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Merrill A. "Bill" Abshire
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1908
Fremont County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 7, 1998
Nebraska, USA


Merrill A. "Bill" Abshire, 90, of Arlington died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 1998, at Crowell Memorial Home in Blair.

Services were Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Arlington Community Church with the Rev. Shirley Schmidt officiating.

Pallbearers were Donald Lottman, Dan Connick, Jon Strenger, Ralph Brown, Mick Sterling, and Michael Moeller.

Merrill A. "Bill" Abshire was born Sept. 19, 1908, at Sidney, Iowa, to Ethan and Maybelle Abshire.

On Dec. 25, 1929, he married Lucille Brown at Hamburg, Iowa.

He had lived at Omaha until moving to Arlington in 1940. He farmed near Arlington.

He was a member of the Arlington Community Church.

He is survived by his wife, Lucille of Blair; sister, Murilla Sterling of Lincoln; two brothers-in-law, Wills Brown of Fremont and Ralph Brown of Omaha; sister-in-law, Luella King, of Pennsylvania; and three nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.

Reckmeyer-Moser Funeral Home in Arlington was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to Crowell Memorial Home in Blair.

Printed in the Washington County Pilot-Tribune on 10/13/1998

This obituary was added online on 4/14/2008 by the Washington County Genealogical Society. 
Family links: 
  Eathan Allan Abshire (1864 - 1918)
  May Belle Pierson Abshire (1873 - 1967)
  Dorothy Lucille Brown Abshire (1909 - 2003)*
  Millard Abshire (1894 - 1952)*
  Manning Abshire (1897 - 1971)*
  Infant Daughter Abshire (1898 - 1898)*
  Infant Son Abshire (1899 - 1899)*
  Murillo May Abshire Sterling (1901 - 2001)*
  Merrill A. Abshire (1908 - 1998)
*Calculated relationship
Arlington Cemetery
Washington County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Section B Lot 8
Created by: Lloyd Donahoo
Record added: Nov 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44912654
Merrill A. Bill Abshire
Added by: Lloyd Donahoo
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