News From Bancroft Senior Center

Bancroft Senior Center News by Connie Bargmann  

*If you are 60+ and need information on programs designed to help keep you stay in your home longer or if you need legal help, contact Connie at 402-648-3387 or in the evening at 402-648-7648. There are no membership fees or attendance requirements and new faces are always welcome.

* We have the following medical equipment to loan out on an as need basis, wheel chair, bath seats, toilet seat riser and portable toilet chair, crutches or walkers. Call 402-648-3387 during office hours.

Meals on Wheels

*Would you like to get Meals on Wheels? Anyone over the age of 60 years and lives within the city limits are eligible for these meals. You may sign up anytime for the Meals on Wheels program; you can get the meals delivered however many times you want them each week. You must call 402-687-2332 before 8:30 a.m. if you want a meal that day. The suggested donation for the meal is $4.00.


Weekly Activities:

Wed. Aug. 16: Chime practice at 9:00 a.m. Coffee time at 10:00 a.m.  Come and play 5-handed pinochle or hand & foot at 1:30 p.m.

Thurs. Aug. 17: Tai Chi Class at 9:30 a.m. Coffee time is 10:00. Sign up to play in the pitch tournament at 1:30 p.m. Another class on painting gourds at 1:30 p.m.

Fri. Aug.18: Make your appointment for the foot clinic starting at 9:00 a.m. Join us for the monthly birthday party starts at 1:30 p.m. with pitch and hand & foot and lunch being served at 3:30 p.m.

Mon. Aug. 21: Stop in and have coffee. The caregiver support group meets at 2:00 p.m. Make a reservation for the pork dinner for tomorrow.

Tues. Aug. 22: Tai Chi Class at 9:30 a.m. Coffee time is at 10:00 p.m. The meal will be served at 12:00 p.m. Blood pressure clinic begins at 11:40 a.m. and the educational presentation at 12:20 p.m. Cards will be played in the afternoon.

Wed. Aug. 23: Chime practice 9:00 a.m. Coffee time is at 10:00 a.m. Bingo will be played at 2:00 p.m.


Meals on Wheels

Getting tired of cooking for one person and then have left over’s that you will be eating for the next couple of days? Why don’t you consider getting meals on wheels; the meals are very nutritious and provide you with the protein, fruits and vegetables needed for a well balanced meal. Contact the manager at the Bancroft Senior Center if have more questions or want to sign up; the number is 402-648-3387.


Jill Johnson’s Birthday Float in Burt County Fair Parade

Jill Johnson rode through the Burt County Fair Parade in honor of her birthday! Photo Credit/Denise Gilliland, Editor and Chief, Kat Country Hub.

KB’s Mini Mart/Decatur Express Drove Through Burt County Fair Parade

KB’s Mini Mart/Decatur Exprress drove through the Burt County Fair Parade. Photo Credit/Denise Gilliland, Editor and Chief, Kat Country Hub.

T-Bones Entertain at Burt County Fair Parade

The T-Bones from Tekamah have been entertaining at many events, including parades, for many years. They are simply fantastic! Photo Credit/Denise Gilliland, Editor and Chief, Kat Country Hub.

Helen Frangenberg Stoll of Colorado Springs CO Formerly of Lyons NE

Helen Stoll was born October 22, 1945 to Fred and Cecilia Frangenberg in Lyons, Nebraska. She attended Lyons Public Schools through the eighth grade. Helen attended Assumption Academy in Norfolk, graduating in 1964. After graduation she attended nursing school at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Omaha, NE, receiving her LPN, and continued working at St. Joseph’s until moving to Denver, CO. Helen worked at various hospitals and nursing homes in Denver and in the Fort Garland and Alamosa area until she retired.

Helen married Frank toll in Omaha January 27, 1973. One son, Mark, was born to this union.

Helen passed away July 8, 2017 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She is survived by her husband Frank, of Fort Garland, CO, son Mark (Tina), 3 grandchildren, Omaha, sister Rosanna Frangenberg, Omaha, brother Bob (Ingrid) Frangenberg, Oakland, CA, and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Bill, and sisters Mary, Dorothy, Agnes and Catherine.


