given to the Arabian Hose Association of Nebraska or the Methodist Hospital Hospice Program.
John A. Gentleman Westside Chapel in Omaha was in charge of arrangements.

Kenneth C. Booze, Sr., 74
Kenneth C. Booze, Sr., 74 died Saturday, April 26, 1997 at his home in Cedar Bluffs, Nebr.
Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Rev. Eddie Masters will officiate. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Fremont Honor Guard of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 854 and American Legion Post No. 20 at Ridge Cemetery in Fremont.
Kenneth C. Booze, Sr., was born May 21, 1922 at Frankfort, S.D. He moved to Fremont at the age of 13. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II, in the Asiatic Pacific, from May 24, 1944 to Nov. 8, 1945. He received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. After his discharge, he returned to Fremont and drove truck for Herman Trucking.
In 1952, he became a Fremont Police office and in 1954 moved to Arlington where he was police officer for several years. He also was a police officer in Fort Calhoun for a time. He retired in 1985 and worked part - time in Blair as a sheriff's deputy and correction officer. He moved to Cedar Bluffs three years ago.
On Sept. 22, 1941 he married Elsie L. Krause at Ponca, Nebr.
He was a member of the Police Officers Association of Nebraska.
Survivors include his wife, Elsie; sons and daughters - in - law, Ronald and Diana Booze of Prague; Kenneth, Jr. and Nancy Booze of Valley; Roger and Carol Booze of Fremont and Ty and Janet Booze of Cedar Bluffs; a daughter and son - in - law, Glenyce and Marvin Opfer of Omaha; his mother, Jessie Mirr of North Bend; brothers, Alvin of Prague, Lawrence of Fremont and Willis of Jeffers, Minn.; a sister, Betty D. Johnson of Fremont; a step - brother, Jerry Mirr of Tucson, Ariz.; step - sisters, Eldora (Mrs. George) Mortensen of Indiana, Delores Berryman of California; Betty (Mrs. Clyde) Phillippe of Fremont, Nancy Reed of Omaha and Carolyn Lynch of Colorado; 15 grandchildren and 13 great - grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Carl J. Booze; a brother, Virgil Booze; a daughter, Paulette Booze; a step - brother, Eugene Mirr and a granddaughter, Angela Booze.

Gertrude Harvey, 89
Gertrude M. Harvey died Friday, April 25, 1997 at Community Care of America Nursing Home in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Memorial services were held at Campbell - Aman Funeral Home. Burial was in Memory Gardens, Brea, Calif.
Gertrude M. Harvey was born Feb. 6, 1908 in Hartford, Ark. to John and Nancy White. She and her husband were in business many years in California. The last 15 years, she had lived in a nursing home in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Survivors include her daughter and son - in - law, Jim and Rae Taylor of Blair; six grandchildren and their spouses, Brad and Laura Taylor, Kim and Terry Conrad of Blair; Steve Taylor of Atlanta, Ga.; Raelene Sprague of San Ramon, Calif.; Ron and Jon Slavens of El Segundo, Calif.; seven great - grandchildren and two great - great - grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters; her husband, Emory Lee Harvey and a son, Raymond A. Slavens.

Sam F. Selby, 89
Sam F. Selby died Thursday, April 24, 1997 in Renton, Wash.
Helen Skov of Blair is his sister - in - law.
Sam F. Selby was born at Hendersen, Iowa Jan. 17, 1908.
On July 29, 1932, he married Leone Larsen. He farmed north of Arlington until 1955 when they moved to Seattle, Wash.
He worked at Boeing Aircraft in Seattle until he retired.
Survivors include his wife, Leone; two daughters, Darlene Morris of Kent, Wash. and Dee Menking of Renton, Wash.; six granddaughters; one grandson; 10 great - granddaughters; three great - grandsons; several great - great - grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Ray Rutledge of Council Bluffs and Mrs. Clarence Strassheim of Denver, Colo.

Phyllis Stafford, 77
Phyllis (Mrs. Bill) Stafford, 77 of Norfolk died Friday, April 25, 1997 at the Heritage of Bel Air Nursing Home in Norfolk, Nebr.
Memorial services will be at a later date.


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