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f" Nebraska Department of Revenue. 2hristensen, 72, son of Since 1991 she has worked as a secre- randThoraPetersenChristensen, tary for the University of Iowa Col- 1931, onafarmstead lege of Law Library. She was an ac- He died Friday. tive member of Christ the King Luth- was a member of Bethany eran Church; teaching Sunday school .Heservedthechurch and confirmation classes. She also " holding various served on the building committee, on on the church council, the congregational counsel and chair- of the Sunday School person of the education committee, church choir member, en- usher and a member of the Women of reading scripture on SundayELCA. s and was instrumental in the She is survived by her husband, Day Sales. Iowa City, her children, Mrs. Rustin attended the rural Wiemer Miller (Sonya), Iowa City, her son, School and graduated from Blake Williams, Iowa City; her sister School in 1949. Follow- Mrs. Kenneth Stirn (Alana), Kearney, he continued the fam- and her brother, Rick Garcia, g with his father Tahlequah, Okla., ann one grandchild. his love of farming lr-lrlc;h fall's harvest. Robert-.--e,- t Oan. 2 I, 1951, he married Elaine Robert Hight, 68, the son of Will- the Kiowa iam and Mary (Fulper) Hight, was born , were blessed April 16, 1935, at Lebanon Township, three children, Pat, Bruce and New Jersey. He died Monday at Bred- made their home on stone Memorial Hospital, Superior. until 1978, when Robert graduated from high school ;kin. in Hampton, N.J. He married Shirley s country in the United June Bogart and to this pnion was born 'from 1952-1954. Hewas fourchildren.Hewasinductedintothe of the American Legion United States Marine Corp on March years. 16, 1954, and honorably discharged on ehadknack for fixing things and March15,1957. He lived in California for 50 years prior to moving to Supe- special occasions to the rior about five years ago. He enjoyed his family, auctions and worked at the Superior was preceded in death by his Auction House. a brother, Benjamin Chris-He was preceded in death by his and Bryce Mooren.father, byhiswife, Ruskin; Robert is survived by his wife, lughter, Mrs. James File Shirley, Superior; mother, MaryHight, Courtland; two sons, Bruce, Easton, Pa., two sons, Robert Hight, Neb.; seven Oxford, N. J., and Kevin Hight of Mid- ildren; one brother, Donald, way City, Calif.; daughters, Wanda Iowa, and a sister-in-law, Hendren, Stanford, Ky., Tiffany tensen, Superior. Putman, Esbon; one brother, William were held Monday from Hight, Washington, N. J.; two sisters, Lutheran Church, Ruskin, VirginiaSinko, Alpha, N.J., and Lueila Rev. Evelyn Phillips officiat- Hubbard, Washington, N. J. Private family services will be held y rites by the at a later date. Legion Post was in Megrue-Price Funeral Home of Creek Cemetery. Superior, is in charge of arrangements. Funeral Home of Superior, was in charge Orpha Lee Perry Orpha Lee Perry, 94, died Monday Williams at the Valley County Nursing Home, Ord. Ruth Williams, 53, Iowa Services will be Saturday, Dec. 13, diedDec. 3, at the Univer-at 9 a.m., at the First Presbyterian Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsChurch, Ord, Tim Glendening will of- a battle with breast cancer, ficiate, Additional services will be at 3 a aemorial service was held Sun- p.m., Saturday at the Union Church, Christ the King Lutheran Hardy. Lance Shafer will officiate. Burial will be in the Rosemound Gem- was born Sept 21, 1950, etery. Visitation will be prior to the of Jerome and Angela service at the church Christensen. She attended Orpha Lee (Myers) Perry was born School with the Class of Jan. 1,1909 toChat and Luella(Powell) , and received her bachelor of Myers at her parents home on the farm ;andeduca- in Jewell County which was home- the University of Nebraskasteaded in 1867 by her grandfather. He graduating Summa Gum came from Pennsylvania in a covered 2, 1970, she married wagon in 1866. For 21 years she She graduated from Hardy High as a systems analyst for the School in 1926. In 1932 she graduated (Digital) of a hearing aid Will repair any hearing aid We make house calls Pick-up and delivery Hearing Aid Consultant 1808 M. Street, Belleville, Kan. from the Kansas Beauty Sc-hool. She returned to Hardy, where she opened a beauty shop. On Aug. 29, 1935 she married Elmer (Bub) Perry at Belleville. To this union three children were born. The family lived in Haddam where she opened a Beauty Shop. h, 1937 they moved back to Hardy where she opened a beauty Shop in their home. In 1944 they moved to a farm in Jewell County, next to the homestead where her parents lived. In 1960 they moved to Hardy where Bub started his own well and plumbing business. Her hus- band died in 1971. Orpha Lee and her sister, Helen Myers, moved to Ord in 1974. She resided at Grandview Assisted Living Center for a year and a half and was then a resident of the Valley County