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Thomas C. Crampton 
Thomas Cecil Crampton, son of Joseph Charles and Kathleen Fitzgerald Crampton, was born near Milan, Illinois, Aug.13, 1888, and died Aug. 18, 1946, at the age of 58 years and 5 days. He came with his parents to Farnam when a small boy and has since made this community his home. He was baptised in the Episcopal faith and later confirmed. On Feb. 26, 1913, he was united in marriage to Morna Grace Eggleston and to this union three daughters were born; Mrs. Marie Baker, Mrs. Valeria Messersmith and Mrs. Clara Bosch, all of Farnam. Besides his wife and daughters, there are eight grandchildren, one brother, Harold of Woodinville, Washington, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Gaudreault of Farnam, to mourn his passing. His parents, a brother and one granddaughter preceeded him in death. The body was prepared for burial at the Chester Hugo mortuary and brought here Thursday morning where it lay in state until the time for funeral services, which were held at the Gus Gaudreault home at 2:30 that afternoon with the Rev. Fowkes of the Episcopal church officiating. Interment was in the Farnam cemetery.

Harold Gaylord Crawford 
Harold Gaylord Crawford, brother of Wanda Rosentrater of Arnold, died Nov. 7, 1998, in Omaha. He was 73. He was born March 13, 1925, at Farnam to Floyd and Dorothy Brittenham Crawford. He graduated from Maxwell High School in 1943. He entered the Army Air Force in 1943 and served as a teletype operator in England. He was discharged in 1945. Upon returning home, he attended and graduated from the University of Nebraska. On April 12, 1952, he married Donna Savard of Grand Marais, Minn. Mr. Crawford was an architect in civil engineering at Strategic Air Command headquarters for more than 30 years. Following his retirement, he became the assistant manager of the Bellevue Senior Center. Surviving him is his wife; two daughters, Barbara (Douglas) Barth of Utica and Ann (Scott) Keefer of Kearney; a sister, Wanda Rosentrater of Arnold; and five grandchildren, Matthew, Eric and Kelsey Barth and Andrew and Joel Keefer; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Barbara and Charles Lehman of Edward, Okla.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Lutheran Church in Omaha. Inurement will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Fort McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell. Source: The North Platte Telegraph, November 10, 1998

Frank Samuel Crisman 
Frank Samuel Crisman, son of Ross and Dora Crisman, was born at Hastings, Nebraska on June 29, 1907. He passed away suddenly at Farnam, Nebraska on September 16, 1970, while the ambulance was taking him to the Veteranís Hospital in Grand Island. Frank attended school in Hastings, Nebr., and at the age of 22 years, joined the National Guard, in which he served from 1929 to 1932. In 1942 he was called to serve his country for three years. This time was spent in the Southwest Pacific Islands. At the time of his death he was a member of Post 288 of the Farnam American Legion. The Crisman family moved to the Eustis-Farnam area in 1933. On June 28, 1947 he was united in marriage to Lucille Peirsol at Holdrege, Nebraska. Frank and Lucille lived their entire married life in Farnam. Frank suffered from complications of asthma and a heart condition for a number of years. The past year he was confined to his home. Frankís mother preceded him in death in 1950. He is survived by his wife, Lucille; his father, Ross Crisman at Gothenburg; one sister, Dorothy Jurjens, Farnam; one brother, Gerald Crisman, Gothenburg; several nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Services were held Saturday, September 19 at 2 oíclock p.m. at the Farnam Church of the Nazarene, with Rev. Kenneth Coursey officiating. Music was provided by Mrs. Charles Davis, Mrs. Ernest Hammer and Mrs. Clarence Oberg. Pallbearers were Dale Montgomery, Ken Earhart, Harold Adkisson, Max McNickle, Dale McNickle and Byron Taylor. Full military rites were performed by American Legion Post 288 of Farnam.

