Paul L. Sward, 72
(Oct. 19) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Paul Leslie Sward, 72, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2001. He was born Sept 11, 1929, at Alliance. His parents were Clifford and Gladys Sward.
He grew up and attended school at Alliance. He graduated from Chadron State College in 1953, and received a Masters of Education degree from the University of Utah in 1971. He married Lucile Spangler in 1952 at Gordon. He was the Director of Science Education and was Education Specialist for the U.S. Government Bureau of Indian Affairs from 1954 to 1984. He served as a consultant to the government of India, Aid to International Development for Biology teacher preparation programs at St. Joseph's College, Davigari Calicut, S. India in 1967. He was a member of the National Association of Biology Teachers and the National Science Teachers Association. He is survived by his wife Lucile of the home; daughters, Sheral Synn Cain, Teri Lou Hodges and Coralea Seh; and nine grandchildren. He also is survived by one brother, Claire Sward; mother-in-law, Vida Spangler; and brother-in-law, Terry Spangler.
Mr. Sward's memorial service will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20 at the United Methodist Church at Gordon, with Rev. Nita Gelling Cloran officiating. Cicmanec-Chamberlain Pier is in charge of arrangements.
Phyllis N. Grantham, 71
(Oct. 20) CHADRON - Phyllis N. Grantham, 71, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. She was born March 31, 1929, at Cherokee, Iowa. Her parents were Donald M. and Juanah (Snitkey) Burkhiser. She was married to Ray Grantham of Chadron.
She was a member of Dawes County Extension Board, RSVP, Dawes Couty and North East Republican Women, 4-H leader for 17 years, Grace Episcopal Church, DAR, American Legion Auxiliary, Beta Sigma Phi, Rose Hill Club, CSC Foundation, Chadron Hospital Foundation, Deadhorse Community, Christian Women's Club and Chadron Prep Alumni. Her husband Ray Grantham of the home; her son, Mark Grantham of Kansas City, Mo. City; two daughters, Kim Madsen of Chadron and Connie Moore of Paxton; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren survives her.
She also is survived by her brother, Rich Birkhiser of Aurora, Colo; and her sister, Judith Whitlock of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. Mrs. Grantham's memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Grace Episcopal Church in Chadron, with Rev. Lynn Orville officiating.
Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery at Chadron. Memorials may be made to the Dialysis Unit or Grace Episcopal Church, in care of Chamberlain Chapel, P.O. Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337.
Hubert A. Lubash, 80
(Oct. 20) SIDNEY - Hubert A. "Herb" Lubash, 80, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2001, at Beverly Health Center in Sidney. He was born Oct. 8, 1921, in Sherman County, near Loup City. His parents were Thomas and Verna (Lewandoski) Lubash.
He was raised in Sherman and Howard counties. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, from July 10, 1942, until his honorable discharge in August 1945. Attaining the rank of Sergeant with a tank recon battalion, he saw action at Normandy, northern France, the Rhinland and Arennes in the European Theater. He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal and the Bronze Star. He married Geneva "Gen" Egging at Sidney on June 4, 1947. He worked at the Sioux Army Depot, and for Cheyenne County and the City of Sidney golf course, before retiring in 1987. He was a lifetime member of the VFW and DAV. He in survived by his wife, Gen of the home in Sidney; six sons, Vern Lubash (and wife Cheryl) of Alliance, Jerry Lubash of Phoenix, Ariz., Randy Lubash of Littleton, Colo., Pat Lubash of Long Beach, Calif., and Tom Lubask and Victor Lubash, both of Lewisville, Texas; and seven grandchildren. He also is survived by two sisters, Emily Kosmicki of Grand Island and Delphine Mrkvicka of Loup City, and one brother, Alvin Lubash of Omaha.
Mr. Lubash's funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at St. Patrick's Church in Sidney, with Fr. Marty Egging officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, with graveside military honors provided by American Legion Post No. 17, DAV Chapter No. 40 and VFW Post No. 610. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday at Gehrig and Son Funeral Home in Sidney. A Christian wake will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at St. Patrick's Church. Memorials may be made to MHC Hospice.
Mildred B. Haase, 83
(Oct. 21) RUSHVILLE - Midred B. Haase, 83, died Sunday, Oct. 15, at Gordon Memorial Hospital. She was born March 23, 1917, at Yuma, Colo. Her parents were Calvin and Marguerite (Burney) Byrd. She was married to Gale Haase on July 3, 1942, at Tacoma, Wash. Mr. Haase preceded her in death. She was an accountant for Federal Civil Service.
