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Cleo Ardis "Ardis" Powell Dillman
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1925
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 2012
York County
Nebraska, USA

Cleo Ardis Dillman, the daughter of John and Violet (Adrian) Powell, was born on February 11, 1925 on a farm northwest of Nelson, Nebraska. She passed away on January 5, 2012 at York General Hearthstone, York, Nebraska at the age of 86 years, 10 months, 25 days.

Ardis attended grade school near Nelson and she graduated from Nelson High School. She was united in marriage to Herbert Dillman on October 6, 1946 at St. Paul Methodist Church, Lincoln, Nebraska. This union was blessed with two children.

She worked in the family grocery store in Nelson alongside her husband as a meat wrapper. She enjoyed cooking holiday meals, gardening, traveling and spoiling her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Herbert on November 14, 2011 and three sisters Opal Benedict, Daisy Farver and Arlene Roseboom.

She is survived by her daughter Linda Dillman of York, Nebraska and son Richard Dillman and wife Karen of Grand Island, Nebraska; granddaughters Amanda Daugherty and husband Brent of Columbus, Nebraska and Megan Kortum and husband Mike of South Haven, Mississippi; and one great granddaughter Elise Daugherty; nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 from the First United Methodist Church in York, Nebraska with Pastor Pat Norris officiating.

Pallbearers were her fellow church members.

Interment was on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 in the Nelson Cemetery at Nelson, Nebraska.

Memorials are suggested to go to in care of her son Richard Dillman.

Condolences may be sent to Klawitter-Price Funeral Home, 446 South Main St., Nelson, Nebraska 68961 or in care of

Klawitter-Price Funeral Home of Nelson, Nebraska was in charge of the arrangements.

The Nuckolls County Locomotive-Gazette, Thursday, January 12, 2012; pg. 5 
Family links: 
  John C Powell (1884 - 1941)
  Violet O Adrian Powell (1887 - 1965)
  Herbert Valdean Dillman (1918 - 2011)
  Opal Vera Powell Benedict (1910 - 2001)*
  Daisy F Powell Farver (1912 - 1989)*
  Arlene C. Powell Roseboom (1925 - 2005)*
  Cleo Ardis Powell Dillman (1925 - 2012)
*Calculated relationship
Nelson Cemetery
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Block 11, Lot 15
Created by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Record added: Jan 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83021607
Cleo Ardis Ardis <i>Powell</i> Dillman
Added by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Cleo Ardis Ardis <i>Powell</i> Dillman
Added by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Cleo Ardis Ardis <i>Powell</i> Dillman
Added by: Peggy Bargen Duey
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