November 10, 2022
Loreen Faye Bird, the first daughter of Cecil Russell and Irene (Bisbee) Figgins, was born April 10, 1934, on a farm southwest of Northbranch. She died Oct. 20, at the Heritage Care Center in Red Cloud.
She attended the Walnut country school her eight years of grade school and then went on to complete her formal education attending the Burr Oak High School. She graduated with the Class of 1952. She was united in marriage with Donald Eugene Bird on June 15, 1952, at her parents’ home. Following their marriage, she and Don moved to Plainville, Kan. Loreen was employed at the Plainville Rur...