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 Stanley Louis Svendgard

Stanley Louis Svendgard

Birth
Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Death 12 Nov 1972 (aged 33)
Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Block: 95 Lot: 13 Grave: 1
Memorial ID 111810433 · View Source
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Age 33
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Note: The family last name spelling is Svendgaard, although some later family descendants dropped the Scandinavian "double a".
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(Acknowledgement to Washington County Nebraska Genealogical Society for archive of following obituary)

Obituary.
Blair Enterprise, 16 Nov 1972.
Stanley Svendgard Is Victim of Plane Crash In Platte River. Accident Took Place Some Time Sunday Before Daybreak.

Stanley Svendgard, son of Andrew Svendgard of Blair and a life-long resident of Washington County, Was killed early Sunday when an airplane he was piloting crashed into the Platte River just south of Fremont. The plane struck the water a short distance upstream from the Highway 77 bridge and was easily visible from the highway. Mr. Svendgard was a truck driver who did custom hauling in several states. Mr. Svendgard's airplane was discovered in the Platte River some 350 feet west of the highway bridge south of Fremont.

Stan was the son of Andrew Svendgard Sr. of Blair. Stan attended Blair High School. Other survivors include his brother Andrew Jr. of Arlington; Richard of Blair; and James of Worchester, Miss. Surviving sisters are: Mrs. Betty Stoetzel of Hastings and Judith Svendgard of Pomona, California.

Funeral services are being held at the United Methodist Church in Blair, today, Thursday, and burial will be made in the Blair cemetery. The Rev. Charles Gates is conducting the service and burial is under the direction of the Campbell Mortuary.

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  • Created by: S. Wardell
  • Added: 4 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111810433
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Stanley Louis Svendgard (11 May 1939–12 Nov 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111810433, citing Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by S. Wardell (contributor 47551395) .