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411 Austin Kroeger. 9, son of Mr. and Mrs. Todd Kroeger, SuperiOr was among the youngsters visiting the toy show held Sunday at Superior High School. Donations needed for giving tree (Continued from Page 1A) Deb Ostdiek, chairman of tile coordi- nating commiuec Cash dou,, ; A box for su i near each of th..: :+ . donations will be u&gt;cu i  ! ' gilts or food as needed. Checks should be made to the Nuckolls County Giv- ing Tree Project. We are hoping to have all of the gifts on hand by this weekend so we can deliver the gilts and tbtxl boxes ill time for Christmas, ' said Ostdiek. The deadline lr receiving gifts has been set at Dec 15. Ostdick said, "I receive the follow- ing note alter I had met with this young molher and worked on what she needs and prepared her giving tree request form. I appreciated her expression of gratiltlde lrenlelld,-:iv },+i lho eal thank you needs to go to our commu- nity members who graciously respond to the giving tree. I'm just a coordina- tor, a go-betw, een. My job is easy and cV satisfying." t iu letter said, "You have been so !_:+ caring, generous and helpful to my family. I want you to know that all of your efforts are deeply appreciated and I want t o thank you for everything you' ve done for us. You have helped to restore my faith in the basic goodness of people. It must be very satisfying for you to be able to help as many people as you do. " I just wanted you to know all of your work is for a good cause, and that you are very much appreciated. I don't know if anyone has ever thanked you for it or told you how much it means to them, but I want-to. This has meant the world to me." For several years, members of the Superior Volunteer Firefighters Auxiliary made and installed large red bows and ribbon on doors throughout Superior. This year the au>7!i+:vv'  members have installed nearly 300 bows. Above Leslie Bender !!,i . , I I Obituaries i iii f Gerald Hanson tended. Gerald E. 'Jerry' Hanson, 77, ,lied Attending a memorials service in Nov. 27 at BelleVue, Nob. Hc was Lincoln Dec. 7 were Bill and Bert preceded in death h) his wife, Helen; Christensen. Bruce and Cheryl Chris- and grandson, Cameron. tensen, Dana, April and Tyler. Ruskin Strvivors include sons, Ron and dud !'at Vile, CouttlauJ Gai ), Lincoln, Rogc r, Bellevue, Dua le, Omaha, anddaughter, Mrs.Johnf';wima Clifford Young (Jeanette) Michigan; Deborah Judy, Melbourne, Fla.; sisters, Phyllis Clifford Thomas Young, 87, the Roebler, North Platte; Irene Holtz, son of Mose and Leona (Chesney) Omaha; 10 grandchildren and eight Young, was born Nov. 5, 1915, on a great-grandchildren, farm south of Superior. He died Dec. 1 He was a member of the American at the Superior Good Samaritan Cen- Legion, VFW and Fraternal Order of ter. Eagles. Clifford was one of 1 I children. He was a former resident of Dew- Nov. 26, 1936, he m:ut io.l Josephine eese. He was employed at the Hastings Maruska. This union was blessed with Naval Ammunition Depot, Sawyer Air four sons. base in Michigan, Offutt Air Base and He enlisted with the United States at the Bellevue Toll Bridge. Army on June 13, 1945, at Fort Leav- Services were held at St. Mary's enxi, orth and was honorably discharged Catholic Church, Bellevue. Interment on Dec..3, 1945 at Camp Hood, Texas. was in Bellevue Cemetery. He served as a cook and received the WWII Victory Medal. Darrel Johnson He liked to work with his hands, garden and visit. He worked as a ma- Darrel L. Johnson, 65, the son of chinist at the Ideal Cement Plant. Herbert L. and Velma (Dunkle) HewasamemberoftheFirstBap- Johnson was born Aug. 16, 1937, at tist Church, Masonic Lodge, Fairfield. He died Thursday at the Mary Oddfellows Lodge, United Cement and LanningMemorialHospitaI,Hastings. Gypsum Workers Union, Superior Raised in the Edgar area, he at- Volunteer Fire Department and the tended school there and graduated with Superior American Legion. the class of 1955. He joined the United He lived his entire life in Superior. States Navy in 1955 and was honor- Preceding him in death were his ably discharged in 1959. On March 22, parents; wife, Josephine, on June 16, 1959, he married Effie Helberg at the 1993, eight siblings, Freda, Reva, Ila, Church of GOd, Edgar. To this union Clara, MaryandGladys, Leonard"Bill" five sons were born. Darrel farmed and Louis. east of Edgar. Survivors include his four sons, DarrellandEffieenjoyedtraveling, Robert, Superior, Eugene, Harvard. camping and fishing. Gary, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Roger, He is preceded in death by his par- Kokomo, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; 