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Allen Lee Abbott - May 06, 2010


Allen Lee Abbott, age 35, of Brady, passed away May 1, 2010, at his home.
He was born Oct. 16, 1975 in Atwood, Kan. to Dale and Shirley (Vrbas) Abbott; he attended McCook Westward Elementary School and Gibbon High School and graduated in 1994.
Allen married Jyl Lyn Applegarth on Sept. 9, 1995 in Wauneta, Neb.
He loved spending time with his family. Allen enjoyed fishing, camping and being at the lake. He loved to ride his Harley motorcycle. He was active in his children’s lives. Allen was active in the military and Nebraska National Guard, including time in Afghanistan where he enjoyed learning about the rural communities and he bonded with the child­ren there.
Survivors include his wife, Jyl L. Abbott of Brady; daughter, Baleigh Abbott and son, Jaden Abbott; father, Dale Abbott; mother, Shirley Abbott; sister, Jill (Rodney) Gomez; brother, Jason (Sandy) Abbott; four nephews and two nieces; and many other family members and friends.
Allen was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Delbert Abbott and Thelma Clack; maternal grandfather, Charlie Vrbas.
A memorial has been established in his name and online condolences can be made at www.adamsswanson.com.
Funeral service will be Friday, May 7, 2010 at Adams & Swanson Chapel at 11 a.m. and burial will follow at Fort McPherson National Cemetery with Military Honors.
Visitation was held Wednesday and today, Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home, 421 West 4th Street, North Platte, NE.