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 Adella Emily <I>Shinn</I> Avery

Adella Emily Shinn Avery

Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA
Death 2 May 1995 (aged 80)
Humboldt, Richardson County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Du Bois, Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 46325728 · View Source
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Daughter of Edward & Anna (Dvorak) Shinn.
Married March 8, 1934 to Neal Orlando Avery.
Mother of Steve Avery.

Adella Emily Avery, age 80, died Tuesday, May 2, 1995 at the Colonial Acres Nursing Home, Humboldt. She was born northwest of DuBois on August 10, 1914. She was the daughter of Edward & Anna (Dvorak) Shinn. She attended the DuBois School.

On March 8, 1934 she was married to Neal Avery in Auburn, Nebraska. The couple established their home on a farm north of Humboldt for two years, then moved to the Stella, Nebraska area. In 1939 they moved to their home on a farm northeast of DuBois and resided there until moving to DuBois when they retired in 1978.

Adella loved to garden and enjoyed the outdoors. She was a cook at the Pawnee Manor for 14 years, retiring in 1984. She belonged to the Aproned Homemakers Extension Club and the Women's Society at the DuBois Church.

Survivors include her husband, Neal; one son, Steve Avery, DuBois; daughter-in-law Mildred; granddaughter, Rhonda and husband Eric Thorsgard; and several neices, nephews, and friends.

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  • Created by: Luella Hinrichsen
  • Added: 4 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46325728
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Adella Emily Shinn Avery (10 Aug 1914–2 May 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46325728, citing DuBois Cemetery, Du Bois, Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Luella Hinrichsen (contributor 47218988) .