11 ents, and a brother, Dean. great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Survivors include his wife, Effie, Blanc Lemmons (Wilma), Midland, Edgar; sons, Curtis, Kevin and Mathew Texas, and one brother, Clarence (Bud) all of Edgar; Rick, Clay Center; and Young, Colorado Springs. Darrel, Grand Island; brother, Rollan Services were held Thursday from Johnson, Sutton;19 grandchildrcn and the Megrue-Price Funeral Home three great-grandchildren. Chapel, Superior, with Pastor Leslie Services were held Monday at the Warner officiating. WilliamsFuneralHomeChapel, Edgar. Interment was in the Evergreen Pastor David King, officiated. Burial Cemetery with full military rites. was in the Edgar Cemetery. Steven Warren Steven Warren, 23, Lincoln, died Accident Nov. 17 after a six-month battle with. cancer. He was born March 6, 1979. He received a bachelor's degree in Cheryl Gunn, Superior, was driv- business with emphasis in finance and ing a 2002 car when a deer ran into it's accounting from Union College, Lin- left fender one half mile north of coin, May ! 2. Two weeks later, he was Nelson, Dec. !. The deer ran off, but diagnosed with cancer. Steven pos- the vehicle sustained damage to the sessed a passion for music, playing left front fender and hood. saxophone in a Christian band called "SecondMile"basedonMatthew5;41. It is not easy to find happiness in Survivors include his parents, Mark ourselves, and it is impossible to find it and Linda Warren, Colorado Springs, elsewhere. Colo; a sister, Rochelle; grandparents Davenpolq-and the.Mate Ettgene + W" Ioltor Schaeffer 'a= Ruskii,[ High School graduate in 19Z14) and a large extended family. Memorial services were held in Colorado Springs, NOV. 23; Kenneth Superior Publishing Co. and Helen Buckles, Davenport at- 402-879-3292 iiiii i ii jll Philip A. Maynard, D.P.M. Foot Specialist - Foot Surgeon 416 N. Minnesota Ave, Hastings, Nob. 68901 Call 402-462-2788 for appointments ,+na Hanson put the finishing touches on the , . , . exterior dc+r +,f !;!%C;O  :he 400 block of North Commercial Street. It is ......... I,,Y'D  D| .................... equipmentCmmn forforthethePrOjeCtsuperiortO fireraiSedepartment.nearly $1,500 which is used to purchaie iURiF..lltILliRltllC %/... WI'R i= RIGI-I.T HI:RE AT HOME! Closing Saturday, Dec. !4 See your LOCAL HOMETOWN for the season ,nsurance agency! Reason: Freezin" v.. Gary Thompson Agency Inc. , -"" - "1 Thursday. December 12. 2002 THE SUPERIOR .... ++,+ :)(i i!!:7 's ?ii We'd like to thank you for your patience dunng Darren !i absence and thank everyone for your cards, your thoughts  your prayers. Darren is back into the full swing of things ag,,' and counting his blessings this holiday season. Why get yourself into a long-term commitment? At 1 4 ;;or:tel :;el  only need to sign a one-year contract to get these great FREE Motorola V120 (available in black or blue) FREE s29* After $100 Mail-In Rebate Motorola V60i Just two of the many rate plan options available on our National Freedom RED FAG SALE on Selected items rmvr PERSOH Mfl0 401N. Central M'I,F..! I"RF. Ptt0HK Superior, Neb, 68978 , Saturday Only Dec. 14  c. ar you. 402-879-3315 +>?+ Thank you ,, + a good season! See you in the Spnng!!! . -i7 , | +35.,-, ]7.1" i, : 300o,m.ot" , ,.+ ,,, d 3000 Nights & weeke' Price's Produce O Pumpkins 1 3-TotalMinutes FOllOw the signs norlh from Park Street and the Fifteenth Street bridge in Superior ] II ltj $59".9S/mo., ........... . I , . #HESS102 I +I We re again s+-.+-3',x4" .,:I.  700 Anytime MinuteS ;, ,+,4e i II offering this it "ALLTEI.: (Long distance is 4000Ni+hst&,'e+" "+" included from the home area : ,+;nUt@ i DR. FRANK l ha /ds 0 l+/ely - I to anywhere in the U S ) 250 Mobile to Mobile " ESIAK , craftedin twObUCkle " "le.at tiiot_,,a  ,  Pt! I  II popularsizes lli U00IK , or+o+ee ,, "'][4 I Patients At The  In  oo I Brodstone Memorial  II .qiantlarrl $1Ii  i ][111C I Nt,cko]ls County Hospital II _"-'7".-7"-'" ...... :2L'oo I Thursdav +7 ! !1 Miniature ...... +1 #HESS202 , ' pu e & t" al Systems I o ,,, .. 7,' \\; !+ II si: 2 v",, 3/+" ] uec.+ l / +- I4 D,ta|i Fuel lnjection Systems & Carburetors .-..-. .... __ v Air Bags & Safety Restraints ,,0+<; c,,, +?.+-3++, . ++ M Ol%1 -I A. N A / ml__ v/ Air Conditioning & Heating (including R-12 and R-134ac+Pi'an++? %__jk4J W 3c:7/+tr7 sserv'ce (including OEMspecifiedon-carbrakelatb+' I ts+tpan+ppi'tm+m I/+ +++ > +"+ +i -+, +;'+i: +i '-= i= ':::i+ d ; 'r /" '  V" Tune-Ups, General Service & Repair L Auto Body Repair/Glass Replacement AIjii, ioRIZ  . ] ;t, po :ii ! 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