Farmhouse Fire Everything Destroyed

Devastating family house fire occured on NYE in Battle Creek/Norfolk NE.  This is my brother-in-law, Jeff Schroeder, and his three boys, along with their grandmother, Sara Markland, and great-grandmother Doris Markland.  Nephews are Cole,Ty, and Justin Schroeder.  Cole and Ty  are in 10th and 7th grade; Justin is 26 and lives in Omaha. Fire completely destoyed the family farmhouse built in 1861.  No family hurt in the fire.  However, everything is gone given the urgency to reach safety.  They are lucky to have temporary housing with family nearby.  The family could use any help or support to rebuild or try to find temporary housing options in the near future.  We are asking for money to support the family while they can get back on their own. House was insured -- all contributions will go towards temporary measures.
  • William House 
    • $225 
    • 43 mos
  • Carol Peterson 
    • $100 
    • 43 mos
  • Thomas Schickel 
    • $500 
    • 44 mos
  • Aimee Johnson  
    • $20 
    • 44 mos
  • Michael Groen 
    • $30 
    • 44 mos
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Alayne Markland 
Norfolk, NE
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