WILL AND DECREE RECORD
<br />20081 —The Augustine Co., Grand Island, Nebr.
<br />Estate of Bertha Zlomke, deceased, filed in this Court her final account as such Executrix and
<br />a petition praying that said account be allowed, for a decree of heirship, an order of distrib-
<br />ution, a final settlement thereon and discharge.
<br />For those purposes, the 12th day of March 1947 at 10 o'clock A. M. at the County Court
<br />Room in said County was assigned as the time and place for hearing said petition, examining and
<br />allowing said account, and it was ordered that notice of the pendency of said petition be
<br />given to all persons interested in said estate by publishing such notice in the Grand Island
<br />Independent, a. legal newspaper printed in said County, for three weeks prior to said day of
<br />hearing; and it appears by proof on file that said notice was given as ordered by said Court
<br />and that no objections to said acc(;unt have been made or signed.
<br />Upon examination of the record and the evidence in this matter, and being duly advised in
<br />the premises the Court finds as follows:
<br />That Bertha Zlomke departed. this life on the 7th day of September, 1946, in Grand Island,
<br />Hall County, Nebraska, testate, and at the time of her death she was a resident of Hall
<br />County, Nebraska.
<br />That on the 16th day of September, 1946, . Ethel E. Zlomke filed in this Court an instrument
<br />purporting to be the Last Will and Testament of said Bertha Zlomke, deceased, wherein said petitioner
<br />and Edwin F. Zlomke were named Executors, and a petition offering said Will for probate,
<br />alleging that said Bertha Zlomke departed this life on September 7, 1946, in Hall County,
<br />Nebraska, that said Edwin F. Zlomke, named as the other executor in said Will died June 13, 1945
<br />an unmarried man leaving him no issue him surviving and that Ida C. Zlomke, named as one of the
<br />devisees and legatees in said Will died July 19, 1945, an unmarried woman, leaving her no issue
<br />her surviving, and on the 16th day of September 1946, an order of this Court was made therein
<br />assigning the 9th day of October, 1946, at 1Q o'clock A.M. in the County C-u rt Room in said
<br />County as the tune and place for hearing said petition, proving said Will and admitting the
<br />same to probate and ordering that notice of the pendency of said petition arid hearing, thereon
<br />be given to all persons interested in said matter by publishing said notice in the Grand Island
<br />Independent, a legal newspaper printed in said County for three successive weeks prior to said
<br />day of hearing, and it appears by proof on file that notice of said order was so given.
<br />The Court further finds that on the 9th day of October, 1946, said instrument was proven,
<br />allowed and admitted to probate as the Last Will and Testament of the said Bertha Zlomke,
<br />deceased, which Last Will and Testament is in words as follows:
<br />LAST 19ILL AND TESTAMENT OF MRS. BERTHA ZLOMKE
<br />I, Mrs. Bertha Zlomke, of Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, being of sound mind and
<br />disposing memory, do make, publish and declare this my Last Will and Testament.
<br />I direct that all of my just debts, including the expenses of my last sickness and burial,
<br />be first paid out of my estate.
<br />All of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate and property of every kind and nature,
<br />I give, devise and bequeath e(aually unto my beloved children, Edwin F. Zlomke, Bernhard W.
<br />Zlomke, Arthur E. Zlomke, Calvin A. Zlomke, Ida C. Zlomke, Ella M. Johnson, Bertha H. Lueth,
<br />Edna E. Jacobsen, Ethel E. Zlomke, Florence E. Berger, Irma M. Menck and Gladys V. Wynn.
<br />I name, nominate and. appoint my said son
<br />Edwin F. Zlomke as Administrator and my said
<br />daughter Ethel E. Zlomke as Administratrix of
<br />this, my last will and testament, hereby revoking
<br />all former wills by me made.
<br />IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto signed
<br />my name to this instrument on this January 8,
<br />Mrs. Bertha Zlomke
<br />Miss Verna Rinesmith
<br />Geo. Leschinsky, D.D.S.
<br />We, whose names are hereunto subscribed,
<br />do hereby certify that the above named testator,
<br />Mrs. Bertha Zlomke, signed the above and foregoing
<br />instrument in our presence and in the
<br />presence of each of us, and at the same time
<br />in our presence and Hearing declared this instrument
<br />to be her last will and testament, and we, at
<br />her request, and in her presence, and in the
<br />presence of each other, have hereunto signed
<br />our names as attesting witnesses hereof.
<br />Miss Verna Rinesmith of Grand
<br />Island, Nebraska
<br />Geo. Leschinsky, D.D.B. of
<br />Grand Island, Nebraska
<br />and thereto attached is the following Certificate:
<br />CERTIFICATE OF PROBATE
<br />STATE OF NEBRASKA )
<br />ss. At a. session of the County Court held in the County Court Room in
<br />HALL COUNTY ) Grand Island, in said County, on the 9th day of October, A.D., 1946
<br />Present Charles Bossert, County Judge