Obituary Record

Theodore (Ted) Stewart
Died on 2/4/1982
Buried in Blair Cemetery

Published in Pilot-Tribune, February 8, 1982


(flag, indicating military service in WW I.)

Funeral services were held on Monday, February 8, at 10:30 a.m. for Theodore M. Stewart, 81, who died February 4, 1981 in Blair.

Rev. K. F. Kaleuati conducted the services. Burial was in Blair Cemetery.

Theodore M. Stewart was born in Kennard, Nebraska , on July 26, 1900, to Samuel and Lucy Penny Stewart. He attended Lincoln School near Kennard.

He was a Navy veteran of World War I, serving his country from August 14, 1918, to February 13, 1919.

He married Katherine Nelson in Omaha on June 23, 1920.

He had worked for the Washington County Bank for twelve years as an Assistant Cashier. He held a civil service position with the Post Office until his retirement on November 13, 1956.

He was preceded in death by one son, Billy Dean Stewart.

He is survived by his wife, Katherine, Blair; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. One brother, Samuel W. Stewart, Cambridge, Minnesota; and two sisters, Mrs. Corinne Marshall, Arlington and Lola Nelson, Kimball, Nebraska, also survive him.

Active pallbearers were Neal Andreasen, Dale Deifenbaugh, John Gallagher, James Newkirk, George Stewart and Joe Stewart.

Honorary pallbearers were John Andreasen, Robert Duden, Wayne Lambertz, Stuart Mauer, Robert McMillan, Etlar Olsen, Alfred Sick, Rufus Buffaloe, James Gutschow, J.B. Long, Paul McDonald, Gus Nelson, Chuck Seefus, R.D. Zimmerman Jr., and Walter Petersen.

Bette Kirk was organist. Clare Cowing is vocalist.

Campbell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for the services.

# 2 - - from his funeral service folder

THEODORE M. STEWART - BORN, July 26, 1900, Kennard, Nebr. - - - DIED, February 4, 1982, Blair, Nebr.

SERVICES, Congregational Church, 10:30 a.m., Febr. 8, 1982

MINISTER, Rev. K. F. Kaleyati

MUSIC, Betty Kirk, Clare Cowing

SONG SELECTIONS, “Amazing Grace” “Precious Memories”

INTERMENT, Blair Cemetery

ACTIVE PALLBEARERS, Neal Andreasen, Dale Deifenbaugh, John Gallagher, James Newkirk, George Stewart, Joe Stewart

HONORARY PALLBEARERS, John Andreasen, Rufus Buffaloe, Robert Duden, James Gutschow, Wayne Lambertz, J.B. Long, Stuart Mauer, Paul McDonald, Robert McMillan, Gus Nelson, Etler Olsen, Chuck Seefus, Alfred Sick, Walter Petersen, R. D. Zimmerran, Jr.

(typed as printed in the newspaper. Some variations in spellings and facts occur.)

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

FindaGrave Memorial # 119604683

Printed in the Washington County Pilot-Tribune on 2/8/1982