She was a member of the Lily of the Lake, Chapter No. 41 of The Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by her son, Tom Haase of Rushville; and three grandchildren. She also is survived by her brother, Robert Byrd of San Francisco.
Mrs. Haase's funeral was at 11 a.m. today, Oct. 21, at Morse United Methodist Church in Rushville, with Rev. Ed Millican officiating. Burial will be in Highland Memory Gardens at Forest City, Fla. Memorials may be made to the Rushville Senior Citizens Center, in care of Security First Bank, P.O. Box 550, Rushville, NE 69360. Cicmanec-Pier Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements
Anthony I. Yeager, 92
(Oct. 22) ALLIANCE - Anthony Ignatius Yeager, 92, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2002, at Good Samaritan Health Care Center. He was born Feb. 4, 1910, in Marysville, Kan., to William Adam and Margaret Sybilla (Lackey) Yeager.
In December of 1919 the family moved to Alliance, Neb. Following graduation from Alliance High School in 1928, Anthony was employed by George Neuswanger. In 1935, Anthony married Margaret Mae Neff, and in the spring of 1936 they moved to Sandpoint, Idaho. After their return to Alliance in the fall of 1937, Anthony began what was to become the Yeager Construction Co. In 1946, he expanded his business to include the Yeager Plumbing and Heating Co. In 1951, Anthony built the Alliance Roller Rink, which he and his family operated for 25 years. Anthony was a member of the Alliance City Council for 21 years and served as Mayor of Alliance from 1972 to 1974. He has been an active member of Holy Rosary Parish and the Knights of Columbus, and sponsored many local softball and volleyball teams. He is survived by six children and their spouses: Phyllis and Robert Coleman of Casper, Wyo., Kenneth and Mary Lou Yeager of Federal Way, Wash.; Glenn and Sharon Yeager of Plymouth, Mich.,; Kathleen Rice of Bridgeport, Neb.; Dorothy Yeager of Tacoma, Wash.; Ralph and Karla Yeager of Alliance. Thirteen grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandsons also survive him. Mr. Yeager was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret; a daughter, Virginia; three sisters, Mary, Anna, and Margaret; and two brothers, Clarence and Lawrence.
Funeral services will be Friday, Oct. 25, 2002, at 10 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with Father Bryan Ernest officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. A wake service will be Thursday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. at Holy Rosary Church. Memorials may be given to Holy Rosary Building Fund. Bates-Gould Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Calvin C. Arapahoe, 73
(Oct. 23) ALLIANCE - Calvin C. Arapahoe, 73, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2001, at his home. He was born November 11, 1927, at Allen, S.D. to David and Elizabeth (Crow) Arapahoe.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Mayverene R. and Phillip E. Caudell, Sr. of Alliance; grandchildren, Giltino Caudell of Hastings, Phillip Caudell, Jr. of Lincoln, and Cilfford Caudell of Alliance; great-grandchildren, Jarrette Caudell, Calsandra Caitlin Caudell and Kiyah Rose Caudell. He also is survived by one brother, Emery Arapahoe, Sr. of Pine Ridge, S.D.; sisters, Delores Arapahoe and Audrey Bad Hair Kills Back; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by two sisters, one daughter, and one great-granddaughter.
A wake service will be Tuesday, October 23, at the Indian Mission Church of God. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, October 24, at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with Father Vince Parsons officiating. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery. Bates-Gould Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Gerald L. Davis, 61
(Oct. 23) CHADRON - Gerald LeRoy Davis, 61, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2001, at his home doing what he loved, working on his house. He was born June 13, 1940 at Alliance. His parents were Lonnie and Mae Davis.
He attended school at Alliance. He married Sharon Powell June 5, 1960, at Alliance. In 1958, the Nebraska Game and parks Commission at Alliance employed him. He transferred to Gering in 1964, where he worked at the Wildcat Hills Game Reserve. He was later named superintendent and moved to the game reserve. In 1981 he became superintendent of Chadron State Park where he retired after 39 years of service. He was a member of the United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife Sharon of the home; daughters Annette and husband Shane Aulick, and Jana and husband Alan DeHaven, all of Scottsbluff; and six grandchildren, Krystal and Brent Aulick, Kayla, Jessica, Matthew and Mitchell DeHaven. He also is survived by brothers-in-law Marvin and Laura Powell of South Dakota, and Bob and Judy Hall of Galveston, Texas; sister-in-law, Darlene Davis of Chadron; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Dale Davis and Ed Davis, and sister Doris Sloan.
