Passing Away of
Mrs. H. H. Wilmeth
Blow to Friends
Nettie Ann, daughter of William and Mary Earhart, was born in Mason County, Illinois, Aug. 28, 1878, fourth child in a family of ten children. Her early childhood was spent in Mason county, Illinois, and Fillmore county, Nebraska. The family moved to Frontier county, Nebraska in 1893.
On Dec. 29, 1897, she was united in marriage at Elwood, Nebr., to Howard H. Wilmeth of Stockville, Nebr.
To this union were born four daughters and four sons.
Her family resided near Stockville and later in Lincoln county unitl after the death of her husband in 1925.
In 1929, she with her family moved to Gothenburg, where she resided until her death on February 18, 1955.
She was preceded in death by her husband, one son, Howard, and two daughters: Irma and Dorothy.
Mrs. Wilmeth was an active member of the Gothenburg Methodist church and the O. E. S. Chapter No. 274, Gothenburg.
She is survived by two daughters: Mrs. Geraldine Haynes, Gothenburg, and Mrs. Claire Robinson, Holdrege; three sons: Wale of Welfleet, Dwight of Detroit, and Paul of Salem, Oregon; eleven grandchildren and two great-granddaughters. Also surviving are two sisters: Mrs. Elizabeth Lawrence, Gothenburg, and Mrs. Ethel Greenlee, Sidney.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at the McVay Chapel. Rev. D. J. Sampson of the Methodist church officiated. Musis was furnished by John Greene, Jr. Pallbearers were Sidney Williams, Ralph Mann, Oscar Peterson, Martin Haynes, Orville Haynes and Don Coder. Final resting place is in the Moorefield cemetery.
The Gothenburg Times 47(34):1 Thursday, February 24, 1955
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