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COUNTY RECORD Thui'sday, April 17, 2003 23-Recreational Express and GOLF CART for sale. 402-225-2207.. Ob it .., uaries Record Classifieds SUNLITE, 18-FOOT BumPer ch Easy Pull, self contained camper. Oak Phone 402-879-3291 or 785-378-3191 cabinets, microwave, stove, refrig- Charles Gonder orator, very cold roof air, furnace, or come in to 148 E. Third in Superior or toilet. Like new inside and out, sleeps Charles Averll Gonder was born 111 E. Main in Mankato to place your ad four, $4,250.785-374-4399 evenings.23.16.1c in1919,CarrOlto GeorgeCuntY'andM"Elizabethn MaYBell3t, Gender. He died April !1, 2003 at WELDING. Custom and por- Timothy Morris, certi- 254 S. Converse, 402- or 402-984-6266. 10-4-tfc AUTOMOTIVE repair, work, computer diag- Automotive. 340 N. Superior. 402-879-4111. 10-33-tfc ALL MAKES and mod- and air conditioners. TV and Appliance 402-879- 10-11 -tic Jer work. Roy Drapal. !0f Superior Country Club. 10-2-tfc R PROBLEMS? Call Maruhn Iling at Red Cloud for wells, pump repair, water line service, 402-746-3373. 10-35-tfc SEPTIC tank pumping. rest roQms available. Bio- bacteria. Republic, Kan. 1- 10-23-tfc RESIDENTIAL, commercial Moeller Electric, Byron, 402- 10-14-tfc ;k $5 each, 402- ....... 12-16-3p MEIER GELBVtEH-excellent and red Gelbvieh bulls for performance data Come and pick out your bull. Rod Tegtmeier, Dav- 402-364-2381 12-16-3c ANGUS, 2-year olds arling bulls, popular AI sires. Riverton or work at 402- 12-14-4c ENGINE repair, 1125 E. 3rd, 10-8-tfc remodeling, tng, cabinets, shingling, or decks, etc. MeyerCon- 402-226-2671. ONE Polled Hereford 3r Sale. Coming two-year-olds. performance data and contact us for our 2003 Pri- Sale Catalog. Joe and R.R. 1 Box 555, Nob., 68978, 402-756- 12-10-tfc ERED YEARLING Angus erformance records EPD, sired. Delivery April 1. Parr Cloud. Call 402-746- ,cellular, 402-746-4528. 12-5-tfc IEH, ANGUS and Red Angus performance infor- Id EPDs. Every calf A.I. sired. Genetics, 402-257-2200. .goldrushgenetics.com 12-5-16c 3U LLS-tested, data, choice, ~ngus, 785-647-6741. 12-36-tfc horses. Gordon Murray, Phone 785-378-3723. 12-15-tfc IVOT, 10 towers, 1,200 10 years old, good : miles south of Hardy, Neb. ately. 785-822-1874 13-16-2c Calendar April 23, 1:30 p.m, at basement, selling )unty pasture land located south, one mile east and )erior on Webber Mikkelsen Real ~uction in Charge. 14-12-5p APRIL 26, selling real a.m. in Guide Rock, personal property at 11 and Mrs. Randy Wulf and Guide Rock-one mile 136 and 78), six south or, from miles north (south of 136 and 14, 8 miles mile south. Montgomery Realty in charge. 14-11-7p APRIL 26, 10:30 a.m., -=, household goods and Idaho for Doris Davison Real Estate and 14-11-7p neWS.paper available on the. mternet at uperiorne.com MONDAY, APRIL 28, 5:3(~p.m., sell- ing house and household items for Mrs. Ercell Burgess at 348 E. 4th St., Superior, Nob. Mikkelsen Auction and Real Estate in charge. 14-14-4p 15-Opportunities BIG O TIRES, No. 1 rated tire fran- chise system. Franchised opportuni- ties available in your area. Minimum investment, $100,000 liquid. 800-622- 2446 L W WW: bigottires_, corn 15-15-3p SWIMSUIT SEASON is coming! Lose up to 30 pounds in the next 30 days! Call 888-395-5771. 15-14-4p INCREASE YOUR income! Control your hours! Home-based business! Full training, Free booklet. Yourwebsite.com or call 888-542- 1351. 15-14-4p NEED EXTRA income? Avon needs you! Give a brochure to people you see and know. 308-995-4923. 15-13-4c IMMEDIATE CASH for structured settlements, annuities, real estate notes, private mortgage notes, acci- dent cases, and insurance payouts. Call 800-794-7310. ATTENTION: SERIOUS moms and dads. Home-based business. Put your computer to work! Free training and support. $25-$75 per hour, part- time or full-time. Call 800-213-6425 or visit our web site at www.tenmill.net.