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Rock legend makes wish come true


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Monica Robets participates in a video call with the lead singer of Grand Funk Railroad, Mark Farner, as part of her "bucket List." Pictured from left: Monica Roberts, Kayla Rempe.

Monica Roberts is a Chappell graduate who has been fighting a losing battling with cancer for two years, her last wish was granted this year, thanks to the diligence of Deul County Social Worker Kayla Rempe.

Roberts, 57, graduated from Chapell High School in 1977, before the school became Creek Valley. Her mother and sister still live in the area. Roberts now lives in Omaha, her ties to area remain strong.

Since she was 14, Roberts has admired the lead singer of the classic rock band Grand Funk Railroad, Mark Farner.

Grand Funk Railroad formed in 1969 as a trio with Farner, Don Brewer and...

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