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85 year old Melvin Schmidt of Arlington, formerly of Kennard, passed away January 4th. He is survived by his wife, Sally, children Tyler, Todd, Tim Schmidt and Lori Lang. Visitation is this Sunday, 4-7 at Reckmeyer-Moser, the funeral is Monday, 10:30 at the Arlington Community Church.

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47 year old Jeremy Willmott, of Hayesville, Kansas died January 3rd. He is survived by his wife Rachael, mother Janet Buttery, step father Don Buttery, brother Jason Willmott of Blair and other family members. The memorial service is tomorrow, 1pm at Shinkle Mortuary in Hayesville, Kansas. Details at

76 year old David Dickman of Modale passed away January 4th. He is survived by his children, Kandi Archer of Missouri Valley Kelli Tilbury of Modale and other family members. Visitation is Tuesday, January 10th, 5-7pm , the funeral is Wednesday 11am, both at Fouts. Details online at

98 year old Virginia Woodard Welch of Lakewood, Colorado, formerly of Blair, died December 30th. She is survived by her children Sandra Benell, Richard Rowe, Jerry Wulf, Timothy Wulf, her brother James Woodward and other family members. A graveside service will be held today in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. Details online at

42 year old Jenae Hayes of Blair passed away December 21st . Her Celebration of Life service is Saturday, January 21st at 11am at First Lutheran Church in Blair. Details available at

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 tomorrow 11am at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland. More information can be found online at

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