+ I CAN WORK from home and make $4,000 a week, so can you. I'll prove it. 888-2t 1-4334. NO DOWN payment."#.Problem credit? Own a new home without the big down payment. If you're motivated with a 35,000 plus income, call Ameri- can Home Partners at 1-800-830- 2006.or visit us on the web at ww_w. american h om_ep.a~n_ers.cO~. CAREER CHANGE? Drought trouble? Aircraft mechanic skills are marketable in many industries. Af- fordable, four-semester, FAA-li- censed program in Sidney., Nob. Fi- nancial aid available. Start August 25, 2003. Logon to www.wncc.net or call 800-222-9682. AFFORDABLE BEAUTY school! Same license and training, lower cost. Cosmetology training program under $4,000. Financial aid available. West- ern Nebraska Communi|y College, Sidney, Nob., Log on at www.wncc.net, orcal1800-222-9682. SOCIAL SECU RITY disability claims! Saunders and Saunders, Attorneys at Law. No recovery-no fee! 800- 259-8548. MEDICARE PATIENTS using inahlers: Albuterot, Atrovent, Combivent, Serevent, Azmacort, Flovent and others. Having difficulty? Breathe Easy Again, Medicare cov- ered liquid therapy, may be available, if you qualify. MED-A-SAVE, 800- 224-1919 Ext. No. KS1503. A $250,000 FIRST year potential working from any location! Not MLM Think it's too good to be true? Then don't call me at 800-995-0807!!! *HOME BASED BUSINESS* Put your computer to work. Earn up to $2,500 a month part-time, $5,000 a month full-time. Free information booklet. Call 866-437-0313 or Iogon at www.learn2earnfromhome.net. MISSOURI WELDING Institute, Inc., Nevade, Mo. Become a certified pipe and structural welder. Earn top pay in 18 weeks. Many companies seek our gra_du.a!es.. 800-667"5885: ........ GOVERNMENT POSTAL jobs. Up to $47,578. Now hiring. Full benefits, training, and retirement. For applica- tion and information: 800-573-8555 Dept. No. P357 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.- seven days. NOW HIRING sharp, outgoing people tO travel entire U.S., representing top sports, fashion and news publications. Expense paid training with base guar- antee. Daily, weekly, monthly bo- nuses. Transportation and hotel pro- vided with return trip guaranteed. Call Sarah at 800-282-0381. Call today, start tomorrow. KANSAS ARMY National Guard-part- time positions available. Get skills to put your career on track We offer free training, college money, and steady pay. Call us today at 800-432-2447 or visit us at www.ks.ngb.army.mil. 16-Misc. For Sale SIZE 12 track shoes, Dustin Waite, 785-378-3848. 16-16-2p CULLIGAN BRAND water softeners and drinking water service available. Salt delivery for all brands. Rentals- PRE-SPACED vinyl letters make sign making a snap. Have yours cus- tom made by Superior Publishing Co., phone 402-879-3291. We also make signs and letter trucks. 16-12-tfp WOOD PALLETS to give away. The Super!or ExP!eS.s: ......... 16-15-2p GAS WATER heater, 40-gallon, 402- 746-2485. 6-14-3c HosPITAL BED ior sa/e]M-~odzzed, all positions, includes mattress and side rails. Call 402-879-4604 eve- nings and weekends or leave a mes- sage. 16-13-tfp GET-A-TAN now has Sugar Shack Candles and candle warmers. Tan seven days a week, 785-378-3802, Mankato, Kan. 16-10-tfc INTERNET ACCESS from $12.95 a month. In Jewell contact Pierce Elec- tronics 785-428-3601 or call 1-800- 864-4400 for a local agent. 16-10-tfc ATTENTION CATTLEMEN: stock salt for sale, 50 pound bags. 402-879- 3770. 16-49-tfc SALT DELIVERY: All brands of soft- eners. Culligan, 800-544-9092. 16-2-tfc BLANK GIFT certificates, useful for any business, now available at The Superior Express. 16-40-tfp HoMEGRowN C HiC K E-N-- E--n]oy homegrown goodness. Taking orders now for the 2003 season. Satisfaction guaranteed, fresh or frozen, picked up at the farm. 402-225-2105. 