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 Bennie Blaine Herboldsheimer

Bennie Blaine Herboldsheimer

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Death 19 Jul 2001 (aged 78)
Burial Potter, Cheyenne County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 40217407 · View Source
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Bennie Blaine Herboldsheimer, of Potter, died at his home, Jul 19, 2001.
He was born on Jun 9, 1923, south of Potter. He attended the Potter schools, graduating from Potter High School in 1941. On Jun 9, 1944, he married Charlyn H Hagemeister in Potter. He attended one and half years at the University of Nebraska.
He spent his entire life farming the family home place.
He developed the Benaire Air Conditioner and spent many years selling it in nine states and Canada. He helped build and manage the Point of Rocks Grain Elevator east of Potter.
He was active with the Boy Scouts of America as a Scout leader, District Council member, spent 24 years as a Order of the Arrow Member and received the Silver Beaver Award. He is a Past Master of the Potter Masonic Lodge and most recently the Frank Welch Lodge in Sidney. He was named an Outstanding Young Nebraska Farmer, was active in the Nebraska Wheat Growers and had served as a State Transportation Officer. He received a State Soil Conservation Award, was a member of the Potter Fire Department and a Potter Board Member. He was the Potter Cemetery Caretaker for five years, began the fund and was first to begin to build the Potter Youth Center. He built and maintained ice skating rinks in Potter for several years. He built 50 sets of kitchen cupboards and built his own solar home over the course of five winters.
He is survived by his wife Charlyn of Potter; daughters Alicia Eagan and her husband Wayne of Arapaho, OH; Patrice Egging and her husband Mike of Pratt, KS, and Susan Kruse and her husband Darrell of Auburn; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by parents and one son Steven in 1999.



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  • Created by: Joe Gibbens
  • Added: 3 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40217407
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bennie Blaine Herboldsheimer (9 Jun 1923–19 Jul 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40217407, citing Potter Community Cemetery, Potter, Cheyenne County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Joe Gibbens (contributor 48740479) .