Obituary Record

Carl Harding Cordle
Died on 1/14/2003

Enterprise 17 Jan 2003


Carl H. Cordle, 82

Carl H. Cordle 82, of Blair, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2003, at Crowell Memorial Home in Blair.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday Jan. 17, at Country Bible Church in Blair with Pastor Bob Meanor officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Omaha.

Carl H. Cordle was born Nov. 14, 1920, in Princeton, Mo., to Frank and Bessie (Brannam) Cordle. He grew up in Broken Bow and later moved to Fremont, where he graduated from high school.

On Nov. 28, 1942, he married Mary A. Zysk in Valley. After the couple were married, they lived in Omaha. Mr. Cordle was a truck driver for Burlington Trucking. In 1961, the couple moved to a farm south of Blair, where Mr. Cordle raised cattle, hogs, bantam chickens and pheasants.

In 1943, Mr. Cordle joined the United States Army. As a PFC, he fought in World War II’s Italian Campaign, where he received several honors, including the Purple Heart.

Mr. Cordle had been living at Crowell Home since September, 2002.

He is survived by his wife, Mary; three sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis and Emile Cordle, Rick and Joyce Cordle and Jim and Kim Cordle, all of Blair; a daughter and son-in-law, Christine and Bruce Stricklett of Brighton, Colo.; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three sisters, Amber Ash, Lois Barshell and Carol Bolton.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Joe, and sister, Coreen.

Campbell-Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

#2 Funeral Leaflet

In Loving Memory of Carl H. Cordle

Born November 14, 1920 Princeton, Missouri ~ Entered Into Rest January 14, 2003 Blair, Nebraska

Funeral Service 1:30 P.M. Friday, January 17, 2003 Country Bible Church, Blair, Nebraska. Officiating: Rev. Robert Meanor. Organist: Judy Collicott. Vocalist: Pat Hineline. Musical Selections: “Beyond The Sunset”, “Old Rugged Cross”

Casket Bearers: Nick Cordle, Tom Cordle, Matt Cordle, Michael Cordle, Donavon Stricklett, Marty Stricklet

Graveside Services: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Omaha, 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 # 37004393

Printed in the Washington County Enterprise on 1/17/2003