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NO. 9 HALL COUNTY <br />Issue of any deceased children, and that said. widow and children are the sole and only heirs of <br />his estate; that complete legal and valid proceedings were had in this matter and court for the <br />administration of the estate of Richard Spoercke, deceased, except that no decree was entered on <br />the petition of the said Johanna Spoercke, filed herein on January 17, 1906 for a decree of heir- <br />ship and hearing on which petition was set for February 15, 1906 at 9 A.M. and notice published as <br />required by law, a.nd no order was entered on the report of the executor filed on March 7, 1.906, <br />hearing on which was fixed for March 17, 1906 at 9 A.M. as provided by law; that on January 19, 1935, <br />approximately 29 years thereafter, a purported final decree was entered and filed herein, and that <br />no notice of hearing on that date was given, as provided by law and because of said facts the <br />record title to the real estate of which the decedent died seized and possessed, is incomplete, <br />irregular and defective; that legal administration of the estate was had in this court, except in <br />the respects above alleged; that the said Richard Spoercke died seized and possessed of an undivided <br />one -half interest in Lot 8, in Block 14, of the original town, now City of Grand Island, Hall County, <br />Nebraska; that said real estate descended by law to the said children equally, share and share alike, <br />subject to the dower and homestead rights of said widow; that the petitioner, Hazel Jones, is the <br />owner of the East Half of said Lot 8; and as such owner is entitled to have a determination as to the <br />heirs, their degree of kinship to the decedent and as to the descent of the real estate at the time <br />of the death of the decedent; that each and all of the allegations of the petition filed herein are <br />true; that no one has appeared to oppose or contest said petition, and the prayer thereof should by <br />granted, and that this court has jurisdiction to hear and determine said matter. <br />IT IS THEREFORE CONSIDERED, ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED BY THE COURT that each and all of the <br />matters hereinbefore stated in the findings be and trey are hereby decreed to be true; that the <br />xetitioner is the owner of the East Half of said Lot 8, hereinbefore described; that Richard Spoercke <br />died. intestate on February 5, 1999, a resident of Hall County, Nebraska; that the widow Johanna <br />Spoercke Sothman, formerly Johanna Spoercke, and children Elsie Spoercke Deems, formerly Elsie <br />Spoercke, a daughter, George Spoercke, a son, May Spoercke Scheffel, formerly May Spoercke, a <br />daughter, Ella Spoercke Stark, formerly Ella Spoercke, a daughter, and Richard Spoercke, a son, <br />are the next of kin and only heirs at law of the decedent; that all indebtedness of the decedent and <br />all. claims against his estate have been satisfied and barred, and that all expenses of Administration <br />have been; that the real estate of which the decedent died seized and possessed and hereinbefore <br />described, descended by law and is hereby assigned as of the date of the death of the decedent to <br />said children, equally, share and share alike, subject to the dower and homestead rights of the widow. <br />Charles Bossert <br />County Judge. <br />IN T H7 COUNTY COURT OF HALL COUNTY, NEBRASKA <br />CERTIFICATE <br />STATE OF NEBRASKA) <br />ss. I, Charles Bossert County Judge of Hall County, Nebraska, do hereby certify <br />HALL COUNTY ) that I have compared the foregoing copy of Decree entered IN THE MATTER OF <br />THE ESTATE OF RICHARD SPOERCKE, DECEASED, with the original record thereof, <br />now remaining in said Court, that the same is a correct transcript thereof, and of the whole of <br />such original record; that said Court is a Court of Record having a seal, which seal is hereto <br />attached; that said Court has no Clerk authorized to sign certificates in his own name, and that I <br />am the legal custodian of said Seal and of the Records of said Court, and that the foregoing <br />attestation is in due form of law. <br />IN TESTIMONY ` ,,'HT'RFOF I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the County Court, <br />at Grand Island, this 19th day of June 1947- <br />Charles Bossert <br />(SEAL) County Judge. <br />Filed for record the 19 da,y of June, 1947 at 4:10 o'clock P.M. <br />Rist f eds. <br />0- 0-0 -0 -0 -0 - O- o- O- O- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- O- 0- o- O- O- 0- 0- 0- 0- 0- O- 0- o- 0- 0- O- o- O- o -O -O- 0 0 �= = -0 -0 -0 0- - O -o -O -O <br />WILL AND DECREE <br />LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT <br />of <br />HANS P. HANSEN <br />Of Hall County, Nebraska <br />KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: <br />That I, Hans P. Hansen, of Hall County, Nebraska., being of sound mind and disposing memory, <br />but not unmindful of the uncertainties of, human life, do hereby make, publish and declare this, <br />my last Will and Testament: <br />FIRST <br />I hereby revoke any and all former wills by me made. <br />SECOND *: <br />I direct that my just debts be first paid out of my estate. <br />THIRD <br />I hereby bequeath to my daughter, Juanita Redfern, one -half the remainder of the personal property <br />of which I may die possessed, and one - fourth part thereof to each of my two granchildren, Paul W. <br />Ruple and Phyllis Ruple. <br />FOURTH <br />The rest, residue and remainder of my estate of any and all natures whatsoever and wherever <br />situated, I give, devise and bequeath unto Edsmrd Huwaldt of Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, <br />in trust, however, to the following uses and purposes: <br />1. The said Trustee shall have full power and authority to rent, lease or otherwise manage and <br />control any and all real estate of which I may die possessed. <br />2. The Trustee shall have full power and authority to renew or extend any mortgage indebtedness <br />on said real estate existing at the time of my death and to make a new mortgage for the purpose of <br />paying off any mortgage indebtedness existing at the time of my death, and, in addition thereto, <br />if necessary, for the purpose of paying my just debts, funeral expenses and expenses of administering <br />my estate. <br />3. This trust shall ,continue until my grandchild, Phyl'Iis Ruple, shall reach the age of twenty - <br />one or until her death, which ever event shall occur first: When she shall reach the age of twenty - <br />one or upon her death, or in the event she shall have reached the age of twenty -one or shall have <br />died before I do, then said trust may terminate upon the unanimous agreement of the persons entitled <br />to the corpus, or may continue upon the unanimous agreement of said persons. In the event they are <br />unable to agree as to whether said trust should continue or terminate, the then trustee shall elect <br />whether to continue the trust or terminate the same, and his decision shall be final and binding; at <br />any time thereafter by unanimous agreement of the persons entitled to the corpus of the estate or at <br />