June 28, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off
If you haven’t had a chance to visit yet, the Invenergy public Open House is going on until noon today (Saturday, June 28). Wonderful facility and it may be one of the few times you’ll be able to tour it. Stop by for refreshments and visit with the Elgin staff. E-R photo
A cornucopia of talent took the stage Sunday afternoon for the Q125 Talent Show hosted by EPS Music Boosters.
Stealing the show was a piano performance by Millie Mundorf. Twenty-five years earlier, she won the talent contest for Elgin’s Centennial celebration. On Sunday, she returned to the stage and wowed the audience when she played the American classics “Roll Out The Barrel” and “Yankee Doodle Dandy.”
All who participated in the talent contest received cash prizes.
9-12 Years of Age
1st — Tayce Bleich - solo
2nd — Linus Borer - piano
3rd — Marissa Preister, Ally Selting, Faith Kinney, Claire Kerkman, Skylar Reestman, Kayce Kalhoff - dancers
4th — Natalie Reicks, Emily Mlnarik, Jeslynn Beckman, Brenna Martinsen - dancers
5th — Violet Schwager - solo
13-17 Years of Age
1st — Jordan Mescher and Liz Selting - duet
2nd — Lisa Dohmen and Zoey Bergman -duet
3rd — Lisa Dohmen - solo
4th — Emma Kerkman and Araceli Palmer - dancers
1st — Millie Mundorf - piano
2nd — Brooke Amidon - line dance
3rd — Lindy Borer - piano
4th — Roger Fraunendorfer - lip synch
5th — Priscilla Vinson - acapella singer
6th — Roger Fraunendorfer with nieces Tayce and Teela Bleich - lip sync
Nearly 200 persons participated in the Elgin Q125 2 Mile/5 Mile Run/Walk.
According to organizer Amy Selting, 185 runners/walkers participated in the event which was held Saturday morning. The start/finish line was at Elgin City Park.
They came from Elgin, Petersburg, Albion, Clearwater, Neligh, Oakdale, Cedar Rapids, Page, Lincoln, Omaha, Columbus, Norfolk, Fremont, Adams, South Sioux City, Palmyra, Gothenburg, Hastings, North Bend, St. Edward, Kansas City, KS, Kenosha, WI, Alpharetta, GA, Savage, MN, Columbus, OH, Cypress, TX, Iowa City, IA, Council Bluffs, IA, Casper, WY, Shawnee, KS, Allen, TX, Overland Park, KS, and Ontario, Canada
2 Mile Run
Men - Tyler Leinonen from Casper, Wyoming with a time of 15:36 followed by Cayo Dominguez-Heithoff from Kansas City, KS.
Women - Taylor Sehi from Elgin with a time of 14:38 followed by Jenni Rooks of Elgin.
Altogether, 91 runners/walkers competed in this division.
5 Mile Run
Men - Tyler Reestman from Elgin with a time of 37:48 followed by Joel Travis of Albion.
Women - Elly Boes from Lincoln, NE with a time of 37:10 followed by Jenny Buelt of Casper, WY.
There were 94 runners/walkers who participated in this division.
1935 — 2014
Ann G. Kerkman, 79, of David City, died Sunday, June 22, 2014 at the Butler County Health Care Center in David City.
Funeral Mass was Wednesday, June 25, 2014 (today) at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shelby, with Father Bernard Kimminau officiating.
Burial was at the Shelby Cemetery.
Ann was born on April 12, 1935 to Anthony and Clara (Schindler) Kerkman in Elgin, NE.
She graduated from Shelby High School in 1952, then attended College of St. Mary’s in Omaha.
Ann lived in Virginia for part of her life, and worked in Washington D.C. She also lived in Denver, where she helped develop Larimer Square. Ann was a Property Manager during her time in Denver, Lincoln, and Omaha.
After she retired, she moved to David City. Ann enjoyed attending her nieces and nephews sporting events, playing Bridge, and traveling with her sister.
She is survived by brothers: Tom (Grace) Kerkman Sr. of Omaha, Dale (Vickie) Kerkman of David City, Ken (Judy) Kerkman of Lincoln; 15 nieces and nephews, and several great nieces and nephews.
Ann is preceded in death by her parents, and 3 sisters: one infant, Judy and Janice Kerkman.
Online Condolences to http://www.chermokfuneralhome.com/
Arrangements by Chermok Funeral Home of David City.
1945 — 2014
Steven Douglas Dinslage, age 69, died at his home in Lincoln, NE, on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 from lung cancer.
Services were held Wednesday, June 25 (today) at the Lincoln Berean Church, 6400 South 70th Street, Lincoln, NE.
Condolences and donations can be sent to ASPEN Cremation Service, 4822 Cleveland Ave. Lincoln, NE 68504 (www.aspenaftercare.com).
All donations will be given to Nebraska Game and Parks in honor of Steven’s love for fishing.