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California -

ABBUHL, James Albert (San Diego newspaper?) Died 15 May 2000. Born 16 Oct. 1930, Beverly, NE, to Mac & Marea Abbuhl. 1960 m. Maria Elena Padilla. Survived by wife; two sons and a daughter-in-law; 3 grandchildren; a sister & a brother. Memorial services: 2 June, St. Mark's United Methodist Church, San Diego.

MERRELL, Myron "Mike" (Los Angeles Times, page B12 15 Sep 2000) b. 31 May 1926, Palisade, NE. d 11 Sep 2000 Apple Valley, CA. Served in US Navy. Retired from Pickwick Bowl, Burbank, CA. Survived by wife, and 3 children of previous marriage, brother Verdon, and 2 grandsons; also step-relations. Funeral at Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills, CA 16 Sep 2000.

Nebraska -

Hitchcock County News

KELLER, Richard R. Died 4 March 2001, McCook. Born 22 Mar 1935 at Trenton. Parents: Howard G.& Bertha (Riley) Keller. 6 March 1960 m. Donna L. Hansen, Englewood, CO. Pre-deceased by parents; wife Donna, (1999); and son, Donald. Survived by 3 daughters & their families; brother, Carl; 3 sisters & their families. Inurnment: Wilsonville Cem.
Hitchcock County News March 14, 2001 p. 3

PARSONS, Otto Morgan, died 15 Jun 2000, McCook. Born 18 Apr 1921 north of McCook to Otto Laverne & Estella Martha (Morgan) Parsons. 9 May 1948 m. Mabel Betty Daniels at Max. Member: Community United Methodist Church of Stratton & VFW Post No. 9155. Preceded in death by parents and sister-in-law Evelyn. Survivors: wife, 2 sons, 2 dau, 2 sisters, sev. grandchildren & great grandchildren, also step-great-grandchildren. Interment (military): Rose Hill Cem., Stratton.
Hitchcock County News June 21, 2000

WARD, Wilma Grace died 6 June 2000 Franklin, NE. Born 19 July 1908, Hayes Co., to William & Laura (Henze) Smith. m. Paul Ward 24 Feb 1935 in Omaha. Preceded in death by parents; husband & son Richard of Franklin; sister Helen Rosentrater, brother Harold Smith. Survived by brother Earl Smith, a daughter-in-law, grandchildren & great grandchildren. Interment: Palisade Cem., Palisade, NE.
Hitchcock County News, June 21, 2000 p. 3

WILSON, Kenneth Derwood died 5 March 2001, Ogallala. Born 25 July 1921 at Trenton to Tom & Eliya Wilson. Grew up on a farm sw of Trenton. Preceded in death by parents; 2 sisters, 2 brothers, & a step-daughter. Survived by wife, Louise (married 1960); a son, a daughter, a step-daughter - and their families; also an uncle Charles Seybold & aunt Nellie Seybold. Inurnment at Ogallala Cem. (military).
Hitchcock County News March 14, 2001 p. 3

WILSON, Harry died 25 May, age 76. Born in St. Francis, KS to Fred & Erma Wilson. Grew up in Dundy County. m. 28 Jan. 1945 to Irene Williamson of Trenton. Survived by wife, 1 son, 1 daughter & her spouse; 1 sister & 2 sisters-in-law. Interment: Trenton Cem.
Hitchcock County News June 21, 2000 p. 3

Utah -

ARMSTRONG, Ellis Leroy (Utah newspaper?) died 26 Jan. 2001, Holladay, Utah. Born 30 May 1914 to Leroy Smith and Mary Ada Armstrong at Cedar City, Utah. Wife: Florine Clark. E.L. Armstrong was Construction Engineer, Bureau of Reclamation for the Trenton Dam. Dam dedication - October, 1953.

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