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81 year old Douglas Claxton of Fort Calhoun died February 27th. He is survived by his children, Dan, Dave, Debbie, Doug, Jake and Jessie, his sisters Bonnie Christiansen, Judy Moore and Sherry Swally and other family members. Celebration of Life is 1pm Saturday, March 11th at Emmanuel Fellowship Church in Omaha

The funeral home handling the services for Douglas Claxton was not listed.

94 year old Dr. Verlan Hanson, a Dana college graduate and later registrar at the college, passed away February 26th. He is survived by his wife, Helga, children Rev. Alan Hanson, and Duane Hanson, brother Gary and sisters Judy, Karen and Joyce and other family members. Visitation is Saturday, March 11th noon til 1, the funeral follows at 2, both at Christ Lutheran Church on the former Dana Campus

92 year old Janice Lorenz Shogren passed away March 3rd. She is survived by her children, Erik of South Carolina, Amy of Des Moines, and Craig of Herman. Visitation is this evening, 5-7pm, the celebration of life is Wednesday morning at 10:30, both at the Congregational Church of Blair.

84 year old Elaine Hook of Blair died March 3rd. Services are pending.

Details on these three services can be found online at

90 year old Phyllis Modlin Adden of Tekamah passed away March 2nd. She is survived by her children and step children, Randy and Robin Peterson, Brad and Kurt Adden and other family members. A private service will be held at a later date.

72 year old Terry Brown of Fremont, formerly of Arlington, passed away March 6th. Funeral arrangements are pending.

Details, when available, will be found online at


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