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November 6th, 2014

NEWS FLASH: absentee ballots change BBPS School Board results

November 6, 2014

The final count is in and come January, Pam Holcomb as a write-in will join Tom Osmond and Carl French as members of the Broken Bow School Board. There were three seats in contention, current member Matt Haumont chose not to run, and board members David Glendy and Tracy Popp were beat out at the ballot box. The official count is as follows: Tom Osmond - 1,159; Carl French - 834; Pam Holcomb - 825; Tracy Popp - 812; David Glendy - 776 and Melissa Garcia - 558.

Arlene L. Dew, 83

November 6, 2014

Arlene L. Dew, age 83, passed away Oct. 9, 2014, at Life Care Center in Cheyenne, Wyo.

A memorial service was at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Cheyenne, Wyo., Oct. 11, 2014.

Interment at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine, will be Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at 1:30 p.m., with reception for family and friends immediately following at Cherry Hills Estates, 1100 East 10th Street, Valentine.

Norma Jeannine Ellingson, 85

November 6, 2014

Hastings resident Norma J. Ellingson, 85, passed away Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at Perkins Pavilion, Good Samaritan Village in Hastings.

Services will be held Nov. 6, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with Pastor George Kilmer officiating.

Burial will be in the Broken Bow Cemetery.

Norma was born Aug. 20, 1929, in Merna, to Floyd Achilles and Anna Opal (Small) Johnson.

She graduated from the Merna High School Class of 1947. Her extra curricular activities all centered on music and she loved to sing.

Vikki Janeall Dickinson, 63

November 6, 2014

Vikki Janeal Dickinson, former Broken Bow resident, passed away in Lincoln, Nov. 1, 2014, after a lengthy battle with cancer.

She was born Jan. 8, 1951, in Omaha to Jess and NormaLee Hagadorn.

While attending high school in Broken Bow, Vikki was a cheerleader, was in the madrigal choir, and was assistant editor of the warrior yearbook. After graduation, she enjoyed participating in numerous activities including community theater.

Stanley R. Collins, 60

November 6, 2014

Stanley R. Collins, 60, of Broken Bow, passed away Oct. 30, 2014, at the hospital in Broken Bow.

Stan was born May 12, 1954, to Elmer and Arlene Collins in Broken Bow.

He attended the Broken Bow Schools and graduated in 1972.

He began his professional career at the Ache and Pain Barber Shop as a shoe shine boy.

He started working at the Mid-Nebraska Individual Services in Broken Bow then moved to Burwell for several years where he continued working for Mid-Nebraska. He worked various other jobs in the area then at Mead
Lumber and at Thomas Livestock for many years.

Carl Linn, 75

November 6, 2014

Carl Linn, 75, of Shelbyville, Kent., died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 in Lincoln County, Kentucky.

He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Shelbyville, retired school teacher and coach having taught in Nebraska, Wyoming and New Mexico; member of the NEA; active in Civil Air Patrol. He has helped with Boy Scouts since he moved to Shelbyville. He enjoyed bowling and fishing.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Nellie Linn; daughter, Amy Linn; infant brother, Ervil; and brother, Jerry.

Winifred Johnson-Pandorf, 92

November 6, 2014

Winifred Ann Johnson-Pandorf, age 92, of Arnold, died at the Callaway Good Life Center Oct. 28, 2014.

Winnie was born Oct. 6, 1922, in Finchville, to Robert and Frances (Miles) Shaw. She grew up in Arnold, and received her high school education at Arnold High School. She received her Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Education degree from Kearney State College.

Winifred was a riveter during the war years.

Glenn Kuhlman, 76

November 6, 2014

Glenn Kuhlman, 76, of Hillrose, Colo, died Oct. 26, 2014, in Brush, Colo.

Glenn was born May 17, 1938, in Gothenburg, to John “Jack” and Lillian (Block) Kuhlman.

Glenn grew up on a farm and attended country school and later attended school in Gothenburg graduating from Gothenburg High School with the class of 1956.

Glenn was in the Air Force from 1957 - 1961 and served at the Castle Air Force Base and the Beal Air Force Base in California.

Glenn married Gail Fenton at the American Lutheran Church in Gothenburg and they had two sons - Kevin and Kip.

Virginia L. Jones, 81

November 6, 2014

Virginia L. Jones, 81, of Ravenna, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at St. Francis Medical Center.

According to her wishes Virginia was cremated and a private family graveside service will be at a later date.

Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home and Cremation Services is serving the family.

Virginia was born July 11, 1933, at Springfield, to Lee Roy and Grace Mae (Lefler) Banks. She grew up and received her education in Springfield.

She was united in marriage to Melroy Jones in 1955.

Wilda Jackson, 77

November 6, 2014

Wilda Jackson, age 77 of Stuart, passed away Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at her home.

Funeral services were Saturday Nov. 1, 2014, at the United Methodist Church in Bassett, with the Rev. Rodney Heibrun officiating.

Burial was in the Bassett Cemetery.

Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow was in charge of the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Newport Community Fire Hall.

Wilda Jackson was born Nov. 4, 1936, at Brewster, to Gwynne and Gertrude (Ewing) Neubauer.

Wilda attended school in Brewster graduating in 1954.

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