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    Rose Christiansen

    Obituaries | 10:52 AM |

    Rosella “Rose” Speece Christiansen, 81, of Louisville, Neb., passed away on Tuesday, Sept.13, 2016.

    Rose was born in Trenton, N.J., to Abraham Lincoln and Margaret Kirby Jolly on Jan. 12, 1935. She attended school at Middlesex, N.J.

    After graduating...

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    Kenneth Fisher

    Obituaries | 10:49 AM |

    Kenneth Shannon Fisher, age 54, of McCook passed away unexpectedly at his home in McCook on Sept. 9, 2016.

    Ken was born March 3, 1962 in Reedsburg, Wis., to parents Kenneth Albert and Wilma Jane (Bennett) Fisher. He was one of four siblings.

    Ken worked...

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    Dr. Robert K. Vasey

    Obituaries | 10:48 AM |

    Dr. Robert K. Vasey, 84, passed away Sept. 17, 2016 at Leisure Homestead, St. John, Kan.

    He was born March 29, 1932 to Royal and Hilda (German) Vasey on the family farm near Cozad. His mother was one of 14 children and his Grandma German was one of...

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    Charlene Ann Pursley

    Obituaries | 09/15/2016 |

    Charlene Ann Pursley was born on July 18, 1931 to Chris and Hilda Nordhausen in rural Dundy County Neb. Charlene was a lifelong member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, rural Wauneta. She was baptized, attended parochial school and was confirmed at St....

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    Wesley B. Bowers

    Obituaries | 09/02/2016 |

    Wesley B. Bowers, age 56 of Friend, was born Feb. 15, 1960 in Lincoln, Neb. He was ushered into heaven Aug. 22, 2016, to join family and friends, including, his son Zachariah, his brother Stewart and his father “Burns.”

    Wes attended Chase County High...

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    Ruby Long

    Obituaries | 09/02/2016 |

    Ruby Irene Long was born to Elmer Edwin and Lettie Viola (Eggleston) Berkgren on Oct. 16, 1927 in Oakley, Kan. She graduated from Oakley High School in 1945 and went on to study at Colorado Springs Bible School where she graduated with a Bachelor of...

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    Joan Osler

    Obituaries | 09/02/2016 |

    Joan Ruth Fredrickson Osler was born Jan. 20, 1930 in Omaha to Edward and Ruth Waterhouse Fredrickson. She grew up in Valley and graduated from high school there in 1947. While attending the University of Nebraska on a Regent’s Scholarship studying music,...

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    Elsie Newman

    Obituaries | 09/02/2016 |

    Elsie Alvina Newman was born to Walter Henry and Emma Marie (Grienke) Lange on Oct. 30, 1924 in Imperial. She was the fifth child of seven in a family that moved to Chase County in 1918.

    Elsie was baptized at Zion Lutheran Church in Imperial and remained...