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Louis Grimm, 80
Louis "Bud" Grimm, 80 died Friday, Sept. 19, 1997, at Memorial Community Hospital in Blair. 
Services were Monday at the Campbell- Aman Funeral Home. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery at Blair. 
Louis "Bud" Grimm was born Apr. 23, 1917 in Blair to Louis and Elizabeth ( Quinlan ) Grimm. He graduated from Blair High School. He farmed in the Blair area his entire life. 
Survivors are his sister and brother- in- law, Elizabeth and Bob Carlson of Blair. 

Zeada Sackett, 74
Zeada Sackett, 74, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 1997 at Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha. 
Services were Saturday at Campbell- Aman Funeral Home. Burial was in the Blair Cemetery. 
Zeada Sackett was born Oct. 20, 1922 in Cliquot, Mo., to William and Ethel ( Hennsley ) Jones. 
Survivors are two children, Ron Miller and Mim Johnson, of Osceola, Neb.; two sisters, Zelma Mikesell, Blair and Margaret Christensen, Cleveland, Miss.; a brother, Dean Jones, Long Beach, Calif.; and nephews and nieces. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ned Sackett; her parents; brothers, Dale Jones, Gerald Jones, Cecil Jones and Howard Jones and sisters, Beulah Mae Jones, Helen Phillips, Joanna Ray and Willie Bolton. 

Jacqueline Stork, 26
Jacqueline Logemann Stork, 26, of Arlington died Friday, Sept. 19, 1997 after being involved in an automobile / truck accident northwest of Blair. 
Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church near Arlington. Burial will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery. 
Jacqueline Logemann Stork was born Apr. 30, 1971 in Blair to Darrell and CoeLeta ( Andreasen ) Logemann. She graduated from Bennington High School in 1989 and from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 1994. On Apr. 9, 1994, she married Jeffrey J. Stork at Bennington. 
Survivors are her husband, Jeffrey; parents, Darrell and CoeLeta Logemann, Bennington; her grandmother, Dorothy Logemann, Bennington; two sisters, Kristine ( Mrs. Darwin ) Reiswig, Lincoln, Neb.; and Juli Logemann, Bennington; and a sister- in- law, Karen ( Mrs. Anthony ) Mentzer. 
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Lester Logemann; and her mother- in- law, Jeanette Stork. 
Campbell- Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Jason Stork, 4 months
Jason Jon Stork died Friday, Sept. 19, 1997 following an automobile / truck accident northwest of Blair. 
Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church north of Arlington. Burial will be in the St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery. 
Jason Jon Stork was born May 22, 1997 at Fremont, Nebraska to Jeffrey and Jacqueline ( Logemann ) Stork. 
Survivors are his father, Jeffrey; his grandparents, Darrell and CoeLeta Logemann, Bennington and Eldon Stork, Arlington; his great- grandmothers, Dorothy Logemann, Bennington and Maxine Stork, Arlington. 
Campbell- Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Justin Stork, 3
Justin James Stork died Friday, Sept. 19, 1997 following an automobile / truck accident northwest of Blair. 
Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church north of Arlington. Burial will be in the St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery. 
Justin James Stork was born Aug. 28, 1994 at Fremont, Nebraska to Jeffrey and Jacqueline ( Logemann ) Stork. 
Survivors are his father, Jeffrey; his grandparents, Darrell and CoeLeta Logemann, Bennington and Eldon Stork, Arlington; his great- grandmothers, Dorothy Logemann, Bennington and Maxine Stork, Arlington. 
Campbell- Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Riley Williams
Riley J. Williams, 71, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 1997 at Methodist Hospital in Omaha, following a lengthy illness. 
Services were Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Decatur. Rev. Judith Clark Wharton officiated. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery at Decatur. 
Riley J. Williams was born Oct. 22, 1925 on the family farm southeast of Decatur to JoSepth and Viola ( Craig ) Williams. He attended District 11 country school and Decatur High School. He left school to work in the Omaha Packing Plant when workers were needed because of the war. He was drafted in the U. S. Army Aug. 1, 1944 and served his country in the South Pacific with Expert M1 Rifle qualifications. He returned as technical staff sergeant in August 1946 with the Asiatic Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal. 
On July 1, 1947, he married Norma Jean Maw at the Presbyterian Church in Lyons. They farmed, until 1975, when an accident forced his early retirement. In 1962, they moved into Decatur. Since his retirement he has built wooden clocks, lamps and other items. 
He was a member of the American Legion Roger- Crum Post No. 215, Veterans of Foreign Wars Gleason- Rogers Post No. 6926 of Decatur and the National Rifleman's Association. 
Survivors are his wife, Norma Jean; a son and daughter- in- law, Michael and Molly Williams of Tekamah; daughters and sons- in- law, Jane and Jim Judt of Blair and Nancy and Robert Dyer of McCook Lake, South Dakota; 10 grandchildren, Katie Williams, Bill Williams, Nate Williams, Carrie and spouse, K. C., Braniff, Jenny Judt, Derek Judt, Terry Judt, Jeremy Sabatka, Lindsey Sabatka and Benjamin Dyer; a great- grandson, Trenton Johnson; two sisters, Helen Kahlandt of Decatur and Lucille Fleischman of Oakland, Neb.; five nieces and two nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Lloyd Williams. 
Casket bearers were Derek Judt, Terry Judt, Bill Williams, K. C. Braniff, Tony Fleischman and John Kraucunas. 
Honorary casket bearers were Jim Reno, Paul Phelps, Lyle Farrens, Merle Farrens, Eldon Farrens and Arthur Mussack. 
Dona Beard was organist. 
Katie Williams was pianist. 
Memorials may be directed to the Decatur United Methodist Church, VFW Gleason- Rogers Post. No. 6926 or the American Legion Roger- Crum Post No. 215, Decatur. 
Hamel- Peck- Pelan Funeral Home in Tekamah was in charge of arrangements. 

