<br />WILL AND DECREE RECORD
<br />28081 —The Augustine Co., Grand Island, Nebr. h
<br />LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT
<br />IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN
<br />I, Sophia Fuehrer, of Grand Island in the County of Hall, State of Nebraska, being of sound
<br />mind and memory and considering the uncertainty of this frail and transitory life, do therefore,
<br />make, ordain, publish and declare this to be my last Will and Testament.
<br />FIRST, I order and direct that my executor hereinafter named, pay all my just debts and fun1eral
<br />expenses as soon after my decease as conveniently may be.
<br />SECOND, After the payment of such funeral expenses and debts, I give, devise and bequeath all
<br />my property, both real estate and personal property, whether now owned by me or hereafter acquired
<br />and wheresoever situated to my children in equal shares, to have and to hold the same forever, except
<br />the vacant lot located at 210 East Thirteenth Street, Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, and des-
<br />cribed as Lot Seven (7) Block Sixty -nine (69), Wheeler and Bennett's Second Addition to the City
<br />of Grand Island, Nebraska, which I give, devise and bequeath to the Salem Evangelical Church for,
<br />the use of said Church as the Trustees thereof, or the congregation, as the case may be, see fit.
<br />LASTLY, I make, constitute and appoint Ira Hunsberger of Grand Island, Nebraska, to be executor
<br />of this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me made.
<br />IN WITNESS 11HEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal, the 15th day of
<br />May, in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred forty -six.
<br />(S) Sophia Fuehrer Seal
<br />This instrument was on the day of the date thereof, signed, published and declared by the said
<br />testatrix Sophia Fuehrer to be her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at her re-
<br />quest have subscribed our names thereto as witnesses in her presence and in the presence of each
<br />(S) Ira Hunsberger
<br />(8) A. J. Luebs
<br />CERTIFICATE OF PROBATE OF WILL
<br />STATE OF NEBRASKA)
<br />HALL COUNTY )
<br />CERTIFICATE OF PROBATE OF WILL
<br />At a Session of the County Court held in the County Court Room in Grand
<br />Island, in said County, on the 20th day of February A.D., 1947. Present Charles Bossert County Judge.
<br />In the Matter of the Estate of Sophia Fuehrer, Deceased
<br />I, Charles Bossert, Judge of the County Court, in and for said County, do hereby certify that
<br />on the 23rd day of January 1947, the instrument purporting to be the last will and testament of
<br />Sophia Fuehrer deceased, was filed for probate in this Court. That on the 20th day of February 1947,
<br />said instrument to which this certificate is attached was duly proved, probated and allowed as the
<br />last will and testament of the real and personal estate of said Sophia Fuehrer deceased, and the
<br />same was ordered to be recorded in the records of the Court aforesaid.
<br />IN WITNESS 11HEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the County Court, this
<br />20th day of February, 1947..
<br />Charles Bossert
<br />(SEAL) County Judge.
<br />IN THE COUNTY COURT OF HALL COUNTY, NEBRASKA
<br />IN THE 14ATTER OF THE ESTATE )
<br />OF )
<br />SOPHIA FUEHRER, DECEASED )
<br />FINAL DECREE
<br />Now on this 16th day of July, 1947, this cause came on for hearing upon the Final Report and
<br />Supplemental Report of Ira Hunsberger, executor of the estate of Sophia Fuehrer, deceased, and
<br />upon his Petition for the allowance and approval of said reports, settlement of said estate and
<br />his discharge herein, and the court having examined the records and files herein and being fully
<br />advised in the premises finds that due and legal notice has been given to all persons of the tilhe
<br />and place fixed by the court for the hearing thereon, and further finds that said Report and
<br />Supplemental Report are true and correct in all things and that the same ought to be approved and
<br />allowed as and for the Final Report of said executor, said estate settled and closed and the
<br />executor discharged.
<br />The court further finds that the said Sophia Fuehrer departed this life on January 19, 1947, and
<br />that at the time of her death she was a resident and inhabitant of Hall County, Nebraska; that her
<br />husband preceded her in death and that she left surviving her as her heirs -at -law, and only heirs -
<br />at -law, eight children, they being Emma Rembolt, Della Zamzow, Lester U. Fuehrer, Calvin A. Fuehrer,
<br />Gertrude Fuehrer, Meta Rudolf, Donald Fuehrer and Eleanor Stewart; that she left a Last Will and
<br />Testament, which was, by the consideration of this court, duly proven, allowed and admitted to
<br />probate on the 20th day of February, 1947, and Letters Testamentary were duly issued by this court to
<br />the said Ira Hunsberger on the estate of Sophia Fuehrer, deceased.
<br />The court further finds that due and legal notice has been given to all persons of the tithe and
<br />place fixed by the court for filing claims against the estate of the deceased and that the time so
<br />fixed has fully expired, and that.all persons having claims against said estate and not filed within
<br />the time limited by the court are forever barred and excluded from setting up or asserting any such
<br />claim against said estate.
<br />The court further finds that the executor has paid the funeral expenses of said deceased, all
<br />debts against said estate and the costs of these proceedings, and has made proper distribution of
<br />the personal property in said estate of the deceased as provided under the Will, and nothing further
<br />remains in the hands of the executor belonging to said estate.
<br />The court further finds that the estate is not subject to an inheritance tax under the laws of
<br />the State of Nebraska, nor to a federal estate tax under the laws of the United States.
<br />The court further finds that at the time of her death the baid Sophia Fuehrer was the owner