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 Gaylord Gerhard Dose

Gaylord Gerhard Dose

York, York County, Nebraska, USA
Death 17 Jan 2013 (aged 69)
Hampton, Hamilton County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Hordville, Hamilton County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 103784843 · View Source
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HAMPTON -- Gaylord G. Dose, 69, of Hampton died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at home.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church near Polk. The Rev. Jim Gruber will officiate. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. Dubas Funeral Home of Stromsburg and Osceola is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Dose was born Sept. 15, 1943, at York to Gerhard and Mae (Doremus) Dose.

Survivors of the immediate family include his wife, Linda, and three sons, Greg of Hampton, Brian of Eagle and Bradley of Omaha.

Also surviving are grandchildren, Jesse Dose of Lincoln, Jordan Dose of Central City, Bradyn and Sydney Dose of Eagle, and Matthew Dose of Omaha; mother-in-law Alyce Mentink of Stromsburg; four brothers-in-law and their wives, Dr. Felix Megron of Simi Valley, Calif., Gary and Donna Mentink, Terry and Pat Mentink both of Osceola, and Larry and Barb Mentink of Stromsburg; a sister-in-law, Becky Klein of Stromsburg; a special cousin, Karen Blase of York; and several nieces and nephews.

On Jan. 30, 1965, he married Linda Mentink of Stromsburg at Immanuel Lutheran. They made their home north of Hampton.

He was a member of the Polk High School 1961 state championship basketball team his senior year. He was also a member of the Polk school board, the Co-op board and was chairman of the church assembly.

Farming was such a joy for Gaylord. The family was awarded the Ak-Sar-Ben Pioneer Farm Family Award in 1993 for having the farm in the family for 100 years. He also did cross-country trucking. He coached summer baseball and thoroughly enjoyed the activities of his sons, grandchildren and extended family, rarely missing an event.

After retiring, due to his health, Gaylord enjoyed gardening, especially raising lots of potatoes. He also spent a lot of time mowing to feed his horses.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Shirley Negron; an infant brother, Gary; father-in-law, Gerald Mentink; brother-in-law, Jerry Klein; and cousins, Milan Blase and Rollen and Carolyn Roehrs.

Published in The Grand Island Independent on January 19, 2013

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gaylord Gerhard Dose (15 Sep 1943–17 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103784843, citing Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Hordville, Hamilton County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by GLG (contributor 46814593) .