16-16-tfc OFFICE SUPPLIES in stock or will special order. Superior Pu~ Company. 16-20-tfp BABY GRAND piano f0; $5,000. Kearney Faith United Methodist Church, call 308-237-2550. STEEL BUILDING blow-out specials! Check out our quality buildings at prices that can't be beat! Call 800- 973-3366 or visit us on the web at www.premiersteel.org. STEEL BUILDINGS. Discounts on quick sales.24x36x 10-$4,970; 30x40x10-$5,499; 30x50x12-$6,670; 40x60x12-$9,280;50x100x14- $14,850. No high pressure! Other sizes available 866-875-8790 STEEL ROOFING and building ma- terials. Galvanized Steel starting at $32 a square, painted at $42. Call for catalog. Western Metal - In Kansas, call Hays at 800-770-2725 or Louisburg at 800-489-4100, State- wide delivery available. H A ND I C A p p ED-AccEs-S IB L---E homes and extra additions. Menke and Associates, a Wardcraft dealer. specializing in custom built acces- sible house. Tax credits may be avail- able. 800-383-9090. FREE TWO-ROOM DirecTV system, including installation. Access 225plus channels! Digital quality picture and sound. Packages $31.99 per month. Limited offer! Call 800-217-4578. HOT TUBS, preseason specials, buy now!!! Save $1,000 to $1,500,seven- foot lounger, twin pumps, 35 jets, $2,995. Video, price list at 800-869- 0406 or on line at goodlifespa.com. 18-Househo!d G0ods- DISCOVER WONDERS of waterless cookware-stopped doing dinner par- ties! Beautiful, 17-piece, 7-ply surgi- cal stainless steel sets left! Lifetime warranty! Were $2,000, now $695! First seven callers buy set for 1963 price of $368! 40th anniversary! 1- 800-434-4628! 18-15-2p 1975, 15-FOOT, Glastron boat with trailer and 70 HP outboard motor, $1,600, 402-279-2705. 23-13-4p KAWAS~KI BELOW COST Meanstreak, $8,995, MSRP $10,099 Garbers 402-729-2294 23-16-tc HONDA CBR~954-$8,799 HONDA PERFORMANCE FIRST! Garbers 402-729-2294 23-16-1c 24-Reat Estate SUPERIOR ACREAGE with three houses for sale. Call 785-647-'5991 or 785-647-6741 after dark. 24-13-tfc 26-Notice GUN SHOW-buy, sell, trade all kinds of firearms. Saturday and Sunday,April 26 and 27, 9 a.m. both days, Buffalo County Fairgrounds, Kearney,'Neb. 250 tables. Everyone welcome! 2003 31 SHOW will be held Thursday; Friday and Saturday, April.24-26, 9 a.m to 5p.m. each day, Finney County Fairgrounds, Garden City, Kan. For more information, call 620-227-8082. COLLECTOR CAR market is boom- ing. Cars are selling at record pace. If you have one to sell-no,is the time to act! Mecum's K.C. Dream Classic "Collector Car Auction in Kansas City, Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3. Sellers! No risk! Paid same day! Sell your car the MECUM AUCTION way. Call 815-568-8888 today to sell. For further information log on at www. mecumauction.com... DON HAMIT Land and Auctfhfi Co. For a listing of upcoming auctions, check out our Web site at www.hamitauction.com and-or call 888-573-6585. 36 Thank you THANK YOU to the Superior and surrounding communities for support- ing the Simic Recreation soup sup- per. Thank you, also, to the individu- als who could not attend but sent donations to help us out. The local sponsors were so good to us for buy- ing the supplies we need: Thank you to Alexander Motors, Menke Drug, Farmers and MerchantsBank, Ideal Market, Dave's Place and the Eagles Club. The Simic Board ~v!ll con tjnu,e fund-raising efforts to acquire a new surface for the skating rink. Thank you, Simic Recreation Board of Di- rectors. 36-16-1c THE F-A-MI-L-Y o f Fred Webbei-wou,d like to thank Dr. Blecha, family and friends for all their visits, cards, flow- ers,. food and prayers and for their kindness and help to us during our sorrow. A special thanks to Rev. Lance Clay for his very special service. A big thank you to the Sims, Kranau and Reiman familes. Shirley Webber, Bob, Deb and Jim; Mark and Ashley; Michael, LeighAnn, Lexi Braxton. 