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Services for
Oscar C. Oman
Held Monday

Oscar Charles Oman was born at Black Oak, Mo., on January 19, 1888, to William and Minnie Oman and departed this life at Glendale, Arizona, Feb. 12, 1964, at the age of 76 years and 25 days.

At an early age he accompanied his parents to Nebraska and with the exception of a short time spent in Texas, he grew up there.

In his teens he united with the Farnam Baptist Church. He was a member of the Antelope Center Baptist church near Gothenburg, Nebraska, at the time of his death.

On April 5, 1911, he was united in marriage to Nellie R. Clement. To this union was born three children: Clarence, Kenneth and Jean. Until 1947 when Mrs. Oman’s health failed, he farmed in the Gothenburg and Farnam communities. At this time they moved to Glendale, Arizona, where they continued to live until his passing. He was a constant companion of his wife.

On April 5, 1961, they celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary.

His parents, two brothers, Otto and Albert, and son, Clarence preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife of Glendale, Arizona; one son, Kenneth of Gothenburg, Nebraska; a daughter, Jean of Kearney, Nebraska; five grandchildren and one great grandchild; his twin brother, Victor of Los Angeles, Calif., and brother, Lester, of North Platte, Nebr., and numerous other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the McVay-Olesen Chapel with Rev. Stanley Malgren officiating. Bernard Ristine was the soloist, with Mrs. Gene Hecox accompanist. Pallbearers were Spencer Decker, Sr., Royal Atkinson, Russell Wilcox, Walter Hecox, Arch Trimble and Ivan Wiggins. Interment was in the family lot at Farnam Cemetery.

The Gothenburg Times 55(34):1 February 20, 1964

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