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Plains Edition Obituaries for 3-13-10

Terry Fales, 59, of Broken Bow died Dec. 30, 2009, at the St. Francis Medial Center in Grand Island.

He was born Sept. 9, 1950, to Lloyd Everett and Barbara Joanne (Kruser) Fales at Burwell.

He started school at Arcadia and moved to Arnold with his family where he continued his education, graduating from Arnold High School in 1968. He worked for Custer Public Power until he was diagnosed with type-1 diabetes. He then attended Community College at Hastings where he received his broadcasting degree.

He worked for KRVN radio for over 35 years as a DJ and later in sales. He enjoyed announcing rodeos all over Nebraska, South Dakota and Kansas.

He was a car lover and he enjoyed buying and selling them. He enjoyed antiques and collectibles, cookie jars, going to auctions and movies.

He never met a stranger. He always had a joke and loved to tell a good story. He especially loved spending time with family and friends.

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Survivors include his step-daughter, Jenny Landen of Kearney; step-son, Thad Hock of Denver, Colo., sister, Connie Spencer of Hastings; two aunts, Charlene Rathjen of Grand Island and Jackie (Dennis) Hiatt of Longmont, Colo.; neices, nephews, cousins and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, Orville and Ruth Kruser and Hanna Fales.

Terry Fales, 59, of Broken Bow died Dec. 30, 2009, at the St. Francis Medial Center in Grand Island.

He was born Sept. 9, 1950, to Lloyd Everett and Barbara Joanne (Kruser) Fales at Burwell.

He started school at Arcadia and moved to Arnold with his family where he continued his education, graduating from Arnold High School in 1968. He worked for Custer Public Power until he was diagnosed with type-1 diabetes. He then attended Community College at Hastings where he received his broadcasting degree.

He worked for KRVN radio for over 35 years as a DJ and later in sales. He enjoyed announcing rodeos all over Nebraska, South Dakota and Kansas.

He was a car lover and he enjoyed buying and selling them. He enjoyed antiques and collectibles, cookie jars, going to auctions and movies.

He never met a stranger. He always had a joke and loved to tell a good story. He especially loved spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include his step-daughter, Jenny Landen of Kearney; step-son, Thad Hock of Denver, Colo., sister, Connie Spencer of Hastings; two aunts, Charlene Rathjen of Grand Island and Jackie (Dennis) Hiatt of Longmont, Colo.; neices, nephews, cousins and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, Orville and Ruth Kruser and Hanna Fales.

Terry Fales, 59, of Broken Bow died Dec. 30, 2009, at the St. Francis Medial Center in Grand Island.

He was born Sept. 9, 1950, to Lloyd Everett and Barbara Joanne (Kruser) Fales at Burwell.

He started school at Arcadia and moved to Arnold with his family where he continued his education, graduating from Arnold High School in 1968. He worked for Custer Public Power until he was diagnosed with type-1 diabetes. He then attended Community College at Hastings where he received his broadcasting degree.

He worked for KRVN radio for over 35 years as a DJ and later in sales. He enjoyed announcing rodeos all over Nebraska, South Dakota and Kansas.

He was a car lover and he enjoyed buying and selling them. He enjoyed antiques and collectibles, cookie jars, going to auctions and movies.

He never met a stranger. He always had a joke and loved to tell a good story. He especially loved spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include his step-daughter, Jenny Landen of Kearney; step-son, Thad Hock of Denver, Colo., sister, Connie Spencer of Hastings; two aunts, Charlene Rathjen of Grand Island and Jackie (Dennis) Hiatt of Longmont, Colo.; neices, nephews, cousins and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, Orville and Ruth Kruser and Hanna Fales.

Terry Fales, 59, of Broken Bow died Dec. 30, 2009, at the St. Francis Medial Center in Grand Island.

He was born Sept. 9, 1950, to Lloyd Everett and Barbara Joanne (Kruser) Fales at Burwell.

He started school at Arcadia and moved to Arnold with his family where he continued his education, graduating from Arnold High School in 1968. He worked for Custer Public Power until he was diagnosed with type-1 diabetes. He then attended Community College at Hastings where he received his broadcasting degree.

He worked for KRVN radio for over 35 years as a DJ and later in sales. He enjoyed announcing rodeos all over Nebraska, South Dakota and Kansas.

He was a car lover and he enjoyed buying and selling them. He enjoyed antiques and collectibles, cookie jars, going to auctions and movies.

He never met a stranger. He always had a joke and loved to tell a good story. He especially loved spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include his step-daughter, Jenny Landen of Kearney; step-son, Thad Hock of Denver, Colo., sister, Connie Spencer of Hastings; two aunts, Charlene Rathjen of Grand Island and Jackie (Dennis) Hiatt of Longmont, Colo.; neices, nephews, cousins and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, Orville and Ruth Kruser and Hanna Fales.