Obituary Record

Goldie (White) Appleby
Died on 7/20/1937
Buried in Kennard Cemetery

#1-Pilot Tribune 22 July 1937

Death Takes Mrs. Howard Appleby

Long Illness Fatal To Well Known Resident Of This County

An illness of several years proved fatal Tuesday to Mrs. Howard Appleby, 51 native of Washington county, at her home in Omaha. Early in the spring her condition became critical and she was taken to an Omaha hospital, but she was returned to her home, where she remained an invalid until her death.

Funeral services are being conducted this (Thursday) afternoon at 2:30 at the Church of God, in Blair, in which she had been an ardent, lifelong worker. The services are being conducted by Miss Lucille LeCrone of Kennard, in the absence of a regular minister. Burial will be in Kennard cemetery.

Mrs. Appleby, daughter of Charles and Addie White, was born north of Blair. After the death of her father, the family continued to live north of here for many years, until Mrs. Appleby and her mother moved to Blair. She was married here, December 15, 1911.

The Appleby’s lived at Kennard, Arlington and Rose Hill. They moved to Omaha last January 1.

Survivors include Mr. Appleby, Mrs. Addie White, mother of the deceased, and four sons, all of whom live in Omaha. The sons are Richard, Leonard, Glen and Lloyd. Also surviving are two brothers, Arthur White of Bennington and Lester White of Omaha, and a sister, Mrs. Emily Dixon of Omaha.

#2-22 July, 1937 - The Enterprise


Mrs. Howard Appleby of Omaha died last Tuesday morning at 11:30 at the age of fifty years. Mrs. Appleby was formerly a resident of this county, and is known to friends here as Goldie White. The family lived for a term of years on a farm north of Blair, and Mrs. Appleby was a general favorite among her acquaintance.

She leaves to mourn her departure her husband and four sons: Richard, 23 years old; Leonard 21; Glenn 17; and Lloyd 8 years. Besides the immediate family her mother and two brothers, Arthur of Bennington and Lester of Omaha and one sister, Mrs. Emory Dixon of Omaha also survive and join with the husband and sons in their great grief.

Funeral services will be held this Thursday afternoon at the Church of God in Blair, and interment will be made in the Kennard cemetery.

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

Note: Name Goldie H. Born 1886; died 20 July 1937. Buried in the Kennard Cemetery Blk 1 Lt 6 Sp 1; Find a Grave # 26208319