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Glen "Honker" Darnall

Glen "Honker" Darnall, 70 of Farnam, Nebraska, died January 24, 2005, at Southview Manor Care Center in Cozad, Nebraska.

He was born February 12, 1934, at Farnam to Wilbur and Emma Klein Darnall. He graduated from Eustis High School in 1952 and worked in custom harvesting. He served in the U. S. Army and later, four years in the reserves.

On October 17, 1958, he married Becky Bynum. They resided at Cozad, Nebraska, where he was employed with Monroe Auto Equipment Company and Farmland Services. They later made their home at Eustis, Nebraska, for 20 years, where he worked at the Co-op Elevator. In 1982, the couple moved to Farnam where he continued with elevator work and with Cargill Fertilizer at Elwood, Nebraska.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church at Farnam and the Farnam American Legion Post. He served on the Eustis and Farnam Volunteer Fire Department for nearly 50 years. He was a former member of the Farnam Cemetery board. His favorite pastime was fishing.

Survivors include his wife, Becky of Farnam; two sons, Fred Darnall and companion, Patricia Beachel of Gothenburg, Nebraska, and Eddie Darnall of Farnam; a daughter, Tammy (Richard) Allbright of Cozad, Nebraska; two brothers, Dale (Janice) Darnall of Eustis and Clark (Jean) Darnall of Glasco, Kansas; a sister, Bonnie (Nick) Casper of Lexington, Nebraska; seven grandchildren, Matthew, Nathan, Christopher, Callie, Emily, Andrea and David Allbright; extended grandchildren, Corey, Toby, Aaron and Becky Beachel and Coleen Cook; his step-mother, Irene Darnall of Lexington; and extended family, Melinda Eltiste.

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant brother; a brother, Billie; and an extended grandchild, Michael Beachel.

A memorial has been established in his memory.

Services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, January 28, 2005, at the United Methodist Church in Eustis with Rev. Virginia Fleharty officiating. Burial was in the Farnam Cemetery.

Berryman Funeral Home of Cozad was in charge of arrangements.

Tri-City Tribune, 02 Feb 2005



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