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Virgil “Wayne” Sanford

Virgil “Wayne” Sanford, 93, formerly of Albion, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 at Custer Care Assisted Living Center in Broken Bow. Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 at the United Methodist Church in Albion with Rev. Vern Olson officiating. Interment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery in Albion with military rites conducted by American Legion Post 162 and VFW Post 736. Levander Funeral Home in Albion was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com.

Rev. Vernon R. Knight

Rev. Vernon R. Knight, 80, of Kearney, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at his home. Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 at the Zion Lutheran Church with Rev. James DeLoach officiating. Burial followed at Kearney Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Lutheran Hour Ministries. Condolences may be shared online at www.osrfh.com. O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Hildegarde M. Henn

Hildegarde Margaret Henn, 93, formerly of Petersburg, passed away Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 at the Boone County Health Center in Albion. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Petersburg with Rev. Stan Schmit officiating. Interment followed at the parish cemetery. Huffman-Levander Funeral Home of Elgin was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.

Jim Hegemann

Jim Hegemann, 67, of Newman Grove, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 at the Boone County Health Center in Albion. Services were Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Lindsay, follwed by burial in the parish cemetery. Newman Grove Memorial Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorials are requested to the Newman Grove Fire and Rescue and the Lindsay Fire and Rescue.

Margaret “Peg” Merten

Margaret “Peg” Lea Merten, 56, of Albion passed away Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 at Nebraska Methodist Hospital in Omaha. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Albion with Fr. Stan Schmit officiating. Interment will follow at St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery in Elgin. Visitation will be 5-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, at the church, with a 7:30 p.m. wake service. Levander Funeral Home of Albion is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to www.levanderfuneralhome.com.