Grace Lutheran and Trinity Lutheran Churches have received their new Vicar – Andy Richard. Andy grew up in Sterling Heights, MI, a suburb of Detroit and was raised in the Lutheran church.
His parents, Gary and Christine, are still happily married after almost thirty years. Andy has one sibling, a sister Emily who is three years younger. Andy graduated from high school in 2004 and started the next school year at Oakland University in Rochester, MI. He graduated from there in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Production.
Andy studied behind-the-scenes type work: stage management, lighting design, sound design, set design, etc. In his second year of college he began to take an interest in the pastoral ministry.
After finishing his undergraduate work, Vicar Richard started at Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, IN.
Andy met his newly-wed wife, Renae, on the campus of Concordia Theological Seminary. Renae grew up in a small town, Wauseon, Ohio (40 miles west of Toledo).
She is a graduate of the deaconess program.
Andy and Renae were married on July 10, right before coming to Nebraska to start vicarage.
In his spare time Andy enjoys playing guitar. He also likes doing graphic design and photo editing. Renae enjoys scrapbooking, reading, biking and her two parakeets, Flit and Manny.
Renae and Andy both love to cook.
On Friday, July 30, the Sixth Annual Antelope County Healthcare Foundation Golf Tournament was held at the Summerland Country Club near Ewing.
It was sponsored by the Antelope County Healthcare Foundation and Antelope Memorial Hospital. Eighty golfers from area communities and businesses participated. The tournament, originally scheduled for July 9 at the Antelope Country Club near Neligh, was rescheduled due to flooding.
Team winners of the tournament were – Championship Flight - First Place: Bruce Hild Team, Second Place: Clearwater Feed & Grain and Third Place: Brunswick State Bank. First Flight - First Place: Dr. Roger Rudloff Team, Second Place: Cardiovascular Institute - Dr. Doug Welsh team and Third Place: Pinnacle Bank. Second Flight - First Place: Faith Regional Health Systems, Second Place: Columbus Orthopedics and Third Place: Dr. Troy Dawson Team
The afternoon concluded with a meal of grilled Windsor Loin and side dishes. Proceeds from the fundraiser will be used to purchase equipment or other items required to support the health care needs of area residents.
Kristine O. Henn
1917 - 2010
Kristine Oline Henn, the daughter of Ivar and Anna (Dyb) Week was born on August 17, 1917 northwest of Newman Grove, NE. Kristine and her family were members of the Lutheran Church in Newman Grove. She received her elementary education at rural schools near Newman Grove and Petersburg, and graduated from Petersburg High School in 1935.
On May 12, 1935 Kristine was united in marriage to Marcellus “Sal” Henn at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Raeville, NE. She was also baptized and confirmed into the Catholic Church. In 1936 the couple moved to Los Angeles, CA until they returned to Petersburg in 1938. They lived there for two years then moved to Pilger, NE. Sal and Kristined then moved to a farm near Raeville where they lived for 22 years until moving to Petersburg in 1967. Kristine volunteered at the Petersburg Libraray and worked at the Petersburg Lockers for many years. In December of 2009 Kristine moved to The Willows Assisted Living in Neligh, NE.
Kristine was a member of the St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Raeville, NE and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Petersburg, NE. She was also a member of the Raeville Christian Mothers and the St. John’s Altar Society.
On July 28, 2010 Kristine passed away at the Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh at 92 years, 11 months, and 11 days of age.
She is survived by 8 children: Duane L. and wife Marguerite of McCook, NE; Marilyn J. Schrad and husband David of Petersburg, NE; Deanna R. Stokes and husband Walter of Petersburg, NE; Gerald L. and wife Mary Kay of Elgin, NE; Shirley M. Stuhr and husband Sylvester of Petersburg, NE; Richard M. and wife Veronica of Omaha, NE; Beverly E. Seier and husband Michael of Neligh, NE; and Jolene Daniels and husband Leslie of Petersburg, NE; 22 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; along with many other relatives and friends.
Kristine was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Sal, son Norman Henn; 3 brothers: Inar, Norman, and Novar Week; 2 sisters: Alma Lang and Johanna Milan.
Funeral services were held Saturday, July 31, 2010, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Petersburg with Fr. Stan Schmit officiating. Burial will be at St. Bonaventure Catholic Cemetery. Honorary casketbearers were “Granddaughters” Janet Moon, Deb Hofman, Karla Rein, Maureen Henn, Amy Melville, Kelly Bode, Melissa Kaisershot, Karrie Fogleman, Shelli Thies, and Jaci Mach Casketbearers were “Grandsons” Mike Schrad, Russell Stokes, Greg Henn, Jeff Henn, Gary Stokes, Andy Seier and Lee Daniel.
Condolences may be sent to www.levanderfuneralhome.com.
The next meeting of the (ACDC) Antelope County Does Care Coalition will be held on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. at the Clearwater Fire Hall.
A light snack will be provided. Interested adults and youth ages 13-18 from Antelope County who are interested in addressing the issue of underage drinking, are invited and encouraged to attend. For more information contact Camille Ohri with the North Central District Health Department at 1-877-336-2406.
grandstand, kids tractor pull, turtle races and a ducky derby.
A stoplight drag will be held at the Antelope County Airport beginning after the parade and continuing till 7 p.m.
A Neligh Mills Music Jamboree will be held at the state historical site from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The annual fireworks display will be held at dark at the airport.
All events are open to the public.
The Elgin High School Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, June 26.
The banquet will begin at 7 p.m. in the Elgin High School Gymnasium.
Honored classes this year are 1940, 1950, 1960, 1970, 1980, 1985, 1990, 2000, and 2010.
After the banquet has concluded, an open house will be held at Elgin Public Schools.
The US. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced a Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general signup. Pheasants Forever will be hosting a Landowner Informational meeting on Wednesday, August 11 from 7:00 pm -9:00 pm at the Courthouse Extension Service to help answer questions about how to improve enrollment chances and wildlife values.
The new general CRP signup (August 2-27) will be the first since 2006, and landowner demand is expected to be strong, especially considering the USDA has updated soil rental rates since that last general signup.
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