<br />NO. 9 HALL COUNTY
<br />final report and the report of the income tax appraiser and the evidence, and the court being
<br />fully advised in the premises, finds that due and legal notice has been given to all parties
<br />having any interest herein.
<br />The court finds that all the claims filed in said estate have been paid, including county taxes,
<br />and that all other claims both absolute and contingent, are forever barred, that the payment of
<br />income taxes has been approved as well as fees and expenses of the estate and the estate is not
<br />liable to the federal government for estate tax and that the inheritance tax against said estate
<br />has been taxed at $316.41 and ordered paid.
<br />The court further finds that all of the real estate described owned by the decedent paused
<br />under hie will by devise to Ralph Soderstrom, the same being more particularly described as,
<br />The Southeast Quarter of Section 31, township 11, Range 12, and the West half of the
<br />Southwest Quarter of Section 32, township 11, Range 12, and the Northwest Quarter of
<br />Section 19, township 10, Range 12 and lot 5, and the south 10 feet of lot 6 First Addition
<br />to Shelton, all in Buffalo county, Nebraska.
<br />IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the account of the executor be and hereby is approved, that
<br />upon filing receipts for his expenditures, that he be discharged and his official bond released
<br />that all the personal and real property in the estate is assigned to Ralph Soderstrom, the sole
<br />legatee and devisee under the will of C.J.Soderstrom,-deceased. That all claims against the estate
<br />are forever barred.
<br />F I L E D
<br />May 28 1946
<br />Harvey M.Wilson
<br />County Judge
<br />BY THE COURT.
<br />Harvez M. Wilson
<br />CO NTY JUDGE
<br />CERTIFICATE OF RECORD
<br />THE STATE OF NEBRASKA )
<br />BUFFALO COUNTY )ss' IN THE COUNTY COURT:
<br />I, Harvey M.Wilson., County Judge, within and for said County of Buffalo, and State of Nebraska,
<br />and keeper of the records and seal thereof, hereby certify that I have examined the within and
<br />foregoing copy of the record of the Last Will and Testament, Certificate of Probate of Will, and
<br />Final Decree in the Matter of the Estate of C.J.Soderstrom, Deceased, and have compared all of the
<br />foregoing with the original record thereof now remaining in said court and have found the same to
<br />be a correct transcript therefrom and of the whole of said original record.
<br />IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I,have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said Court, on this
<br />28th day of May, 1946. Harva M.Wilson
<br />(SEAL) County Judge
<br />Clerk of the County Court
<br />Filed for record this 7 day of June, 1946, at 3:00 O'clock P.M.
<br />Itegi st er`of Deeds
<br />WILL AND7 DECREE
<br />LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF JUERGEN KOCH
<br />KNOW ALL MEN THESE PRESENTS: That I, Juergen Koch, of Hall County, Nebraska, being of sound mind
<br />and disposing memory, do make, publish and declare this to be my last will and testament, in the
<br />manner and form following:
<br />I direct my executor, hereinafter named, to pay all just debtes, expenses of last illness,
<br />funeral expenses, and the administration of my estate, out of my personal property.
<br />I give and bequeath unto my wife all of my household furniture,jewelry, and personal effects.
<br />I give to my step- daughter, Martha Peters Meinecke, the sum of Five ($5.00) Dollars.
<br />I give and bequeath unto my wife all of the residue of my personal property for her use during
<br />her natural life or as long as she remains my widow. In the event she red.ma.rries or upon her death,
<br />all of said personal property remaining, I give and bequeath to my daughters, Lizzie Koch Windolph
<br />Scarborough, Minnie Koch Goetsche, and Elsie Koch Boldt, share and share alike.
<br />I give, devise and bequeath unto my wife, Minnie Koch, the residence property, Lot Ten (10) in
<br />Block Forty -four (44), Wheeler's Addition to the City of Grand Islind, where we now reside, for
<br />and during her natural life, or as long as she remains my widow. n the event she rear , or
<br />upon her death, I give, devise and bequeath said premises to my daughters, Lizzie Koch^orough,
<br />Minnie Koch Goetsche, and Elsie Koch Boldt, share and share alike.
<br />I give, and bequeath unto my daughters and grandchildren the following sums: To Lizzie Koch
<br />Windolph Scarborough $500.00; To Minnie Koch Goettsche $500.00 To Elsie Koch Boldt $500.00; to
<br />my grandchildren, the children of my daughter Lizzie, to -wit: karold Windolph the sum of 456.00,
<br />and Phyllis Windolph the sum of $50.00, to have and to hold to them and to their heirs forever.
<br />Said sums to be paid to my daughters and the two grandchildren herein named after the death of
<br />my wife, Minnie Koch. SEVENTH.
<br />I give, devise and bequeath unto my son, Hans H.Koch, my farm where he now resides; The South
<br />west Quarter of Section Fourteen (14) Township Twelve (12J,Range Ten (10) and the North Half of
<br />the Southeast Quarter and fourteen acres in the northeast Quarter of section Twenty -Three (23) in
<br />Township Twelve (12), Range Ten (10) Consisting of 254 acres, all in Hall County, Nebraska, sub-
<br />ject however, to the payment of the sum of Five Hundred ($500.00) Dollars per year within one year
<br />after my death and each year thereafter, to my wif e, Minni a Koch, during her natural life or as long
<br />as she remains my widow; in the event she remarries, then said payments shall discontinue; and
<br />subject also to the payment of the legacies provided for in Paragraph Six hereof, which said
<br />legacies shall be and remain a charge against said real estate until payment in full thereof to
<br />the legatees has been made.
<br />I also further order and direct that my son, Hans H.Koch pay the real estate taxes on the herein
<br />described farm each year before the same become delinquent.
<br />I hereby revoke any and all former wills by me made.
<br />I hereby name and appoint, Edward Huwaldt, executor of this my last Will and Testament.