36-16-1c WE WOULD like to thank all of you who helped us celebrate our anniver- sary. Your cards, presence and thoughts were wonderful. A special thanks to our children, Dale and Becky, Shannon, Melissa and boys Give the Classifieds a try, you'll be pleasantly surprised. VFW Auxiliary initiates member The initiation ceremony was held for Shirley Fischer when VFW Auxil- iary 7830, Mankato met March'l I. Phyllis Esslingcr, president, pro- .................... siding at the patriotic opening. 21IFeed and Seed Phyllis Lange, 6th District Cancer FEED LOT to dairY quaiityaifaifa:B~ chai,'man, gave up dates on the Depart- roundbales,$65each.402-879-4881, ment Cancer Aid and Research 21-16-tfc projects. The auxiliary voted 1o pur- ALFALFA SEED for sale. Eldrick Grummert, Nelson, Neb. 402-225- 4197. 21-16-3p WE BUY damaged grain and feed products. Grain Vac available, also grain bin clean-up work. 316-640- 3203. 21 - 15-8p ALFALFA SEED for sale. Lyle Schroer. 402-756-7020. 21-8-13c 22-Vehicles 1988 NEW YORKERI 3LI V61156'000 miles, $500, call 402-879-4159. 22-16-2p 1985 Dodge, full-size van, no rust, 54,000 miles, very nice; 1984 Ford Crown Victoria car, good tires; 1966 Chevrolet truck, 15 1/2-foot box, new paint, no rust, 32,000 miles; 1978 J.D. 6600 combine, 2100 hours, new tires;.Glenn Andreasen, 785-378- chase voices lor the department fund raiser with the drawing to be held at the department Convention in Manhattan, June 5 to 8. Edna Moore, hospital chairman, re- ported the auxiliary sponsored Tues- day Happenings at Jewell County Long Term. She had taken antique books for show and discussion. The youth chairman reported Mcgan Boyles, White Rock student, received second in the State Youth Volunteer contest. Sixth District President, Sherri Boley, reported she was a guest of the Osborne Post and Auxiliary when they recognized participants in the various youth contests. She reported a good attendance of school personnel and youth at the event. The charter was draped in memory 'of Marlha Dempsey. Nadine Balch gave the National Home and Closing Prayer. Hostesses were Ruth Fleming Hemphill, Texas. He attended schools in Carrollton, Me., as an honor student and attended the University of Missouri. He was united in marriage to Eleanor Nadine Musick in Carrollton, Me., in 1937. This union was blessed with four chil- dren. He was a navy veteran and served in the Pacific at Pearl Harbor. After returning from the war, he was a supervisor with Co-op Oil Re- fineries for many years in Phillipsburg, Kan., and later at Coffeyville, Kan. To Averill, or "Pop" Gender as he was known to his family, was a fierce com- petitor and loved any kind of game. He especially loved cards and had master credits in bridge., He enjoyed all sports and was known lor his athletic abili- ties. Outdoors was where he wanted to be as an avid hunter and fisherman. He continued to play golf and go dancing until a few weeks before his death. He was an accomplished musician and played many musical instruments including the violin, guitar, banjo, pi- ano, organ and keyboard. He was an innovator and in the early fifties built his own version of a pop-up camper that fit on the back of a pickup. He named the camper the Mrs. G' in honor of hi~ wife, Eleanor, who assisted him with the project. He later took over more ambitious projects and built a pontoon boathouse, giving his family and friends hours of enjoy- ment. He assembled a "kit" T.V. and built the cabinet for the family's first television. Friends questioned this ambitious pi'oject and asked why he just didn't buy a T.V. His answer "be- cause it cost less and it was a chal- lenge." He was especially proud that at the age of 80, never having any computer experience, he checked out a book to study and with one hour of instruction was "surfing the net with the best