|Birth: ||Sep. 27, 1917|
|Death: ||Feb. 8, 2002|
York News-Times (NE) - Monday, February 11, 2002
Kearney resident, 84
Everett (Rocky) Rockwell, 84, 1014 East 48th St., Kearney, died Friday, Feb. 8, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
He was born Sept. 27, 1917, in Logan County to George and Emma (Andersen) Rockwell. He attended school in Logan County and graduated from Logan County High School in 1935. He attended college at UNL and Kearney State College.
He was married to Betty J. Cross of Benedict on Dec. 25, 1942. They lived in North Platte where he worked at Fairmont Foods. He moved to York in 1943 where he worked for the accounting department at Nebraska Public Power District. He was transferred to Kearney in 1966. At the time of his retirement in 1982, he was regional office supervisor of the central district. His wife died Feb. 9, 1991.
He was married to Norrine R. Schutz in Kearney on Aug. 31, 1991.
He was a 50-year member of the First Methodist Church before becoming a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Kearney.
Survivors include his wife of Kearney; one daughter, Cynthia Rockwell of Lincoln; stepson, Dennis Schutz of Broomfield, Colo.; stepdaughter, Eunice Hibbs of Lincoln; sister, Gladys Brown of Arnold; a grandson, Andrew Naylor of Lincoln; step-grandson, Jonathan Schutz, and two step-granddaughters, Sara Schutz and Phoebe Hibbs.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife; brothers, Orville and Walter; and sister, Florence Conley.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Zion Lutheran Church in Kearney. The Rev. North Sherrill will officiate. Interment will be at 2 p.m. at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Benedict. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at the O-Brien-Straatmann-Apfel Funeral Home in Kearney. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home from 5 to 6 p.m. Memorials are suggested to Zion Lutheran's building fund. O'brien-Straatman-Apfel Funeral Home of Kearney is in charge of arrangements.
George Wesley Rockwell (1874 - 1965)
Emma Margaret Anderson Rockwell (1878 - 1967)
Betty Jane Cross Rockwell (1920 - 1991)
Orville Lloyd Rockwell (1901 - 1973)*
Walter A. Rockwell (1904 - 1982)*
Florence May Rockwell Conley (1909 - 1996)*
Gladys Fern Rockwell Brown (1913 - 2006)*
Everett Charles Rockwell (1917 - 2002)
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
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