Wendell F. Neafus, 84

Wendell F. Neafus, 84, died Thursday, November 22, 2012 at Good Samaritan Health Care Center.

He was born June 6, 1928 at Antioch, Nebraska to Henry O. and Ruth C. (Phettplace) Neafus.

He married Evelyn Jean Adam on October 29, 1950 in Lakeside, Nebraska.

Wendell served in the United States Army during the Korean War and later returned to Antioch where he was a lifetime area rancher. He was a member of the V.F.W.

He is survived by his son, Don (Gloria) Neafus of Springtown, Texas; his granddaughters, Nicci (Monte) Reeves of Seward, Nebraska and Wendy (Matt) Rhoades of Lincoln, Nebraska; and his great grandchildren, Jake and Trevor Reeves and Cale Rhoades. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and his son Ronald.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Alliance Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Prairie Haven Hospice, 2409 Box Butte Ave., Alliance, Nebraska, 69301, or to a charity of the donor's choice.

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