Obituary Record

Joe C. Cameron
Died on 9/14/2005
Buried in Herman Cemetery

#1 Published in The Enterprise, September 16, 2005



Joe C. Cameron, 76, of rural Herman, died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, at Immanuel Hospital in Omaha.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the First United Methodist Church in Tekamah. Interment will be in the Herman Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at Campbell-Aman Funeral Home with a Masonic service at 7 p.m.

Joe C. Cameron was born May 16, 1929 in Omaha to Whit and Emily (Curley) Cameron. He attended the Brodersen School and graduated from Herman High School in 1946.

He was drafted into the Army on Oct. 30, 1951, and was discharged on Oct. 13, 1953.

Except for his military service, he lived and farmed his entire life on the family homestead, located southwest of Herman. He especially enjoyed raising cattle.

On June 23, 1957, he married Jean Anderson in Herman.

He was a 50-year member of the Herman American Legion Post No. 274; 50-year member of the Herman Landmark Masonic Lodge No. 222, where he served as past Worshipful Master; past Worthy Matron of the Herman Eastern Star No. 216; charter member of the rural Herman Fire Department; past member of the Herman Church, where he taught Sunday School; member of the First United Methodist Church of Tekamah; 4-H leader for the Brodersen Rocket Club; and he also coached Little League, Pony League, and Midget Baseball for the Tekamah-Herman teams.

He enjoyed traveling with his wife, Jean, and attending their grandchildren’s sporting events and 4-H shows.

For the past 48 years, Mr. and Mrs. Cameron carried on the family tradition of hosting the Cameron 4th of July picnic at the farm. Along with upholding this long family tradition, Mr. Cameron loved to research his family tree.

He is survived by his wife, Jean; four children and their spouses, Kathy and John Dvorak of Marion, Iowa; Dave and Sharon Cameron of Herman; Sarah and Gary Lambrecht of Kennard; Mary Beth and Lynn Wegner of West Point; 10 grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Gene and Eloise Cameron of Mohave Valley, Ariz.

#2 Funeral Leaflet

In Loving Memory of Joe C. Cameron

Born May 16, 1929 Omaha, Nebraska ~ Entered Into Rest September 14, 2005 Omaha, Nebraska

Funeral Services 10:30 A.M. Saturday September 17, 2005 First United Methodist Church, Tekamah, Nebraska. Officiating: Rev. Phil Sloat. Organist: Leanne Dorathy. Vocalist: Patty Wilson. Vocal Selection: “Hymn of Promise”. Congregational Hymns: #378 “Amazing Grace”, “#77 “How Great Thou Art”

Casketbearers: Jeff Behrendt, Jim Brodersen, John Brodersen, Doug Cameron, Mack Cameron, Steve Cameron, Terry Cameron, Dave Villwok

Graveside Services: Herman Cemetery, Herman, 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 #76465649

Printed in the Washington County Enterprise on 9/16/2005