Frank Samuel Crisman 
Frank Samuel Crisman, son of Ross and Dora Crisman, was born at Hastings, Nebraska on June 29, 1907. He passed away suddenly at Farnam, Nebraska on September 16, 1970, while the ambulance was taking him to the Veteranís Hospital in Grand Island. Frank attended school in Hastings, Nebr., and at the age of 22 years, joined the National Guard, in which he served from 1929 to 1932. In 1942 he was called to serve his country for three years. This time was spent in the Southwest Pacific Islands. At the time of his death he was a member of Post 288 of the Farnam American Legion. The Crisman family moved to the Eustis-Farnam area in 1933. On June 28, 1947 he was united in marriage to Lucille Peirsol at Holdrege, Nebraska. Frank and Lucille lived their entire married life in Farnam. Frank suffered from complications of asthma and a heart condition for a number of years. The past year he was confined to his home. Frankís mother preceded him in death in 1950. He is survived by his wife, Lucille; his father, Ross Crisman at Gothenburg; one sister, Dorothy Jurjens, Farnam; one brother, Gerald Crisman, Gothenburg; several nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Services were held Saturday, September 19 at 2 oíclock p.m. at the Farnam Church of the Nazarene, with Rev. Kenneth Coursey officiating. Music was provided by Mrs. Charles Davis, Mrs. Ernest Hammer and Mrs. Clarence Oberg. Pallbearers were Dale Montgomery, Ken Earhart, Harold Adkisson, Max McNickle, Dale McNickle and Byron Taylor. Full military rites were performed by American Legion Post 288 of Farnam.

C. Kent Davis 
C. Kent Davis, 62, died July 25, 1994, at a Hastings hospital. Mr. Davis operated a stock well repair business and farmed. He was born Jan. 10, 1932, near Farnam, to Charley and Elsie Banks Davis and was a 1950 graduate of Farnam High School. On Oct. 18, 1953 he married Evelyn Zeeh at Eustis. He served in the U.S. Navy 1951-1955. Mr. Davis was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church at Eustis, American Legion Post 288, VFW and the USS Cushing Association. He was a former school board member and had served on the Farnam town board. Survivors include his wife, Eveyln of Farnam; two sons, Gary (Brenda) and Carson both of Farnam; two daughters, Marcia (Scott) Adkisson of Cozad and Karen (Mark) Ferell of Eustis; a brother, Glen of Fort Wayne, Ind.; two sisters, Jeweldine Gaibler of Farnam and Charlot Williams of Eustis; and seven grandchildren. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Eustis with Pastor Harold Gronstal officiating. Burial will be at Fort McPherson National Cemetery.

Ora Davis 
Ora A. Shull was born at Thorntown, Indiana, November 18, 1877. In 1897 she was married to Carson E. Davis, at Shulldale, the family home, in Otoe County, Nebraska. They lived on a farm in Otoe County for a number of years. Here their four children were born. In 1919 they moved to their farm in Frontier County, Nebraska, near Farnam. A daughter died in infancy, and Mr. Davis passed away in 1933. Mrs. Davis was a member of the Farnam Methodist Church. She passed away August 16, 1964, at the Slack Nursing Home in Gothenburg where she had been a patient for some time. She is survived by two brothers; Tyner of Sterling, Colo., and Elmer of Joliet, Illinois; three children; Harland, of Caldwell, Idaho; Mrs. Lauren (Marguerite) Messersmith of Lake Villa, Illinois; and Charley of Farnam, four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and other relatives and many friends.

Zoe E. Derra 
Zoe Elizabeth Derra, 73, of Farnam, died August 2, 1995, at Omaha, Nebraska. She was born Sept. 23, 1921, at Farnam to Angelo W. and Hazel Huston Miller. She graduated from Farnam High School and taught at a country school. She cooked at the public school for 13 years. She married Richard J. Derra Oct. 12, 1940, at Farnam. She was a member of the Sunshine Club, St. Joseph Catholic Church and its altar society. Survivors include her husband of Farnam; three sons, Paul and Randy (Karen) of Farnam, and Bruce (Mary Jo) of Wheatland, Wyo.; two sisters, Jean Church of North Platte and Yoland Davis of Stone Mountain, Ga., a brother, Quentin Miller of Alamogordo, NM; six grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by a brother, Claude, and a sister, Rachel. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Gothenburg with the Rev. Donald O'Brien as celebrant. Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Friday at the Church. Burial will be in the Farnam Cemetery.

