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Plains Edition Obituaries for 5-8-10

Alvin E. Weil, 91, of North Platte, died April, 24, 2010, at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg.

He was born on March 3, 1919 in his grandparent’s home where his mother was also born in North Platte to Emil R. and Olga M. (Sandall) Weil. He attended school at Cody and Washington before graduating from North Platte High School in 1938.

He married Norma Maxine Lawrence in November 1939. To this union five children were born.

He lived for 3 years in Alaska where he worked for the government at an experimental station while living on a homestead. For 2 years, he lived in Vermont working at some dairy farms, and then returned to Nebraska where he took up ranching in the Thedford area for 20 years.

He worked for Dowhower Construction as a superintendent for 20 years. He built his ranch-style home.

In 1978 he married Harriett Greenwalt of North Platte. They enjoyed many trips to Alaska, their dogs, Boomer and Rosie, and many dinners with their friends and playing rummikub.

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He liked growing plants from seed in his greenhouse, growing flowers, and having large gardens. He was a great cook too. He enjoyed canning, especially making sauerkraut and pickles.

He was a lifelong member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, a life member of the Elks Club, took many trips on his Gold Wing motorcycle, and loved music and dancing. His favorite hobby was fishing, especially for catfish at Sutherland’s Cooling Pond, and halibut and salmon fishing off Alaska’s coast. His greatest catch was a 217 pound halibut.

Survivors include his daughters, Donna (Larry) Blus of Portland, Ore., Patricia (Paul) Eisler of Siloam Spring, Alaska., Alice ( Glenn) Chase of North Platte, and Carolyn (Michael) Moore of Lebanon, Ore.; seven grandchildren, Denise (Kevin) Cossa of Tigard, Ore., Emily (Ken) Tantare of Portland, Ore., Daniel Blus of Salem, Ore., Scott (Julie) Chase of Oshkosh, Michaela Chase of North Platte, Melvin (Julia) Baldwin of Watertown, N.Y., and Andrew (Bethany) Baldwin of Kent, Wash.; nine great-grandchildren, Sarah and Julia Tantare, Catlyn Cossa, Trev, Todd, and Jayna Chase, James-Levi Baldwin, Samantha and Abigail Baldwin; cousin, Leslie (Eloise) Weil, and many other cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Charles Lawrence, and a sister, Barbara Lois Weil.

Alvin E. Weil, 91, of North Platte, died April, 24, 2010, at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg.

He was born on March 3, 1919 in his grandparent’s home where his mother was also born in North Platte to Emil R. and Olga M. (Sandall) Weil. He attended school at Cody and Washington before graduating from North Platte High School in 1938.

He married Norma Maxine Lawrence in November 1939. To this union five children were born.

He lived for 3 years in Alaska where he worked for the government at an experimental station while living on a homestead. For 2 years, he lived in Vermont working at some dairy farms, and then returned to Nebraska where he took up ranching in the Thedford area for 20 years.

He worked for Dowhower Construction as a superintendent for 20 years. He built his ranch-style home.

In 1978 he married Harriett Greenwalt of North Platte. They enjoyed many trips to Alaska, their dogs, Boomer and Rosie, and many dinners with their friends and playing rummikub.

He liked growing plants from seed in his greenhouse, growing flowers, and having large gardens. He was a great cook too. He enjoyed canning, especially making sauerkraut and pickles.

He was a lifelong member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, a life member of the Elks Club, took many trips on his Gold Wing motorcycle, and loved music and dancing. His favorite hobby was fishing, especially for catfish at Sutherland’s Cooling Pond, and halibut and salmon fishing off Alaska’s coast. His greatest catch was a 217 pound halibut.

Survivors include his daughters, Donna (Larry) Blus of Portland, Ore., Patricia (Paul) Eisler of Siloam Spring, Alaska., Alice ( Glenn) Chase of North Platte, and Carolyn (Michael) Moore of Lebanon, Ore.; seven grandchildren, Denise (Kevin) Cossa of Tigard, Ore., Emily (Ken) Tantare of Portland, Ore., Daniel Blus of Salem, Ore., Scott (Julie) Chase of Oshkosh, Michaela Chase of North Platte, Melvin (Julia) Baldwin of Watertown, N.Y., and Andrew (Bethany) Baldwin of Kent, Wash.; nine great-grandchildren, Sarah and Julia Tantare, Catlyn Cossa, Trev, Todd, and Jayna Chase, James-Levi Baldwin, Samantha and Abigail Baldwin; cousin, Leslie (Eloise) Weil, and many other cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Charles Lawrence, and a sister, Barbara Lois Weil.

