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This Week’s Classifieds: December 28, 2011

December 29, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

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WHERE TO EAT:

SERVING EITHER Rib Steak or Prime Rib every Monday 6 pm – 9 pm. $10.95. Knotty Pine, 402-386-5488, Petersburg, NE.  1tfc

 

FOR SALE:

FOR SALE: Sunheat heaters, fire places  and Mountainaire air purifiers .   Service on any brand heater.  Deb and Dwaine Trease, Clearwater, NE.     402-485-9264            4tfc

 

NOTICE:

REQUEST FOR BIDS. NEHI/Northeast Housing is accepting bids on housing rehabilitation at 309 Beech, Elgin, NE until January 16, 2012.  Contractors needed include inspectors, electrical, HVAC, and general carpentry.   All contractors need to be insured and lead safe worker certified.  Work needs to be performed between March 1 and May 1, 2012.  For work descriptions contact Linda Kastning, 402-635-2078.            12c

 

HELP WANTED:

Help Wanted: Waitress - must be at least 19 - and part-time bartender. Apply at L Bar B, Clearwater, or call 402-485-2525 or 402-485-9261 and ask for Francis.  8tfc

Help Wanted: Full Time positions available for general equipment maintenance and general farm help. Health & other benefits.  Niewohner Bro Feedlot, Elgin (402)-843-5671  5tfc

HELP WANTED: Full time pen rider; experience preferred in checking, treating or processing cattle.  Health & other benefits. Niewohner Bro. Feedlot, Elgin. (402)843-5671            5tfc

 

SERVICES:

PASSPORT PHOTOS: Official U.S. and foreign passport and Visa photos available here. Available in under ten minutes. $10 plus tax. Appointments highly recommended. The Elgin Review, 116 South 2nd St, Elgin NE. 402-843-5500.    1tfn

CALL US for fresh flowers, plants, balloon bouquets. Will deliver to Elgin. Flower Corner, 402-887-4441 or 1-800-590-2384.                    1tfc

 

FOR RENT:

FOR RENT: Smith’s Storage Buildings, Elgin. Clean, dry and secure. Sizes 8’ x 16’ and up to 12’ x 24’. Prices start at $28/month. Contact Lee or Marie Smith. 402-843-2391.                   1tfc

CARD  OF THANKS

A special thanks to those who remembered us this Christmas. God Bless!     Brent & Susan Kallhoff & family

We want to thank our family and everyone else for the cards we received at Golden Living Center and at home. Also for all the goodies brought to the house. It helped make Christmas a little brighter. We are happy to live in such a caring community and hope everyone has a happy new year!

Ben & Jean Koenig

 

I would like to thank these very special people for helping me get into my new apartment: Joy Ross, for encouraging me to apply, Connie Nelson, Connie Dvorak, Joyce Sullivan, Brian & Dodie Mack, Sharon Wilkinson, Don & Donna Mackel, Fred & Sherry Vidmar, Edie Finkral, Chris Richardson, and mostly Lenny Vaisvilas for being so kind & patient with me.

Debbie Brockman

Thank you to everyone who purchased Elgin’s latest cookbook.  We are happy to announce that less than a dozen of our first shipment of  550 cookbooks remain to be sold.  Another order will be placed after the first of the year and we will let you know when they arrive (most likely, in March).  Thank you also to Elgin Pharmacy and Gifts, The Elgin Review and Total Image Salon and Spa for having the books available at their businesses, to Elizabeth Freese, Bessie Hawks, Phyllis Kinney, and Lois Sprout for being featured on the cover, and to the club members and other ladies in the community who proof-read for us.

Young N Lively 

 

 

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Veronica F. Dufphey

December 23, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Veronica F. Dufphey

1917 - 2011

Veronica Frances Dufphey, 94, was born at Elgin, NE on June 22, 1917, the youngest daughter of James Richard Lodge and Mary Alice Leonard Lodge. She passed away on Monday, December 12, 2011 at Heritage of BelAire in Norfolk, NE.

“Vonie” grew up in the Park Center area west of Elgin; attended Park school, the St. Boniface grade school and graduated from Elgin Public High School with the class of 1934. She did housework for several area families prior to her marriage on 28 November, 1936, in Torrington, WY, to Wayne Milton Paul also of Elgin. The couple farmed in the Elgin area until 1941, when they moved to Buffalo, NY, where Wayne was employed in the Curtiss-Wright Aeroplane factory during WWII. They returned to Nebraska where they farmed at Fremont, and Ewing (Deloit area) before returning to Elgin where they had purchased the Mobil Gas Station in 1955.

