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Zoe E. Derra

Zoe Elizabeth Derra, 73, of Farnam, died August 2, 1995, at Omaha, Nebraska.

She was born Sept. 23, 1921, at Farnam to Angelo W. and Hazel Huston Miller. She graduated from Farnam High School and taught at a country school. She cooked at the public school for 13 years.

She married Richard J. Derra Oct. 12, 1940, at Farnam.

She was a member of the Sunshine Club, St. Joseph Catholic Church and its altar society.

Survivors include her husband of Farnam; three sons, Paul and Randy (Karen) of Farnam, and Bruce (Mary Jo) of Wheatland, Wyo.; two sisters, Jean Church of North Platte and Yolanda Davis of Stone Mountain, Ga., a brother, Quentin Miller of Alamogordo, NM; six grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Claude, and a sister, Rachel.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Gothenburg with the Rev. Donald O'Brien as celebrant. Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Friday at the Church. Burial will be in the Farnam Cemetery.

Published: 10/13/2019 - http://www.historicfarnam.us/cemetery/obits/index.asp
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