Obituary Record

Frank Dale Rybin
Died on 9/20/1995
Buried in German Cemetery

#1 Services for Frank Rybin, 76 of rural Omaha, who died at his home September 20, 1995, were Saturday, September 23 at First United Methodist Church. Burial was in the German Cemetery.

Frank Rybin was born March 25, 1919 at Ord, Nebraska to Frank and Mary Klanecky Rybin.

He farmed in Washington County, northeast of Bennington. He was also an auctioneer for over 40 years, auctioning with the late Leon Ruff of Gretna.

He served on the Washington County Planning Board, his township board, Wranch School Board, the Washington County Fair Board, was a 4-H leader and was instrumental in erecting a building on the fairgrounds, which is named for him. He was chairman of the district fair manager for several years and in 1986 was voted Nebraska Fairman of the Year.

He was a member of the Fort Calhoun Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite and Tangier Shrine of Omaha, Mo Ri Shrine Club of Blair and was a member of the Tangier Clowns. In 1978, he received the Ak-Sar-Ben Good Neighbor Award.

He is survived by his wife, Betty; two sons, Larry and Roger; a daughter, Nancy Rybin and one granddaughter, Jaclyn Rybin, all of Omaha.

Memorials may be made to the giver’s choice or to the German Cemetery.

Campbell-Aman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

#2 Services Are Saturday for Auctioneer Rybin


Funeral services for Frank D. Rybin, a widely known Omaha area auctioneer and farmer will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Blair, Nebraska.

Rybin died of cancer Wednesday at his rural home northwest of Omaha. He was 76.

Born in Ord, Nebraska, Rybin was an auctioneer for more than 40 years, mostly with the firm owned by the late Leon Ruff of Gretna. Rybin also farmed northeast of Bennington in Washington County.

He was active in Washington County fair activities, serving in various capacities on the fair board. He served as chairman of the district fair managers for several years. In 1986, Rybin was chosen Nebraska’s Fairman of the Year.

Rybin was also active in the Masonic Lodge of Fort Calhoun, Ne., the Tangier Shrine of Omaha and the Mo-Ri Shrine Club of Blair.

He received the Ak-Sar-Ben Good Neighbor Award in 1978.

Survivors include his wife, Betty; sons Larry and Roger; daughter, Nancy; and one grandchild, all of Omaha.

#3 Funeral Leaflet

In Loving Memory of Frank D. Rybin

Born March 25, 1919 Ord, Nebraska ~ Entered Into Rest September 20, 1995 Omaha, Nebraska

Funeral Service: 10:30 AM Saturday, September 23, 1995, First United Methodist Church, Blair, Nebraska. Officiating Clergy: Rev. Kenneth McClain. Organist: Marilyn Urwin. Vocalist: Susan Rogers. Vocal Selections: “Rock of Ages”, “Old Rugged Cross”

Pallbearers: Roy I. Anderson, John Burmeister, Harold Clatterbuck, Carl Cordle, Don Lambrecht, Fred Logemann, Anton Matzen, Gale Oleson

Honorary Pallbearers: Arthur Dornacker, Edgar Frahm, Ralph Novak, Rymer Fedde, Robert Mohr, Alvin Ohrt

Interment: German Cemetery, Bennington, Nebraska

Arrangements by Campbell-Aman Funeral Home

~~~Obituaries and funeral leaflet courtesy of Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings and leaflets on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska~~~

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