Lena Cornelia Peirsol
Lena Cornelia Peirsol, the daughter of George and Gertrude Peirsol, was born Dec. 20, 1901, at Orafino and died Feb. 23, 1981, at Cozad at the age of 79 years, 2 months and 3 days.
She spent most of her life around the Orafino and Farnam communities. Much of her lifetime was spent caring for others. After the death of her mother, she cared for her younger brothers and sisters for several years. After moving to Farnam she worked and cared for elderly people in their homes.
Feb. 12, 1981, she went to Southview Manor Nursing Home in Cozad where she died ten days later.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Cecil and Elvin.
Survivors are two sisters, Lucille Crisman of Farnam and Dolly Aylsworth of Nampa, Ida.; one brother, Vernon Peirsol of Columbus, Ohio; two nieces; one nephew; and other relatives and friends.
Services were held Feb. 26 at the Methodist Church at Farnam with Pastor Karl Lent officiating. Music was provided by organist, Donna Hazen.
Pallbearers were Elvin Gardner, Tracy Gardner, Bart Peirsol, Clyde Kotschwar, Donald Walters and Lloyd Hopkins. Interment was in the Farnam Cemetery with McVay Memorial Chapel in charge.
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