Obituary Record

Alton August Stender
Died on 1/18/1996
Buried in Blair Cemetery

#1 23 Jan., 1996 - Pilot-Tribune



Services for Alton A. Stender, 71 of Blair, who died January 18, 1996 at Memorial Community Hospital in Blair after having a heart attack at his farm, were Saturday, January 20 at Emmaus Lutheran School in Kennard. Burial was in the Blair Cemetery.

Alton A. Stender was born June 14, 1924 at Kennard to Emil and Christina Schumacher Stender. He attended the Lacrone School and Kennard High School, graduating in 1941.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army.

He farmed in the Blair and Kennard area for over 50 years.

He was a member of Emmaus Lutheran Church in Kennard and the Kennard American Legion Post No. 366. He was a past post commander and county commander.

He married Frances Elliott in Blair December 19, 1948.

He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Frances; two daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Dennis Penry and Sherry and Gene Salsbury, all of Blair; two granddaughters, Lori Penry and Shelli Penry and two step-grandchildren, Chuck Salsbury and Holly Salsbury.

Campbell-Aman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

#2 Funeral Leaflet

In Loving Memory of Alton A. Stender

Born June 14, 1924 Kennard, Nebraska ~ Entered Into Rest January 18, 1996 Blair, Nebraska

Funeral Service 10:30 AM Saturday, January 20, 1996 Emmaus Lutheran Church Kennard, Nebraska. Officiating Clergy: Rev. Chris Beyer. Organist: Karen Dickey. Vocalist: Homer Nielsen. Vocal Selections: “In The Garden”, “The Lord’s Prayer”. Congregational Hymns: #448 “Amazing Grace”, #439 “What A Friend We Have In Jesus”

Pallbearers: Bernie Comstock, Stanley Kerstetter, Paul Elliott, Ron Novak, Roger Elliott, Don Schumacher

Honorary Pallbearers: Kennard America Legion Members

Interment: Blair Cemetery, Blair, Nebraska

Arrangements by Campbell-Aman Funeral Home

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

FindaGrave #103315757

Printed in the Washington County Pilot-Tribune on 1/23/1996