Thursday, August 17th
 11:00 AM
Lyons CemeteryLyons, NE 68038

No Visitation

Memorials suggested to the family for future designation.

Pelan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Rockets at the Burt County Fair Parade

Rockets at the Burt County Fair Parade. Photo Credit/Denise Gilliland, Editor and Chief, Kat Country Hub.

Oakland’s 150th Celebration is Coming! This Float Shared the Big News in Burt County Fair Parade! Sawyer Brown is Coming to Town!

Oakland will be celebrating its’ 150th anniversary next May. What a wonderful entry in the Burt County Fair Parade to let everyone know what is going on and to remind all of us of the upcoming celebration! Both photos credit of Denise Gilliland/Editor and Chief, Kat Country Hub.

Granddaughter Penelope Gives the Car Ride at the Burt County Fair a Thumbs Up and a Wink!

Our granddaughter, Penelope, loved riding the cars at the Burt County Fair. She gave us a thumbs up and a wink! All Photos credit of Denise Gilliland/Editor and Chief, Kat Country Hub.

Lillian L. Deckard, 92, of Tekamah NE

Lillian L. Deckard, 92 years, of Tekamah, Nebraska, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Tekamah Care and Rehabilitation Center in Tekamah.

Funeral Service pending at Pelan Funeral Services Tekamah.

Edward R, Mundil, 74, of Hooper NE

Edward R. Mundil age 74, of Hooper passed away Wednesday August 9, 2017 at Dunklau Gardens.

The funeral mass will be 11am Saturday, August 12 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Hooper.  Rev. Damien Wee will officiate.  Lunch will follow the service with the committal in the Clarkson National Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Friday at Ludvigsen’s Hooper Funeral Chapel with the family from 5pm to 8pm.  Visitation will continue for one hour at the church in Hooper.  Memorials are suggested to the Logan View Education Foundation.

Ed was born January 19, 1943 on a farm near Dodge, Nebraska to Jerry and Ida ‘Karel’ Mundil.  The family moved to a farm near Clarkson, Nebraska where he attended country school and graduated from Clarkson High School in 1961.  He received his Bachelor Degree from Wayne State College in 1965 and Masters Degree in 1971 from Kearney State College (now University of Nebraska at Kearney).  Ed taught in Aurora, Nebraska for 6 years then began his career at Logan View Public Schools in the fall of 1971 where he remained until he retired.  Ed and his wife Joan owned and operated Happy Acres Greenery near Uehling.

Ed started the Science Fair at Logan View, he taught advanced Biology for college credit.  He was involved in the Logan View Education Association and the Logan View Education Foundation.  He was baptized, had first communion, and confirmed all at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Hooper.

Ed was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Nebraska Education Association, Hooper Commercial Club, Uehling Business Club, Uehling Lions Club, Uehling Famous Follies and Drama Association (UFFDA), Nebraska Florist Society, Omaha Magical Society and was an Admiral in the Great Navy of the State of Nebraska.  Ed taught Hunters Safety and he helped organize the ESU Science Fair.

Ed married Joan Sila on December 27, 1967 in Lyons, Nebraska

Wife – Joan of Hooper
Children – Dale (Kim) Mundil of Uehling
Janel (Travis) Winberg of Lincoln
Gayle Mundil of Lincoln
Tammie (Kyle) Lord of Topeka, Kansas
Grandchildren – Kaitlin and Kinsley Mundil of Uehling
Briley and Blake Grauer of Lincoln
Cody and Reese Lord of Topeka, Kansas
Aaron Winberg of Lincoln
Michael Winberg of Omaha
Jesse Winberg of Hazard

Brother – Joe (Janice) Mundil of Winside
Sister – Adelyn Prchal of Omaha
Many nieces and nephews

Ed was preceded in death by his parents, sisters – Helen, Agnes, Evelyn and his brothers – Jerry and Milo.

Ed Mundil

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