Crosby, Robert Berkey b. March 26, 1911 d. January 7, 2000 Nebraska Governor. He was known as "The Boy Governor from North Platte." He was the husband of State Senator LaVon Kehoe Crosby. He was born in North Platte on March 26, 1911. Republican and a member of the Nebraska unicameral legislature from 1941-45. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska, 1947-49 and Republican Governor of Nebraska, 1953-55. He was also a candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Nebraska in 1954. (Bio by: Ron Buchinski) Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Dennis, Sandy b. April 27, 1937 d. March 2, 1992 Actress. She is best remembered for her role of ‘Honey’ in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" (1966), for which she won an Oscar. She began her acting career in various roles on television, beginning with "The Guiding Light" soap opera, in 1956. She had a small part in the film, "Splendor in the Grass" (1961), but won two consecutive Tony awards for "A Thousand Clowns" and "Any Wednesday", which led to her being selected for an Oscar winning role in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"(1966). She...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Ovarian Cancer Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA Plot: Mauseleum Number 3, Wall A, Col. 1C (inside the mausoleum)
Devaney, Bob [original burial site] b. April 13, 1915 d. May 9, 1997 College Football Couch. Born in Saginaw, Michigan, he is regarded as one of the College footballs all time best couches. Attending Alma College Michigan, he lettered as a football tight end and graduated a Bachelor of Science in 1939. For the next 14 seasons, he coached football at four Michigan high schools, was an assistant coach at Michigan State, (1953-56) and was head coach at the University of Wyoming, (1957-61). Going to the University of Nebraska as head football couch 1962, he led the...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA Plot: 50 yards straight in from the main entrance on the left side of the oval you see upon entering.
Teena (Brandon), Brandon (Teena) b. December 12, 1972 d. December 31, 1993 Murder victim. Subject of the 1999 award-winning movie "Boy's Don't Cry," and of the television documentary "The Teena Brandon Story," and featured in many television magazine-show pieces. Born a female and named Teena Renae Brandon, Brandon preferred to live as a male. Brandon and two of his friends were murdered in a farmhouse near Humboldt, Nebraska. Note: Brandon Teena was not his legal name, but one of the names he most commonly used. Cause of death: Murdered Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA