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 Katherine Elnora “Katie” <I>Widger</I> Acton

Katherine Elnora “Katie” Widger Acton

Death 27 Nov 1963 (aged 71)
Burial Wauneta, Chase County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 66729069 · View Source
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The Wauneta Breeze
Thur., Dec. 5, 1963 P. 1

Mrs. Katie Acton dies Nov. 28; services here

Mrs. Katie E. Acton, 71, died Nov. 28 at the Imperial hospital. Immediate survivors include two sons: Ronald of Wauneta and John of Trenton; two daughters-in-law and three grandchildren. Mrs. Acton had been a patient at the Imperial hospital for two months prior to her death.

Katie and Harry Acton were married in 1916. They came to Wauneta in 1935 to make their home from Ottumwa, Ia. They lived on the family farm north of Wauneta. Mr. Acton preceded his wife in death. His passing came in July of this year.

Funeral services were held at the Wauneta Methodist Church on Saturday the Rev. John Brooks officiating. Singers were Sharon Walgren and June Skelton accompanied by Claire Voorhees.

Pallbearers were Lee Hunt, LeRoy Jussel, Worth Kanost, Edwin Kanost, Elmer Lewis and Kenneth Kits. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery, the V. B. Johnston Mortuary of Wauneta in charge of arrangements.


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  • Maintained by: SHARON ROBERTSON
  • Originally Created by: Beverly Davis Valcovic
  • Added: 10 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66729069
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Katherine Elnora “Katie” Widger Acton (11 Apr 1892–27 Nov 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66729069, citing Riverside Cemetery, Wauneta, Chase County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by SHARON ROBERTSON (contributor 47298784) .