of them." Thisgave him an opportunity to keep in close contact with family, especially his grandchildren. He was always active in church work where he shared his musical tal- ent. He was preceded in death by his parents; wile, Eleanor; son, Charles Averill Gender, Jr.; and brother, Truman Dale Gender. He leaves to mourn his daughter, Patricia Cleve- land, and her husband, Conley, Web- ber, Kan.; Barb Tweedy, Republican City, Nob.; Kathy Gender, Mankato, Kan., brothers, Dr. William and Mrs. Gender, Jefferson City, Me.; brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Burl Musick, Carrollton, Me.; seven grand- children; t 8"greaP-'gmndchHdren ~and one great-great-gr~iaddaughter, numer- ous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Interment will be at Restlawn Me- morial Park Cemetery, Coffeyville, Kan. Services will be at Ford WulfBruns Mortuary, Coffeyville, Kan., today (Thursday). (Paid Obituray) Donna Hare Donna Frances Roe Hare, 76, Char- Iotte, N.C., died Friday at Wilora Lakes nursing home. A memorial service will be held at Calvary Church of the Nazarene, at 4 p.m. on Saturday. A graveside service will be held at Olive Hill Cemetery southwest of Superior at a later date. Born Dec. 19, 1926, in Jewell County to the late Francis Leroy Roe and Gladys Chamberlain Roe, Donna attended high School in Superior and graduated from business college in Lincoln, Nob. She married Charles Louis Hare, Sr. on July 4, 1946, he died in Septem- ber 1995. She is survived by her chil- dren; Charles Hare; Jr:, Austin, Texa~; Elizabeth Brunmeier. Raleigh, N. C.; Michael Hare, Atlanta, Ga.; Maribeth Hare, Salina, and Charlene Williams, Charlotte, N.C.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren as well as a sister, Fern Graham, Sun City, Ariz., and aunts, Veda Roe, Superior and Winifred Uhley, West Covina, Calif. Arrangements are by Carolina Fu- neral and Cremation Center. Gail Kincheloe Gall Leon Kincheloe, 63,died April I I at Salina Regional Health Center.' He was born June 25, 1939, at the home of his parents, Glen Wilbur and Celia C. Norton Kincheloe, west of Ionia, in Odessa Township, Jewell County. He attended Ioniaelementary sch~x)l ~tnd graduated from Ionia Rural High School in 1957. He entered the Army in June 1962'and served until May 1964. Gall worked at farming, was em- ployed at Richardsons's Mfg., Cawker City; worked construction with Kents ofTipton; was a backhoe operator near Ithaca, N.Y., and worked for Central Colorado Construction Company. Health conditions lbrced his retire- ment from work in 1978. His hobbies were traveling, Denver Broncos lbotball on TV, listening to daily news and weather, fishing, cook- ing, crossword puzzles, computer games, music and keeping in touch with family and friends. Gall was preceded in death by grand- parents, Floyd and Celeste Stites Kincheloe and Ralph and Louise Haseltine Norton; his father, Gle~ W.. Kincheloe and a law)rite niece, Anita Jewell County Memories 100 Years Ago Miss Leta Connelly will instruct in the primary department of the Jewell County normal this summer. Icicles and peach blossoms on the same limb were one of the strange sights this week. After a two and one- half inch rain, the north wind whipped up and the rain turned to snow, which soon became a howling blizzard. A Mitchell County dealer had sold 20 binders. Twin babies arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Applebee Jr. 80 Years Ago Fifty of Mankato's prominent busi- ness men appeared in "A Womanless Wedding" at the. Mankato Opera House. W.C. Gann was called to the White Rock to build a house for a man whose house burned. He had the Henry Krier house to build as soon as he got back. The B urr Oak Herald held a contest in which it gave a year's subscription to a person who turned inthe largest list of words from the