Kenneth Ray Broers, one of three sons of Herman J. and Amelia (Holscher) Broers, was born January 22, 1933, in Johnson County south of Burr, Nebraska.
Mark Ray McConnaughey, one of three sons of Jack and Linda (Beetem) McConnaughey, was born December 17, 1963, in Nebraska City, Nebraska. He attended Cochran School near his home through 4th grade, then started at Auburn Public Schools where he graduated in 1982. Mark belonged to the Math and Science Club in high school and was proud of his time playing on the Bulldog football team.
Charlyn Henrietta Herboldsheimer, one of three daughters of Karl Henry August and Mabel Grace (Moore) Hagemeister, was born July 9, 1924, at Aurora, Nebraska. Charlyn grew up attending school at Potter, Nebraska and graduated from Potter High School in 1941. She then attended school at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.
Dennis Gene Norvell was born on December 16, 1948, at the Auburn Hospital. He was confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Auburn and attended Hickory Grove #27 through 8th grade, often riding his pony, Star, to school. He went to Johnson High School and graduated in 1967. Denny graduated from Peru State College, majoring in Mathematics and Physics.
Gary Allen Bucher, 83, of Auburn, Nebraska was born on February 25, 1938 in rural DuBois, Nebraska to Leo and Alma (Fruhbauer) Bucher. He was one of seven children born to this union. Gary attended Sunny Slope country school and graduated from Humboldt High School with the class of 1956.