Lola Alsbury - July 29, 2010
?Lola Valeria Alsbury was born Jan. 6, 1918, at Beaver City, Neb., to William R. and Grace E. (Moreland) Nicholson, the baby of nine children. As a young girl she grew up and attended school in Beaver City graduating from Beaver City High School in 1936.
?Lola taught country school, where she met Dundy County farmer, Everett E. Alsbury, at a school function. The couple was united in marriage on Sept. 1, 1940, and they settled on a farm in Dundy County, Neb. Joining this union were a son, Carroll, in 1953, and a daughter, Jean, in 1956.
?Lola and Everett farmed and were proprietors of Alsbury Fertilizer for many years, until retirement in the early 1980’s. Lola was a member of the United Methodist Church of Imperial, and assisted her children in 4-H Club. She enjoyed gardening, playing the organ and entertaining friends and family.
?Lola passed away Friday morning, July 23, 2010, at the Good Samaritan Care Facility in Fort Collins, Colo. She was 92 years of age.
?Preceding her in death are her parents; five sisters; three brothers; her husband, Everett, in 1990; and close companion, Clarence Jaeger, in 2009.
?Survivors include: son, Carroll and wife, Jackie, of Fort Collins, Colo.; daughter, Jean Flaherty and husband, Gordon, of Minturn, Colo.; six grandchildren; five great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 27, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Imperial, Neb. with Pastor Fred Andersen, Dr. Daniel Marshall and Melody Newman officiating.
Prelude and postlude music was by Mrs. Gloria Marshall.
Accompanist were Mrs. Joan Lantry with soloist Mr. Patrick McNair.
Casketbearers were Randy Bartlett, Ron Berry, Robert Grams, Rodney Markee, Marlon Berry and Brad Markee.
Honorary casketbearer was Robert Bartlett.
Interment was at Mount Hope Cemetery, Imperial.
Liewer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.