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 David A. Wooden

David A. Wooden

Loup City, Sherman County, Nebraska, USA
Death 9 Dec 2012 (aged 66)
Cairo, Hall County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Cairo, Hall County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 102010337 · View Source
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CAIRO - David A. Wooden, 66, of Cairo died peacefully Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at his home.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Cairo United Methodist Church, with Rev. Melanie Adams officiating. Burial will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Cairo.

Mr. Wooden was born Oct. 21, 1946, in Loup City to Roy and Louise (Lane) Wooden.

Survivors of the immediate family his wife, Shirley Wooden of Cairo, a son and daughter-in-law; Paul and Leslie Wooden of Woodland, Wash.; a daughter and son-in-law; Vickie and Paul Janulewicz of Omaha; his mother, Louise Wooden of Kearney; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard and Jeanne Wooden of Ogallala, Robert and Tamy Wooden of Kearney, and Roger and Beverly Wooden of Cairo.

Also surviving include grandchildren, Wyatt and Emily Wooden of Woodland, Wash., Paul, Felicia, Grayson, Kian and Hadley Janulewicz of Omaha; brother-in-law, Dwain and wife, Sharon Sutton of Oshkosh; and sister-in-law, Judy Sutton of Alliance; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He grew up in Arcadia and graduated from Arcadia High School in 1965. He attended Kearney State College until enlisting in the United States Air Force on June 28, 1968. He served during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged on June 21, 1972.

David was united in marriage to Shirley Sutton on July 4, 1969, at the Christian Church in Alliance. The couple lived in Mountain Home, Idaho and then Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany before his discharge from the Air Force. They lived in Loup City for a year before moving to Cairo in 1973, where they have lived since. David worked at New Holland in Grand Island from 1972 until his retirement in 2003.

David was a member of the Platt Duetsch, the American Legion, and he was a Mason. He enjoyed reading, hunting, fishing, collecting guns, his 1964 Chevy Chevelle, Husker baseball, driving around the country side with friends, his family and especially his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Wooden.

Published in The Grand Island Independent on December 11, 2012

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for David A. Wooden (21 Oct 1946–9 Dec 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102010337, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Cairo, Hall County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by GLG (contributor 46814593) .