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89 year old Beatrice Brown McDaniel of Blair passed away February 8th. She is survived by her children Rebecca Brown Schmeichle and Micheal Brown, her sister Linda Griffen and other family members.

Memorial details, when available, will be found at

75 year old Christine Otto of Omaha passed away February 7th. She is survived by her siblings George Otto of Springfield and Peg Ariza of Papillion, her nieces Laurel McGuire of Blair and Heather Vogt of Colorado and other family members. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

77 year old Joanne Gochenour Bracker of Fremont passed away February 1st. She was a graduate of Dana College and was the head women’s basketball coach at Midland University. A Celebration of Life for Joanne Bracker will be Saturday, March 11th at the Midland University Event Center from 2 to 5 pm.

More information can be found at

73 year old Larry Kerger of Missouri valley died February 9th. Visitation is Sunday, February 19th, 1pm, the funeral follows at 2pm, both at Hennessey

45 year old Franklin Johnson passed away December 4th. He is survived by his children: Franklin, Jr; Nathan; Erik; Isabella and Starlynn of Missouri Valley and other family members. Service is Saturday, February 18th, 10am at Hennessey.

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