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Opal Vera Powell Benedict
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1910
Norton
Norton County
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 2001
Ogallala
Keith County
Nebraska, USA

Daughter of John & Violet (Adrian) Powell.
She grew up in Nelson, Nebraska. Following high school Opal attended Hastings College and the Mary Lanning School of Nursing. After her graduation she began a long career as a surgical nurse. On October 11, 1947 Opal was united in marriage to Maurice Benedict in Bellwood, Nebraska where they made their home for over fifty years. The couple kept a summer home at Lake McConaughy near Ogallala since the late 1960's and moved to Ogallala to make their home in 1999. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, the I.O.O.F. Rebekah Lodge, Butler County Extension Society, the Bellwood Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women.

She is survived by:
Husband: Maurice Benedict of Ogallala, NE
Son: Earle (Linda) Benedict of Lake McConaughy, NE
Daughter: Rita Benedict of Greeley, CO
Sister: Ardis (Herb) Dillman of York, NE
Sister: Arlene Roseboom of Columbus, NE
Five Grandchildren
One Step Grandson
Several Nieces And Nephews

She was preceded by:
Her parents John and Violet (Adrian) Powell and one sister Daisy Farver

 
 
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 Parents:
  John C Powell (1884 - 1941)
  Violet O Adrian Powell (1887 - 1965)
 
 Spouse:
  Maurice A. Benedict (1906 - 2002)
 
 Siblings:
  Opal Vera Powell Benedict (1910 - 2001)
  Daisy F Powell Farver (1912 - 1989)*
  Cleo Ardis Powell Dillman (1925 - 2012)*
  Arlene C. Powell Roseboom (1925 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bellwood Cemetery
Bellwood
Butler County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Don
Record added: Dec 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23197761
Opal Vera <i>Powell</i> Benedict
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 Added: Jun. 24, 2013
Nelson Tiger; Class of '29
- Peggy Bargen Duey
 Added: Jun. 24, 2013
 
 
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