ORTELLO CEMETERY


This is a public cemetery and is accessible from the road.  Take Hwy. 70/92 and go 6 miles west of Merna, Custer County, Nebraska, then 2 miles north and then 1 mile west.


Ackerman, Frank S., "Father",  1867 - 1925;  Anna Baker, "Mother",  1867 - 1956

Ackers, Wm R., no dates

Anderson, "Baby",  dau of O. C. & E. Anderson,  died Feb 4, 1910

Anson, Harold B.,  Febr 6, 1899 - Jan 1, 1954


Baker, Myrtle A.,  died Jan 24, 1909, Aged 34 yrs 7 mos 20 ds

Baker, infant son of J. C. and M. A. Baker,  died Sept 8, 1905;  infant son of J. C. and M. A. Baker,  died July 21, 1903, "But escaped are all life thorns and the only path they trod is that which leads from mothers arms into the arms of God."  "Such tiny breaks in the sod, so small to be called graves, how we render so soon to God, the beautiful gifts he gave"

Baker, James Richard,  born Oct 9, 1850 - died Apr 14, 1909, "At Rest", A precious one from us is gone, a voice we loved is stilled, a place is vacant from our home, which never can be filled"

Baker, Frances E. Powell, wife of J. R. Baker, born Feb 27, 1847 - died July 21, 1909, "At rest", "God in His wisdom has recalled the boon His love has given and though the body slumpers here, the soul is safe in heaven"

Baker, John F., "Husband", 1870 - 1938

Beals, Isaac, "Father",  Feb 20, 1827 - Dec 13, 1894;  Mary J., "Mother",  Jan 21, 1843 - Dec 5, 1917

Beals, Flossie M., dau. of Isaac & M J, died Feb 17, 1889, Aged 7 ys 9 ms 13 ds

Beals, Silas,  Co D  8  Ia  Cav, Civil War marker

Beals, Temandra,  May 20, 1851 - Jan 27, 1933

Bowman, Graton A.,  1859 - 1902;  Martha C. Rhine,  1860 - 1951

Bryan, John H.,  July 5, 1888 - Dec 24, 1954;  Mattie E.,  April 29, 1901 - April 29, 1988

Burton, John E., son of J. P. & T. A. Burton,  died Feb 27, 1890, Age 12 yrs 6 mos 21 ds, "Gone but not forgotten"

Butler, Marion A.,  died July 6, 1917, Aged 72 ys 8 ms 18 d;  Millian, wife of M. Butler,  died Sep 13, 1889, Aged 45 ys 2 ms 4 ds

Butler, Marion, Co H, 151  Ill Inf,  Civil War marker

Butler, James N.,  1851 - 1925


Coffey, Shirley L.,  Dec 21, 1928 - Aug 7, 1994


Davis, Canvas A.,  Oct 28, 1848 - Mar 6, 1920

Davis, George T.,  Aug 25, 1841 - Nov 16, 1911


Embree, Margaret, wife of Noah Embree, born July 25, 1841 - died June 21, 1898

Embree, Noah, born Feb 20, 1833 - died Mar 24, 1909

Embree, Maude E., twin dau of F. C. & A. S. Embree,  July 1, 1897 - Aug 22, 1914

Embree, infant twins of F. C. & A. S. Embree,  born & died Jan 7, 1891

Embree, Frederick C., "Father",  Aug 23, 1864 - Nov 19, 1932;  Altana S., "Mother",   June 22, 1866 - June 24, 1930

Embree, July 1, 1897 - Dec 17, 1970, twin sister of Maude Embree

Empfield, Chalmers G., "Father", 1868 - 1944, Masonic lodge member emblem;  Carrie B., "Mother",  1877 - 1954, Order of the Eastern Star member emblem


French, Winona Mccreary,  Apr 22, 1906 - July 20, 1991

Fowinkle, Emily Larimer,  Mar 23, 1837 - Nov 24, 1918


Hermansen, Russell P., "Baby",  May 22, 1916 - June 10, 1916

Hicks, Emma Pearl,  died Aug 8, 1896, Aged 11 ys 3 ms 7 ds;  Jennie Maude,  died Sept 1, 1896, Aged 18 ys 4 ms 24 ds, "Asleep in Jesus", "Loved in life, in death not divided"

Hicks, "Father"

Hicks, "Mother"

Hicks, Lizzie

Hicks, Ira

Hill, Albert J., "Father",  1890 - 1940;  Jennie A.,  1888 - 1959, "Pioneers of Custer County"

Hunt, Rev. Franklins S.,  1898 - 1923

Hunt, Almer D., "Father",  Feb 6, 1859 - Oct 2, 1935

Hunt, Anna, "Mother", Dec 6, 1867 - Nov 21, 1965

Hunt, infant son of A D & Anna Hunt, died Jan 8, 1900

Hussey, T. F.,  1887 - 1923

Hussey, Pauline Annie, dau of T F & J M,  June 26, 1915 - July 27, 1915

Hyatt, William E., "Father", 1868 - 1939;  Odella, "Mother",  1870 - 1960

Hyatt, Alvoria N.,  July 13, 1900 - July 31, 1936


Ingham, Sarah Wilson,  1842 - 1921

Ingham, Spensor,  1837 - 1909

Ingram, Robert,  Febr 25, 1894 - Febr 21, 1958;  Clara A.,  July 1, 1889 - June 6, 1974

Ingram, Marion Edgar,  Oct 28, 1921 - Dec 27, 1961,  Nebraska PH 2, US Navy, World War II

Ingram, Vera M., "Baby",  Sept 21, 1919 - Oct 21, 1919

Ingram, Floyd R., "Baby",  Aug 31, 1918 - Nov 26, 1918


Johnson, Phillip,  Apr 23, 1842 - June 17, 1910;  Wilhelmina,  Feb 19, 1843 - June 17, 1910 "There is a vacancy in our home, which never can be filled"


