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Marjorie Hilliard, 87, of Hooper NE


Marjorie Hilliard, age 87, of Hooper, Nebraska passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017, at Nye Point in Fremont, NE. Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2018, at the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Hooper with Burial at the St. Rose of Lima Cemetery in Hooper.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the Ludvigsen’s Hooper Funeral Chapel from 3 until 7 p.m.   Memorials are suggested to the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Hooper or the American Cancer Society.  Online guestbook can be accessed at http://www.hooper-scribner.com.  Ludvigsen’s Hooper Funeral Chapel in Hooper in charge of arrangements.

Marjorie was born February 24, 1930, on a farm in Humphrey, NE to Mary and Joseph Joerger. She grew up and attended school at St. Francis School in Humphrey and worked on the farm on the home place.

She married in Yankton, SD, took care of her family, and cleaned homes for the elderly. In 1973, she went to work for the Hooper Care Center where she was the Supervisor of Housekeeping and retired in 1996. She enjoyed reading and embroidery and visiting her children. She belonged to St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church and the St. Rose Guild.

Survivors include her brother Don Joerger and wife Mary of Twin Falls, ID, children Judy Hall and late husband Ron of Spring Branch, TX, Jeanette Cordes and husband Phil of Scribner, NE, Earl Hilliard and wife Lori of Fremont, NE, Ernie Hilliard and wife Cherrie of Orange City, IA, Mary Knott and husband Rick of Berthoud, CO, Lyle Hilliard of Prague, NE, Larry Hilliard of North Bend, NE, and Rose Hilliard and husband Stacy Glascow of Berthoud, CO, 20 Grandchildren and 36 Great Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by parents, Mary and Joseph Joerger, brothers, Gene, Harold, John and Gerald Joerger, sisters, Evelyn Hemmer and Sally Bender, son, Jim Hilliard, and great-granddaughter Trinity Dart.

Marjorie Hilliard

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Potluck Cancelled at Golden Oaks in Oakland NE


GOLDEN OAKS SENIOR CENTER – OAKLAND,NE  
Event Cancelled Monday – Monday’s Potluck is canceled

Barbara Ann Higgins, 76, of Tekamah NE


Barbara Ann Higgins was born to John “Jack” and Georgia (Shoemaker) Hill August 23, 1941 in Oakland, Nebraska. She passed away December 28, 2017 at Tekamah Care and Rehabilitation Center in Tekamah, Nebraska, at the age of 76 years.

Barbara attended Oakland Public School through 7th grade. Her family then moved to Fremont, Nebraska, where Barbara graduated from Fremont High in 1959. She attended her freshman year at Peru State College, where Tom Higgins of Valley, Nebraska proposed to her. They were married at St. Patrick’s church in Fremont on July 30,1960. To this union were born three children: Lori, Jodi and Sean.

Barbara was an accomplished musician who played the clarinet, piano, organ and
accordion. She loved to paint and draw. Most of her artwork adorns the walls of her
family.

Barbara was best known for her work as the manager of Lundstroms Furniture in Spirit
Lake, Iowa, where their family resided most of their adult lives. Tom was a school teacher at the Spirit Lake High School.

Barbara loved her family and friends. Because of her loving caring nature there will be
a special place for her in Heaven.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Clarice G. Barnes.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Tom; children, Lori (Jim) Thibeault of Norwich, CT, Jodi (Nick) Pinyo of Camarillo, CA, Sean (Sarah Winge) Higgins of Brainerd, MN; six grandchildren, Kiley Worley of Decatur, NE, Megan Johnson of Blair, NE, Colby Rohde of Scottsdale, AZ, Kristin Pinyo of Camarillo, Jordan and Brooke Higgins of Brainard, Sarah, Noelle and Arthur Thibeault of Norwich; seven great grandchildren, Keegan, Reece, Blayne and Laynie Worley of Decatur, Kender, Maichen and Imani Johnson of Blair; sisters-in-law, Margaret Roddy, Shirley Higgins, Carol Higgins; brother-in-law, Robert Driml; nieces and nephews.

VISITATION

Monday Jan. 1st

 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
St. Patrick’s Catholic Church3480 W HWY 32
Tekamah, NE 68061

Family will receive friends 3-5 pm. Vigil Service will begin at 5 pm. Visitation will also be held one hour prior to service at the church.

FUNERAL MASS

Tuesday Jan. 2nd

10:00 AM
St. Patrick’s Catholic Church3480 W HWY 32
Tekamah, NE 68061

Cemetery Details

LOCATION

Tekamah Cemetery

Tekamah, Nebraska 68061

Memorial Contribution

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS

Memorials to the Tekamah Food Bank.
Pelan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Barbara Higgins

WIND CHILL WARNING!!!


Wind Chill Warningbeginning Sun 6:00 am, expires Mon 6:00 pm

…Dangerously Cold Wind Chills This Weekend and Into Early Next Week…

.A prolonged period of cold temperatures are expected to settle over the area through early next week. Wind chill values range from 15 to 25 below zero this morning, 20 to 30 below zero tonight and 25 to 40 below zero Sunday night into Monday morning.

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY… …WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST MONDAY…

* WHAT…Dangerously cold wind chills expected. The dangerously cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin. Expect wind chills to range from 15 below zero to 40 below zero during the warning. Expect wind chills to range from 15 below zero to 25 below zero during the advisory.

* WHERE…Portions of east central and northeast Nebraska and west central Iowa.

* WHEN…For the Wind Chill Warning, from midnight tonight to noon CST Monday. For the Wind Chill Advisory, until noon CST today.

