<br />WILL AND DECREE RECORD
<br />28081 —The Augustine Co., Grand Island, Nebr.
<br />than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) to cover all expenses of lot and monument. This provision is
<br />made on provision that I have not placed a monument on the lot during my lifetime.
<br />-It is my wish that the Rev. Mr.Rexroat shall officiate at my burial, providing he is in Nebraska
<br />at the tune, for which he shall receive a fee of Twenty -five Dollars (425.00). I give Ten Dollars
<br />($10.00) to each of the four singers who take part in those services. The accompanist shall receive
<br />Five Dollars ($5.00).
<br />To the Trustees of the Evangelical Orphans Home in Flat Rock, Ohio, I give One Hundred Dollars
<br />To the local chapter of the American %tional Red Cross for its use in Grand Island, I give
<br />'PageOne Hundred Dollars ($100.00). I give the same amount t.o the local treasurer of the Salvation
<br />4 Army to be used for the needy in Grand Island.
<br />My executors are hereby authorized and directed to pay to any incorporated church organization
<br />that may purchase a building 8pa% and proceed to erect thereon a church edifice at the corner of
<br />Pine and 11th Streets in the City of Grand Island, Nebraska, the sum of One Thousand Dollars
<br />($1,000.00) providing that work is commenced on such building within three years after my decease
<br />and is completed within two years thereafter. The plans for such structure shall be first sub -
<br />mitted to my executors and receive their approval. I further provide that if no church is built on
<br />that location but a hospital' built thereon, that my executors pay One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00)
<br />toward the erection of such hospital which shall be of the protestant faith and I give any corpor-
<br />ation not organized for profit which may undertake the building of said hospital or church, One
<br />Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), payable when said buildings are completed, but if such church or
<br />hospital has not been substantially completed within five years after my decease, then this legacy
<br />shall lapse and the money herein provided for shall revert to the residuary legatees named herein.
<br />?aga, To the Trustees of the Assembly of God's Church, at the corner of 6th-and Sycamore Streets in
<br />5 Grand Island, I give One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) to be used in the outside repair of said church.
<br />To my son Charles Otto I give Two Hundred Dollars (3200.00); to my daughter Augusta Darling I
<br />give One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00); to my daughter Clara Jewel I give Four Hundred Dollars
<br />$400.00), to them and to their respective heirs forever.
<br />To each child of my said daughters Anna and Augusta, there being eight such grandchildren at
<br />this tine, I give One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) each and I further give to the balance of my grand-
<br />children, One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) each, at this time there being one child of my daughter
<br />Mary, two children of my daughter Martha, two children of my daughter Clara and four children of
<br />my son Charles; to them and to their respective heirs forever. In the event that any of said legatees
<br />should be minors, the joint receipt of the parents of such minor shall be a sufficient satisfaction
<br />of this legacy.
<br />To my daughter Dora Fechtner I give One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00); to my daughter Mary Dabercow
<br />I * ve Four Hundred Dollars•( 400.00); and to my daughter Martha Brannan I give Four Hundred Dollars
<br />(O.00), and to their respective heirs forever.
<br />I give and devise to my daughters Clara Jewell and Mary Dabercow Lot One (1) in Capitol Hill, an
<br />addition to the City of Grand Island, commonly known as my 12th Street property, to them and to their
<br />respective heirs forever; -to my said daughters Augusta Darling and Martha Brannan I give and devise
<br />Lot Seven (7) in Block One Hundred Forty -three (143) in Union Pacific Railway Company's Second
<br />Addition to the City of Grand Island, Hall County; Nebraska, to them and to their respective heirs
<br />To my daughters Dora Fechtner and Anna Blauhorn I give Lot Three (3) in Block One Hundred Twenty -
<br />nine (129) in said Union Pacific Railway Oompany's Second Addition to Grand Island, Nebraska, to
<br />them and to t'- -.eir respective heirs and assigns forever.
<br />To my brother Henry Lee, I give and devise the South Half of the Northeast Quarter (S-2NEa) of
<br />Section Three (3) in ToT,mship Sixteen (16), Range Thirteen (13), West of the 6th P.M. in Sherman
<br />County, Nebraska, subject to encumbrances, to his heirs and-assigns forever; I also give and devise
<br />a�e to him and his heirs forever, my land in Greeley County, Nebraska, more particularly described in
<br />a certain warranty deed filed for record in said County and recorded in Book 40 at page 47 of the
<br />Deed Records thereof.
<br />All the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, be the same realty, personalty or mixed
<br />property, I give, devise and bequeath to William'Fechtner, William Blauhorn and Arthur C.Mayer and
<br />to their successors, to be held in trust for the purpose of sale, collection and conversion into
<br />money in order that the provisions of this Will may be conveniently carried out and my wishes as
<br />f and I further authorize said persons to sell said real estate
<br />herein expressed, be made effective an fur p
<br />without first having obtained license from any Court or Judge, e, fo r su ch p ri ce s and on such terms
<br />and conditions as they may deem fair, fit and proper and from the proceeds thus obtained, said
<br />legacies shall be maid pro -rata from time to time until the provisions of this Will have been
<br />carried o " }, no interest, however, shall be paid on any of the legacies herein provided for. How-
<br />ever, should -the times be such that my estate should prove insufficient to pay the foregoing legacies
<br />in full, then, the church and charity organizations shall be paid in full, but the other legacies
<br />dhall be reduced in proportion to the amount of money collected and realized from the sale of
<br />properties. Any property, money or real estate remainin -; undistributed after the above legacies
<br />have been paid, I hereby give, devise and bequeath to said William Fechtner, William Blauhorn and
<br />Art!--ur C.Mayer, to them and to their heirs and assigns forever.
<br />1 Have made my executors residuary legatees with the distinct understanding that they shall make
<br />no charge for their services in carrying out the provisions of this - Will.
<br />Receipts of the Treasurers of the various organizations to whom I have made bequests shall be
<br />deemed as full satisfaction of the provisions herein made for them.
<br />page' I hereby direct that Herbert F.Mayer be retained as the attorney for the probate of this Will
<br />7 and shall act as counsel for said executors at a reasonable fee to be fixed by the Probate Court.
<br />I hereby direct my executors to furnish two rooms in some Protestant hospital in or near Grand
<br />Island, to be selected by them, at an expense not to exceed $250.00 each and upon the door of each
<br />room there shall be a name plate, one reading "In memory of Mr. and Mrs.William Otto ", the other
<br />shall read "In memory of Mr. and Mrs.Carl Schlueter ".
<br />Done at Grand Island, Nebraska, this 18th day of February, 1939•
<br />Mrs.Martha Otto
<br />The foregoing consisting of five pages, was at the date thereof signed, sealed, published and
<br />declared b, % said testatrix as and for her Last Will in our presence and we in her presence and at
<br />her request and in the presence of one another have signed our names as witnesses hereto.
<br />Jessie Overdorff
<br />H.R. Jensen
<br />CODICIL TO THE LAST WILL OF 14ARTHA OTT 0
<br />I, Martha Otto, of Grand Island, Nebraska., being of sound mind and memory, do make this codicil
<br />to my Will executed on the 18th deny of February, 1939, and this codicil shall be a part of -my Last
<br />Will and Testament, to -wit:
<br />I hereby ratify and confirm said till but with these exceptions, namely: In the second para-
<br />graph on pa.Ze 2 of said Jill, Alice Krewold is designated as my sister, that is an error and it was
<br />my intention and is now my intention to devise so much of my property as is described on said
<br />page 2 "to the two children of my niece Alice Krewold ". On page 4 of said Will, I have given One