Mrs. Dufphey was employed at the Gambles Store while in Elgin, and upon moving to Norfolk, NE in 1963, she was employed as an insurance filer for Dr. Joseph David. Upon her retirement, she worked as a volunteer and secretary many years at the Norfolk Senior Citizen Center. On June 3, 1969, she was married to Don Dufphey of Battle Creek, NE. She returned to Elgin in 2002.

Veronica is survived by one son, Lawrence Dale Paul and wife, Denise of Lincoln; one daughter, Nancy Wray Selting and husband, Don, of Elgin, six grandchildren; Mallory Paul of Lincoln; Leigh Selting and wife, Marsha, of Laramie, WY; Lynn Selting and wife, Amy; Gene Selting and wife, Angie, all of Elgin; Jamie Selting and wife, Dixie, of Fairview, MT ; Joseph Selting and wife, Tina, of Lincoln; sixteen great-grandchildren and her first Great Great Grandchild, on its way in the Spring. One sister, Rosella, “Skel” Paul of Portland ,OR, and several nieces and nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, Wayne Paul in 1957 and Donald Dufphey in 1987, seven brothers; Charles, Lawrence, James, Walter, Dorsey, Clifford and Melvin, three sisters, Louise, in infancy, Berniece Bartak, and Margaret (Peg)Munson.

Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at St. Boniface Catholic Church with Reverend Ross Burkhalter officiating. Burial followed in the parish cemetery.  Condolences may be sent to www.huffmanlevander.com.

Keith B. Cooper

December 23, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Keith B. Cooper

1927 - 2011

Keith Burdette Cooper was born on November 25, 1927 to Harry and Hattie (Ofe) Cooper in Seward, NE. The family moved to a farm north of Ewing where he lived with his parents, two brothers and three sisters. He attended Ewing High School until 1943 when his family moved to a small acreage in southeast Oakdale. Keith attended Oakdale High School and graduated in 1945. After his graduation, he helped his father raise turkeys and also worked as a telegrapher for the Chicago Northwestern Railroad.

On January 13, 1951, he married Joyce Ann Brozek. To this union one son and three daughters were born. Keith left for duty in the Army on January 23, 1951. He took his basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He was one of 3 soldiers picked to attend Engineer School at Fort Hayes, Ohio. He returned to Granite City, Illinois where his unit was stationed. His unit was sent to Goose Bay, Labrador to build roads and airport runways. They returned to Illinois where he completed his tour of duty. Upon his discharge on January 22, 1953, Keith received a special letter of commendation from his commanding officer, Douglas L. Thaxton, for his work, character, and good judgement. Keith made lifelong friends with many of the men in his unit. He always tried to attend their yearly reunions until he was unable to do so. Keith and his wife Joyce still receive letters and phone calls from some of his army buddies. His buddies close by have been constant in their visits and encouragement.

When Keith returned home from his service tour of duty, they moved to a farm near Oakdale. He continued farming and also began working for the District 6 Antelope Co. Road Dept. In 1968, the family moved to Oakdale. He continued farming and working for Antelope County for 32 years.

In his spare time, Keith spent many hours playing with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He also loved hunting, fishing and camping.

Keith spent most of his life in Public Service in one capacity or another. He was President and served for many years on several school boards including the Oakdale School. He was a 60 plus year member of the Oakdale United Methodist Church and served several years on the Board of Trustees. Keith was a volunteer fireman for 21 years. He also served on the Cemetery Board.

In 1992, Keith was elected Supervisor of District 6 in Antelope County. He was re-elected again in 1997 for 4 more years.

Keith suffered a severe stroke in November 1999 and was very limited in his ability to get around. In November 2006, he moved to The Golden Living Center in Neligh.

Keith died Sunday, December 18, 2011 at Golden Living Center in Neligh, Nebraska.

Keith is survived by his wife, Joyce of Oakdale, NE; daughters, Kathy and Ray Arends of Norfolk, NE, Carla and Dave Kallhoff of Elgin, NE, and Shari Ritter of Norfolk, NE; daughter-in-law, Teri Cooper of South Sioux City, NE; eight grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren; sisters, Doris and Stanley Eymann of Tilden, NE, and Shirley Brozek of Lincoln, NE.

He was preceded in death by his son, Ronald; son-in-law, John Ritter; parents, Harry and Hattie Cooper; one sister, Lois; and two brothers, Eugene and Paul.

