PLAINVIEW — It was thrilling to the finish for the Wolfpack boys 3200 meter relay team Tuesday at the Neligh-Oakdale Invitational track meet.
Falling behind early, the Wolfpack came on strong in the final leg of the relay to overtake Humphrey and win the race. Blake Schrage ran the final leg of the relay and held off a determined Humphrey runner to preserve the victory.
For the Wolfpack girls, their best finish came in the 3200 meter relay. The team of Ashley Bode, Marin Heithoff, Courtney Schumacher and Taylor Schumacher finished second in a time of 11:00.2.
The Wolfpack girls team finished third behind meet winner Lindsay Holy Family with 163 points followed by Plainview 97, Wolfpack 69, Neligh-Oakdale 53, Osmond 49, Humphrey 34, Newman Grove 30 and Elkhorn Valley 26.
The Wolfpack boys placed seventh among eight teams at the track meet. Neligh-Oakdale won the boys title with 91 points followed by Osmond 88, Lindsay Holy Family 88, Newman Grove 84, Humphrey 49, Plainview 43, Wolfpack 42 and Elkhorn Valley 42.
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Elizabeth A. Schindler-Freese
1911 - 2012
Elizabeth A. Schindler-Freese of Elgin, NE passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at the Boone County Health Center in Albion, NE at 100 years, 7 months, and 1 day of age.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday at St. Boniface Church in Elgin, NE, with Rev. Ross Burkhalter and Rev. Owen W. Korte officiating.
Interment followed in the parish cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.
Elizabeth Agnes Kerkman, daughter of Fredrick and Cecilia (Kuhl) Kerkman, was born September 10, 1911 on a farm east of Elgin, NE. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Boniface Church in Elgin, attended St. Boniface Catholic School thru the eighth grade, and later earned her GED from Norfolk Community College.
On February 18, 1936, Elizabeth was united in marriage to Adolph Schindler at St. Boniface Church in Elgin. To this union, five children were born: John, Gale, Carol, Dave and Dan. The couple made their home on a farm four miles south and one mile east of Elgin, where they raised hogs, cattle, and farmed.
Following the death of Adolph on April 1, 1951, Elizabeth continued to live on the farm and raise their children.
On April 18, 1970, she married George Freese at St. Boniface Church in Elgin and they continued to live on the Schindler farm southeast of Elgin. George died on September 15, 1975 and Elizabeth later moved into town where she continued to live until just recently.
Elizabeth was a lifelong member of St. Boniface Church and the St. Boniface Altar Society. She served as a Circle Leader and was a past-president of the Altar Society. She also served as a Sacristan at St. Boniface Church for over 20 years.
She is survived by four children: Gale (Dolly) Schindler of Elgin, NE; Carol Mescher of Elgin, NE; Dave (Linda) Schindler of Odell, NE; Dan (Sharon) Schindler of Elgin, NE; daughter-in-law: Joan Schindler of Elgin, NE; 23 grandchildren; 67 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great grandchildren; along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by two husbands: Adolph in 1951 and George in 1975; one son: John Schindler; one grandson: Mark Schindler; one son-in-law: Robert Mescher; one grandson-in-law: Dave Voss; 10 siblings: Bill Kerkman, Kate Hoefer, Ted Kerkman, Sr. Gertrude Kerkman, Tony Kerkman, Theresa Wolverton, Joe Kerkman, Fritz Kerkman, August Kerkman and Margaret Kerkman in infancy.
Jacob & Katie Sladky of Neligh are the parents of a son, Leo Jacob, who was born April 5th, 2012 at Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh.
He weighed seven pounds seven ounces and joins big sister Emma at home.
Grandparents are Mark & Theresa Ingram of Columbus and Ron & Cathy Sladky of Wahoo.
Great-Grandparents are Miriam Ingram of Columbus, Gerald & LaVetta Janicek of Bellwood, and Bernie & Emily Sladky of Wahoo.
Kim and Michael Hewins of Kansas City MO are the proud parents of a daughter, Vivian June, born on April 11, 2012 at St. Lukes Hospital in Kansas City MO.
Vivian weighed three pounds, one ounce and was 16 inches long.
Grandparents are Barb & Rex Hoffart of Norfolk and Al & Brenda Hewins, Wathena, Kan.
Great grandparents are June Kerkman and the late Louie Kerkman of Elgin, Warren & Ruth Hoffart, Plainview and June Handley of St. Joseph, Mo.
NOTICE OF MEETINGS COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISOR’S, ANTELOPE COUNTY, NEBRASKA FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 2012
Notice is hereby given that the County Board of Supervisor’s of Antelope County, Nebraska will hold meetings in the County Supervisor’s room in the Antelope County Courthouse Annex, Neligh, Nebraska on the following dates and times:
May 1, 2012 at 9:00 AM
May 8, 2012 at 8:00 AM
Meetings will be open to the public. An agenda, kept continuously current, is available for public inspection at the Antelope County Clerk’s office and may be modified at such meeting to include items of an emergency nature pursuant to Section 84-1411 of the Nebraska Revised Statutes.
Publish: April 18, 2012