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Viola Edna Melvin Ahrens
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1895
Saline County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1989
Edgar
Clay County
Nebraska, USA

The funeral for Viola Ahrens was Tuesday at 2 p.m., at the
Urbauer-Williams Funeral Home Chapel, Edgar. She died
Sunday at the Bethesda Care Center, Edgar, at the age of 93
years, 5 months and 20 days.
Viola Edna Melvin, the daughter of Julius Rankin and
Minnie Caroline Meyer Melvin, was born Oct. 26, 1895, on a
farm in Saline County, near Swanton, Neb.
In October, 1915, she moved to Nuckolls County where she
met and married Louis F. Ahrens March 5, 1925, at the
home of her parents northwest of Angus. This union was
blessed with the birth of two sons, Edwin Donald, born Nov.
9, 1925, and Wendell Eugene, born Dec. 30, 1928.
She was a member of the E.U.B. Church in Angus, joining in October, 1915, and remained a member as long as
the church was in existance.
Oct. 13, 1968, she became a member of the Oak First
Community Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband,
Louis, Feb. 26, 1966; brothers, Lawrence and Ervin Melvin;
and one sister, Stella Pittman.
Survivors are her sons, Edwin Ahrens of Ogallala,
Neb., and Eugene Ahrens of Oak; brother, Archie Melvin,
Davenport; sister, Vella Bauman, Nelson; five grand-
children; and many other
relatives.
Pastor Harold Fox was the officiant at the services.
Interment was in the Edgar Cemetery.

Superior Express April 20, 1989. 
 
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 Parents:
  Julius Rankin Melvin (1864 - 1945)
  Minnie Caroline Meyer Melvin (1870 - 1927)
 
 Spouse:
  Louis Fredrick Ahrens (1897 - 1966)
 
 Children:
  Wendell Eugene Ahrens (1928 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ervin Ray Melvin (1892 - 1951)*
  Stella Pearl Melvin Pittman (1894 - 1982)*
  Viola Edna Melvin Ahrens (1895 - 1989)
  Archie R Melvin (1904 - 1995)*
  Vella M Melvin Bauman (1909 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Edgar Cemetery
Edgar
Clay County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Block 25 Lot 27 Grave 5 Row 6
 
Created by: Marilyn Sanner Keim
Record added: Feb 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47419237
Viola Edna <i>Melvin</i> Ahrens
Added by: Chuck Hoyt
 
Viola Edna <i>Melvin</i> Ahrens
Added by: Marilyn Sanner Keim
 
Viola Edna <i>Melvin</i> Ahrens
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