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 Ervin Wayne “Wayne” Wroughton

Ervin Wayne “Wayne” Wroughton

Clay County, Nebraska, USA
Death 25 Apr 1997 (aged 83)
Nelson, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Nelson, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Block 14, Lot 11
Memorial ID 27760148 · View Source
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Ervin Wayne Wroughton, son of Ernest G. and Louvinia B. (Moon) Wroughton, was born September 5, 1913, near Edgar, Nebraska. He passed away Friday, April 25, 1997, at the Good Samaritan Center in Nelson, Nebraska, at the age of 83 years, 8 months, and 20 days.

Wayne attended rural schools near, Nelson, Nebraska. September 20, 1932, he married Florence Thieman. She passed away November 16, 1984. Wayne married Vivian C. (Troudt) Wilson in Hastings, Nebraska. Wayne farmed north of Nelson for many years.

He was a member of Nelson Masonic Lodge #77, of which he was Past Master; York Rite of Free Masonary; and a member of the Tehama Temple Shrine of Hastings, Nebraska.

Wayne enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling, and sports, especially the Nebraska football games. He also enjoyed gun collecting and gardening.

Preceding him in death in addition to his wife, Florence, were his parents; a sister, Audrey Wroughton; and a brother, James B. Wroughton.

Survivors include his wife, Vivian; two sons, Donald Wroughton and his wife Lois and Richard Wroughton and his wife Lorraine, all of Nelson, Nebraska; stepchildren, Clare Wilson of Nelson, Nebraska, and Willa Sorensen and her husband Lyle of Ruskin, Nebraska; two sisters, Dorothy Ferebee and Dortheda Kramer and her husband Vaden, all of Nelson, Nebraska; a sister-in-law, Helen Wroughton of California; six grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren (sic); seven great grandchildren; six step great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 29, 1997, at 10:30 a.m., at Klawitter-Price Funeral Home Chapel in Nelson, Nebraska, with Pastor Mark Imel officiating. Music was "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Beyond The Sunset" with Alicia Ferguson as soloist and Carlita Price as organist. Pallbearers were William Hamel, Darrell Thompson, Jim Harris, Jerry Drohman, Bill Overturf and Frank Harris. Interment was in Nelson Cemetery. Klawitter-Price Funeral Home of Nelson, Nebraska, was in charge of the arrangements.

The Nelson Gazette (Nelson, NE), Thursday, May 1, 1997; pg. 8






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