Mr. Davis' memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 25, at the United Methodist Church at Chadron, with Rev. K.F. (Kilo) Kaleuati officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26, at the Alliance City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the Nebraska Stroke Foundation or the United Methodist Church Remodeling/Elevator Fund. Donations may be sent to Chamberlain Chapel, P.O. Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337-0970. Chamberlain Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Graydon Graham, 78
(Oct. 23) MIDLAND, Texas - Graydon E. "Don" Graham, 78, died, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2001, of leukemia. He was born June 12, 1923, at Hazard, Neb. His parents were Belva Eliza and Raymond Alexander Graham.
He was raised at Pleasanton and graduated in 1940. He served in the U.S. Navy from April 1943 until November 1945. He married Shirley Frances Mainquist Nov. 26, 1947. She preceded him in death in October 1991. He earned a Master of Science degree in Geology from the University of Nebraska in 1950. He worked for the state of Nebraska until 1952, Gulf Oil until 1963, and then as a independent geological consultant. He married Marie Forbes Sept. 23, 1996. He was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife, Marie; daughters, Rae Ann and Larry Kuykendall of Dexter, N.M.; and Karen and Robert Winkler of Midland, Texas; one son, Matt E. and Julie Graham of Arvada, Colo.; three step-daughters; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. Graham's funeral was Monday, Oct. 20 at trinity Presbyterian Church at Midland, Texas.
Bertha Lee Powell, 96
(Oct. 24) HEMINGFORD - Bertha Lee Powell, 96, longtime resident of Hemingford, died yesterday, Oct. 23, at Goshen County Care Center in Torrington, Wyo. She was born March 2, 1904, at Hester, Mo. Her parents were Achillis and Ella Frances (Turner) Carter.
She was married to William C. Powell on Sept. 3, 1925, at Scottsbluff. Mr. Powell died July 6, 1957. The couple moved to Sioux County and then to Hemingford. She worked for many years at the telephone offices in Scottsbluff and Hemingford.
She was a member of the First Christian Church of Scottsbluff and then the Hemingford Methodist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Ella May Gibson of Greeley, Colo.; two sons, William L. Powell of Torrington, Wyo., and Allen S. Powell of White Salmon, Wash.; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Powell's funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at Hemingford Methodist Church. Burial will be in Hemingford Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Hemingford Methodist Church for the purchase of a sound system.
E. L. "Vern" Bruce, 82
(Oct. 24) SCOTTSBLUFF - E.L. "Vern" Bruce, 82, died Saturday, Oct. 21, at his home in rural Scottsbluff. He was born Oct. 15, 1918, at Webster County, Neb. His parents were Frank Earl and Ruth Irene (Sansom) Bruce.
He graduated from Wilcox High School and Business College in Hastings. He married Yuma Evelyn Arehart on Aug. 4, 1940, at Papillion. She preceded him in death. He married Benita Lively Luthy on Jan. 1. 1985, at Scottsbluff. He served during World War Two in the U.S. Navy Sea Bees, in the Pacific Theatre. He came to Scottsbluff in 1946 and worked for Z & W for nine years. In 1955, he began his own business, The Vern Bruce Company, which he operated here for twenty-seven years.
He enjoyed traveling, fishing and showing his horses. He was a member of the Pleasant View Christian Church, the Cosmopolitan Club, the Elks, the Eagles and the VFW. He also was Past President of the Chamber of Commerce, a 4-H leader, a member of the Panhandle Saddle Club and the Appaloosa Horse Club.
He is survived by his wife, Benita Bruce of the home in Scottsbluff; his daughter: Jody Elliott of Alliance; stepchildren Roberta Hayden and Carolyn Pence, both of Aurora, R.J. Luthy of Sparks, and Paul Luthy of Westminster, Colo.; four grandchildren; and 10 step grandchildren. He also is survived by his brothers, Alba Bruce of Wilcox and Delbert Bruce of Hastings. Mr. Bruce's funeral will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25, at The First Baptist Church in Scottsbluff, with Rev. Bret Rickard officiating.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Scottsbluff, with military graveside rites given by Admiral Dewey Post #1681, VFW. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at The Jolliffe Funeral Home in Scottsbluff, and Wednesday at the funeral service. Memorials may be made to the church or to Prairie Haven Hospice.
