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Back in My Day

By Reagan ConnellyMarcella Beachler was born in 1934 a few miles north of the Kansas/Nebraska border.Beachler married her husband Roscoe in 1954 and together they had three children, Laurie, who lives in Lincoln, Michael, who lives in Fairbury, and Terry who died young while serving overseas.The best vacation Beachler said she’d ever been on was when she and Roscoe went to Canada to visit some friends. “Oh gosh Canada is beautiful. It is beautiful!” she said. They stayed with their friends in Canada for about a week and then drove home, going through California on the way.“We loved to travel a lot,” she said.Beachler was raised on a farm in ...


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