Fay D. Story - June 03, 2010
Fay D. Story died Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at the Imperial Manor Nursing Home. He was 91 years old.
Fay was born on Dec. 17, 1918, in Furnas County, Neb. to Guy E. Story and Winnie DeVries Story.
As a young boy, he attended school in Holbrook, graduating in 1935.
Fay married Marjorie M. Mollring on Oct. 8, 1940 in Norton, Kan.
The couple lived in Stratton a short time before Fay was inducted into the U.S. Army during World War II, where he served four years in Iran. After his return, the couple and their growing family moved to many locations while Fay was affiliated with the construction business.
In 1961, they settled in Fremont, where Fay was vice-president of R.E. Reutzel Pipeline Construction. The couple retired in 1984 and moved to Arapahoe to be near Marjorie’s mother, Olga. In 1987, they moved to Imperial to be near their daughter, Sue. Fay has made his home there since.
Fay’s favorite past time was playing golf and he achieved a hole-in-one in 1986. He also accomplished shooting his age (83) at the Imperial Country Club. He played in numerous golf tournaments in the area with his sons, grandsons and good friends.
Fay was a member of the First United Methodist Church, served as president of the Imperial Country Club, is a member of the Imperial Eagles Club and the V.F.W. He and Marjorie were avid supporters of the Lied Imperial Public Library, noted by their contributions and regular usage of the facility.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie; his parents, Guy and Winnie; two grandsons, Stephen Craig Story and Brad Eric Story; three brothers; one sister; and one son-in-law, Darryl Moore.
Survivors include one daughter, Sue Moore of Imperial; four sons, Craig Story and wife, Kay, and Marc Story and wife, Cheri, all of Kingwood, Texas, Joel Story and wife, Catherine, of Lincoln and Kent Story and wife, Rhoda, of Denver, Colo.; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Janet Hays, of Hays, Kan.; brother-in-law, Bill Mollring, of Imperial, Neb.; numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial has been established to the Lied Imperial Public Library and the United Methodist Church.
Memorial services were held Saturday, May 29, 2010 at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of Imperial with Pastor Kay Alnor officiating.
Inurnment will follow at a later date at Mount Hope Cemetery, Imperial Neb.
Liewer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.