Frank G. Duis 
Frank G. Duis, 72, died May 6, 1998, at Gothenburg Memorial Hospital-Long Term. He was born Feb. 13, 1926, at Farnam to Frank and Dena Rossendahl Duis. He lived in Farnam until 1935 when he moved to Gothenburg. He farmed for many years. He served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Duis is survived by a sister, Grace Knoedler of Cozad; a brother, George of Gothenburg; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Tena. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Blase Memorial Chapel with Keith Johnson, intern pastor at American Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Farnam Cemetery. Source: The North Platte Telegraph, May 8, 1998.

George K. Duis 
George K. Duis, 85, of Gothenburg, died Dec. 8, 1998, at Gothenburg Memorial Hospital - Long Term He was born June 14, 1913, at Farnam to Frank and Dena Rossendahl Duis He farmed northwest of Gothenburg for many years with his brother Frank Survivors include a sister, Grace Knoedler of Cozad; two nieces and four nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Tena Cumpston, and a brother, Frank. Memorials are suggested to the donorís choice. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Blase Memorial Chapel, Gothenburg. Burial will be in the Farnam Cemetery. Source: The North Platte Telegraph, December 9, 1998.

George Edson 
George Edson, 87, of Farnam, died September 12, 1996. He was born February 22, 1909, at Poole to Ivan Roscoe and Anna Hennrietta Tatum Edson. He married Elinor Mae Ward, January 13, 1931, at Norton, Kansas. She preceded him in death July 28, 1995. He was a long time farmer/rancher in the Farnam area. He moved to Farnam in 1980. He served on the Farnam Co-op Board for nine years, the Lincoln County ASCS Board for eight years, the Lincoln County Extension Board for four years and the Farnam School Board for many years. He was also a member of the United Methodist Church in Farnam. Survivors include three daughters, Barbara Goodman of Hawaii, Brenda (Jim) Countryman of Atlanta, Georgia and Janet Wise of Cambodia; two sons, Roger (Vi) Edson of Aubrey, Texas; and Ron (Beverly) Edson of Valparaiso; a daughter-in- law, Beverly Edson of Farnam; a brother, Roscoe Edson of Fremont; three sisters, Trena Stevens of Hershey, Ruby Carmin of Wyoming and Dorothy Freeman of Arizona; 15 grandchildren; 21 great- grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife; a son, Richard; a sister, Grace and a brother, Earl. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 19, 1996, at the United Methodist Church in Farnam with the Rev. Mark Shutt officiating. Burial will be in the Farnam Cemetery. The FREE PRESS, September 19, 1996, p. 9

Hattie C. Einspahr 
Hattie C. Einspahr, 85, of Elwood, died March 29, 1998, at Elwood Care Center. She was born March 22, 1913, at Cadamus to Henry, Jr. and Anna Johnson Kottemeyer. On Oct. 23, 1932, she married Harley Einspahr at Flagler, Colo. Mrs. Einspahr was confirmed in the Zion Lutheran Church in Flagler April 13, 1930. She was a homemaker. She is survived by a daughter, Elaine (Dean) Houlden of Elwood; three sons, Virgil (Janis) of Orleans, Norman (Cynthia) of Longmont, Colo. and Harley (Merileen) of Farnam, 17 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Elwood. Burial will be in the Elwood Cemetery. Source: The North Platte Telegraph

