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Leonard R. Bebout, Sr

Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska, USA
Death 16 Oct 2012 (aged 93)
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 99305361 · View Source
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Leonard R. Bebout, age 93, of Nebraska City, NE passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at BryanLGH West Medical Center in Lincoln, NE.

Leonard was born on January 23, 1919 in Nebraska City, NE; the middle child of Jesse S. and Lora F. (Fuller) Bebout. He attended school and graduated from Nebraska City High School with the Class of 1936.
Following his graduation, he attended the Coyne Electrical School in Chicago, IL. He owned and operated an appliance store on Main Street in Nebr. City in his early years and later worked at the Bomber Plant in Bellevue, NE primarily on the B29 Aircraft.

He was united in marriage to Corlas A. Prine on May 31, 1942 in Nebraska City. They shared over 70 years of marriage together.

On June 26, 1944, Leonard entered the United States Army and served during WWII, until his honorable discharge on May 9, 1946. Leonard worked at American Meter for 30 years until his retirement in 1983. Leonard was very active in the Nebraska City community. He was currently a member of the American Legion, V.F.W. and the Community of Christ Church. He previously belonged to Toastmasters and was a Volunteer Firefighter.

He is survived by his wife Corlas Bebout of Nebr. City; children Judy Spires of Nebr. City and Bob Bebout and wife Sharon of Omaha, NE; seven grandchildren: Ryan, Michael and Marcie Bebout, Brian Spires, Julie Struck and husband Steve, Candy Kujath and husband Jamie and Tammy Johnson and husband Adam; ten great-grandchildren: Ava, Parker, and Beckam Strunk; Blaine, Kadyn, Brady, Carlee Kujath, Skylar,Breckyn and Kiptyn Johnson; a niece Christine Barton and one nephew Howard Bebout;, other family and friends.

Leonard was preceded in death by his parents, an infant son Leonard Robert Bebout, Jr., a sister Jessie M. Dennis and brother Arvel "Babe" Bebout.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 26, 2012 at Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City with Pastors Tom Sherer and Jim Carson officiating. Burial will follow at Wyuka Cemetery in Nebraska City with complete military honors conducted by the Nebraska Army National Guard Funeral
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The family will greet friends from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 25 at the mortuary.

Memorials may be given to the Community of Christ Church in Nebraska City.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 99305361
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Leonard R. Bebout, Sr (23 Jan 1919–16 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99305361, citing Wyuka Cemetery, Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Don (contributor 46558676) .