Nursing Home from March 2003 until her passing. She was a member of the Helping Hand Women's Club that made quilts for 60 years. She was amemberofthe Rebecc~ Lodge for 73 years. She en- joyed painting, especially china paint- ing and also quilting and crocheting. She is survived by her three chil- dren; daughter, Kay Hewings, Epworth, Ga.; son, Pat Perry, San Di- ego, Calif., and daughter, Janet Lee and her husband, Mark, Ord; six grand- children and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Dale Myers, a sis- ter, Helen Myers and a grandson. Pearl Vestal Pearl Jewel Vestal, 103, the daugh- ter of Andrew and Clara (Logan) VanMeter, was born ~Jn May 5, 1901, at Lovewell. She died Dec. 3, at Home- stead, Fla. She was raised in rural Jewell County and graduated from Sinclair High School, Lovewell, in 1918. She taught school for six years, first at the Mount Hope and then served as the principal of Lovewell Grade School. On April 20, 1923, she married Fay H. Vestal. To this union twochildren were born, Lois and Dale. Pearl and Fay spent 46 years on a farm. She was a member of the Jewell County Farm Bureau and recognized as one of the women leaders by the Kansas Farm Bureau for many years representing Kansas in meetings in Denver, Chicago, Atlanta and other cities She served as Sunday School teacher, superintendent, choir director and member of the church board. In the fall of 1968, they retired and moved to S uperior. In ! 991 they moved to Homestead, Fla., to be near their son. Pearl was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Fay, one brother, Chester Van Meter, and one sister, Violet Jepson. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Ben Burdette (Lois), Pennington, N.J., and one son, Dale Vestal, Home- Thursday, December 11,2003 THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 7A stead, Homestead, Fla.; six grandchil- postmaster from 1961 until his retire- -. i+ Shelley K. Malone (formerly dren and 13 great-grandchildren, meat in December 1991. He served on Services were Wednesday from the the Edgar School Board, andwasa50- (.~ourthouse News Shelley K. Davis) and Stephen Malone to Adam and Kristin Sunday S 30 of Megrue-Price Funeral Home Chapel yearmemberofAmericanLegionPost Nuckolls County Lot 5 and all Lot 6, Block 25, N. in Superior, with Dorthea Fairbanks of Edgar. officiating. He was preceded in death by his Superior to O. T. Superior. Wayne L, Garrison, Trustee to IntermentwasintheFairviewCem- parents; a son, Carl Jr., three brothers, Traffic and Misdemeanor Bruce R. Wolfe and Brian D Wolfe etery, Lovewell, Kan. two sisters and one grandchild. Speeding: Michael P. Eggers, Su- Part of the Burlington Northern and Survivorsincludehiswife, son,John perior, $25; Jessica Johnston, Hardy, Santa Fe Railroad Companys s right- Dennis Disney Larson,Lincoln,Neb.,;daughter, Mrs. $200; Whitt J Barkley, Tulsa, Okla., of-way in NE !14 SE 114 17-4-SW Dennis James Disney, 55, the son Mark Mannix (Jill), Lee's Summit, $75. of BenjaminandMary(Reeve)Disney, Mo.; one brother, HaroldLarson, rural DavidE. Roy, LoupCity, unlawful 1/4 16-4-8 and NW !/4 16-4-8. Steve R. Roesti to Melissa D. Roesti, Edgar, two sisters, Marvel Wykoff, possession of game animal, $50; and Part SE 1/4 NE 1/4 31-1-5; Part SE was born Oct. 13, 1948, at Superior. West Valley City, Utah, and Karen liquidated damages, $750. I/4NE 1/4 31-1-5 and PartNE I/4SE He died Friday at the Phelps Memorial Hutchinson, Fair Oaks, Calif.; and 10 Marriage Department 1/4 and Part SE 1/4 NE 1/4 31-1-5. Hospital in Holdrege. + grandchildren. Billy Lee Erickson and Carlita K. He attended Superior Elementary Schools. He currently was a resident of Services were Tuesday at the Will- Price were married Nov. 30, by Rev. iams Funeral Home Chapel, Edgar. Mark Dieh'l. with John Price Jr. and Accidents Mid Nebraska Individual Services, Oxford. He is survived by his parents, Ben- jamin and Mary Disney, Superior; sis- ters, Mrs. Ron Sharp (Gloria), Grand Island, Mrs. Mark Carpenter (Kathy). Sabetha; Mrs. Wayne Howe (Patricia), Olathe, and Mrs. Bill Savaln (Mary), Plattsmouth; and one brother, John Disney, Colorado Springs. Services were held Wednesday from Pastor David King officiated. Burial Kimberly Trouba as witnesses. with military honors was held in the Edgar Cemetery. II I Extension News By Terry Hejny, Nuckolls County Extension Education the Megrue-Price Funeral Home Marketing workshop is Dec. 17 Chapel, Superior, with Pastor Leslie '?Personalities and Profits," is the Warner, officiating. Farmers and Ranchers College work- Interment was in the Evergreenshop Dec. 17 at the Community Center Cemetery. in Davenport from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Other sponsors are Nebraska Soy- Carl Larson bean Board and University of Nebraska Carl Chester Larson, 81, was born Cooperative Extension. Jan. 22, 1922, on a farm southeast of Presenters include Roy Smith, Edgar. He died Dec. 