letters found in the paper's name. One young man turned in a list of 1,007 words. At the annual school meeting, pa- trons voted that Randall will have a rural high school. If there will not be a rural high school then there will not be a high school at all. The Ionia W.C.T.U. ladies gave a program at the Ionia opera house and a boxed supper followed. Glen Simmelink had the misfor- tune to get his arm broken while crank- ing a Ford. 60 Years Ago $113,056.50 in war bonds arid stamps were sold in Jewell County during the ~current Second War Bond Drive, according to a report from Lewis Stafford, chairman of the campaign. This is 60 percent of the county quota of $190,200. Formoso was trying to get a rural high school. Petitions were circulat- ing. There were six rural high schools in the county: Lovewell, Athens, Ionia, Jewell, Montrose and Randall. Jewell County dedicated its honor roll of men in the .Armed Services. A County men in the service was erected on the southeast corner of the Court- house grounds. Performing ot~ the program was an all-county band con- sisting of 100 musicians. Alter the program a war bond auction was held. Army jeeps were at the event to pro- vide rides lbr those purchasing war. stamps. D.R. Dawdy took his little fi)x ter- rier, Trixie, to Fred Shaver's farm and in an hour's time the dog killed 78 rats. As the dog did her work, the bystand- ers tossed the rats into a small express wagon. Trixie is five years old and weighs 25 pounds. Several years ago she lost a loot in a mowing machine. She is a valuable dog and certainly earns her keep. 40 Years Ago Showing at the Ute Theatre was "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane," sta~ing Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. Tex Winter, head basketball coach at KSU, was guest speaker at Mankato High School Athletic Banquet. Jon Menhusen, son of Alvah and Pauline Menhusen, decided U~ return to his home community to enter busi- ness. He was employed at the State Exchange Bank. The remains of Robert Schultz, Grand Island, were buried at Mount Hope Cemetery, Mankato. Schultz was reported missing Oct. 23, 1919. On April 23, 1920, a skull, forearm and hand of a human body was found in a hay stack near Webber and was identi- fied. This partial skeleton was kept by various sheriffs of Jewell County be- cause it was suspected Schultz was murdered. The suspected party has not been found or heard from since 1919, therefore the county officers decided not to delay the burial any longer. The County Commissioners authorized the county to pay for burial not to exceed $100. Clarence Black helped make burial arrangement and grave side ser-' vices were held by Rev. Siemison. Kramer Funeral Home was in charge of the funeral. Schultz died at the age of 22. He was aWWI Veteran. He was last employed for the Central Power Co., Grand Island, as an engineer. Little ownership. 800-544-9092. 16-16-4c 3874. 22-15-3p REGISTERED HOSKINs AUT6-. B[I/.S FOR SALE SALES Top AI Sires-Many Select ET Bulls DRIVE A LITTLE AND SA VE 15-18 Months of AgePrivate Treaty A L OT Bulls Are In Optimal Breeding Condition. Highway 6, Hastings Ave. Cow Herd Resulting From 33 Years of AI Hastings, Nob. ttment to Superior Maternal and Carcass Traits. Bulls that will Build a Quality Cow Herd Phone 402-463-1466 Sam McDowell at (785) 389-1941 or Phone402-743-2255 McDowell at (785) 389-1201 22-10-tfc and Nadine Balch. signboard bearing names of Jewell is known of his sort life. C0mmunity Wide Garage Sales s t y, April Superior, Neb. Louise Slaughter. Survivors include his mother, Celia Norton Kincheloe, Cawker City; a daughter, Lana R. Mabrey, Lake of the Ozarks, Me.; a stepson, Capt. Ronald M. Jones, Mannheim, Germany; sis- ter, Marjorie Slaughter, Lm'amie, Wyo.; and a grandson. Services were April 15 at United Methodist