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95 year old Elizabeth Nielsen of Blair passed away December 28th. She taught at Blair Schools and her late husband John Nielsen was a Dana College campus pastor. Service details are pending.

61 year old Bob Leonard of Blair passed away December 27th. He is survived by Kim Swanson, his sister Susan Mirich and other family members. Bob was a member of the Blair Fire Department. Service details are pending.

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42 year old Jenae Hayes of Blair passed away December 21st after a long battle with cancer. She is survived by her mother, Susan Kuhn, siblings Laurie Nott, Troy Marasco and other family members. Her Celebration of Life service is Saturday, January 21st at 11am at First Lutheran Church in Blair.

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85 year old Dona Nelson of Oakland, formerly of Tekamah, passed away December 27th. She is survived by her husband, Roger, son, Jeff, siblings Barbara Shaw, Steve Bacon and Fred Bacon and other family members. A memorial service is January 7th, 11am at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland.

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