Jean A. McNickle Eller
Jean A. McNickle Eller, 75, of Manhattan, Kan., died March 18, 1999, at the Stoneybrook Health Center in Manhattan. She was born Dec. 7, 1923, at Doniphan to Weave and Dorothy Cole. When she was a small child, she moved with her parents and older brothers to the Farnam-Gothenburg area. She graduated from Gothenburg High School in 1941. She married Glen K. McNickle on Sept. 10, 1942. They had a daughter, Marsha Jean, and a son, Stanley Glen. Her husband preceded her in death on Oct. 21, 1974. On May 31, 1984, she married Raymond E. Eller. He preceded her in death on June 11, 1992. Mrs. Eller was a member of the College Avenue United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She taught Sunday school for many years and was an extension homemaker. Other memberships included the American Legion Auxiliary, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, the Riley Country Seniorís Center and Tops 587. She was devoted to her children, loved all sports and liked to watch the grandchildren in their sports, music and church programs. She loved nature, flowers, birds, trees, cats and dogs, all of Godís creatures. Survivors include a daughter, Marsha J. (Gerald) Puppe of Leawood, Kan.; a son, Stanley (Susan) McNickle of Wamego, Kan., a brother, Kenneth Cole and his family; a granddaughter, Candy (Ted) Kadau; four grandsons, Steven Puppe and Bill, Dan and Kenneth McNickle; and a great-grandson, Garrison Kadau. She was also preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Lloyd, Dale and Jack Cole. A memorial has been established for Flinthills Breadbasket. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the College Avenue United Methodist Church in Manhattan with the Rev. Nancy Gammill officiating. Cremation will follow. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Farnam Cemetery with the Rev. Eugene Beye officiating. Source: The North Platte Telegraph, March 20, 1999.

William (Bill) Elley 
William (Bill) Elley, 62, of Farnam died March 9, 1998, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born Sept. 30, 1935, to Guy and Olive Loshbaugh Elley in Holdrege. He attended Bailey Grade School and graduated from Stockville High School in 1952. After graduation, he moved to Kearney and worked at Swanís Furniture for a year. He then returned to the family farm, where he farmed until his death. On Nov. 8, 1959, he married Jean Weber in McCook. Mr. Elley belonged to the World Wide Church of God and enjoyed working with the youth in the church. He also enjoyed the mountains, hunting, fishing and camping. He also loved music and liked to dance. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Lisa (Mike) Cromwell of Louisville, Ky.; two sons, Tim (Mary) of Denver and Tom (Rhonda) of Birmingham, Ala.; two sisters, Miriam Tatem of Denver and Delores (Bill) Tackwell of Hastings; a brother, Roger (Joan) Elley of Hastings; and four grandchildren, Tiffany and Shaun Cromwell and Jessica and Joseph Elley. He was preceded in death by his parents, a niece and a nephew. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Stockville Congregational Church with Pastor Norris Grous officiating. Burial will be in the Stockville Arbor Cemetery. North Platte Telegraph, March 11, 1998.

Catherine (Hiestand) Fitch 
Catherine Fitch passed away March 3, 1935 at the age of 81 years, one month and one day. Catherine Hiestand was born February 2, 1854 in Ohio. When a young lady she moved to Adams county, Nebraska. She came to western Nebraska in 1885 to take a homestead south of Farnam. She was united in marriage to Hudson Fitch September 26, 1905, who preceded her in death February 1914. She united with the Christian church when a young lady. After coming to Farnam she united with the Baptist church, where she has been a faithful and loyal member. Three brothers and one sister have preceded her in death, Lyle Kaiser, Mary Conover, Dave Hiestand and Sam Hiestand. She leaves to mourn her death two brothers, Jess Hiestand, of Billings, Montana, and one step sister, Naomi Harry, of Moorefield, other relatives and a host of friends, who will miss her cheery words and kind deeds. The funeral service was conducted at 2:30 March 5 at the Baptist church with Rev. Floyd A. Smith in charge, assisted by Rev. C. R. Tanner. The music was furnished by Mr. and Mrs. Dan McNickle, Mrs. Chas. Pollard and Joe Hicks.