Ervin J. Rogowski, 91
(Oct. 24) HEMINGFORD - Ervin J. Rogowski, 91, died, Monday, Oct. 23, at the Hemingford Community Care. Mr. Rogowski's funeral service is pending. Bates-Gould Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ervin J. Rogowski, 91
(Oct. 25) HEMINGFORD - Ervin J. Rogowski, 91, longtime Hemingford resident, died Monday, Oct. 23, at the Hemingford Community Care Center. He was born April 14, 1909, at Cordova, Neb. His parents were Henry and Mattie (Jensen) Rogowski.
In 1927, the family moved to a farm 6 miles west of Hemingford where Ervin was engaged in a variety of farming activities. He married Elsie Klemke on Sept. 15, 1930, at Harrison, Neb. Mrs. Rogowski preceded him in death. In the late 1930s, the couple purchased a farm northwest of Hemingford where they remained until moving to Hemingford in 1988. He was active in 4-H leadership. He is survived by his son LaVern Rogowski of Boulder, Colo.; nine grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
Mr. RogowskiÕs funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the United Methodist Church in Hemingford, with Rev. Craig Collins officiating. Burial will be in the Hemingford Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church. Bates-Gould Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Dorothy Lawson, 87
(Oct. 26) CHADRON - Dorothy Lawson, 87, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Pioneer Manor Nursing Home in Hot Springs. She was born Jan. 27, 1913, at Farmer City, Ill.Her partners were Bert and Mary (Hoffman) Stalker.
She is survived by her son Randy Lawson of Chadron; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren. She also is survived by her brother, Lynn Stalker of Champagne, Ill.; and her sister, Helen Vance of Loda, Ill.
Mrs. LawsonÕs memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at Chamberlain Chapel in Chadron, with Rev. K.F. Kaleuati officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery at Farmer City, Ill. Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church of Chadron or Pioneer Manor Nursing Home of Hot Springs.
Chamberlain Chapel of Chadron is in charge of arrangements.
Laural "Lolly" Lohr, 63
(Oct. 26) LUSK, Wyo. - Laural L. "Lolly" Lohr, age 63, of Lusk, Wyo., entered into rest on Oct. 24, 2002, near Lusk. A funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2002, at the Niobrara County Fairgrounds Auditorium in Lusk.
Lolly's brother, Pastor Neal Hughes, will conduct the service. Cremation will take place after the funeral. Lolly was born to Gilbert "Tuffy" and Daisy Harvey Hughes on April 22, 1939, in Hartville, Wyo. She was the eldest of eight children. Lolly graduated from Lusk High School in 1958. She married John E. Lohr on July 10, 1958, in Scottsbluff, Neb. The couple raised one son and two daughters in Lusk. Lolly enjoyed needlework and sheep ranching. She especially enjoyed the small lambs that arrived each Spring. Lolly was John's "right hand man" in the trucking business they operated most of their married life. She is survived by her husband John of Lusk; daughter and son-in-law Lorna and Del Penlerick of Alliance, Neb.; son and daughter-in-law John Wayne and Kathy Lohr of Glendale, Ariz.; mother, Daisy Hughes of Wheatland, Wyo.; 11 grandchildren; two sisters; three brothers; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by an infant son; infant daughter; daughter, Glennis Watson of Gering, Neb., in January of 2000; two brothers; and her father Tuffy Hughes from Glendo, Wyo. Memorials have been established to the Lohr Family, Lusk Fire Department or the Lusk Ambulance Service. Cicmanec-Pier Funeral Home in Lusk is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
Glenda Lee "Kukee" Meter, 65
(Oct. 28) ALLIANCE - Glenda Lee "Kukee" Meter, 65, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2002, at her home. She was born Jan. 22, 1937, at Mirage Flats. Her parents were Arthur and Erma (Christoffersen) Andreasen.
At the age of eight, she moved to Alliance with her family, attended Central Elementary School and graduated from Alliance High School. She worked at St. Joseph's Hospital, Alliance Bakery, attended Chadron State College and taught school at District 12. She was a member of Campfire Girls, Horizon, Pep Club, St. John's Lutheran Church, Women of the ELCA and Bible Study. She was married to Ronald Meter on June 26, 1955. They farmed and enjoyed their family with camping, fishing, skiing and many church activities. She loved organizing, baking, cooking, entertaining and sewing. Her happiest memories were being with her grandchildren and attending their activities with her husband. She is survived by her husband; daughters Roxi (Kevin) Wilkinson, Tana (Dan) Fillis and Jodi (Jay) Johnson; grandchildren Rayann and Augustus Wilkinson, Tara and Tatum Bastron, and Jace and Jade Johnson; and step-grandchildren, Kayla and Collette Fillis. She also is survived by her sister Jan (Elroy) Slavick; brothers David (Nadine) Andreasen and Dana (Garlea) Andreasen; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, infant sister Joyce, niece Sherre Slavick, son-in-law Terry Bastron and sister-in-law Jeanne Andreasen.
