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Clark McNickle

Clark McNickle Passing Sudden

The village people were shocked and saddened again by the sudden death of Clark McNickle early Wednesday morning.

A prominent farmer, he had taken much interest in the progress and betterment of this community. An active member of the Farmers Co-op Association, he was serving on the board at the time of his passing. He had attended a C.C.A. meeting in McCook the previous evening.

Clark, the son of the late Dan McNickle, had lived his entire life on the home farm west of Farnam.

Clark was 44 years of age and did not appear to have ill health. He leaves his wife, Alma and three children, Edith, Bruce, and Linda, to accept his passing as well as many friends and relatives.

Funeral services will be at the Farnam Methodist Church Saturday morning. McVay Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

The Farnam Press October 12, 1961

Clark L. McNickle

Clark Lincoln McNickle, son of Grace A. Wood and Dan McNickle, was born 12 February 1917 and has passed away 11 October 1961, at the age of 44 years, and 8 months.

He grew up in the Farnam Community, graduated from the Farnam High School in 1934.

He married Alma Williams September 28, 1940.

He and his wife had three children, Edith, attending Nebraska Weselyn University, and Bruce and Linda, at home at Farnam.

Clark had a very active interest at the Co-op Elevator, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge and school sponsored activities. He spent all his life on the McNickle Farm in Farnam, NW of Farnam (Nebraska). One of eleven children, he was preceded in death by his parents and 3 brothers, Maynard, Dell, and Frances and one sister, Phyllis Allred. Survivors are his wife, Alma and the three children; three brothers and two sisters, Arthur of Tacoma, Washington; Gwendolyn Cross of Denver, Colorado; Bill (Max) of Farnam, Nebraska; Ralph of Gordon, Nebraska; Kathleen Meyers of Florence Colorado, and James of Morrison, Colorado.

Funeral services were held Saturday October 14, at the Farnam Methodist Church with the Reverend Harold O. Massie officiating. Graveside services with the I.O.O.F Lodge No. 235. Interment in the Farnam Cemetery.

The Farnam Press October 19, 1911

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