Guy H. Metz, Jr., 98, Scottsbluff
Guy H. Metz, Jr. 98, of Scottsbluff, was born on Christmas Day, Dec 25, 1914 and was resurrected on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013 at his home. His funeral service will be held at 10am on Friday, April 5, 2013 at Monument Bible Church in Scottsbluff with Pastor Jonathan Seng officiating. Interment will be at Angora Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time at the church. Memorials have been established to the Gideon's, Monument Bible Church or Camp Rock. Online condolences may be left at www.jolliffefuneralhome.com. Jolliffe Funeral Home in Scottsbluff is in charge of arrangements.
Guy was born to Guy Howard Metz, Sr. and Pearl Aralia (Dollard) Metz in Box Butte County near Alliance. They lived in Morrill County east of Angora where Guy Sr. made a farmer out of Guy Jr.
On December 10, 1940, Twyla Batterman of Broadwater became Mrs. Guy Metz, Jr. The couple farmed east of Angora and east of Alliance before purchasing the "Home place" west of Angora, which has produced 3 generations of Metz farmers. In 1973, Guy and Twyla moved to Scottsbluff and he commuted to the farm until finally retiring at age 93.
Guy loved Jesus, his family, the church, the Gideon's, combining and fishing.
He is survived by his wife Twyla Metz of Scottsbluff; sons Guy (Sue) Metz of Seattle, WA, Don (Mary Lee) Metz of Angora and Dwight Metz of Minatare; grandkids Jeff (Kim) Metz of Angora, Misti (Greg) Lacy of Glendale, AZ, Tiffany (John) Gaertner of Cheyenne, WY, Zac (Katie) Metz of Alliance, Wes Metz of Cheyenne, WY, Michelle Metz of Seattle, WA, Brittany (Jake) Marlow of Laramie, WY and Telly Metz of Seattle, WA; step grandkids Lisa Bressack and Jennifer Oberg of Seattle, WA and Phil (Melissa) Oberg of St. Paris, OH; 7 great grandkids and 4 step great grandkids; sisters Eunice Burry of Scottsbluff and Betty McFarland of Elmhurst, IL and numerous nieces and nephews.
His parents, brother Dale Metz, sister Norma Dasher and grandson John Samuel Metz preceded him in death.
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