Church, Ionia, with Pastor LauraFrickerofficiating. Honors were rendered by American Legion Post No. 279. Interment in Ionia Cemetery. Arrangements were by McDonald Rob- erts Funeral Service. Helena,Nejeschchleb Helena Danisow Nejeschchleb, 86 died at Marantha Manor, Springfield, Me., April 9. She was born May 9, 1916/ in Smelensk, Russia, to Jacob and Vera Danisow. She was the oldest daughter of five children; three brothers, and one sister. Helena lived on a farm. She married Robert Spelhnan in 1933 and had two children, Valentina and Adolph. Robert died in a drown- ing accident in 194 I. She later married Dimitri Laluk with whom she hild twin boys, with Tony the only one surviv- ing. Dimitri was killed in 1945, during World War II in Italy. Helena. her children and parents had finmigrated to West Germany in 1943 where they remained until February 1952. She later married Gabriel Nejeschchleb and they came America. Helena and her family arrived in Mankato in February 1952. She cooked and Gabe did main- tenance work ior Jack Turner for sev- eral years. She later worked at Lh,: Jewell County Hospital as a cook and kitchen supervisor. Helena's hobbies included baking, gardening, visiting with frichds over coffee and cake, and taking long walks with the neighborhood women. In t998 Helena moved in with her daughter, Valentina, and somin-law, James Vaughan. She traveled exten- sively with" them to Canada as well as other States and took m~ny trips to the Branson shows. Helena was prccedc'd in death by her parents, three husbands and an infant son. Snrviw)rs include her daughter, Valentina Vaughan, Springfiekl, Me.; two sons, Adolph Laluk, Superior, Nob., and Tony Laluk, Wichita; nine grandchildren; and great-grandchil- dren. Funeral mass was April 12 at St. Theresa's Catholic Chu,'ch, Mankato, with Father Allen Scheer officiating. Vigil services were April I1 at 8 p.m. at Melby Mortuary, Mankato. Inter- ment was in Mount Hope Ccmeter~, Mankato. Melby Mortuary, Mankato, was in charge of arrangements. 20 Years Ago Tracy Dewey won sixth place in a state typing contest at Emporia. Tracy attended NCK Vo-Tech School, Be- Ioit. Arbor Day Program was held at the Mankato City Park. John Piskac, soil conservation service director, was the guest speaker. Farmer Appreciation Days was hckl at Big A Auto Parts, Mankato, hosted by Wayne and Judy Dunn, managers. Employees at the business are Steve Elkins, Becky Free and Matt Pierce. Kenneth Dodd was sworn in as post- master at Burr Oak. He has been a part time clerk at the Mankato Post Office. Mr. and Mrs. Quincy Sills cel- ebrated their 50th wedding anniver- sary with a reception hosted by their family. The Sills lived in Montrose and maintained a grocery store-filling sta- tion business until they retired. 10 Years Ago The Jewell County Bank, with of_ rices in Mankato and Formoso, merged with Traders Stale Bank in Glen Ekler and the Tipton State Bank, Tipton. The name of the new bank will be Farmers State Bank with oMces in all of the towns. Elementary students raised $1,300 for Jump lbr Heart. Wayne Dempsey received an award from the National Safety Council for 13 years of safe driving for the US Postal Service. Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord Rothchild celebrated their 50th wedding anniver- sary with an open house. A son was born to Wayne and Lisa Hermann, Wichita. His name is Bryan Howard. One Year Ago Sara Schlotterback and Janet Higer were appointed to the Mankato City Library Board when the Mankato City Council met. Daniel Hanson, 29, Mankato, sus- tained multiple injuries in a one ve- hicle accident. Hanson was headed north on Highway 1'4 and ht~ appar- ently lost control of the vehicle which veered off the roadway. He was later taken by air ambulance to Good Sa- maritan Hospital, Kearney, where he was treated.