A woman injured in Monday’s tornado that hit Pilger remains in critical condition at Alegent Creighton Health in Omaha. Kay Labenz is the mother of 42 year old Kandi Murphree and says Kandi remains in intensive care with head trauma and a broken leg.
Labenz says 4 year old Robin is being taken care by family. She says, “It breaks our hearts that our five-year-old angel Cali has left us.” Calista Murphree died from injuries suffered after the twister hit the family’s mobile home on Main Street in Pilger.
74 year old David Herout of Clarkson was also killed Monday. Herout was thrown from his vehicle after it veered off a county road east of Pilger. Dozens of storm victims continue to recover fro injuries.