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Keeping a 27 year old “promise” in Great Bend

Dear Editor,
Keeping a 27 year old “promise” in Great Bend
As “Memorial Day” approaches: many of us think about our deceased loved-ones and friends, and often people decorate graves with flowers as a token of remembrance. The holiday was originally known as “Decoration Day”. Around  the year 1985 or so,I first made contact with my mother’s second-cousin, Virgil Kober, Sr., of Great Bend.  He and I are both descendants of Petrus “Peter” Kober who was born in Moravia, Austria (now part of the Czech  Republic), and who is buried in a rural cemetery southwest of Olmitz. My ...

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