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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Buffalo County, Nebraska, Obituary Extracts, Page 10

While searching online for a reference to a blog I did on family names Cummngs, Rowe, and Meyer; I found this obituary on
Dorothy Rowe Cummings.

I didn't realize it led to until I came to finish this post.

Buffalo County, Nebraska, Obituary Extracts, Page 10: "Kearney Hub, 6 November, 2003

CUMMINGS, Dorothy O., 75, of Kearney died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003, at Good Samaritan Hospital
Services: Wednesday at Horner-Lieske-Horner Mortuary
Burial: Kearney Cemetery
Memorials suggested to the church or the nursing scholarship program at Good Samaritan Hospital
Born March 13, 1928, on a farm near Payton, Iowa
Parents: Roscoe and Mabel (Meyer) ROWE
Graduated from Rockwell City High School, 1945; moved to Scottsbluff where she entered nurse's training school at Methodist General Hospital; graduated, 1949
Was employed as a floor supervisor at the hospital and as a private-duty nurse, 1949-1953
Married: Aug. 18, 1950, to Donald Cummings in Scottsbluff
Moved to Atkinson, 1953; to Kearney in 1955
In Kearney, worked as a nurse and surgical nurse at Good Samaritan Hospital; retired in 1979
Activities: had been a den mother for the Cub Scouts; was a member of the Riverbend Christian Fellowship Church in Grand Island, where she sang in the choir, and of the Kearney Country Club
Enjoyed following her children's school and sports activities
Survivors include her husband; sons, Wray and Kim, both of Lincoln, and Jerry of Mons, Belgium; and five grandchildren
Preceded in death by her parents and two brothers
Kearney Hub, 10 November, 2003"

Note: Scotts Bluff is a residence to remember as well. I will link you to the account of the family soon.

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