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Lorena Hixon - February 17, 2011


Lorena M Hixon passed away Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011 at Villa Manor Nursing Home in Lakewood, Colo. She was 92 years old.
Lorena was born on July 30, 1918 in Madrid, Neb. to Scott and Ethel Evans. She graduated from Grant High School.
On Dec. 24, 1938, she was united in marriage to Guy Hixon at Grant. To this union seven children were born. They lived in the Wauneta, Imperial and McCook communities for many years where Guy ran the family business and Lorena was a busy homemaker and mother.
She was a member of the McCook Egan Baptist Church.
She enjoyed gardening and was an avid Husker fan.
When her health started failing, she moved to Lakewood, Colo. in 2005 to be closer to family.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Scott and Ethel Evans; her beloved husband of 52 years, Guy Hixon on Feb. 25, 1990; and her daughter, Mary Lou Hixon.
Survivors include daughter, Beverly, and husband, Wolf Stumpf, of Lakewood, Colo.; son, Jerry Hixon, and wife, Madeline, of Fort Collins, Colo.; daughter, Sharon, and husband, John Hupf, of Riverton, Wyo.; daughter, Catherine, and husband, Tom O’Shea, of Turner, Ore.; son, Bill Hixon, and wife, Carol, of Cripple Creek, Colo.; and daughter, Patricia, and husband, Michael Bagwell, of Lakewood, Colo.; her sister, Betty Bogaert, of Madrid; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2010, at 1 p.m. MT at the Champion Community Church with Kent Swink officiating.
Burial followed in Mount Hope Cemetery, at Imperial, Neb.
We are here to put our loving mother and friend to rest. She is now in God’s hands, where there is no better place to be.
Friends may send condolences to the family at www.carpenterbreland.com.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook was in charge of arrangements.