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 John Ansel Godfrey

John Ansel Godfrey

Birth
Mountain View, Kiowa County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 24 Aug 2002 (aged 78)
Burial Fairbury, Jefferson County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 110176575 · View Source
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Son of John & Lucy Godfrey, 6th of 7 children.

Surviving are his wife, Joan; daughtersCathee Burden and husband Lewis of Traverse City, Mich. Jane Waring and her husband Neil of Powder River, Wyo. Ardath Cunningham and her husband Jim of Lenexa, Kan. Susan Urban and her husband Gerald of Onaha, Neb. Step-Daughters Marcia Knisel and her husband Jerry of Fairbury and Peggy Carrell and her husband Ron of Beatrice. 10 grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 1 step great grandchild. Brother, Melvin and his wife Florence of Murrieta, Calif. Sisters, Ruth Joy Stephens and her husband Bill of Mountain View, Ok. Maie Giles of watonga, OK and a sister -in-law Jay Godfrey of Shreveport, LA.

Preceding him in death were his life Lois McCORD of 35 years, his parents, brother Max, and sisters Thelma Richey and Beatrice Gill.

Services were August 27 at the Baptist Church in Fairbury, wtih the Reverend Robin Stoops officiating. Music was provided by Lorene Staley, Randy Stephesn and B. R. Stephens. Pallbearers were Todd Hynek, Lee Coatman, Mark Tiemeyer, Bob Garrett, Kevin Barber and Kent Preston.

Honorary bearers were Bobby and LeRoy Welch, Dean and Marge Terrill, Grank and Helen Henderson, Gail and LaDonna Southwicj, Ricky and Connie Schwartz, John and Marsha Mitchell, Ron and Gail Ward and Harold and Alta Wager.

Burial with military rites was at the Fairbury Cemetery.

Obituary was in Mountain View News-8/2002


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 110176575
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Ansel Godfrey (24 Oct 1923–24 Aug 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110176575, citing Fairbury Cemetery, Fairbury, Jefferson County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by sha9876 (contributor 46523609) .