Robert “Bob” Fendrick, 78, of Pender NE


Robert “Bob” Fendrick, 78, of Pender, Nebraska passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015 at the Pender Community Hospital in Pender.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 31, 2015 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Pender; with Pastor Miles Ruch officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 30, 2015 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church with a prayer service starting at 6:00 p.m. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery in Pender. Memorials are suggested to the family for future designation. Arrangements are under the direction of Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Pender.

Warren DeVasure, 98, of Tekamah NE


Warren H. DeVasure, 98 years, of Tekamah, Nebraska passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at in Omaha, Nebraska.

FUNERAL SERVICE: Monday, August 31, 2015, 10:30 am, at United Methodist Church in Tekamah.

VISITATION: Sunday, 5-7 p.m., with family receiving friends and MASONIC SERVICE: 7 p.m., all at Pelan Funeral Services Tekamah. Visitation Monday will be held at the church one hour prior to the service.

BURIAL: Tekamah Cemetery in Tekamah.

MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be directed to the Burt County Museum, Tekamah United Methodist Church and the Lied Tekamah Public Library.

Please feel free to send your condolences to the family.
Each condolence will be printed and given to the family after the service.

pelan@pelanfuneralservices.com

Entertainment at Oakland Heights


Gary Weldon entertained the residents at Oakland Heights recently. Photo courtesy of Oakland Heights.

Gary Weldon entertained the residents at Oakland Heights recently. Photo courtesy of Oakland Heights.

Story Time Kicks off New Year at Oakland Public Library


Hadley Peterson, Paisley Peterson, Ava Johnson, Ella Brands, Tye Penke, Rachel Gatewood and Tyler and Ryan Brands all attended the first story time of the year at the Oakland Public Library. Library Director Rosa Schmidt read three books to them, then they all enjoyed craft time. All photos credit of Denise Gilliland/Editor and Chief, Kat Country Hub.

Hadley Peterson, Paisley Peterson, Ava Johnson, Ella Brands, Tye Penke, Rachel Gatewood and Tyler and Ryan Brands all attended the first story time of the year at the Oakland Public Library. Library Director Rosa Schmidt read three books to them, then they all enjoyed craft time. All photos credit of Denise Gilliland/Editor and Chief, Kat Country Hub.

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Happenings at Oakland Heights


Oakland Heights News

By Nancy Silvey Activity Director

We have one week of August left and next week we start September.

Next week on Monday August 31st is our monthly Resident Council meeting at 2:30 pm. We also have a staff member Teresa Egbers she will be celebrating 30 years of employment at Oakland Heights, we are having a Party for her on Thursday September 3rd at 2:30 pm. And we kick off the Nebraska Football season on Saturday September 5th we will be showing the game that starts at 2:30 pm.

Church Service for August 30th at 2:30 pm will be given by Craig/Alder Grove Church with a luncheon served afterwards. On Wednesday September 2nd at 1:00 pm is Communion with Pastor Hoden.

Activities for the week of August 31st to September 5th , are as followed, Reading with Marilyn, Manicures,  Trivia Day, Sing a Long, Reading Group, Bingo w/WOW, Bible Fellowship, Reading the Local Paper, Let’s Play Ball, Crafty Cooking, Friday Bingo and Saturday morning movie.

Volunteers signing in last week were; Judy Nelson, Betty Hanna, Patty Miller, Bonnie Fleischman, Mary Donavon, Dani Moseman, Nadine Anderson , Pat Anderson, Di Ruwe, and Sly Rouse.

Activity Memorial Fund

Memorials were given in memory of Chuck Rogers by Ray and Virginia Simpson.

 

 

 

 

Byron Meierdierks of Pender NE


Byron Meierdierks, of Pender, Nebraska died on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at his home in Pender.

Services are pending at this time with Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Pender.

Connie Kirkpatrick, 68, of Wakefield NE


Connie Kirkpatrick, 68, of Wakefield, Nebraska died on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at Providence Medical Center in Wayne, Nebraska.

Memorial services for Connie are pending at this time with Bressler – Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Wakefield.

