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Thursday, May 16, 2002 THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 3A .r plans JUneHillaryisa 1996 graduate of Supe-Wedding CalendarTuesday.May 21Of Events weddingCuple planSceremonyJUne Ostdieks_,_, __ c ,h.,brate golden Range descendants gather for reumon veaamg anniversary ,,, ,:,.d ,f.,, rior High School and received a The local chapter of AARP will KittyKohn, Lincoln, Neb., and Joe bachelor&apos;s degree in education from meetatT:30p.m, at the Vestey Center. RungemetatthehomeofMariorieand Johanson ,ClayCen- Kenny and Nancy Mich., announce the md upcoming marriage Hillary Donne and Menu Elementary School Menu rough May 21 pperoni corn, cherry Last day of School. l l nester tests. High School Menu !through May 21 , pickle-cheese, shape-up. day. I1 a.m., dis- the University of Nebraska at Kearney. She is currently a family and consumer science teacher for Omaha Public Schools. Bryan is a 1989 graduate of White Pigeon High School in Michigan and is currently employed as a personal contractor for BJ Shower Door in Omaha. Grandparents of the bride are Don and Betty Johanson, and Sharon Mar- tin, Superior, and Steve and Lora Mar- tin, Belleville. Great-grandparents are Chrissie and Maybelle Ahrens, Man- kate. Grandmother of the bridegroom is Ruth DuFour. Union, Mich. They are planning a June 15 wed- ding at Christ Community Church, Omaha. German genealogical program, June 1 The Adams County Genealogical Society is hosting a German Work- shop June 1, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hastings Police Station Auditorium. The featured speaker will be Lin Strong. She is president of the Ostfries Genea- logical Society of America. Strong will present the history of the Germans and will go into their culture and customs (such as Mayday celebrations--funer- als and their tea ceremony) along with the emigration and immigration to America. She will be bringing many town record books which have been transcribed and translated. She will be giving travel tips and will end with a slide show of the German area of Ostfriesland. Strong has been to Germany doing her own research and working with the German transcribers to help Ameri- cans of German descent. There will also be a display of German china and linens. FFA announces awards The Dwayne Crispin outstanding agricultural education first year mem- ber award went to Sean Gillilan. His parents are Joe and Connie Gillilan. The award is sponsored by the Crispin Family. The award goes to an agricul- ture education student who has dem- onstrated a cooperative attitude, a will- ingness to put out the extra effort to be a good student and modeled leadership skills. Mr. Crispin was a farmer who had a special interest in the community's youth. This award is a multi-year en- graved plaque. This year's Superior FFA Chapter scholarship award went to. Richard Rogers, a sophomore. His parents are Keith and Susan Rogers. The Superior FFA Chapter Leader- ship award pin goes to an FFA member who leads by action and word. The individual must be willing to leave their comfort zone to better the FFA organization. They must be the indi- vidual who asks, "How Can I Help .... and not "Do I Have To." The person must command respect and show fair- ness to all members. This year's recipient was Kate Carman, daughter of Kerry and Laurie Carman. The winner of the Wayne L. Tipton Memorial FFA Scholarship was Mat- thew Rempe, son of Ran and Arlene Rempe. Hastings College awards scholarshi p to Damon Dustin Damon, Superior, has re- ceived academic and track scholar- ships to attend Hastings College. The son of Mike Damon and Debra Young, he plans to major in criminal justice. it exercises at Super or High School Saturday, graduates gathered briefly in the junior high ) check their diplomas, greetguests and say a final farewell to their classmates. Above Robin Howe, .