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 Eldred Ruth <I>Carpenter</I> Cobb

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Eldred Ruth Carpenter Cobb

  • Birth 19 Jul 1930 Hitchcock County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 16 Dec 2010 McCook, Red Willow County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Stratton, Hitchcock County, Nebraska, USA
  • Memorial ID 63015846

Eldred Ruth Cobb, 80, entered the presence of her Heavenly Father on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, while residing at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. Eldred was born on July 19, 1930, to Ralph and Nellie (Nuding) Carpenter in the Township of Eden, in Hitchcock County, Nebraska.

Eldred graduated from Stratton High School in 1947. On Dec. 21, 1947, she married Bob B. Cobb in Oskaloosa, Iowa. They made their home in Stratton, Nebraska where Eldred was a busy mother and homemaker. She also worked as a lab and X-ray technician at the Stratton Clinic. She very much loved and was dedicated to her late husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Among her many hobbies, she greatly enjoyed cooking, knitting, sewing, and tole painting. She and her late husband enjoyed their craft shop that they named "The Cobbler Shoppe." She made a variety of crafts and especially enjoyed designing sweatshirts, all of which she sold at craft fairs. She loved music and played the piano.

Eldred was a member of the Christian Union Church in Stratton, which she attended until she became a resident of McCook.

Preceding her in death were her husband Bob Cobb on Sept. 24, 2000; her parents, Ralph and Nellie Carpenter; and sisters, Gwen Egle and Arlene Orr.

Survivors are: sons, Norman Cobb and wife, Glenna of York, Nebraska, Dallas Cobb and wife, Diane of McCook, and Wesley Cobb and wife, Dixie of Lincoln, Nebraska; daughter, Lorie and husband, Dick Golding of South Fork, Colorado; brother, Doyle Carpenter of Fort Wayne, Indiana; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Published McCook Daily Gazette 12/17/2010

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  • Created by: CPR
  • Added: 17 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63015846
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eldred Ruth Carpenter Cobb (19 Jul 1930–16 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63015846, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Stratton, Hitchcock County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by CPR (contributor 46798335) .