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94 year old LaVern Work passed away November 5th, he is survived by children Joe, Jim, Bob, Tom Work and Nancy Costanzo, , Donny and Sharon, Laura and Jeff and other family members. The funeral is tomorrow morning at 10 at Campbell Aman, followed by a Military Graveside Service a the Herman Cemetery.

85 year old Janie Phillips Jensen of Blair died November 7th. She is survived by children Robert Jensen, Douglas Peterson and Desiree Downey along with their spouses and children. There will be no visitation or service, private burial will be held at the Blair Cemetery according to Campbell Aman.

Details at

95 year old Lowell Banks of Fort Calhoun died November 8th. He is survived by his wife, Maylen, children Larry and Deanna and brother Larry Banks. Graveside services were today at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Nehawka with military honors.

94 year old Oral Kenneth Wallen of Arlington passed away November 3rd. He is survived by his wife, Mary, sons Kenneth and Loren, siblings Kyle Wallen and Betty Midkiff and their families. Visitation is this Sunday, noon to 4 pm at Westlawn-Hillcrest, the funeral is Monday, also at the funeral home.

Details at the Westlawn-Hillcrest website.

92 year old John Gdowksi of Missouri Valley passed away November 8th. Visitation is this evening at 5pm followed by a wake at 7, both at Hennessey.

Retired Blair Elementary P.E. teacher Mike Caldararo passed away in Fremont, he is survived by his wife, Janet and family. Funeral arrangements have not yet been announced according to the Blair High School Alumni Association.


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