Horace H. Fitch 
Horace Hannable Fitch, 98, of Maxwell died Sept. 21, 1998, at Gothenburg Memorial Hospital. He was born May 31, 1900, to Jessie H. and Alice M. Phillips Fitch in Farnum. He attended school at Dickens and then pursued Business school in Grand Island, after which he ranched five miles southeast of Dickens. Mr. Fitch married Eldora Brink on May 1, 1925 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She preceded him in death on Nov. 6, 1981. He then married Florence Smith on March 31, 1982. In 1976, he relocated to Maxwell after living in the Dickens area for 66 years. He was a member of the Baptist Church in Dickens. He enjoyed music and played numerous musical instruments, traveled overseas, owned and operated his own airplane, fished and hunted, and he fished in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Survivors include his wife; two step-daughters, Phyllis (Jerry) Mead of Denver and Rosalie (Alan) Frost of Colorado Springs; two step-sons, Buster (Donna) Smith of Glenwood Springs, Colo. and Roy (Conna) Smith of Denver; two sisters, Lavonne Miller of Hershey and Genieve Guenthner of Lorton, Va; three grandchildren, Sandra (Augustine) Chengsut of Portland, Or, Henry H. (Kay) Fitch of West Lynn, Or. and Terry L. (Cindi) Fitch of Maxwell; four great-grandchildren, Jason and Eric Nall and Shawn and Sarah Fitch; 3 great-great grandchildren, 15 step grandchildren, 20 step-great grandchildren and a step-great great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his a son, Milton, his parents, a sister and two brothers. Source: The North Platte Telegraph September 23, 1998

Jeremy W. Fritz 
Jeremy W. Fritz, 19, of Farnam, died July 25, 1997, as a result of an automobile accident north of Stockville. He was born August 28, 1977, at Englewood, Colorado to Terry and Vicki Minges Fritz. He was a 1996 graduate of Farnam High School and a member of the Farnam Methodist Church. He is survived by his parents and a brother, Joshua, of Farnam; grandparents Earl and Jean Fritz of North Platte; grandparents Bill and Shirley Minges of Indianapolis, Indiana; and great-grandmother Helen Olmstead of Sacremento, California. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, 1997, at the Farnam High School. The Rev. Eugene Beye officiated. Burial was in the Farnam Cemetery. The FREE PRESS, July 31, 1997, p. 5

Gladys Gaibler 
Gladys Elizabeth Velte Gaibler was born at Farnam on Feb. 15, 1906, daughter of Carl and Myrtle Velte, and passed away on Sept. 24, 1969. 
She was baptized at an early age at the Congregational church in Farnam and received her religious instruction at St. John's Lutheran Church in Eustis. She was graduated from Farnam High School in 1924 and taught school for five yeaars in that community. She was a devoted wife and mother, and was active in community projects and church. 
On May 28, 1928, she was united in marriage to Fred C. Gaibler and they have since made their home east of Farnam. To the union were born four daughters and one son. 
She leaves to mourn her passing her husband, Fred; four daughters: Phyllis, Mrs. Paul Trosper of Gothenburg, Glenice, Mrs. Kenny Discoe of McCook, Janice, Mrs. Dwight Crewdson of Lincoln, Yvonne Moore of Reno Nevada, and her son, Dennis of Lincoln; 14 grandchildren; three sisters: Florence, Mrs. B.R. Spearman of Lincoln, Helen, Mrs. Bert Farmer of Terril, Iowa, and Anna, Mrs. Ove Prestegard of Granite Falls, Minn., one brother, Gaylord of Brule, Nebr., her many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and a host of friends. 
Services were held Saturday afternoon in St. John's Lutheran Church of Eustis with Rev. A. H. Roesener officiating. Music was furnished by St. John's Mixed Octette, accompanied by pianist Mrs. Kent Davis. 