Paul A. Jeppesen, 72
Paul A. Jeppesen, 72, of Pomona, Calif., died Sept. 21, 1997, at his home. 
Graveside services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the Blair Cemetery. Rev. John Nielsen will officiate. Visitation will be Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Campbell - Aman Funeral Home Chapel. 
Paul A. Jeppesen was a graduate of Dana College. 
He was born June 27, 1925, in Indianapolis, Ind. He had been a Pomona resident since 1952. 
He did graduate work at the University of Minnesota and Claremont Graduate School. Jeppesen taught at Chaffey High School for 33 years. He was a member of the California Retired Teachers Association. 
He had also served with Gen. George Patton in the Battle of the Bulge. 
He was a member of the Danish Brotherhood. 
Survivors include his wife, Ada; and his brother, Herbert Jeppesen of Chicago, Ill. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the Pomona Inland Valley Council of Churches, 1753 N. Park Ave., Pomona, Calif., 91768. 

Ralph D. Petersen, 62
Ralph D. Petersen, 62, of Gulfport, Miss., died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 1997, in Gulfport. 
Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. in the Riemann Funeral Home Chapel in Gulfport. Visitation will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be with full military honors in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. 
Ralph D. Petersen was born June 6, 1935, in Herman to Albert and Laura Petersen. He graduated from Herman High School and attended Memphis State University. 
He had retired as a Senior Master Sergeant after a 28 - year career in the U.S. Air Force. 
He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal with three Bronze Stars, the Air Force Good Conduct Medal with five Bronze Stars, the National Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal and Vietnam Service Medal. 
Following his military career, he worked in Federal Civil Service in the Department of Veteran's Affairs and Department of Defense for more than 14 years. His last assignment was with the headquarters, 2nd Air Force at Keesler as a resident course program manager. 
He had received five Performance awards and a Sustained Superior Award. 
Survivors include his wife, Joline, of Gulfport; three sons, Thomas D. Petersen of Ocean Springs, Miss.; Craig A. Petersen and Douglas E. Petersen, both of Gulfport; one daughter, Belinda Petersen of Arlington, Texas; his mother, Laura Petersen of Blair; two brothers Earl Petersen of Washington D.C. and Curtis Petersen, The Colony, Texas; and two grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by his father and two brothers, Donald Petersen and Clifford Petersen. 

