|MARY ALMOND KILLED IN NEW MEXICO|
A memorial service was held at the Sievers-Sprick Funeral Home in Fort Calhoun on Friday for Mary Elizabeth Almond, former Fort Calhoun resident, who was killed in an accident near Albuquerque, New Mexico on April 17, 1984
Mrs. Almond resided in Clovis, New Mexico, and had been visiting with her daughter, Amy, and great-grandchild in Sacramento. On her way back to Clovis, she was killed in a one-car accident.
Mary Elizabeth Almond was born in Fort Calhoun to E. Lloyd Cook and Elsie Christine Rix on March 15, 1911. She was married to George Almond, a Presbyterian minister who, shortly after their marriage, became a Chaplain in the U.S. Army. He remained in this career until his death in 1964.
She had been a member of Naomi Chapter OES in Fort Calhoun and had received her 50-year membership pin a few years ago. She became a member of the Fort Calhoun Presbyterian Church on October 26, 1930.
Mary is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Amy and Joseph A. Urbina of Sacramento, California. Other survivors are: four grandchildren, William, Thomas, Maureen Armstrong, and Sheri (Armstrong) Scholley; and one great-grandchild, Elesabeth Ann Scholley.