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 Dorothy Helen <I>Cler</I> Lobdell

Dorothy Helen Cler Lobdell

Dawson County, Nebraska, USA
Death 1 Nov 2012 (aged 82)
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Maxwell, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Section X, Site 80
Memorial ID 100023266 · View Source
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Dorothy Helen Lobdell, 82, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died November 1, 2012 in Lincoln, NE.

Dorothy Helen Lobdell was born on March 4, 1930 to Henry and Mary Margaret Weber Cler. She was baptized and confirmed at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Lexington. She moved to Scottsbluff and attended Grade School there. She then moved back to Lexington to finish her High School education. She worked for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company as an Operator for several years. She married Bruce Lobdell in 1950 and they farmed North of Cozad for several years. To this marriage there were three children born, Gary, Marlene and Sandi.

Dorothy was an active member of the American Lutheran Church in Gothenburg and she spent time volunteering at the Gothenburg Senior Citizen Center. She also belonged to the Red Hat Society. She loved quilting, crocheting, gardening and traveling. Bruce and Dorothy spent 13 years traveling throughout the United States after their retirement. Bruce and Dorothy were able to celebrate their 62nd Anniversary on September 30th.

She is survived by son Gary, daughters Marlene (Larry) Fiese and Sandi (Mike) Brown. Grandchildren Jason, Casey, Scott , Cameron, Torey, Hillary and Whitney. Step-Grandchildren Josh, Cassie and Chantel. Great-Grandchildren Bryce, Cyrus, Brady, Cash and Ava. Step-Great-Grandchildren Jada, Presley, Carter and Kennedy. Also Two Sisters, Mary Jacobs and Rosie Vlcek.

She was preceded in death by her Husband (Bruce), Daughter Lana, Brother Philip Cler, as well as 5 half-brothers and 10 half-sisters.

She will be missed by not only her family but also her many friends.

Services will be held at American Lutheran Church, November 5, 2012 at 10:30 am with Lonna Grabenstein PMA, Pastor Tom Wilson officiating.

Interment will follow in the Fort McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell, Nebraska.

Blase-Strauser Funeral Home of Gothenburg is in charge of
the arrangements.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100023266
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Helen Cler Lobdell (4 Mar 1930–1 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100023266, citing Fort McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by GLG (contributor 46814593) .