|Birth: ||Feb. 4, 1886|
|Death: ||Oct. 25, 1926|
He passed away near Alexandria, Ne. The death notice was in the Bruning Banner dated 10-28-1926.
Information provided by C. Roth:
Alexandria Argus - Nov. 4, 1926
Walter Robert Stewart, the oldest son of Mr and Mrs. William B. Stewart of Alexandria, Nebr. was born in Thayer county, Nebraska, February 4, 1886 and died Tuesday, October 26, 1926, at the Taylor hospital, Fairbury, Nebr., after a brief illness, aged 40 years, 8 months and 22 days.
He was united in marriage to Miss Myrtle Bowers of Lawrence, Nebr., on November 2, 1907. to this union were born five sons: Irving, Harrold, Raymond, Donald and Wayne.
He grew to manhood on a farm near Bruning, Nebr. The family resided near Lawrence, Nebr. for a number of years, then locating in Fillmore County, afterward in Thayer County where he resided at the time of his death.
He is survived by his wife, sons, parents, two brothers Arthur B. and Verlie W. of Alexandria; four sisters, Mrs. Ada Hall of Geneva, Nebr., Mrs. Gertrude Kelch of Alexandria, Mrs. Eva Archer of McDonald, Kans., and Mrs. Pearl Thornburgh of Alexandria; besides a host of other relatives and friends.
He belonged to the Odd Fellow lodge at Strang, Nebr. He was a much respected neighbor, having the good will of the entire community; a kind indulgent father and a devoted husband. It is evident as to his excellent leadership as a father, he has left as a legacy five of the most manly and upright boys that is an asset to any community. Mr. Stewart was a man that was always just in his transactions with his fellowmen, having an ideal character that was consistent at all times. "Well done thou good and faithful servant, enter thou into the joys of they Lord."
Short services were held at the farm home, last Thursday afternoon; then going to the Harmony Church, eighteen miles northwest of Alexandria, where funeral services were conducted by Rev. E. A. Wilson, pastor of the Alexandria Presbyterian Church, and the body laid to rest in the Harmony cemetery.
William Bogue Stewart (1859 - 1941)
Anna M. Bennett Stewart (1867 - 1940)
Esta M Bower Stewart-McCormick (1888 - 1983)*
Walter Robert Stewart (1886 - 1926)
Ada Belle Stewart Hall (1887 - 1948)*
Gertrude Elizabeth Stewart Hake (1889 - 1974)*
Arthur Bogue Stewart (1893 - 1967)*
Eva M Stewart Wynn (1902 - 1997)*
Pearl I. Stewart Thornburgh (1904 - 1987)*
Verlie W. Stewart (1910 - 1970)*
Note: Cemetery records say died 10-25-1926 and obit says 10-26-1926
Plot: SE 1/4, Row 4, Lot 27
Created by: Linda West Hume
Record added: Oct 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78479677
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