A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Frost bite can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death if precautions are not taken.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

List of Cancellations and Schedule Changes


BANCROFT-ROSALIE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS – BANCROFT,NE  
Notice Saturday – BRLD Basketball Tournament start has been moved up to 10am
COMMUNITY BIBLE CHURCH – NORFOLK,NE  
Notice Sunday – No Sunday School Services. 10:30 Church Service as scheduled
ELIM LUTHERAN – UEHLING,NE  
Event Cancelled Sunday – No Sunday Services
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH – LYONS,NE  
Event Cancelled Sunday – No Sunday Services
FREMONT CHURCH OF CHRIST – FREMONT,NE  
Event Cancelled Sunday – Services cancelled due to extreme cold weather
IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH – COLUMBUS,NE  
Event Cancelled Sunday – 6:30pm New Year’s Eve Worship cancelled, we will have a 9am service
RANDOLPH PUBLIC SCHOOLS – RANDOLPH,NE  
Notice Friday – Holiday B-Ball tournament starts @ Noon on Sat., 12/30
SAINT PAUL LUTHERAN – HOOPER,NE  
Closed Sunday – No Sunday Services
SAINT PETERS LUTHERAN CHURCH – PILGER,NE  
Notice Sunday – Services have been cancelled for Sunday
ST JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH – BEEMER,NE  
Event Cancelled Sunday – No New Years Eve Service at 5pm or Sunday School. Regular Saturday Evening & Sunday Morning Service
ST PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH – UEHLING – UEHLING,NE  
Event Cancelled Sunday – No Church Services
ST PETERS LUTHERAN CHURCH – PILGER,NE  
Event Cancelled Sunday – No Church Services
TRINITY CHURCH – WALTHILL,NE  
Event Cancelled Sunday – No Church Services or Sunday School
TRINITY CHURCH – DECATUR,NE  
Event Cancelled Sunday – No Church Services or Sunday School
WISNER-PILGER PUBLIC SCHOOLS – WISNER,NE  
Event Rescheduled Saturday – Holiday Tournament Starting 2 hours early (12:30 Start)
ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH – BANCROFT,NE  
Event Cancelled Monday – No New Years Day Service at 5pm. Regular Sunday Morning Services.

Schedule Changed for BRLD Basketball Tournament


BANCROFT-ROSALIE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS – BANCROFT,NE  
Notice Saturday – BRLD Basketball Tournament start has been moved up to 10am

Wind Chill Watch Wind Chill Advisory


Dangerously Cold Wind Chills Expected This Weekend…

.An extended period of cold temperatures are expected to settle over the area this weekend. Wind chill values range from 20 to 30 below zero tonight, then again Saturday night, and eventually reach 30 to 40 below zero Sunday night into Monday morning.

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO NOON CST SATURDAY… …WIND CHILL WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING…

* WHAT…Wind chills 15 below zero to 25 below zero tonight and Saturday night. Dangerously cold wind chills 30 to 40 below Sunday night.

* WHERE…Portions of east central and northeast Nebraska and west central Iowa.

* WHEN…For the Wind Chill Advisory, from 2 AM to noon CST Saturday. For the Wind Chill Watch, from late Saturday night through Monday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Dangerously cold wind chills as low as 35 below zero will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

A Wind Chill Watch means there is the potential for a combination of very cold air and the wind to create dangerously low wind chill values. Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this situation.

Wind Chill Advisorybeginning Sat 8:00 am, expires Sat 6:00 pm

…Dangerously Cold Wind Chills Expected This Weekend…

.An extended period of cold temperatures are expected to settle over the area this weekend. Wind chill values range from 20 to 30 below zero tonight, then again Saturday night, and eventually reach 30 to 40 below zero Sunday night into Monday morning.

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO NOON CST SATURDAY… …WIND CHILL WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING…

* WHAT…Wind chills 15 below zero to 25 below zero tonight and Saturday night. Dangerously cold wind chills 30 to 40 below Sunday night.

* WHERE…Portions of east central and northeast Nebraska and west central Iowa.

* WHEN…For the Wind Chill Advisory, from 2 AM to noon CST Saturday. For the Wind Chill Watch, from late Saturday night through Monday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Dangerously cold wind chills as low as 35 below zero will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

A Wind Chill Watch means there is the potential for a combination of very cold air and the wind to create dangerously low wind chill values. Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this situation.

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Uehling, No Church Sunday


ST PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH – UEHLING – UEHLING,NE  
Event Cancelled Sunday – No Church Services

Zion Lutheran Church in Bancroft Cancels New Years Day Service


ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH – BANCROFT,NE  
Event Cancelled Monday – No New Years Day Service at 5pm. Regular Sunday Morning Services.

Marilyn I. Gilliland Bruce, 78, of Kennard NE


Marilyn I. Bruce age 78 of Kennard, passed away December 28, 2017 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Community in Blair. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 10:30 AM at Grace United Methodist Church in Kennard. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be held at the Tekamah Cemetery at 2:00 PM. Campbell Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Marilyn was born on May 1, 1939 in rural Tekamah, the daughter of Howard and Dora Gilliland. She grew up in the Tekamah area and attended Tekamah schools. She worked at D.L. Blair for many years, retiring in 2007.

She is survived by her children: Vince (Marissa) Bruce of Tekamah and Scott Bruce of Tekamah; six grandchildren; sisters: Janet Riddle of Lyons and Edith Muller of Bancroft; companion Charlie Dornacker of Kennard, many friends and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her parents and son Calvin Bruce.

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