=r diploma as classmates gather around and congratulate one another. Pictured from left are Howe, Steph Scripter, Jessica Lemke and Tracy Taylor. "or Library News Lipker, of reading reach to you can find? Or how book by one of tan authors? Maybe you to set your your favorite "ind something We received a group of eater to every whim. ;w titles are: "Un- led by Francine Coonts; town" and "Murder by Elliott ' Barbara by David Death" by William of Death' by Dana of Kills" and McInerny: by Rich- ing God" and and W. rainman" by P T , , j . x. 'Thale s Folly" by Just SOme of the new 16, 2002 0740-0969, is pub- Company, Inc., 68978. 'in Nebraska, $19.06 or, d $25 a::+r o<a : 50 cents Dot single Superior mall ng office. POST- to: The Supedor 8978. offerings received this week, and in addition, ask about our young adult books that make a fast and interesting read for an adult in a hurry or with limited time. Or for those of you trav- eling or with a mindless job you are dreading, try our books-on-tape. We have an excellent library in Superior. Let tls serve you!. We Print Caps Superior Publishing Co. 402-879-3292 5fill Pretty at 30! Happy 30 m Kelly Dan, Camie& Nikki Children of Veda Roe invite you to a 90th Birthday Open House Sunday, May 19 2to4p00 Velvet Rose Superior, Neb. Davenport Senior Center Menu Monday, May 20: Hamburger-bun, stewed tomatoes, ranch fries, cookie. Tuesday, May 21: Meat loaf, baked potatoes, sweet and sour beans, pine- apple. Nemechek, Humboldt, announce their approaching marriage. Parents of the couple are Irene McDole Kohn, Nel- son, the late Joe Kohn, and Jesse and Donna Nemechek of Humboldt. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Nelson High School and the Univer- sity of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is em- ployed with the Nebraska Realtors Association, Lincoln, Nab. Nemechek is a graduate of Humboldt High School and the Uni- versity of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is employed by the United States Postal Service and is also engaged in farming. Their wedding is planned for June 22 at Humboldt. Wednesday, May 22: Barbecue pork The birthday song was sung to Pas- sandwich, pea salad, pineapple juice, torAlbrechtandAvisBostelman.Bettie Jell-O/fruit. Brans and Lois Leslie were hostesses. Thursday, May 23: Oven fried The next meeting will be June 12 at 9 chicken,breast, potato salad, vegetable a.m. medley, ice cream. Friday, May 24: Polish sausage, Give the Classifieds a try; you'll be bakedkraut, mashed potatoes, peaches, pleasantly surprised. I i Bemard and Geri (Schendt) Ostdiek, Superior, celebrated their 50th wed- ding,anniversary Sunday, May 4, in Superior. Their day began with a 11 a.m., Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Ft. Phillip Luther was its celebrant. A family din- ner followed at noon. Open house for family and friends was hosted by their children and grand- children from 2 to 4 at the Elks Lodge. The Ostdieks were united in mar- riage May 6, 1952, at St. Stephen's Church, Lawrence, with Monsignor B. J. Haskamp officiating. The Ostdieks are parents of three sons and three daughters. Their chil- Twin Rivers Branch earns superior rating Aid Association for Lutherans and Lutheran Brotherhood is recognizing Twin Rivers Branch for its effective- ness in bringing the organizations chari- table resources straight to its mem- bers' own community. The branch re- cently received a superior rating, the highest given by the fraternal organi- zation, for its community service ef- forts. AAL/LB is a fraternal benefit soci- ety that was formed through the merger of Aid Association for Lutherans (AAL) of Appleton, Wise., and Luth- eran Brotherhood (LB) of Minneapo- lis at the beginning of the year. The organization is honoring its branch members for their service to Lutherans and to others in their communities dur- ing 2001. The rating reflects the branch's per- formance in coordinating volunteer service projects, hosting fund-raising events and distributing the fraternal benefit society's matching funds to local Lutheran congregations. The branch is led by Esther and Francis