4, at home in Farmer-Marketer;GaryBredensteiner, Edgar. former director of the Nebraska Farm "Chet" attended Star and Branstitre Business Association, andTerry Hejny, country grade school and graduated Extension educator. from Edgar High School with the Class Points of emphasis include specific of 1939. Following high school, he seasonal marketing strategies and how lived with a brother in Elmira, N.Y., to use them, personality types and how and worked at a variety of jobs, includ- they affect the decision making pro- ing dry cleaning pickup and delivery, cess, coping with habits that result in pin setter and finally as a civil servant poor marketing decisions, marketing timekeeper at a government nursery in strategies to improve profitability, cal- Big Flats, N.Y. Returning to the Edgar culating your cost of production and area in 1941, he worked as a "gandy alternativefinancialmanagementstrat- dancer" for the Union Pacific Rail- egtes. road. To receive maximum benefits from In 1942 he was called to serve his this workshop, participants are asked country in the U. S. Army Air Force. to take a personality test prior to com- He servedinthe Headquarters Squad- ing to the workshop by accessing ron, Army Air Force Message Center, www and corn- Pentagon, Washington, D.C He was pletingthe"JungTypologyTest." After united in marriage May 2, 1945, to completing the test, record your four Billie Jean Mileger at the National letter personality type. ChristianChurchinWashington.Billie For further information, you may had been working at the War Depart- visit for a com- ment. After his discharge in January, plete description of your personality 1946, he continued to work in the rues- type. Additionally, bring this informa- sage center for about a year, then he tion with you to the workshop. and Billie returned to Edgar. There is no cost to attend, however He was confirmed in the Evangeli- participants are asked to pre-register cal Gethsemane Lutheran Church at by calling 402-759-3712 before Dec. Ong on June 17, 1934. After marriage, 12. Questions may be directed toTerry heattendedtheEdgarChristianChurch Hejny, Extension educator. until his death In Edgar, he farmed, worked for an When a friend or loved one be- irrigation well drilling company, sold comes ill, remember that hope and cars, and served the community as its positive thinking are strong medicines. I I I III I I I I Illll HAVE ANY ] District Court State of Nebraska vs. Joseph J. Miller, attempted burglary one year at the Nebraska Department of Correc- tion count II attempted theft one year at the Nebraska Department of Correc- tion. Real Estate Transfers Leland G and Lyda M. Bargen to Leland G.Bargen, Trustee of the Leland G. Bargen Revocable Trust undivided 1/2 interest and Lyda M. Bargen, Trustee of the Lyda M. Bargen Revo- cable Trust Undivided 1/2 interest N. 75' Lots 1 and 4, Block 9 Hunter's First Addition to O. T. Superior; N 1/2 1-1-7: SE I/4 and N 1/2 SW 1/4 1- 7; Part NE 1/4 2-1-7 and Part SE 1/4 35- 2-7. Robert E. and Cindy Huber to Louis McClain and Ed Smith, Lots 16 and S !/2 Lot 17, Block 14, O. T. Lawrence. Robert J. and Kathleen D. Kohmetscher to Paul D. and Janet Soucie, Part SW 1/4 SE 1/4 6-4-7. Janet K. Schroeder a/k/a Janet K. Harig, a/k/a Janet Harig to Lois Wroughton, Part Lot 2, Block 20 N. Superior, to O T. Superior. G. R. and Helen M. Priest to Chad and Jennifer Sporing E. 52' of Lots ! I and 12, Block 18, O. T Superior. im i I i At 7:38 a.m., Nov. 19, an extended cab pickup sustained $1,500 damage on Wednesday, Nov. 19 near the golf course corner approximately two miles north of Superior. The vehicle was driven by Scott Menke, Superior. The accident report at the Nuckolls County Sheriff's office provided no further detail. Linda Ostdiek, Lawrence, was op- erating a school bus at 4:40 p.m. and was stopped at the intersection of High- way 14 and Eight Street in Nelson. When Ostdiek pulled the bus ahead slightly to get a better view of the intersection, a vehicle driven by Ja- son Hoelting, stuck the rear of the bus. The bus sustained no damage, but the Hoelting vehicle sustained damage to the grill and hood. No injuries were reported. Markets IIIIII I I I I I Superior Market Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003 New Crop Corn ............................... 237 2.29 Mile ................................ 2.41 2.24 Wheat ............................ 3.82 3.55 Soybeans ........................ 7.53 5.88 Cleary Building Corp. 0vet 50~00 Buaat~ Sad Skr, 1~ - mamm0femmi m nmamat Complete Dental Care for the Entire Family Care with you in mind Most insurance accepted and filed ........ Strict sterilization-modem tp Call now for appointment 402-225-2828 VISA-Master Card- DenCharge accepted Robert C. Wilson, D.D.S. Dee Ann Petersen, R.D.H. Angle Beck, Dental Assistant Melinda Duncan, Dental Assistant Melissa Nelson, R.D.H. 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