Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Daniel Thompson
Reporter 

Kimball Woman Records 100th Blood Donor Visit

 


Don and Connie Onigkeit prove that one does not have to run into burning buildings or serve in the military to be a hero and save a life, but rather one can be a hero to someone by simply donating blood.

The Kimball couple has been donating blood for approximately 25 years with Connie reaching the 100 donation mark, which adds up to 12 and a half gallons of blood, the day after Christmas this past year.

“They say you save three lives with each unit, and one time they did tell me it was for a baby so that made me feel good,” Connie said.

The reason the Onigkeits began donating blood stem...



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