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Marjorie Winifred "Winnie" Byford Daniels
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1934, England
Death: Aug. 3, 2012
Box Butte County
Nebraska, USA

Marjorie "Winnie" Daniels, 77, died Friday, August 3, 2012 at her home with her family by her side. Winnie was born October 10, 1934 in Bishop's Stortford, England to Cecil and Elsie (Joy) Byford.

Winnie graduated from high school at the age of 16. In England, Winnie worked as a dental assistant for a short time before passing the Civil Service Exam and becoming a telephone operator/supervisor for 8 years. She met Duane Daniels in 1957 while he was stationed in England with the U.S. Army. In 1960 she immigrated to the United States.

Winnie and Duane were united in marriage on March 1, 1961 in Livingston, MT. They lived in Montana where Winnie worked on a dude ranch and held a banking position before she began working for the railroad in 1965. The family moved to Alliance in 1979 and Winnie continued with the railroad until retiring after 30 years of service.

Winnie was a member of the United Methodist Church, past vice-president of the UMC women's group, secretary of the BNSF Vets, a member of the Box Butte Arts Society and the secretary of the 803rd Army reunion. She enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing with her husband and children. She and Duane attended his army reunions for 20 years, traveling to many states. Winnie loved her family and friends and enjoyed keeping in touch with them all by telephone calls and letters.

Winnie is survived by: children and grandchildren, Paula Daniels of Denver, CO. and her children, Daniel and Stephen Grahek, Dana and Liz Daniels of Alliance, NE. and their children, Stephanie and Madison, and Rhonda and Chuck Dentler of Guernsey, WY. and their children, Nicole and Cody and great-grandson, Jackson Otero; sister, Jean Middleton of England; sister-in-law, Karen Grimm of Billings, MT, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Clair and Dixie Daniels of St. Ignatius, MT,

Winnie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and her grandson, Colin Dentler.

Inurnment was in the Nebraska Veterans Cemetery, Alliance, NE.
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  Duane Gene Daniels (1935 - 2009)
Nebraska Veterans Cemetery
Box Butte County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: CPR
Record added: Aug 06, 2012
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Marjorie Winifred Winnie <i>Byford</i> Daniels
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