Fred Ernest Titus

Fred Ernest Titus

Keya Paha County, Nebraska, USA
Death 2 Oct 1976 (aged 78)
Ainsworth, Brown County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Springview, Keya Paha County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 55472209 · View Source
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Fred Ernest Titus, son of Abraham and Edna Blakely Titus, was born August 30, 1898, and died at the Ainsworth Hospital on October 2 at the age of 78.

He was born on his father's homestead and lived his entire life on this place. He took great pride in high quality Hereford cattle, and one of his greatest pleasures was in knowing that his three sons each shared his interest in ranching.

He was married to Irene Mildred Lee on March 20, 1928, at Winner, South Dakota. To them three sons were born.

He was president of the Keya Paha County Hereford Association for its entire existence, was an active member of the local Co-op Association from its beginning and was president of the association until 1975. He served on the lcoal election board for approximately fifty years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Donald and a step-son Lavern Sharp. Among survivors are his wife Irene; two sons, Gerald and Howard, both of Springview; eleven grandchildren and three great grandchildren; two brothers, Harry G. of Springview and Elmer, Yankton, South Dakota; one sister, Gail Schroeder, Springview and other relatives.

Services were held at the United Methodist Church in Springview, October 7 with the Rev. Howard Dixon officiating. Mrs. Normal Nelson accompanied singers, James and Eldon Williams. Pallbearers were Ray Baker, Don Rossenbach, Kevin Schoettger, Rolland Kurzenberger, Jim Caulfield and Harold Adkinson. Honorary bearers were F.M. McAtee, Paul Gierau II, Ernest Ritterbush, Glenn Forgey, John E. Weston and Frank Ruther. Interment was at Mount Hope Cemetery, Springview.

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