Phillip Teeters, 79, of Decatur NE


Phillip O. Teeters, 79 of Decatur died Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Providence Medical Center in Wayne, Nebraska.

Phillip was born August 8th, 1936 in the river bottoms near Decatur, Nebraska to Gregory and Joyce (Hughes) Teeters. They moved to a farm near Winnebago, Nebraska where Phillip graduated from Winnebago High School in 1954.

On October 20th, 1957 Phillip married Lucille Calkins and lived in Walthill, Nebraska where they had the first two of four children. They lived for a short while in Portland, Oregon where their third child was born then moved back to Walthill where they had their fourth.

Phillip was a mechanic most of his professional life. He co-owned and ran Teeters Garage with his father for many years. After selling the business Phillip worked at Great Plains Lumber then Walthill Farm Equipment and Bancroft-Rosalie elementary school before retiring. Phillip and Lucille spent a year in Greeley, Colorado before moving back to Nebraska and settling in Decatur where he took tolls at the Decatur Bridge. Phillip officially retired when the bridge stopped taking tolls.

Phillip enjoyed hunting, fishing, mushroom hunting, boating and camping on “his” river. Many a story at the “old camp”, and the camp at the Decatur Marina, center around him. He was an avid Husker fan and enjoyed spending time with friends and his grandchildren.

Phillip was a proud member of the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. of Nebraska, Olive Branch Lodge No. 274 for over 50 years.

Phillip is survived by his wife; daughter, Teri (Alvin) Terry of Colorado Springs, CO; sons, Tom (Peggy) Teeters of Eagan, MN, Trevor Teeters of Bancroft; 5 grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Gregory Jr; sister, Sharon (Huffman); son, Tracy.

MEMORIAL SERVICE: Saturday, August 29, 2015, 11:00 am, at United Methodist Church in Decatur.

NO VISITATION

BURIAL: at a later date, Hillcrest Cemetery in Decatur.

MEMORIALS: To the family for designation at a later time.

Please feel free to send your condolences to the family.
Each condolence will be printed and given to the family after the service.

pelan@pelanfuneralservices.com

Phillip Teeters

Phillip Teeters

Addition to National Dog Day


Whitney and Tri Tran's dogs, Tyson and Lili. Tyson discovered how fun it is to fetch a stick in the water! Lili enjoyed taking it from him when he got out of the water! Photo Credit/Denise Gilliland, Editor and Chief, Kat Country Hub.

Whitney and Tri Tran’s dogs, Tyson and Lili. Tyson discovered how fun it is to fetch a stick in the water! Lili enjoyed taking it from him when he got out of the water! Photo Credit/Denise Gilliland, Editor and Chief, Kat Country Hub.

National Dog Day


Today is National Dog Day! Many people enjoy the companionship of a dog, or dogs. So do the owners of Kat Country Hub. With this in mind, proud dog owners submitted photos of their dogs to commemorate the day! Happy dog day everyone!

3 month old Jax, dog of Abby and Kyle Simonsen.

3 month old Jax, dog of Abby and Kyle Simonsen.

Bonnie Braniff's dog Bandit. He is 13.

Bonnie Braniff’s dog Bandit. He is 13.

Bonnie Braniff's other dog Riley is now 6 months, but was 4 months in this picture.

Bonnie Braniff’s other dog Riley is now 6 months, but was 4 months in this picture.

Cathy Morgan's dogs Chuck Norris and Bruce Lee.

Cathy Morgan’s dogs Chuck Norris and Bruce Lee.

Shiloh, Jeff and Denis Gilliland's dog. He is 3 months old.

Shiloh, Jeff and Denis Gilliland’s dog. He is 3 months old.

Tammy waters dog Daisy 10 years, she loves her babies and takes them to bed with her.

Tammy waters dog Daisy 10 years, she loves her babies and takes them to bed with her.

Tucker and Sox,  Jeff and Denise Gilliland's dogs. Sox, on the bottom of the picture, just passed away recently. Tucker is 5 years old.

Tucker and Sox, Jeff and Denise Gilliland’s dogs. Sox, on the bottom of the picture, just passed away recently. Tucker is 5 years old.

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