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 Linn County News

Published Nov. 7, 2018


Julia Ann “Peg” Brownback of Council Bluffs, Iowa, died on Oct. 27, 2018. She was born in Pleasanton, Kan., on July 20, 1932. 

She was preceded in death by husband Clarence E. Brownback. 

She is survived by sons Robert “Rob” Brownback (Diane) and Paul Brownback (Perrianne); and grandchildren Joseph Brownback (Alyssa), Samuel Brownback (Kylee) and Noel Brownback.

The family received friends on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the West Center Chapel, Omaha, Neb.  Private interment was at Evergreen Memorial Park in Omaha. 

Memorials go to Alzheimer’s Association. Arrangements by Heafey Hoffmann Dworak Cutler, 7805 W. Center Rd., Omaha, NE 68124, 402-391-3900,


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Date change for bell ringing in Mound Ciyt


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Flores preliminary held, arraignment set


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