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78 year old Harry Navrude of Blair passed away May 7th. He is survived by his wife, Jane, children Patty Boquet, Jerry Navrude, siblings Delbert and Norman and Marlene Agosta. Visitation is tomorrow, 6-8pm at Campbell Aman, the Memorial Service Wednesday 11am at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Orum.

91 year old Beth Alden Smith of Blair passed away April 26th. She is survived by her children, Lynn Anderson Smith of Blair and Thomas Anderson of Denver and their families. Services are slated for a later date.

54 year old Brent McCormick of Arlington died May 6th. He graduated from Blair High School in 1986. He is survived by his parents, Dennis and Ruth McCormick, brother Dean, Leslie Jackson Schlect and other family members. Visitation is this Thursday 6 -8pm, Memorial services are Friday at 2pm, both at Campbell Aman. A celebration of life will be held at the Arlington VFW at 5pm.

Details at Campbell

83 year old Marvin Vrooman of Blair passed away May 5th. Visitation is Monday, May 22nd starting at 10am, the Celebration of Life is at 11, both at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tekamah.

46 year old Elizabeth Elliot of Harlan, Iowa, passed away April 27th. Elizabeth was the former assistant editor of the Blair Newspaper with Enterprize Media Group. She moved in 2022 to be editor of the Harlan Tribune. She is survived by her father, John, siblings Beckie McKenzie, Kevin, Maggie and Ella Elliot and other family members. Visitation is this evening 5-7pm at John A. Gentleman, The wake service follows at 7. The Mass of Christian Burial is tomorrow 10:30 at Saint Pius the Tenth Catholic Church in Omaha.

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88 year old Bruce Krueger passed away May 4th. He is survived by his wife, Kaylene, sons Michael Krueger of Blair and Robert Krueger of Arlington and their families. Visitation is tomorrow, 5-7, the funeral is Wednesday, 10am, both at Dugan.

65 year old Fayann Biodrawski of Fort Calhoun passed away April 30th. She is survived by her husband, John, children Randy, Michelle, Scotty, Joshua, Lorelei, EdithAnn and Jordan along with other family members. The Celebration of Life is Saturday, May 20th, 4pm at 3266 County Road 39 in Fort Calhoun.


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