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Glenda Rousey - December 03, 2009


Glenda E. Stinnette Rousey, 88 of North Platte, passed away Nov. 30, 2009 at the Sutherland Care Center.
She was born Oct. 14, 1921 in Imperial, Neb. to Jesse J. and Laura Brabham Stinnette and came from a family of 11 brothers and sisters.
She graduated from Imperial High School. After graduation she taught at a country school near Wauneta until marrying Martin LeRoy Rousey on April 28, 1945. After marriage the couple farmed south of Elsie.
In 1950 they moved to a farm and dairy southeast of North Platte.
From 1955 until 1957 they lived in Aurora, Colo. where Martin was head of the city parks department.
They returned to the farm and dairy southeast of North Platte where they remained until 1971. They then moved to the valley west of North Platte and started Rousey Dairy Farm. Glenda remained at the dairy farm for the remainder of her life.
She enjoyed sewing, music and country living.
Glenda was born to be a farm girl. She was typically in the barn eight hours a day. At the dairy she milked cows, raised chickens and rabbits, worked in the garden, cared for her flowers, canned, chased two boys and kept grandpa on the straight. She was a selfless hard working woman who devoted herself to the dairy and the family. She sacrificed for her children and grandchildren so they could pursue their goals and dreams. She absolutely adored her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Martin Rousey of North Platte; sons, Marvin (Linda) Rousey and Ron (Audrey) Rousey, all of North Platte; a brother, Norm Stinnette of Casper, Wyo.; four granddaughters, Pam (Jess) Helgoth of Burwell, Neb., Kim (Scott) Goodwin of Kilgore, Neb., Jodi (John) Miller of North Platte and Tess Rousey of Sidney, Neb.; a grandson, Tyrell (Deandra) Rousey of North Platte; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters; and seven brothers.
A memorial has been established in her name and online condolences may be shared at www.adamsswanson.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 4, 2009 at Parkview Community Church of the Nazarene with the Reverend Jack Atteberry officiating.
Burial will follow at the North Platte City Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home.