Mrs. Meter's memorial service will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30, at St. John's Lutheran Church, with Rev. Kent Bryant and Alice Shriver officiating. Memorials may be given to St. John's Lutheran Church, Prairie Haven Hospice or a charity of the donor's choice. Bates-Gould Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Peggy Shaw, 51
(Oct. 28) FLORISSANT, Mo. - Peggy Rebecca (Ward) Shaw, 51, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002, at her home. She was born May 4, 1951, at Omaha, to Jim and Elda (Heath).
She was a 1969 graduate of Alliance High School. She then attended Park School of Business in Denver, Colo. In 1971 she was married to Donald Shaw of Syracuse, New York. She later attained a Masters Degree in Human Resources. She was employed by Cotts Beverage U.S.A. as the Human Resources Manager at the time of her death. She is survived by her husband, Don; two daughters, Cristy Shaw Baker of Glenmont, Md., and Cindy Shaw Markl of Florissant; and four grandsons. She also is survived by her mother, Elda Ward of North Platte; and brother, Jimmy Ward of Loup City.
Lynn Murray, 78
(Oct. 28) OTTAWA, Kan. - Lynn Murray, 78, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002, at his home. He was born April 14, 1924, at Polo, Mo., to John and Frances (Crawford) Murray. He grew up at Braymer, Mo., and moved to California following graduation from Braymer High School in 1942.
He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War. He married Mabel A. Caleb on July 25, 1950, at Kansas City, Mo. She preceded him in death on Dec. 11, 1981. He lived at Lenexa, Kan., from 1970 to 1980, when he moved to Alliance. He returned to Ottawa in 1995. He was a brakeman for Burlington Northern Railroad from 1970 to 1995. He was a member of the National Rifle Association, Legal Defense Foundation, Republican National Committee, National Republican Congressional Committee, George W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation and national Right-to-Work Foundation. He is survived by his daughter, Shelby Coolidge of Ottawa; one grandson, one step-grandson, one step-granddaughter, and two step-great-granddaughters. He also is survived by Robert Murray of Lenexa, Kan., and sister Verna Murphy of Annadale, Va.
His funeral will be at 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 28, at Dengel and Son Mortuary, Ottawa, with Rev. Michael Schooley officiating. Military honors will be by Veteran of Foreign Wars Memorial Post 5901. Private interment will be a Muncie Cemetery, Franklin County, Kan. Memorials may be sent to George W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation, c/o Dengel and Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, KN 68067.
Kevin L. Boots, 40
(Oct. 28) CHICAGO, Ill. - Kevin L. Boots, 40, died Monday, Oct. 14, at Illinois Masonic Medical Center after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born at Alliance on Aug. 1, 1962.
He graduated from Hyannis High School and attended several Universities including a year at the Sorbonne, Paris, France. He had just finished his Masters Degree in Computer Science at Chicago. He loved to travel and had traveled to many countries including several trips to France and Russia. He is survived by his parents, Rosella (Tom) Rust of Alliance and Gary Boots of Scottsbluff; sisters, Cynthia Ruzicka of Bayard and Lisa (Rick) Nelson of Alliance; grandmothers Arlene Boots of Scottsbluff and Gladys Sexton of Mullen; aunts Charlotte (Jack) Schanaman of Scottsbluff and Racheal Otero of Lincoln; nieces and nephews, Charity Sautter of Grand Island, Jennifer and Bobby Ruzicka of Hemingford and Sophina Sinks of Bayard, and Derek and Devin Nelson of Alliance; cousins, Kim (Turi) Escalera of Scottsbluff, Patty (Bryan) Lockman of Lincoln, Tony Otero of Lincoln, Shirley Sexton of Colorado, Dustin and Justin Sexton of Kentucky and Richard Sexton. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Artie Boots of Bingham and Frank and Marie Sexton of Mullen, uncles, Lyle Boots of Bingham and Harold Sexton of Mullen.
He was cremated at Chicago and a memorial service was held there. There will be a Memorial Service at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Ashby Church, Ashby. Inurnment will be in the Bingham Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Cynthia Ruzicka Cancer Treatment Fund, in care of First National Bank of Gering, P.O. Box 20, Gering, NE 69341-0020.