|#! Published in The Pilot, ___, 1985. Complete date not given|
(Flag: indicating Army service in WW 2.) (He was S Sgt)
Services for Joe G. Stewart, 66, of Kennard, who died Friday December 20, 1985, were Monday December 23, at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Kennard, Nebraska. Rev. Debra Tompsett officiated and burial was in the Kennard Cemetery.
Stewart was born on March 11, 1919, the son of Jay and Nellie Wilderson Stewart. He attended the March, Lincoln and Kennard Schools.
He was united in marriage to Ruth Jane Rosenbaum on March 11, 1941. After serving in the Army, Stewart farmed and then worked for over twenty years at Snowco, retiring in 1983.
The Stewarts had spent the last three summers as park attendants at a campground near Warsaw, Missouri.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church; the Kennard Fire Department; Kennard Legion Post No. 366, and 40 and 8 Voiture 1018.
Survivors include his wife Jane, Kennard; son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Nina of Blair; daughters and sons-in-law, Rita and Merle Halligan of North Platte; Lynn and Vernon Wulf; and Julie and Mark Kuhr, all of Blair; sisters, Mrs. Neal (Audrey) Andreasen of Blair and Mrs. Lloyd (Jean) McCann of Omaha; borthers, George of Blair, and Bruce of Bloomington; twelve grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Brent, Blake and Blaine Stewart; Brian and David Christiansen; Jack Stewart, Roger Andreasen; Bill Rosenbaum and Scott Anderson. Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Bena, Boyd Lambert, Harlo Wilcox, Fred Brunk and Norman Misfeldt.
Campbell Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.
(typed as printed in the newspaper. Some variations occur.)
#2 Funeral Leaflet
In Memory of Joe G. Stewart, Kennard, Nebraska
Born March 11, 1919 Kennard, Nebraska ~ Died December 20, 1985, Blair, Nebraska
Funeral Service 2 P.M. Monday, December 23, 1985 United Methodist Church, Kennard, Nebraska. Officiating: Rev. Debra Tompsett. Organist: Sheri Matzen. Vocalist: Keith Hightree.
Military graveside services: Kennard Cemetery, Kennard, Nebraska
Pallbearers: Scott Andersen, Roger Andreasen, Brian Christiansen, David Christiansen, Bill Rosenbaum, Blaine Stewart, Blake Stewart, Brent Stewart
Honorary Pallbearers: Ray Bena, Fred Brunk, Boyd Lambert, Harold Marvin, Norman Misfeldt, Harlo Wilcox
~~~Obituary and funeral leaflet courtesy of Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings and leaflets on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska~~~
Note: Joe was buried in Blk 8 Lot 14 Sp 6 in the Kennard Cemetery.
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