Leona E. Wiese, 80
Leona E. Wiese, 80, of Blair died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 1997, at Memorial Community Hospital in Blair. 
Services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the Blair Cemetery. A prayer service will be Thursday at 8 p.m. at Campbell - Aman Funeral Home. 
Leona E. Wiese was born on March 25, 1917, in rural Washington County to Peter A. and Mary ( Lund ) Johnsen. She attended the Dornacker School. 
On Oct. 12, 1938, she married Clarence Wiese in Blair. They lived in the Kennard and Rosehill area before moving to Blair, where she has lived the past 27 years. 
She cooked at Cope's Cafe. She worked for Memorial Community Hospital in housekeeping for 12 years. 
She was a member of the First Lutheran Church, Blair Eagles and Hospital Auxiliary. 
Survivors include one daughter, Leanna Metz of Blair; one brother, Raymond Johnsen of Bennington; one sister, Gladys Matzen of Blair; five grandchildren, Tina Barnard, Chester Wiese, Jr., Betty Sprick, Amy Hansen and Sheryl Metz; and five great - grandchildren, Jennifer Wiese, Natasha Wiese, Bryer Hansen, Lance Hansen and Bailey Metz. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Clarence; one son, Chester William; three brothers, John, Mathias and Vern Johnsen and one sister, Edna Paulsen. 
Memorials may be given to the Blair Rescue Squad or First Lutheran Church. 
Campbell - Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Stanley Jensen, 83
Stanley M. Jensen, 83 of Blair died suddenly Wednesday, Sept. 24, 1997 at the home of Bob Hunt, where he had been staying with his son and daughter -in -law, Mick and Gail Jensen. 
Services were Saturday at First Lutheran Church in Blair. Burial was in the Blair Cemetery. 
Stanley M. Jensen was born on the family farm north of Blair on Nov. 28, 1913 to Edward A. and Amy ( Anderson ) Jensen. He was a graduate of Blair High School. He attended Dana College for two years and then attended and graduated from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. He farmed all his life except for the time he served his country during World War II. On March 22, 1942 he married Virginia Hershey in Fremont. She preceded him in death on May 2, 1990. 
He ran the time clock, along with Bob Jensen, for several years at Dana College. He was one of the first inductees into the Dana College Hall of Fame. He was a member of the Blair Lions Club, Dana Boosters and a past member of the Masons. 
He is survived by three sons and daughters -in -law, Michael and Gail of Blair; John and Ingrid of Boulder, Colo.; and Curtis and Deanna of Blair; four grandchildren and a sister and brother -in -law, Alice and Bill Elwell of Sun City, Calif. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a sister and brother -in -law, Lucile and Hilton Rhoades; and a brother and sister -in -law, Earl and Roberta Jensen. 
Memorials may be directed to First Lutheran Church Sunday School, Girls' Youth Softball Association or the YMCA Youth Program. 
Campbell -Aman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Pearl Livermore, 78
Pearl Emmaline Livermore, 78 of Blair died Saturday, Sept. 27, 1997 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Blair. 
Services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Country Bible Church. Burial will be in the Blair Cemetery. 
Pearl Emmaline Livermore was born Oct. 9, 1918 in Washington, Neb. to Harley and Amy ( Hazard ) Appleby. She attended the Blair schools, graduating from Blair High School. On March 26, 1938, she married Delbert Livermore. 
She was a member of Country Bible Church. 
Survivors are a daughter and son -in -law, Merle ( Suzi ) and Larry Hadan of Bennington; three sons and daughters -in -law, Ronald and Betty of Blair, Duane and Cindy of Fayetteville, Ark.; and Don and Diane of Kimberling City, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; 16 great -grandchildren; a sister -in -law, Virginia Motley of Arlington; a brother -in -law, K. C. Livermore of Reeds Spring, Mo. and several nieces and nephews. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert on Sept. 8, 1987; her parents; brothers, Floyd Appleby and Byron Appleby and a sister, Elsie Blomgren. 
Campbell -Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Virginia Sheets, 77
Virginia E. Sheets, 77 of Arlington died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 1997 at Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha. 
Services were Sept. 26 at the Arlington Community Church in Arlington. Rev. Lee J. Milligan officiated. Burial was in the Arlington Cemetery. 
Virginia E. Sheets was born June 22, 1920 in Glenwood, Iowa to Ira and Ruth ( Roland ) Nuss. She grew up at Pacific Junction, Iowa and was a 1938 graduate of Pacific Junction High School. She lived in Fremont from 1959 to 1963 and then moved to Arlington. Before her marriage to Herald Sheets March 22, 1963 at Blair, she worked for several years at the formerCampbell's Soup Co. in Fremont. 
She was a member of the Arlington Community Church and had been active in the Arlington Senior Center since 1984. 
She is survived by her husband, Herald; two daughters, Sharron De La Cruv of Tucson, Ariz. and Donna ( Mrs. Wayne ) Bohlmeyer of Lincoln; a step -daughter, Georgia ( Mrs. John ) Frost of Fremont; a step -son, Glen Sheets of Bennington; two brothers and sisters -in -law, Merrill and Mary Nuss of Marietta, Ga.; and Hershall and Marjorie Nuss of Santa Fe, N. M.; a sister and brother -in -law, Grace and George Hondell of Niceville, Fla.; 11 grandchildren and eight great -grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Jerald Nuss and Kenneth Nuss. 
Reckmeyer -Moser Funeral Home in Arlington was in charge of arrangements. 

Gwenavere Williams, 77
Gwenavere A. Williams, 77, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 1997 at Marshall Browning Hospital in Illinois. 
Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church in Du Quoin, Ill. Rev. Charles Hoekstra will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park. 
Gwenavere A. Williams was born Feb. 17, 1920 in Blair to Zenos B. and Anna ( Sall ) Smith. On June 18, 1941, she married Burt Williams. 
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Du Quoin. 
She is survived by one daughter and son -in -law, Patricia and Lonnie James of Du Quoin; two sons and daughters -in -law, Jerry and Bonnie Williams of Du Quoin and Jeff and Rosann Williams of Baulkham Hills, Australia; 11 grandchildren and three great -grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Burt on Aug. 16, 1979; her parents; one brother and one sister. 
Memorials may be given to the Hospice Room at Marshall Browning Hospital and will be accepted at the funeral home. 
Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin is in charge of arrangements.


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