2013 Host Families
Ralph & Beverly Holzfaster of Paxton, Nebraska, are lifelong Nebraska family farmers. They raised their five children on the farm Ralph’s parents homesteaded south of Paxton. Today the third and fourth generations of family members are actively engaged in the farming and cattle feeding operation.
Neal Hansen was born and raised in eastern Nebraska. The 2013 Cattlemen’s Ball will be held on Neal’s Hanging H Ranch near Sutherland. Neal’s grandparents were second generation Nebraska farmers. He returned to Nebraska after serving in the U.S. Navy and attended the University of Nebraska, earning his degree in Electrical Engineering. He was a member of the founding management team of First Data Resources, President and CEO of Applied Communications, President-Data Services Group US West and Chairman and CEO of CSG Systems. He is active in a number of educational, healthcare and youth development organizations.
|“We are very pleased to be able to share some of the Nebraska Good Life and to play a small part in the 2013 Cattlemen’s Ball. With your help we can move closer to answers to this disease that impacts all of us.”|