Koger, Nellie M.,  Jan 6, 1881 - June 29, 1918, "At Rest"

Koger, Orvin Guy, infant son of Mr. & Mrs. Noah Koger,  Mar 20, 1916- Apr 18, 1917, "Gone but not forgotten"


Larimer, Alonzo Frank, "Father",  Aug 9, 1865 - June 27, 1921


Manley, Charley M., son of A. J. & C. A. Manley,  died Sept 23, 1891, Aged 14 ys 11 ms 24 ds,  "Asleep in Jesus"

Maupin, Ramona, "Daughter",  May 15, 1935 - May 17, 1935

McCandless, "Baby",  1909

McCandless, Robert A., "Father",  1875 - 1963;  Rachel M., "Mother",  1890 -1954

McCreary, Kenneth,  Mar 17, 1902 - Jan 24, 1950

Miller, Jas S.,  Co E, 11 Ill  Cav, World War I marker

Miller, Julia A., wife of J. S. Miller,  Aug 3, 1846 - Nov 10, 1915, "Asleep in Jesus, on his breast, sleep on Mother, take thy rest"

Miller, Hubert R.,  1883 - 1963

Miller, Emma R.,  1862 - 1943 "In memory of our dear mother"

Miller, M. Alviris,  Apr 3, 1925 - Apr 8, 1998;  Leroy, Feb 3, 1920 - ____, married May 21, 1942, parents of Phyllis, Patricia, twins, Charles


Nelson, Thomas and wife,  1840 - 1890,  1843 -1923


Rhoades, Mary A. Gibson,  Aug 14, 1897 - Nov 15, 1921

Rhoades, Russell A.,  May 1, 1891 - Aug 27, 1920

Rotton, Sarah Lucinda,  Sept 11, 1864 - July 19, 1925


Sanders, Charles G.,  Mar 6, 1869 - Mar 20, 1936

Sanders, Lydia M.,  May 6, 1868 - Aug 3, 1952

Sanders, Mabel, "Our Darling Baby"  (no dates)

Sanders, C. H.,  May 8, 1909 - Dec 15, 1988

Sanders, Nelson A.,  June 14, 1904 - Jan 5, 1983

Sanders, Irma Jane,  Aug 13, 1901 - Mar 11, 1995

Seevers,  Robert M.,  July 18, 1862 - Mar 3, 1921

Seevers, Rosa E.,  June 9, 1868 - May 19, 1948

Seevers, Elizabeth, "Grandmother",  July 10, 1827 - Febr 27, 1894

Seevers, infant twins; Walter Dec 12, 1888 - Dec 22, 1888 and Waldow,  Dec 22, 1888 - Feb 22, 1889

Sprangel, Maggie Weimer,  1844 - 1885


Thomas, Mina A., wife of C. W.,  1866 - 1915

Thomas, Charles W., "Father",  1867 - 1923

Thomas, Leo C.,  Apr 19, 1894 - Oct 3, 1934


Vanek, Sarah, wife of John Vanek,  died Nov 16, 1892, Aged 21 yrs 10 mos 21 ds, "My wife how fond shall thy memory be shrined within the chambers of my heart, thy virtuous worth was only known to me and I can feel her soul how sad it is to part"

Vanek, Minnie, dau of J. & S.,  died Oct 5, 1890, Aged 11ms 12 ds, "Her happy soul has winged it's way to one pure bright eternal day"


Waddington, Isaac, born Apr 10, 1860 - died Oct 25, 1906, Aged 46 yrs 6 mos 15 ds, "Asleep in Jesus, blessed sleep, from which none ever wake to weep"

Waddington, S. McKinley, "Father",  July 14, 1896 - May 5, 1957

Waddington, Elsie D., "Mother",  Sept 8, 1899 - June 23, 1946

Waddington, Samuel, "Father", born June 12, 1850 - died Aug 21, 1921, Masonic member

Waddington, Margaret, "Mother",  born Sept 24, 1853 - died Jan 22, 1936

Waddington, James, born Nov 6, 1821 - died Febr 10, 1891

Waddington, Lydia Borland, wife of James Waddington, born Mar 8, 1825 - died Mar 25, 1907

Waddington, Wilhelmina M., "Our Darling Baby", born & died January 12, 1920,  daughter of Wm S. & Ara M. Waddington

Waddington, Lydda Viola, infant daughter of Wm S. and A. M. Waddington, born Mar 26, 1914 - died Apr 3, 1914, "Budded on earth to bloom in heaven"

Waddington, James R.,  son of Mr and Mrs I. Waddington, died July 25, 1902, aged 4 ms 7 ds, "Gone but not forgotten"

Walker, Adella,  Jan 15, 1856 - May 28, 1911

Wilson, Isaac,   Mar 4, 1800 - Oct 17, 1889, Civil War marker 1861 - 1865

Wilson, John K.,  1847 - 1910

Wilson, Adelbert T.,  1873 - 1917

Wilson, William P.,  Aug 11, 1858 - May 4, 1930

Wilson, Eva,  Febr 13, 1856 - Mar 18, 1848, "At Rest"

Wilson, Frank W.,  July 20, 1881 - Aug 12, 1930

Wilson, Anna L.,  Jan 18, 1886 - Aug 22, 1887

Wilson, Mattie M.,  Nov 18, 1892 - Feb 28, 1893

Wilson, Glennie Gregory,  Aug 7, 1876 - June 11, 1903

Wilson, Charles W.,  July 8, 1888 - Dec 29, 1918

Wilson, Florence A.,  Sept 2, 1883 - Aug 25, 1970


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