Wheat, $3.83 bushel
Corn, $2.93 bushel
Milo, $4.68 hundredweight
Soybeans, $7.95 bushel
Sunflowers, $12.65 hundred-
2 The Oberlin herald Wednesday, February 10, 2010
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Steven W. Hirsch/Preston A. Pratt
124 South Penn, Oberlin, Kansas
In Honor of
will be closed
Open regular business hours
on Tuesday, February 16
These transactions were taken
from the records in the offices of the
Decatur County court clerk, sheriff
and register of deeds:
The following were booked into
the Decatur County Jail:
F e b . 3 : B r u c e K i n g , 2 3 ,
Oberlin, warrant, Oberlin Police
Feb. 6: Jeff Wilson, 32, McCook,
driving under influence, Red Willow
County Sheriff’s Office.
REGISTER OF DEEDS
Wayne Wohler to Wayne L.
Wohler Trust, W/2SW/4 of Sec. 15
and E/2SE/4 of Sec. 17, both in T1S,
R26W; W/2SW/4 of Sec. 14 and
S/2, NE/4 and E/2NW/4 of Sec. 15,
both in T1S, R27W.
Willis G. Peters to Rick Peters and
Suzanne Peters-Close, as tenants
in common, S/2 of Sec. 6, T1S,
Roger Henry May and Susan
Marie May, quit claim on 1/2 interest
to Roger Henry May Living Trust
and 1/2 interest to Susan Marie May
Living Trust, Lots 7, 8, and S/2 of
Lot 9, Block 3, Summit Addition tot
he City of Oberlin.
The Oberlin Police Department
worked these calls:
• At 8:20 a.m. last Thursday,
Leta Meitl, 43, was backing her
2001 Dodge van out of a parking
stall at the grade school and hit a
2007 Dodge van driven by Sarah
Howland, 34. There was damage to
the driver’s-side rear door on Mrs.
Howland’s van and the rear bumper
of Mrs. Meitl’s.
There was no ticket given since the
accident was on private property.
• Arrested Bruce King, 23, last
Wednesday on a bench warrant for
furnishing alcohol to a minor.
Funeral services are pending for
Scott Dolan, 54, crop production
manager for Decatur Co-op, who
died Saturday in Puerto Rico.
Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin is
in charge of arrangements.
Glema Jean Macy
Glema Jean Macy, 78, a 1948
graduate of Decatur Community
High School, died Feb. 2, 2010,
at the Cedar Living Center in
She was born July 11, 1931,
in Lebanon, Neb., the daughter
of Truman A. and Clara Mildred
(Weatherwax) Gay. She grew up
on a farm near Lebanon, Neb.,
and Lyle. She attended Hamburg
Rural School. After high school
graduation, she furthered her
education at Kearney State College,
receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree
She married Jack Marlo Macy
on Dec. 18, 1949, in Atwood. They
lived on a farm near Lebanon. She
taught school for many years and
was a member of the Lyle United
Survivors include her son, Greg
and Beth Macy, Lebanon, Neb.; two
grandsons, and a sister, Darlene and
Her husband preceded her in
death on April 4, 2009.
Funeral services were held Friday
morning at Pauls Funeral Home in
Oberlin. Terry McCorkle officiated
and burial was at the Lebanon
A memorial was established to the
Lebanon Cemetery. Contributions
may be sent to the funeral home, 121
N. Penn, Oberlin, Kan., 67749.
Howard A. Petracek
Howard Allen Petracek, 75, a 1952
graduate of Decatur Community
High School ,
d i e d F r i d a y,
Feb. 5, 2010, at
He was born
Nov. 24, 1934,
in Oberlin, the
son of Emil and
Pe t racek . He
earned a Bachelor
o f S c i e n c e
i n B u s i n e s s
Administration at Kansas State
University in 1956. He worked
for United Airlines for 12 years,
Frontier Airlines for eight years,
and served five years in the Army
National Guard. He also farmed at
Jennings for 20 years.
Survivors include three children;
Keith and Sharon Petracek; Steve
and Kim Petracek, and Sheryl
Petracek; three grandchildren,
and two sisters, Jeanne and Herb
Hoskins, and Marcia and Richard
Joane Kay Walker
Joane Kay Walker, 46, a native
of Menlo, died Jan. 28, 2010, at
Via Christi-St. Francis Hospital in
She was born June 7, 1963, in
Colby, the youngest child of Louis
and Norma (Ogier) Dible. She was
reared on a farm near Menlo. She
attended Golden Plains School and
graduated from Hoxie High School
in 1981, and furthered her education
at Fort Hays State University.
She married Dennis Walker on
July 14, 1986, in Colorado Springs.
Colorado. They lived in Oakley then
later moved to Park. She worked as
a grocery store clerk in Quinter and
There was cremation. The family
suggests contributions to the
American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be sent to
also raised dogs.
Survivors include her husband,
Dennis Walker, Park; three step-
sons, Jay and Julie Walker and Jobie
and Sally Walker, Norfolk, Va., and
Jamie and Tami Walker, Kansas
City; two brothers, Robert and
Peggy Dible, and Danny and Deb
Dible, Menlo; and two sisters, Cindy
and Robert Robben, Goodland, and
Betty and Carl Barnett, Colby.
She was preceded in death by her
parents and a sister-in-law, Judy
Memorial services were held
Saturday morning at the Rexford
Community Church. Pastor Lane
Purcell officiated and burial was in
the Menlo Cemetery.
A memorial was established
to the Northwest Kansas Animal
Shelter. Contributions may be sent
to Pauls Funeral Home, 121 N.
Penn, Oberlin, Kan., 67749.
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dergarten registration, Oberlin
Elementary School office.
Today: Junior high music con-
test, all day, at Colby.
Parent/Teacher conferences, 5
to 9 p.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m.,
Thursday: Junior high girls
basketball, 4:30 p.m., here with
Junior high wrestling, 4:30 p.m.,
at Colby with Hoxie.
Friday: No school. Parent-teach-
er conferences, 8 a.m. to noon.
High school basketball, 6:30
p.m., at Hoxie.
Saturday: High school state
High school speech, at Norton.
Junior high Phillipsburg Wres-
tling Tournament, 9 a.m.
High school basketball, Colby
Novice Tournament, 9 a.m.
Rep. John Faber and Rep. Ost-
meyer, 11:30 a.m.,to 1 p.m., court-
house, third floor.
Sunday: Teens for Christ, 6-8
Monday: No school, teacher
Junior high Oberlin Scholar
Bowl, 4 p.m.
National Honor Society banquet,
7 p.m., Gat