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I===-"AT,*"A" as.e li MEMBER-" ~.. -- . i JEWELL COUNTY RECORD ' (USPS-274-940) Vol. 91; No. 17. Printed Weekly at Mankato, Kansas 66956. "The Newspaper ot Jewell County" THE BOYD FAMILY Owners and Publ/shers MRS. F. W. BOYD, Editor HELLER OBITUARY Fred L. Heller, second son of a family of six children born to Orrin E. and Alice (Decker) Heller on February 8, 1899, near Dentonia in a dugout in Jeweil County, departed this life September 15, 1981, at the St. Joseph's Hospital in Con- cordia, Kans., at the age of 82 "Any good deed that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do It now and not defer it for I shall not pass this way again." Second Class Postage Paid at the Post Office, Mankato, Kansas 66956. Subscriptions: $8.76 ($8.50 plus .26 tax) per year in Jewell County and surrounding counties, Smith, Osborne, Mitchell, Cloud and Republic counties in Kansas; $8.50 in Nuckolls and Webster ,counties in Nebraska. $10.30 ($10.00 plus .30 tax) a year elsewhere in Kansas and $10.00 in Nebraska outside Nuckolls and Webster counties. $12.00 a year outside Kansas and Nebraska. JEWELL COUNTY RECORD Thursday, Sept. 24, 1981 Page 2 - Section I Subscribers are asked to Burton Shook May 24, 1931, in notify this office at once when Lebanon. Her first son, they have a change of George William, was born in address. 1934 and her second son, her endurance ranged from the depression years and the deaths of her parents, William and Catherine Diecker, to her own recovery from cancer in 1966 and the death of her husband, Clarence Shook, in 1969. All of this was lived against a tapestry of history. Her ears once heard the clang of old school bells. Her cheeks once felt the bite of cold on wintry sleigh rides. Her fingers once knew the scratch of chalk on slate and the stroke of an artist's brush on canvas, and her eyes once witnessed the flight of man to the moon. The sum of her experiences were an integration of history -- a legacy which all aged have to share with younger genera- tions. Aurelia was born near Sen- eca, Kans., April 22, 1902, and spent most of her life in and around the Esbon and Leb- anon, Karts., area. She was graduated from Lebanon High School in 1920, and taught grade school be- fore her marriage to Clarence were his parents and one brother, Henry. Rev. A. E. Beardslee offi- ciated at the memorial ser- vices at Simmons Chapel at 2 Clarence Frederick in 1942. In 1945, the family moved from Esbon to a farm north of town. In 1968, Mr. and Mrs. Shook retired to a home in Esbon. Following a series of Frost, Glenn Marihugh, Ivan Frost, Dale Underwood, Randall Gass and Burdett Callaway. Interment was in the Esbon Cemetery with the Simonson Funeral Home of Red Cloud in charge of the arrangements. FOOTBALL The Cougar offense was led by Wiley Alexander with 14 key blocks, Todd Moore and Todd Bradrick had 8 key blocks each and Brian Badger and Troy Dewey had 7 each. "A combination of fine block- ing from the line and the backs' ability to read their blockers was a key factor in the Cougars' offensive suc- cess," stated Coach Johnson. Scoring for the Cougars was by Dennis Shoemaker with 2 TD runs and 2 PAT scores, and Wiley Alexander with a TD run and a 63 yard TD pass from Kevin Jensen who had a TD run. Both Shoemaker and Alex- ander did very well in yard- age as Shoemaker had 98 yards on 21 carries and 1 reception for 9 yards for a total of 107 yards offense, while Alexander had 3 recep- tions for 96 yards and 9 yards on 4 carries for a total of 105 yards offense. "We played to our poten- tial," stated Assistant Coach Larry Moore. The Cougars appreciated the great support the fans gave Friday night and hope to see you at Sylvan Grove Friday evening, September p.m. September 17, 1981. illnesses that began in 1977, 25. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. Dorothy Amen was soloist, she spent the remainder of Casket bearers were neph-her life in the Prairie Haven~. _. e~i~~ ews, Milton Underwood, Rest Home at Kensington, .L"kI'L~[~j~ [II Roger Underwood, Rickey Kans. years. Underwood, Jean Herndon, She leaves her two sons and Fred grew up on the farm Arvid McFarland and Charles their families, two sisters, and attended Dentonia rural Heller. Interment was at Ada Turner of Ogden, Utah, and Lebanon Grade School. Price Cemetery, Lebanon, and Clara Lerence of Ken- He spent his entire life Kans. sington, and one brother, farming in Smith and Jeweil Henry Diecker of Kensington. counties. He moved to his SHOOK OBITUARY Mrs. Shook passed away farm in 1927, where he lived Aurelia Anna Shook: All September 15, 1981, at the the last 54 years until ill are made from the stardust of age of 79 years, 4 months and health forced his retirement, an ancient universe. We are 23 days. In this life that He spent the last seven born, we live and we die.., touched other lives, at least months in Lhe Belleville and we become a differentthree attributes will endure. Health Care Center. part of the universe. The first is her love of chil- Fred never married but made a home for his widowed mother in her last years and provided a home for his younger brother, Hayes. He was a fifty year member of the Masonic Order, Oak But in living, we touch many lives.., not only in the mistakes we make, but also in the achievements we realize. Aurelia Anna Shook knew many achievements.., the companionship of good Lodge 287 of Lebanon.- friends, the sound of music, Fqed leaves to mourn his '~he magic of words, the passing three sisters, Ellen Story and Lona Herndon of Lebanon and Dorothy McFar- land of Glen Elder; one broth- er, Hayes; and a sister-in-law, Gladys Heller, both of Leb- anon. He will be missed by his nieces and nephews and many friends. Preceding him in death strength of her religion, the comfort of a good husband, the laughter of her children and grandchildren. These were a few of the joys in her life. She experienced the adver- sities of life as well, but she emerged a stronger and more resilient person. Examvles of dren; the second, her sense of humor; and the third, a com- mitment to education which she passed on to others as a heritage to the future. Mrs. Shook knew love and gave love -- and in her under- standing of love, communi- cated the meaning of life. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, Sep- tember 18, 1981, from the United Methodist Church in Esbon with the Rev. Ralph Jarboe officiating. The music was provided by Mr. Earl Silsby, accompanied by Mrs. Earlene Bronson, organist. The pallbearers were John Devote ample time and energy to your spiritual, mental, and physical ca re. Your body is the ,"Temple of God"; it is not yourown. 1 Corm 6:19. ~M~m~r~l By LYLE & CAT]elY DAUNER MANKATO PROFESSIONAL PHARMACY .?y