Martin, president, Superior; Alfred and Mary Ann Meyer, vice president, Nora; Lois and Ronald Lewis, secretary, Ruskin; Helen and Don Gebers, treasurer, Nora; Hartley and Jane Petersen, publicity officer, Hardy; Helen and Ken Buckles, edu- cation officer, Davenport; and Beauford Hayer, respecteen officer, Superior. AAL/LB's' more than ii,500 branches throughout the country meet regularly to carry out a variety of vol- unteerefforts, fund-raising projects and educational programs to help them- selves, their communities and people in need. LWML meet for salad luncheon Centennial Lutheran Missionary League met at the church last Wednes- day for a salad luncheon. A video of the Easter Service atDeshler was shown for devotion and topic. Roll call was answered by 11 mem- bers, one guest and Pastor Paul Albrecht, bringing shampoo for the health kits. President LaMira Mueiler presided at the business meeting, Viola Rogge reported on the spring workshop in Deshler. The theme is "Citizens of.the Country.".Evalin Lillich led prayer before the Mites for Mission offering. Wednesday there was sewing at the church. Next Wednesday mending and two games at the Superior Good Sa- maritan Career. June 13 will be an all day and evening cleaning at church. June 3 to7 is vacation Bible School. Get Ahead With Your 2002 Bookkeeping MARLAN V. WATSONtl Certified Public Accountant 'll II W 14:30 N. Central Office-and Fax: 402-879-401:3 II m,.....J Superior, Nab. . ] National Healthcare Week May 12- 18. 2002 ,,!iF 41' Hiraclc.', Every D;iy Without our employees, we're just brick and mortar. Withoutouremployees, we're nothing special. But with them, we accomplish extraordinary things. Brodstone Memorial Nuckolls County Hospital "l.iti The Way To A Healthier Tomorrow." 520 East Tenth Superior, NE Aid Association for Lutherans and Lutheran Brotherhood merged on Jan. 1,2002, to create Aid Association for Ltltheran-Lutheran Brotherhood (AAL/LB) the largest fraternal ben- efit society in the United States. Com- posed of nearly 3 million members, the organization offers a broad array of financial products and services, as well as charitable programs, to Lutherans, their families and their communities. Nora Club members meet in Edgar cafe The Nora Club met for lunch at an Edgar cafe last Wednesday, with nine members present. The meeting was Called to order by Melba Lynch, presi- dent. She read a poem about mothers. Roll call was answered by naming a flower beginning with the letter of their name. The door prize was won by Mr. and Mrs. Ostdiek dren andspouses are Gary and Bernita Ostdiek. Nelson, Carolyn and Ray Menke, Hastings, Tom and Dab Ostdiek, Superior, Loren and Karen Ostdiek, Lawrence, Dianne and Pat Willey, Hastings and Janet and John Brooke, Hastings. They have 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Tattle hosts BPW Superior BPW Club met at 7 p.m., Monday at the DeAnna Turtle home in Nelson. The theme was "Delightful Dining While Dieting." A dinner was served with calories at a minimum. A short business meeting was held following dinner. A report on the State BPW Conference held in Omaha was given by Phyllis Vaupel. Highlights were a speech by Leslie Wilkins, Na- tional BPW President from Hawaii, sale of the BPW office building in Washington D.C. and leasing of new offices and election of state officers for 2002-2003. Superior BPW won the following awards presented at the award lun- cheon. Margaret Lewis award for high- est percentage of continuing members: 2001-2002 media book winner, 2001- 2002 gold foundation award for the highest per capita donations for foun- dation scholarships. Superior BPW also nominated Mid- Melba Lynch. Pat Jones received a . Nebraska Individual Services for state birthday gift from her secret sister. The employerofthe year. Monica Simonsen meeting continued to the Sugar Shack representing Mid-Nebraska accepted where they were told the history of the the winning award. business. The balance of the meeting was The September Tneeting will be finalizing plans