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  Anna (Groeling)
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  Jane E.
  Justus C.
  Mrs. Frank E. (Harriet)

  Dale M.
  Mrs. Ira (Stella)

  Arnold E.


Anna (Groeling) Butterfield Obituary

Contributed by Debbie Woodworth

Anna Butterfield Passes away at Verdigre

Anna Groeling Butterfield born, December 5, 1874 at Walnut, Nebr., passed away April 29th at the age of 70 years four months and 94 days. She was the first white girl born in this county and spent her entire childhood here and nearby neighborhoods.

She was united in marriage to James F. Butterfield of Walnut, Nebr., March 8, 1895, who passed away on April 42, 1945 at the home In Verdigre. To this union were born eight children. Three sons preceded her in death.

She was a faithful and devout member of the Verdigre Methodist Church. Always concerned in its joys and sorrow, she shared whole-heartedly in its privileges and responsibilities. She was indeed an inspiration and loved by everyone that knew her.

Survivor, are, two sons, Ellis and Willis, both of Dorsey; three daughters, Mrs. Alma Winkelbauer of Neligh; Mrs. Iva Brady and Mrs. Irene Marston of Dorsey; sixteen grandchildren; two brothers, Louis and Herman Groeling of Walnut, Nebr; three sisters, Mrs. Lydia Hobort of Calif.; Mr.. Myrtle Forney of South Dakota and Mrs. August Tikalsky of Walnut, Nebr., and many other relatives and a host of friends.

Funeral services were conducted at the Verdigre Methodist Church with the pastor, Rev. Burl Tappans in charge. The Strope quartet sang, "Just As I Am," and "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere," with Mr.. Zell D. Woodworth at the piano.

Interment was in the Grimton cemetery near Venus. Pallbearer, were Ernest Boelter, Roecoe Groeling, Chester Tikalsky, Elvin Butterfield, Neil Goeling and Albert Boelter.

Copyright 2006 T. Risinger

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