Visitation was held Tuesday from 4 to 8 P.M. at Brockhaus-Harlan Funeral Home in Tilden.

Funeral services for Keith Cooper, age 84 of Neligh, formerly of Oakdale, were held Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 10:30 A.M. at the United Methodist Church in Oakdale with Pastor Carroll Plisek officiating. Burial was in the Oakdale Cemetery with military rites by Veterans of Forgein Wars Post 5287 and American Legion Post 172 of Neligh.

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Funeral services for Keith Cooper, age 84 of Neligh, formerly of Oakdale, were held Wednesday December 21, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Oakdale with Pastor Carroll Plisek officiating.

Burial was in the Oakdale Cemetery with mili-tary rites by Veterans of Forgin Wars Post 5287 and American Legion Post 172 of Neligh.

Visitation was held Tuesday evening at Brockhaus-Harlan Funeral Home in Tilden.

Keith Burdette Cooper was born on November 25, 1927 to Harry and Hattie (Ofe) Cooper in Seward, NE. The family moved to a farm north of Ewing where he lived with his parents, two brothers and three sisters.

He attended Ewing High School until 1943 when his family moved to a small acreage in southeast Oakdale. Keith attended Oakdale High School and graduated in 1945. After his graduation, he helped his father raise turkeys and also worked as a telegrapher for the Chicago Northwestern Railroad.

On January 13, 1951, he married Joyce Ann Brozek. To this union one son and three daughters were born. Keith left for duty in the Army on January 23, 1951. He took his basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He was one of 3 soldiers picked to attend Engineer School at Fort Hayes, Ohio. He returned to Granite City, Illinois where his unit was stationed. His unit was sent to Goose Bay, Labrador to build roads and airport runways. They returned to Illinois where he completed his tour of duty.

Upon his discharge on January 22, 1953, Keith received a special letter of commendation from his commanding officer, Douglas L. Thaxton, for his work, character, and good judgement.

Keith made lifelong friends with many of the men in his unit. He always tried to attend their yearly reunions until he was unable to do so. Keith and his wife Joyce still receive letters and phone calls from some of his army buddies. His buddies close by have been constant in their visits and encouragement.

When Keith returned home from his service tour of duty, they moved to a farm near Oakdale. He continued farming and also began working for the District 6 Antelope Co. Road Dept. In 1968, the family moved to Oakdale. He continued farming and working for Antelope County for 32 years.

In his spare time, Keith spent many hours playing with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He also loved hunting, fishing and camping.

Keith spent most of his life in Public Service in one capacity or another.

He was President and served for many years on several school boards including the Oakdale School. He was a 60 plus year member of the Oakdale United Methodist Church and served several years on the Board of Trustees. Keith was a volunteer fireman for 21 years. He also served on the Cemetery Board.

In 1992, Keith was elected Supervisor of District 6 in Antelope County. He was re-elected again in 1997 for 4 more years.

Keith suffered a severe stroke in November 1999 and was very limited in his ability to get around. In November 2006, he moved to The Golden Living Center in Neligh.

Keith died Sunday, December 18, 2011 at Golden Living Center in Neligh, Nebraska.

Keith is survived by his daughters, Kathy and Ray Arends of Norfolk, NE, Carla and Dave Kallhoff of Elgin, NE, and Shari Ritter of Norfolk, NE; eight grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Ronald; son-in-law, John Ritter; parents, Harry and Hattie Cooper; one sister, Lois; and two brothers, Eugene and Paul.

Wolfpack Boys Fall to Creighton

December 23, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

ELGIN — The Wolfpack dominated the Creighton Bulldogs on the gridiron, but the basketball court was another story. Ryan Mitteis & Co. came to Elgin Monday night and handed the Wolfpack a lopsided 46 to 27 loss.

Cold, ice cold, shooting cost the Wolfpack as Creighton built an early double-digit lead.

The Wolfpack never led in the game as Creighton scored the first 14 points of the game. EPPJ finally got on the scoreboard with 22 seconds left in the first quarter on a basket by Nash Schindler.

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Wolfpack Girls Defeat Creighton

December 23, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

ELGIN — Jumping out to an early lead, the Wolfpack girls basketball team rolled to a 59 to 40 victory over Creighton Monday night. Coach Randy Eisenhauer’s team will go into the Christmas break with a 5-2 record after Monday night’s performance which left their fans cheering at the end of the game.

EPPJ took a quick five-point lead to start the game and lead 15 to nine at the end of the first quarter. Sophomore post player Stephanie Bode led the way with five points in the quarter.

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