Maxine Caroline (Gerdes) Behrends, one of eight children of John Fredrich and Adele Wilhelmine (Behrends) Gerdes, was born December 21, 1924 at Auburn, Nebraska. She was baptized at St. John Lutheran (Stone) Church February 15, 1925 by Pastor R. Kunzendorf and confirmed Palm Sunday April 2, 1939 by Pastor G. K. Wiencke.
Michael Paul Armstrong, son of James and Lori (Shores) Armstrong, was born January 5, 1982 in Nebraska City, Nebraska. He started school in a rural school near Brock, Nebraska, attended Norris Public School, and graduated from Auburn High School in 2001.
Nadene Bergmann, daughter of Daniel W. Lang and Lucy A. Hunt Lang, was born November 2, 1929, on a farm in the Island Precinct in Nemaha County near Hamburg, Iowa. She was the youngest of eight children.
Arthur Francis (Sonny) Cook, Jr., was born on July 17, 1966, in Maryville, Missouri to Arthur, Sr. and Betty (Bailey) Cook. Sonny attended school in Rock Port, Missouri, where he graduated in the class of 1984.
Kathie Marie Taylor, daughter of Eugene and June (Bippes) Taylor, was born May 26, 1954 at the Auburn Hospital in Auburn, Nebraska. She grew up in Auburn and graduated from Auburn High School in 1972. Kathie was baptized in the Auburn Christian Church.