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Former Nebraska Sen. Cap Dierks, a champion for rural America, dies at age 89

​A strong advocate for rural development, who was known for getting things done during his long tenure in the Nebraska Legislature, has died. Former Sen. Merton "Cap" Dierks, 89, died Friday from complications following a stroke. He was known as a state senator who preserved relationships as he advocated for issues important to him.
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Cap Dierks

EWING — Services for former State Sen. Merton L. “Cap” Dierks, 89, Ewing, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Ewing. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery with military rites by the Ewing American Legion Sanders Post 214. The Rev. John Norman will officiate.