for leecream booth at lunch at Mankato. the Lad Vestey Festival. Darrell Ward on Sunday for a n,,',or+ lunch al'ter visiting Harold Rungc at the Nelson Good Samaritan Home. Those present were Hazel Rung.e, Banner; Tom and Pat Range. IJncoln, Neb.; Sally and Me Jest. Sc\\;atd: Connie Beckcr, Jan and Wylie .lenten, and Janice and Rodney Ward and daughters, all el" Superios; Mar 3 t,u and Don Hassehnan, Kingston, ()kta: Carmen, Von and Natasha Wehrman, Brian Ward, l,aurie Stottt and l,orert and Virginia Drohman, all ot Nelson. The afternoon was spent visiting and sharing pictures t)l: fantily men> bers not present. Before returning home. Hazel. Turn and Pat and Sally and Me visited the family farm near Oak, where the Runge f',]lllilv lived. The farm is curt+tenth ' owned @Connie Becker. Hazel is a sister-re+law t)t }la[uld Tom, Sally, Connie, Wylie. Majorie, Mary Lou and Virginia arc all nieces of Harold. Hazel's 901h birthda 3 was eel ebrated with cake and ice cream m the afte rnooll. Joan Unruh joins Nelson paper staff Webber area rcsldcnt ,h>an Um'uh i', currently ii1 training as a po,sible re placement l\\;r Jim amt l)onna Menke. longtime Nelsoll (;d/cite ,,Kt(f Inelll- bers. In April the Mcnkes told a, E\\; press reporter of their plans 1 retire from the daily aft'airs ,ff Ihe Nelson newspaper. ht last week's issue Mrs [ rlruh was introduced 1o the readers of the newspaper. Howexcr. she needs liHk' introduction. Meal recently >,lie has shared with Connie Poller lhe Lawrence-Nelson school counselor's duties. In the current round el staf[ reductions, her position was c'li nlill:.lted. Before joining the I,awrence Nelson stuff, Mrs. U nruh had held simi lar positions at Mankato and Superior. A winning smile isn't necessarily sincere. Superior 2002-2003 FFA officers are(back row, from left.) Tim Meyers, treasurer; Jenny Warneking, student councd representative; Alyssa Montgomery, reporter; Gina Edwards, sentinel; (front row) Kyle Grove, vice-president; Brittanie Utecht, president; Erin Eitzmann, secretary and Adam Heitman, parliamentarian. i i ram,, ,,, "You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning. ---Billy Wilder . , e THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE & BODYWOR K Swedish Relaxation massage Sandra L Holling L.M.T. 402-879-4697 Superior + - ' Seniors Families Weddings Memories for now... and years from now Gladys Tietjen Route I Box 90 402-236-8729 Chester, Neb. Byron, Neb. r - ,Welcome- Dorthea Fairbanks Dorthea Fairbanks lives in the United Methodist Church par- sonage in Red Cloud with her husband Rich- ard. She pastors the .United Methodist ,Churches ,in Superior and Nora and he pas- tors the Red Cloud and Guide,Rock United Methodist Churches. Dorthea grew up in Wood River, Nab. as the third in a family of eight children, three girls an d five boys. Her first sisters were not born until She Was in high school. She graduated from Wood River High School in 1965, married and raised a family while working as a qualit) control inspector in a vinyl plastic factory at Alda. In 1991, she began formal education to become a pastor. Since she has completed schooling atKearney State University. Wayne State College and.St. Pauls School of Theology. She graduated in 19q5 from a course of study designed for older people going into the mm istry. The course of study replaces seminary. "It involves reading lots of books and writing papers," she sam "'h gave me, the opportunity to work as a pastor, care for nay family and do the required course work." Dorthea was ordained in the United Methodist Church in 1997 and appointed to Pierce. Last fall, she was reappointed to Superiur, She has four adult children and five grandchiktren. All reside in Nebraska. She likes to bake, read and sit outside cnioying nature. . Her husband, Richard, grew up across the street l'r,,. 1),rthca Hu is in the process of becoming an ordained United Methodist pa:du and is in his third year of ministry. RICE FUNERAL HOME'S 750 N Commercial. Superior, Neb. 402-879-3900