Robert (Bob) Erwin Brown

Robert (Bob) Erwin Brown of Hay Springs, NE passed away August 2, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Alliance, NE.

Bob was born June 27, 1928, in Valley, NE to Archie E. and Leta M. (McDuffee) Brown. At the age of four, his family moved to their homestead five miles south of Lingle, Wyoming. There, he and his big sister, Arlene, grew up and attended school in Lingle. Bob always chuckled when telling how the bus drivers built their own buses on a truck chassis and heated it with


Dale Eugene Piper

10.12.1929 - 07.27.2017

Dale Eugene Piper was born Oct. 12, 1929, in Gordon, Neb., to G.R “Sam” and Frances Piper.

Dale grew up in the sandhills with his three brothers: Glen, Wayne and Blaine, also known as Red and Whitie.  Just imagine having the sandhills of Nebraska as your backyard.  It has been told there were few “blowouts”, windmills, lakes or meadows that have not been explored by the “Piper boys.”

Trips to town were rare and money was


LaVonne Esther Flueckinger

Funeral services for LaVonne Esther Flueckinger will be held at the United Methodist Church in Gordon, Neb., on Monday. Aug. 7, 2017, at 2 p.m. with burial at Fairview Cemetery in Rushville, Neb.

LaVonne Flueckinger passed away Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at Pioneer Manor in Hay Springs, Neb. LaVonne was born March 22, 1936, at Martin, S.D. She was the only child of Cecil and Flossie (Leeper) Burd. She grew up helping her folks with the ice plant and electric company in Martin, S.D. LaVonne would

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