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Wiedeman House dedicated at Legacy
May 29, 2014 Jerry Purvis   

Photo by Jerry Purvis/Gering Citizen - Ruth Schmunk (center) of Aurora, Colo. is joined by members of her extended family to dedicate the 1931 Wiedeman house at Legacy of the Plains Museum in Gering on Tuesday morning.

Ruth Schmunk of Aurora, Colo. was in Gering Tuesday to join her extended family to dedicate her childhood home, now at its new location at Legacy of the Plains Museum west of Gering.

Ruth said she was only about 3 when the house was being built in 1931, but it probably took most of the summer. Before the house was completed, David and Marie Wiedeman and family lived in the loft of the barn. Ruth was the youngest of four children.<...

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