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Albert Johann Bargen

  • Birth 26 Jun 1920 Superior, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 21 Aug 1974 Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Superior, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA
  • Plot Section 12, Lot 7
  • Memorial ID 16480016

Farm Accident Kills Nuckolls County Farmer

Albert Bargen, 54, a well-known farmer, was killed about 6:45 last Wednesday evening when the Stackmover he was working with collapsed and pinned him underneath. He was killed instantly. The accident occurred near his farm home seven miles north and two and one-half miles east of Superior.

Mr. Bargen and his wife had moved two stacks of hay and he went back to the field northeast of their house to get another stack as she was preparing supper. When he failed to return, she went to the field where she found the tractor running, but couldn't find him. She immediately called neighbors for help. They located his body underneath the stack of hay.

Albert John Bargen was born June 26, 1920, at Superior, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eilert Bargen.

Dec. 11, 1945, he was married to Marie Thayer at her home near Nora. To this union were born two daughters, Connie and Janice. Marie died July 19, 1970.

Mr. Bargen was married to Marceline Tordrup on Sept. 6, 1972, at Nelson. He was a member of the Nelson Christian Church, having served many years as a deacon as well as holding other offices. He had farmed near Superior all his life.

Survivors are his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Richard Calver (Connie) and Mrs. Gary Tordrup (Janice) of Lincoln; one grandson, Scott Calver; his parents, Mrs. and Mrs. Eilert Bargen, Nora; two brothers, Donald and Lyndell of Nora; and four sisters, Mrs.Hal Moore (Evelyn) of Alexandria, Va., Mrs. Melvin Kugler (Wilma) of Salina, Kan., Mrs. Norma Elliott of Topeka, Kan., and Mrs. Harry Saathoff (Lorene) of Hebron.

Funeral services were held from the Christian Church in Nelson Saturday, Aug. 24. The Megrue-Price Funeral Home of Superior was in charge of arrangements.

The Superior Express, Thursday, August 29, 1974; pg. 1

Pallbearers: Harold Uhmacher, Bill Kottmeyer, Jens Thorup, Lren Renz, Loren Thayer, Chester Shipman, Albert Grummert, Raymond Statz
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Albert John Bargen was born June 26, 1920, at Superior, Nebraska, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eilert Bargen. He passed away in an accident at his home near Superior on August 21, 1974 at the age of 54.

On December 11, 1945 he was married to Marie Thayer at her home near Nora. To this union were born two daughters, Connie and Janice. Marie passed away July 19, 1970.

Albert was married to Marceline Tordrup on September 6, 1972 at Nelson. He was a member of the Nelson Christian Church, having served many years as a Deacon as well as holding other offices. He has farmed near Superior all his life.

Albert is survived by his wife, two daughters and their husbands, Connie and Richard Calver and Janice and Gary Tordrup all of Lincoln and a grandson, Scott Calver.

There also remains his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eilert Bargen of Nora; two brothers, Donald and Lyndall of Nora and four sisters, Evelyn Moore of Alexandria, Virginia, Wilma Kugler of Salina, Kansas, Norma Elliott of Topeka, Kansas and Lorene Saathoff of Hebron.

Funeral services were held from the Christian Church in Nelson on Saturday, August 24th. Pastor Victor Schwarz officiated. Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery in Superior. The Megrue-Price Funeral Home of Superior was in charge of the funeral arrangements.

The Nelson Gazette (Nelson, NE), Thursday, August 29, 1974; pg. 10



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  • Created by: Peggy Bargen Duey
  • Added: 5 Nov 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16480016
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Johann Bargen (26 Jun 1920–21 Aug 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16480016, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Peggy Bargen Duey (contributor 46873059) .