HAWAIIAN CREATION was theme of this year’s winning entry by St. Paul Lutheran Church in Auburn. Pastor Ken Miller and several children walk alongside the entry.
Nemaha County One-and Six- Year Road Program Amended July 9 to Add Road West Of Brownville; Other Business
After a public hearing Wednesday, July 9, the Nemaha County Commissioners approved a resolution amending the 2014 through 2019 road program by adding a minimum maintenance road project. The project involves placing rock on the north half of 644 Avenue south of Highway 136, a mile west of the intersections of Highway 136 and 67. Constructors, Inc. requested the road be changed from a minimum maintenance road to a local road.
Syracuse 16, Magnolia Metal Auburn Juniors 3, five innings.
“We came into this game very optimistic having competed against Syracuse a couple of times already. After a couple of costly errors, we just seemed to lose our composure and could not find a way to stop the bleeding. But we stayed together and I felt we still pulled some things away from this game,” Henrichs noted.
FREE RELAY and Medley Relay Winners, age 13 to 14 girls, were Grace Nelson, Abigail Thomas, Kathryn Kudrna and Sydney Neal.
Terry Marshall, 66, died at his home in Geneva, Nebraska, July 7, 2014 following a lengthy battle with cancer. A memorial service celebrating his life was held Saturday, July 12th, at the United Methodist Church in Geneva. Inurnment was in the Bohemian National Cemetery in Humboldt, Neb. DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Hastings handled arrangements. Terry was born in Omaha, Neb., February 22, 1948, and raised in Humboldt, the son of Bob and Amy (Holechek) Marshall. He graduated from Humboldt High School in 1966 and attended Peru State College, graduating in 1970 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Education. He married Maureen Stutheit on January 17, 1969 and they had three sons: Brad, Andrew, and Kenton. The Marshalls moved to Hastings where Terry was a middle school teacher for six years. He then served as Emergency Preparedness Manager (EPM) for 25 years in Adams County/Hastings and five years in Fillmore County/Geneva. On March 23rd, 1991 Terry married Carol (Chrise). Together they were CASA volunteers advocating for neglected children. Terry also was a member of the American Legion and served in the Air Force. Terry will be especially remembered for his quick wit and sense of humor. He was passionate about community safety, storm tracking, photography, and collecting and refinishing antiques. He was proud of his Czech heritage and loved cooking in the Bohemian tradition. He was a true patriot and took a great deal of civic pride, contributing hours of training and service to the safety of central Nebraska. During his years of service to the community Terry received multiple awards and certificates for his achievement and contributions. Terry, known during all his years of service in Adams County as “1401” is responding to his last call. He is survived by his wife Carol of Geneva; sons Brad (Angie) and Kenton, both of Lincoln; step children Doug Chrise and Debi (James) Noyes of Geneva, and John Chrise of Washington; sisters, Becky (Rudi) Marshall of Topeka, Kansas and Penny (Gary) Chura of Olathe, Kansas; grandchildren Hayley and Landon; step grandchildren Brooke (Craig) Brown, Ciarra (Matt) Burton and Logan Chrise; step great-grandchildren, Bailee, Addy, Corbyn, and Alyvia Brown; Jayda, Jarin, and Kash Burton; nieces Amanda and Leah Chura; great niece Lydia Gilstrap; loyal dog Zoey and many cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and infant son, Andrew Marshall. Those wishing to do so may send memorial contributions to Relay for Life: Cancer Victims and Families in Fillmore County. Send a condolence to www.dewittfuneral.com
JoAnn (Shiveley) Pasco Grafton, one of three children of Ward Jennings and Mary Rebecca (Prather) Shiveley, was born October 5, 1927 at Nemaha, Nebraska. She received her early education at Nemaha, and graduated from Auburn High School. On May 23, 1946, JoAnn was married to James Pasco in Hiawatha, Kansas. They made their home near Peru, Neb. Three children: Linda, Jerry, and Dick, were born to their union. JoAnn devoted herself to raising her children and taking care of the household. James passed away in 1973, and JoAnn married Guy Grafton on March 9, 1978. They lived on a farm near Peru and enjoyed their blended family. Guy passed in 2003, and JoAnn moved to Auburn to live out her life. JoAnn was a current member of First United Methodist Church in Auburn, where she belonged to the Prayer and Share Group. She had previously been a member of Bethel Community Church and the Peru Community Church. She was a member of Rebekah Lodge, Order of Eastern Star, and the Peru Tuesday Literary Club. She spent much of her time reading, and had belonged to various card groups throughout her life. On July 4, 2014 JoAnn was admitted to St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center in Lincoln, Neb. It was there she passed away on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at the age of 86 years, nine months and four days. In addition to her parents and two husbands, she was preceded in death by her two brothers and son Dick. JoAnn is survived by her daughter Linda Ellison of Auburn; son and daughter-in-law Jerry and Linda Pasco of Auburn; daughter-in-law Linda K. Pasco of Auburn; step-daughter Sara and husband Todd Pruitt of Peru; grandchildren and spouses Patricia Ellison, Paula and Dr. Ryan Gill, Sandy Pasco, Tim and Vanessa Pasco, Jenny Pasco, Heather and Elgin Chancellor, Jamie Pasco and fiancé Eric Peterson, Guyla Pasco and husband Bill Sutton; 12 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; nephews and spouses Melvin and Shirley Shiveley of Trinchera, Colo.; Mike Shiveley of Southwick, Mass.; Pat and Annie Shiveley of Southwick, Mass.; other relatives and friends. JoAnn’s funeral service was Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church in Auburn, officiated by Rev. Nita Hinds-Park. Debbie Meyer sang special hymns, accompanied by Evelyn Heskett. Casket bearers were Tim Pasco, Seth Chancellor, Mike Ely, Richard Moody, Bill Fulton, and Bob Fulton. Burial was in London Cemetery near Auburn. Services were entrusted to Hemmingsen Funeral Home of Auburn.