Obituary Record

Maynard H Engdahl
Died on 7/26/1980

Blair Woman's Brother Buried At Oakland

Maynard H. Engdahl, 66, of Uehling, died Tuesday, July 26, 1980, in an Omaha hospital.

Mr. Engdahl, a retired feed and seed store operator, was born June 19, 1914, in Oakland. He lived there until joining the Army in 1942.

Mr. Engdahl spent one year as a prisoner of war in Gemany during World War II. He settled in Uehling when he was discharged in 1945.

He was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland; L. Noble Lund American Legion Post 196, Uehling; VFW Post 5543, Oakland; Uehling Volunteer Fire Department; and the Polar Bear Association of World War II.

He married the former Velva Nelson on April 23, 1946, in Oakland. She survives.

Other survivors include: one daughter, Suzanne Engdahl, Fremont; one sister, Mrs. Maynard (Virgie) Anderson, Blair; two brothers, Alan Engdahl, Oakland; and Dennis Engdahl, Hooper; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were at 2:30 p.m. August 1, Friday, in First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland. The Rev. James Miller officiated.

Graveside military services were held in Oakland Cemetery.

Palmquist Funeral Home in Oakland was in charge of arrangements for the services.

~~~Obituaries courtesy of Washington County Genealogical Association; newspaper clippings on file at the Public Library, Blair, Nebraska ~~~

Printed in the Washington County Pilot-Tribune on 8/4/1980