Volume 4 Issue 5 - September 2015

Celebrating Grandparents' Day

“Grandmother-grandchild relationships are simple. Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love.”

- Author Unknown

National Grandparents' Day is a secular holiday celebrated in the United States which began in 1978 and is officially recognized in a number of countries on various days of the year, either as one holiday or sometimes as a separate Grandmothers' Day and Grandfathers' Day (for the first time Grandma's Day was celebrated in Poland in 1965. One celebrates both paternal and maternal grandparents. This year Grandparents’ Day will be celebrated on September 13th. Many of our Mrs. Nebraska titleholders are grand-mothers, so to honor them and to celebrate this wonderful role, this month’s newsletter is dedicated our Mrs. Nebraska titleholder's who are grandmothers~

Mrs. Nebraska 1978-Susie Sochor currently has 2 granddaughters: Hadley age 2, Joey 2 1/2, and 1 grandson Joah 15 months. Susie is expecting another grandchild who will arrive in October.

Mrs. Nebraska 1983-Deb Essex and husband Dick have two grandsons: Ethan who is12 years old and John who is 9 years old.


Birthdays and Anniversaries


• Cheryl Priess Dickey - September 4th

• Karlyn Hoefer - September 19th

• Jennifer Bradley - September 24th


• Terri and Gerry Krolikowski - September 14th


Mrs. Nebraska 1985-Marcelle Broome has two  grandsons: Logan who will be 16 next month and Tate age 11.

Mrs. Nebraska 1989-Joni Nathanson with her granddaughter Raegan age 2.

Mrs. Nebraska 1987-Rita Rocker has one granddaughter Taylor age 18.

Mrs. Nebraska 1988-Terri Krolikowski with her three grandsons: Alex-age 12, Avery-age 8, Aiden-age 5, and one granddaughter, Brynley age 2 1/2.

Mrs. Nebraska 1993-Kim LaBorde has one grandson Tanner who is 15 years old, and one granddaughter Ariana who is just turned 10 years old. Kim has two more grandbabies on the way who will arrive in February and are due only 3 days apart!!!

Mrs. Nebraska 1995-Cheryl Priess Dickey has two granddaughters and four grandsons.

Steve and Cheryl with granddaughter Delaney-age 10 and  grandson Dagen-age 6.

Pictured are grandsons Maddox-age 10, Asher-age 8, Graham-age 6 and granddaughter Drue-age 3.

Mrs. Nebraska 1998-Debbie Anstine has three granddaughters: Madison-age 5, Audrey-age 3, and Teddi who just turned 1 and also one grandson: Hunter-age 4.

Debbie also has another grandbaby on the way who will arrive in February!


2015 Mrs. America Pageant - Las Vegas, NV - September 20-24

Nebraska Titleholders Who Have Placed at Mrs. America

It Is time for Nebraska to bring home the Mrs. America Crown!  Best of luck to Erica-your Mrs. Nebraska sisters will be cheering for you!!!

1991 - 1st Runner Up

2001 Physical Fitness Winner

2006 - 5th Runner Up

2007 - 2nd Runner Up

2008 - 4th Runner Up

2009 - 6th Runner Up

2011 - Top 15