Alvin E. Weil, 91, of North Platte, died April, 24, 2010, at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg.

He was born on March 3, 1919 in his grandparent’s home where his mother was also born in North Platte to Emil R. and Olga M. (Sandall) Weil. He attended school at Cody and Washington before graduating from North Platte High School in 1938.

He married Norma Maxine Lawrence in November 1939. To this union five children were born.

He lived for 3 years in Alaska where he worked for the government at an experimental station while living on a homestead. For 2 years, he lived in Vermont working at some dairy farms, and then returned to Nebraska where he took up ranching in the Thedford area for 20 years.

He worked for Dowhower Construction as a superintendent for 20 years. He built his ranch-style home.

In 1978 he married Harriett Greenwalt of North Platte. They enjoyed many trips to Alaska, their dogs, Boomer and Rosie, and many dinners with their friends and playing rummikub.

He liked growing plants from seed in his greenhouse, growing flowers, and having large gardens. He was a great cook too. He enjoyed canning, especially making sauerkraut and pickles.

He was a lifelong member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, a life member of the Elks Club, took many trips on his Gold Wing motorcycle, and loved music and dancing. His favorite hobby was fishing, especially for catfish at Sutherland’s Cooling Pond, and halibut and salmon fishing off Alaska’s coast. His greatest catch was a 217 pound halibut.

Survivors include his daughters, Donna (Larry) Blus of Portland, Ore., Patricia (Paul) Eisler of Siloam Spring, Alaska., Alice ( Glenn) Chase of North Platte, and Carolyn (Michael) Moore of Lebanon, Ore.; seven grandchildren, Denise (Kevin) Cossa of Tigard, Ore., Emily (Ken) Tantare of Portland, Ore., Daniel Blus of Salem, Ore., Scott (Julie) Chase of Oshkosh, Michaela Chase of North Platte, Melvin (Julia) Baldwin of Watertown, N.Y., and Andrew (Bethany) Baldwin of Kent, Wash.; nine great-grandchildren, Sarah and Julia Tantare, Catlyn Cossa, Trev, Todd, and Jayna Chase, James-Levi Baldwin, Samantha and Abigail Baldwin; cousin, Leslie (Eloise) Weil, and many other cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Charles Lawrence, and a sister, Barbara Lois Weil.

Alvin E. Weil, 91, of North Platte, died April, 24, 2010, at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg.

He was born on March 3, 1919 in his grandparent’s home where his mother was also born in North Platte to Emil R. and Olga M. (Sandall) Weil. He attended school at Cody and Washington before graduating from North Platte High School in 1938.

He married Norma Maxine Lawrence in November 1939. To this union five children were born.

He lived for 3 years in Alaska where he worked for the government at an experimental station while living on a homestead. For 2 years, he lived in Vermont working at some dairy farms, and then returned to Nebraska where he took up ranching in the Thedford area for 20 years.

He worked for Dowhower Construction as a superintendent for 20 years. He built his ranch-style home.

In 1978 he married Harriett Greenwalt of North Platte. They enjoyed many trips to Alaska, their dogs, Boomer and Rosie, and many dinners with their friends and playing rummikub.

He liked growing plants from seed in his greenhouse, growing flowers, and having large gardens. He was a great cook too. He enjoyed canning, especially making sauerkraut and pickles.

He was a lifelong member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, a life member of the Elks Club, took many trips on his Gold Wing motorcycle, and loved music and dancing. His favorite hobby was fishing, especially for catfish at Sutherland’s Cooling Pond, and halibut and salmon fishing off Alaska’s coast. His greatest catch was a 217 pound halibut.

Survivors include his daughters, Donna (Larry) Blus of Portland, Ore., Patricia (Paul) Eisler of Siloam Spring, Alaska., Alice ( Glenn) Chase of North Platte, and Carolyn (Michael) Moore of Lebanon, Ore.; seven grandchildren, Denise (Kevin) Cossa of Tigard, Ore., Emily (Ken) Tantare of Portland, Ore., Daniel Blus of Salem, Ore., Scott (Julie) Chase of Oshkosh, Michaela Chase of North Platte, Melvin (Julia) Baldwin of Watertown, N.Y., and Andrew (Bethany) Baldwin of Kent, Wash.; nine great-grandchildren, Sarah and Julia Tantare, Catlyn Cossa, Trev, Todd, and Jayna Chase, James-Levi Baldwin, Samantha and Abigail Baldwin; cousin, Leslie (Eloise) Weil, and many other cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Charles Lawrence, and a sister, Barbara Lois Weil.

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