Warren E. Siems
1930 - 2012
Warren E. Siems, 81 of Elgin, NE passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at the Golden Living Center in Neligh, NE.
Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 22, 2012 at the United Methodist Church in Elgin, NE with Reverend Michael Davis officiating. Interment followed in the West Cedar Valley Cemetery at Elgin with military rites by American Legion Post #229 and VFW Post #5816 of Elgin. Visitation was held Thursday evening at Huffman-Levander Funeral Home in Elgin, NE.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.
Warren Eugene Siems, the son of George and Gladys (Ward) Siems, was born on December 31, 1930 on a farm near Brunswick, NE. He moved with his family northwest of Elgin when he was two years old. He attended grade school and one year of high school at Dist. 148 (Sheldon), finishing his education at Neligh High School, graduating in 1948. Warren served in the Army from 1952 to 1954 during the Korean War, spending 18 months in Germany.
He was married to Bernice Verna Krueger of Norfolk, NE on June 6, 1954 at the Methodist Church in Elgin, NE. To this union, four children were born. They made their home 4 miles north and 2½ miles west of Elgin. Warren was a member of the United Methodist Church of Elgin and American Legion Post #229.
He is survived by his wife Bernice of 58 years; children: Debra Lynne Weiss (Paul) of McCool Junction, NE; Diane Kay Miller (John) of York, NE; Danny Eugene of Montana; David Jo (Sherry) of Norfolk, NE; sisters: Eleanor Godkin of Walcott, IA; Ruth Rouse of Bella Vista, AR; one brother: Larry (Cathleen) of Cherokee Village, AR; 12 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Warren was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers-in-law: Mick Rouse and Harry Godkin.
Elgin’s 12 and Under girls go 3-2 in the league tournament at Neligh to place 2nd. In their opening game June 22, Elgin took a 10-5 victory over Tilden. Getting hits for Elgin were Anna Heilhecker with a triple and Nick Payne, Paige Meis, Heather Bauer and Marie Meis with a single each. Anna Heilhecker started pitching for Elgin She struck out two and walked four. Amy Nelson came in to finish the game. She struck out four and walked three.
Tournament play continued on Sunday, June 24 with Elgin losing to Battle Creek in their first game 5-6. Elgin only had three hits in the game. Amy Nelson had two singles and Marie Meis had a single. Amy Nelson handled the pitching duties for Elgin. She struck out three and walked three. The loss dropped Elgin to the losers bracket in the double elimination tournament.
In their second game against Plainview, Elgin pulled out a 15-14 victory. Paige Meis led Elgin with a home run and a single. Nicki Payne, Anna Heilhecker and Amy Nelson had two singles each, while Heather Bauer and Sydney Kerkman each had a single. Anna Heilhecker started out pitching for Elgin. She struck out two and walked six. Amy Nelson came in to finish the game. She struck out one and walked two.
Elgin’s third game of the day was a 13-3 victory over Tilden. Paige Meis again led Elgin in hits with three singles. Calli Krebs added two singles and Grace Henn, Nicki Payne and Kaylee Martinsen each had a single. Anna Heilhecker was the starting pitcher. She struck out one and walked three. Amy Nelson finished out the game striking out the last three batters.
Elgin needed just one more win to get into the championship game. In the fourth game of the day, Elgin faced Albion, the number one seed in the tournament. Elgin pulled off the upset by beating Albion 10 to 7. Once again Paige Meis was the top hitter for Elgin with a triple and a single. Marie Meis and Sydney Kerkman each had a single. Amy Nelson pitched a complete five innings for Elgin. She struck out ten and walked five.
Elgin would now face undefeated Battle Creek in the championship game. Elgin fought hard in their fifth game of the day but came up short. Battle Creek handed Elgin a 10-8 loss. Paige Meis once again led Elgin in hitting with a triple, a double and a single. Grace Henn had two singles and Anna Heilhacker had one single. Anna Heilhecker pitched for Elgin. She walked three. Elgin played hard throughout the tournament. The coaches are very proud of these girls. They end their season with a 7-4 record. Great job!
NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING
The Antelope County Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting on Thursday, July 5, 2012 beginning at 7:00 PM in the supervisor’s room of the Antelope County Courthouse annex. Said meeting will be held to discuss and take information regarding the Antelope County Jail Proposal. Said special meeting is open to the public. An agenda, kept continuously current, is available for public inspection at the Antelope County Clerk’s office.
Antelope County Board of Supervisor’s
LeRoy Kerkman /s/ Chairman
Publish: June 27, 2012
I, Carolyn Pedersen, Antelope County Clerk/Election Commissioner, hereby give notice that the filing deadline for the November 6, 2012 General Election is July 16, 2012, for incumbents and August 1, 2012 for non-incumbents. An incumbent is defined as a person whom the canvassers or the courts declare elected to an elective office or who has been appointed to an elective office. Please note that the incumbent deadline applies also to a candidate who filed for an office other than the current elected office.
Carolyn Pedersen /s/
Antelope County Clerk/Election Commissioner
Publish June 27 and July 3, 2012
Wally and Lori Johnson of Louisville, NE are the parents of a son, Izak Edmer, born June 11, 2012. Izak is welcomed home by two sisters, Maia (11) and Ella (6).
Grandparents are Carolyn and the late Duane Johnson of Elgin and Mike and Rosie Seimetz of Elma, IA.