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Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, October 5 at Campbell-Aman Funeral Home for Harold Howard Hancock, 78 who died October 3, 1990 at Crowell Memorial Home in Blair. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Omaha.
Harold Howard Hancock was born July 16, 1912 at Herman to Blanche and Waldo Hancock. He attended Herman Grade and High School, the University of Nebraska and Dana College at Blair.
He was employed by Hancock Farm Equipment Co., until he entered the Army in June 1941. After graduating from Officers’ Candidate School in Fort Benning, Georgia in December, 1942 he served in the European Theatre of Operations from April 1944 until October 1945.
He was called for the Korean War in 1951. He served 13 months at Counter Intelligence Headquarters at Fort Holabird, Maryland.
He worked in the farm equipment business when not in the military until he started farming in 1952. From 1962 until his retirement, he was employed as farm representative fro Lauritzen Banks.
He lived in Herman most of his life until moving to Blair in the summer of 1987.
He married Katherine Hollander April 4, 1942 at First Presbyterian Church in Omaha. She survives.
Other survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Paula and Luigi Fornari; grandchildren, Fleur and Gianluigi, all of Arlington, Texas; a sister Lucille Anderson, Herman; a brother, Paul, Herman; and nieces and nephews.
Campbell-Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
~~~Obituary courtesy of Washington County Genealogical Association; newspaper clippings on file at the Public Library, Blair, Nebraska