Clyde W. Gardner 
Clyde Wesley Gardner, son of Howard and Susan Gardner, was born November 10, 1898 at Farnam and departed this life November 11, 1976 at the Gothenburg Hospital after a short illness. He attained the age of 78 years and 1 day. 
Clyde lived 65 years on a. farm south of Farnam. In 1964 he retired and moved to Farnam. 
He was united in marriage to Jennie V. Johnson on August 11, 1926 and to this union two children were born, a son, Elvin and a daughter, Eula. 
Clyde was a member of the United Methodist Church, the Lions Club and a 50 year member of the I.O.O.F. Lodge. He had many hobbies and interests and liked to keep busy. He took much pride in his yard and garden, Clyde enjoyed his family and always had time to visit with his friends and neighbors. 
In August of this year Clyde and Jennie celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary. 
Clyde leaves to mourn his passing, his wife, Jennie; one son, Elvin and wife, Marilyn of Farnam and one daughter, Eula Weathers and husband Raymond of Corvallis, Oregon and four grandchildren, Dan and Lori Weathers and Launa and Tracy Gardner. 
Clyde was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Hazel Funk. 
Funeral services were held Monday, November 15, 1976 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Farnam with Rev. Leonard S. Clark officiating. Music was provided by Audrey Kotschwar and Deloras Bunstock accompanied by Evelyn Davis. Honorary pallbearers were Arch Jorgensen, Roland Lehman, Charles Clement, Ernie Lewis, Charles Pollard, Raymond Smith and Jay Rice. Active pallbearers were Lewis Lehman, Vern Brouillette, Orvale Widick, Lloyd Hopkins, Gene Hoppe and Aimie Guerin. 
The I.O.O.F. No. 235 of Farnam conducted services at the gravesite. Interment was in the Farnam Cemetery with McVay Memorial Chapel in charge of the arrangements. 

Howard Gardner 
Howard C. Gardner, 88 years of age, retired farmer and longtime resident of the Farnam community, passed away at his home in Farnam, Thursday night, Febr. 24th, following a stroke he suffered the day before. 
Mr. Gardner came to Frontier county in 1890 and took a homestead 5 miles south of Farnam, where he lived until 1929 when he and Mrs. Gardner moved to Farnam, his son, Clyde, taking over the farm. He was born in Washington county, Indiana, on September 13, 1866. Mrs. Gardner died on December 21, 1952. 
He is survived by his son, Clyde, of Farnam; his daughter, Mrs. Tony Funk, of Douglas, Wyo.; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; also two sisters: Mrs. Linnie Wilkins of Appleton City, Mo., and Mrs. Hattie Daugherty of Huron, Indiana; several nephews, nieces and many friends. 
Funeral services for Mr. Gardner were held Sunday afternoon, Feb. 27th, at the Methodist church at Farnam, Rev. B. H. Hart officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pollard, Mrs. Hugo Blomquist and Dan McNickle, sang "God Be With You íTil We Meet Again" and "When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder." Mrs. Raymond Smith accompanied them at the piano. Burr Parker, Hugo Blomquist, John Rowland, Edgar King, Jay Rice and Arch Jorgensen served as pallbearers. Interment was in the Farnam cemetery. Olesen Funeral Home, in charge of arrangements. 
Source: The Gothenburg Times 

Jennie V. (Johnson) Gardner 
Jennie V. Gardner, 92, of Farnam died August 1, 1996, at Gothenburg. 
The eldest of seven children, she was born April 3, 1904, in a sod house near Orafino to George and Clara McMichael Johnson. She attended country school south of Farnam and graduated from Stockville High School in 1923. She married Clyde W. Gardner on August 11, 1926. They resided on the family farm south of Farnam until their retirement when they moved into Farnam in 1964. 
Mrs. Gardner was a member of the United Methodist Church, Rebekah Lodge and a charter member of the Sunshine Club. 
She and her husband celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in August 1976. Her husband preceded her in death in November 1976. She moved into Gothenburg Memorial Hospital-Long Term in November 1992. 
Survivors include a daughter, Eula (Ray) Weathers of Corvallis, Oregon; a son, Elvin (Marilyn) of Farnam; two sisters, Dora Weiss of Curtis and Donna Swanson of Wauneta; a brother Millard Johnson of McCook; four grandchildren, Dan Weathers of Medford, Oregon, Lori Wydronek of Amboy, Wash., Launa Hopkins of Fairmont and Tracy Gardner of Gothenburg; and eight great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Eleanor Johnson and Rebecca Shanholts; and a brother, Irvin Johnson. 
Services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 4, 1996, at the United Methodist Church in Farnam with the Rev. Mark Shutt officiating. Burial was in the Farnam Cemetery. 
Source: The FREE PRESS, August 8, 1996, p. 5 


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