Irene B. Dzingle 92 of Loup City, NE died Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Rose Lane Home in Loup City, NE. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2013 at St. Josaphat’s Catholic Church in Loup City with Father Martin Egging officiating. Burial will be at the Evergreen Cemetery in Loup City. There will be a Sodality Rosary at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013 at St. Josaphat’s Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the church with a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Health Connect at Home Hospice, Bowman Lake Restoration Fund or donor’s choice. Higgins Funeral Home in Loup City is in charge of arrangements. You can sign Irene’s guest book at higginsfuneralhomelc.com.
In remembrance of Mike Nelson who lived in El Cajon, CA, and passed away May 6th, his mother, Adeline Nelson and family would be pleased to have you join them for a coffee and fellowship at the American Legion hall in Burwell on Saturday, May 25th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Charles "Chuck" Rienks
Charles "Chuck" Rienks passed away Monday, April 29th in Lakeland, FL. A burial and memorial service will be held at the North Loup Cemetery, Saturday, May 25th at 9 a.m. The family will host a coffee reception at the North Loup Cafe immediately following the service.
Pauline Marie Kinney, 78
Pauline Marie Kinney, 78, of Burwell, Nebraska died May 14, 2013 at the Valley County Health Systems Hospital in Ord, Nebraska.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 17, 2013 at the First Christian Church in Burwell. Burial will be in Cottonwood Cemetery in Burwell. Pastor JB Sikes will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday at Hitchcock Funeral Home in Burwell.
Pauline was born November 10, 1934 in Burwell, Nebraska to Frank and Ethel (Poor) Dehart. She attended Banner Country School. Pauline worked with her family on the farm and did cleaning.
Pauline married Robert Kinney on December 24, 1957. Robert worked construction which kept them traveling to various areas for about ten years. In the late 1960’s they returned to Burwell. Pauline started working at the Legion Club cooking and cleaning. She retired after 38 years. Robert died on July 2, 1983.
Pauline was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Christians Women. She enjoyed embroidering, crossword puzzles and spending time with her grandchildren.
Pauline is survived by five children; Eugene and Karla Kinney of Sargent, Nebraska, Gary and Judy Kinney of Burwell, Nebraska, Marvin and Joan Kinney of Hastings, Nebraska, Janet and Roy Mohr of Albion, Nebraska and Betty Bradley of Burwell, Nebraska. Eleven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Two brothers, Richard Dehart and Ted Dehart both of Burwell, Nebraska and a sister, Hazel and Perry Smith of Burwell, Nebraska. Two sister-in-laws, Aza Dehart of Ord, Nebraska and Caroline Kinney of Burwell, Nebraska.
Pauline was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two infant children, Ronnie and Mervin, a sister, Lucille Boyer and a brother, Jim Dehart, two brother-in-laws, Melvin Kinney and Don Kinney. Two sister-in-laws, Betty Dehart and Patty Dehart.
The North Loup/Scotia Community Theater Performance of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs of the Black Forest will be held this week-end in Ord. The performance dates are Friday and Saturday May 24th and 25th at 7:00 p.m. with a Sunday mantinee at 2:00 p.m. All performances will be held at the Blank Slate theatre in downtown Ord.
Area Memorial Services
A Memorial Day service will be on the East side of the Ord City Cemetery at 10:30 Monday morning. The invocation will be given by Rev. Greg Barnes. The speaker for the event will be Robert Stowell. The VFW, American Legion and Auxiliaries and Son's of the American legion color guards will participate. Following the service a luncheon at the Vets Club will provide a free lunch to all Veterans and their spouses, with a charge for all others attending.
A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, May 26th at 3 p.m., at the National Cemetery west of Ord. Fellowship time will be held at the National hall following the service.
The Greeley American Legion will be holding a Memorial Day program at the Greeley Cemetery, Monday, May 27th at 10:00 a.m. Master Sergeant Michael Shane Nordhues will be the main speaker. The Rev. Delano Cunninghams will give the opening and closing prayers. Kim Graff and Kim Wood will be among the singlers.
Help will be needed putting up and taking down flags at Cottonwood Cemetery in Burwell. Call 346-5144 or 214-0518 for more information.
The Avenue of Flags will put up in the Ord Cemetery Monday morning at 7 a.m. and taken down Monday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. Help would be appreciated and welcome.
Normal Roasting Co. Competing For America's Best Espresso
The Normal Roasting Company, a coffee micro-roastery located in Ord, NE, has been invited to compete for America's Best Espresso in Chicago this June. The competition will take place at Coffeefest Chicago from June 7-9th. The field includes a total of 24 roasters throughout the central region of the United States. The competition will feature head to head battles with the winner advancing to the next round. The Normal Roasting Company will be the only Nebraska-based roaster in the competition.
The Normal Roasting Company was founded in Normal, IL in 2011 and relotcated to Ord, NE in 2012. They supply fresh roasted specialty coffee to clients throughout Nebraska, Colorado, and Illinois. Roaster, Kelly Kreger takes an artisan's approach to carefully roast each batch to it's full potential. Every batch of coffee is roasted to order and shipped the following day.
The Normal Roasting Company's espresso in served locally at Valley Fire on the square in Ord.
Health Walk In Loup City
The Loup City Wellness Committee is joining forces with the Sherman County Historical Society to accomplish fitness and learning at the same time. On Saturday, June 1st, the Polish Days Wellness Walk will be held from 4:00 – 5:00 pm. The historical walk will start at 4:00 p.m. by meeting at the southeast corner of the courthouse (6th and "O" Streets). From the courthouse to Jenner's, our guide will give a brief history of the park. Upon reaching Jenner’s, the tour will continue around the park where information will be presented about each of the Park’s past features and related history from the early 1900’s.
Come learn about the bear den, the mummy house, and the ocean wave ride, all part of what used to be the regional equivalent to Disney Land. A free gift will be given to walkers, while supplies last. All ages are welcome. For more information contact Dennis Welty at (308) 745-0706.
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