The following information was submitted by Suzie Adams of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. Tuesday, July 22, Mike Hebegger of the Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) updated the progress on reconstruction of Highway 136 from Irvin Drive to K Street. Hebegger is the NDOR construction manager.
TWELVE WOODCARVINGS displayed outside the 4-H Building late Sunday afternoon, July 13, before being auctioned off following the premium sale. Proceeds from the auction support fair activities. The Log Hoggers had four shows Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 11, 12 and 13, where tree trunks where sculpted into art pieces.
When practices open up this August for the Peru State volleyball team, Bobcats fans will find one of the largest teams in recent history. New Peru State head coach Nathan Baker has recruited 12 newcomers to join nine returners for a squad of 21 for the 2014 campaign.
JOHN LAMBERT makes contact for the First National Bank Auburn Seniors in Monday’s game with Lincoln Amigos. Lambert started on the mound and pitched six innings before being chased in the lastinning on a hot and humid evening.
Peggy Palmerton, 58 of Fairbury passed away in Lincoln, Nebraska on July 19, 2014. Peggy was born October 27, 1955 at Hastings, Neb., the daughter of Samuel and Joanne Engelhardt Ellis. She formerly lived in Auburn and had been active in the Jaycees on both the local and state levels. Peggy is survived by daughters Angela Keim and Marty Rhoades of Lincoln, Michelle Decker and husband Kirk of Lincoln, and a son Zachary Palmerton and Emily Karnish of Lincoln; 11 grandchildren; sisterin- law Donna Ellis of Auburn, Neb. Family will greet friends on Wednesday, July 23, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Peggy’s life will be Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Fairbury, with Pastor Fay Hubbard officiating. Those attending are asked to dress in Nebraska Cornhusker attire or wear red. Interment will be in the Fairbury Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the family’s choice. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.
Moss, Marianna, 77, passed away July 18, 2014, in Wichita, Kansas. Marianna was a bookkeeper for various companies. Marianna was born Nov. 29, 1936 in Auburn, Nebraska. She is survived by her children, Juliana (Moss) Lutz, Kimberly (Moss) Jordan, Diane (Moss) Campbell, Randy Moss, and William Moss; siblings, Laura Warrender, and husband Charles, Daniel Rogge, and wife Judie, and Robert Rogge and wife Mary Ellen; 11 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husband, Ralph D. Moss, parents, Huldah (Dustin) and Emil Rogge, and grandchild Tory Walters. A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014 at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church 114 Mulberry Johnson, NE 68378. Pastor Catherine Burroughs will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Matthew’s Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice 313 S. Market Wichita, KS 67202.