Obituary Record

Lee B Newell
Died on 3/5/1996
Buried in Blair Cemetery

#1 Lee B. Newell, 61

Services for Lee B. Newell, 61 of Omaha, who died March 5, 1996 at Methodist Hospital in Omaha after a lengthy illness will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 8 at the First United Methodist Church in Blair. Burial will be in the Blair Cemetery.

Lee B. Newell was born April 21, 1934 in Blair to Donald and Frances Bross Newell. He graduated from Blair High School in 1952.

He served in the military during the Korean Conflict. After his military service he attended the University of Oklahoma, graduating in 1959 with a degree in geological engineering.

His career took him to many places throughout the world and he lived in the Middle East for 15 years, living in several different countries. He also lived in Texas, Oklahoma and Colorado before his retirement in 1992, at which time he moved to Omaha.

He was a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.

He is survived by his wife, Ila Jean of Omaha; a sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Harold Williamsen of Blair; his mother, Frances Sprecher of Blair; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Roma and Duane Lasher of Blair; four nephews and two nieces.

Memorials may be directed to the Methodist Home Health Hospice in Omaha.

Campbell-Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

#2 Funeral Leaflet

In Loving Memory of Lee B. Newell

Born April 21, 1934 Blair, Nebraska ~ Entered Into Rest March 5, 1996 Omaha, Nebraska

Funeral Service 10:30 A.M. Friday, March 8, 1996 First United Methodist Church, Blair, Nebraska. Officiating Clergy: Rev. Kenneth McClain. Organist: Marilyn Urwin.

Pallbearers: Darrell Lasher, Duane Lasher, Michael J. McGargill, Gary Williamsen, Mark Williamsen, Michael Williamsen

Honorary Pallbearers: W.B. Belknap, E.D. Cooper, W.E. Ryker, C.L. Wyndham, Lonnie Suverkrubbe

Interment: Blair Cemetery, Blair, Nebraska

Arrangements by Campbell-Aman Funeral Home

~~~ Obituary and funeral leaflet courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings and leaflets on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~

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