|Printed in the June 20, 21 Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, Nebraska |
William Bennett, age 92, passed away on May 26 in Omaha, NE. Bill was a WWII Naval Veteran who served in all three theaters during the war. After the war, Bill served on the Omaha Police, then the Douglas County Sheriff’s department for many years. He also worked as a carpenter, even building his house in the country with his own hands. Bill loved the outdoors, literature, and loved to write. He was a true and loyal friend for those who were lucky enough to have known him. He was a very intelligent man with a keen sense of humor throughout his life.
Funeral Mass: 10am Thursday, June 22nd at St. Francis Borgia Church, 2005 Davis Dr., Blair, NE 68008. Graveside Service: Noon Thursday, June 22nd, at Westlawn-Hillcrest Cemetery, 5701 Center St., Omaha, NE 68106
Kremer Funeral Home, 6302 Maple St. 402-553-3155
Note: the newspaper article had his name spelled with two T’s in the headline and only one T in the article. Westlawn-Hillcrest confirmed that his name is Bennett, and that he is buried in Section 23, Lot 41, Space 4.
~~~obituary courtesy of Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Public Library, Blair, Nebraska ~~~