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Evelyn Bourne, 89, of North Platte, formerly of Lexington, died June 3, 2008, at Premier Estates in North Platte.

She was born May 11, 1919, at Herford, Colo., to Louis James and Carrie Pearl (Stevens) Hunt. She grew up in Lexington and graduated from Lexington High School. She then went on to Kearney State Teachers College and received a two-year teaching certificate.

At a teacher’s convention in North Platte, She met Nile Bourne. They were married on June 14, 1939, at her parents’ home south of Lexington.

They taught school in several different communities in Nebraska before settling in Lexington where she taught rural school. On Dec. 30, 1991, Nile died, and in 1992, she moved to LaVeta, Colo., to be near her daughter, Karen. With no Presbyterian Church in LaVeta, she joined the Baptist Church and worked at the Senior Center.

She was a longtime member of the Lexington Presbyterian Church and the church treasurer, a Girl Scout Leader and a volunteer at the Lexington Community Hospital. She was a member of the Garden Club, worked on the election board and helped with blood drives.

Survivors include her daughter, Karen (Sam) Clouse of East Spanish Peak, Colo., her son, Ron (Sheri) Bourne of North Platte; five grandchildren, Michelle Faulkner, Pamela Bourne, Carrie Bourne, Jo Ellen (Jim) Ripple and Cheryl Ferguson; six great-grandchildren; a niece and four nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; infant daughter, Sharon; four brothers and a sister.

Evelyn Bourne, 89, of North Platte, formerly of Lexington, died June 3, 2008, at Premier Estates in North Platte.

She was born May 11, 1919, at Herford, Colo., to Louis James and Carrie Pearl (Stevens) Hunt. She grew up in Lexington and graduated from Lexington High School. She then went on to Kearney State Teachers College and received a two-year teaching certificate.

At a teacher’s convention in North Platte, She met Nile Bourne. They were married on June 14, 1939, at her parents’ home south of Lexington.

They taught school in several different communities in Nebraska before settling in Lexington where she taught rural school. On Dec. 30, 1991, Nile died, and in 1992, she moved to LaVeta, Colo., to be near her daughter, Karen. With no Presbyterian Church in LaVeta, she joined the Baptist Church and worked at the Senior Center.

She was a longtime member of the Lexington Presbyterian Church and the church treasurer, a Girl Scout Leader and a volunteer at the Lexington Community Hospital. She was a member of the Garden Club, worked on the election board and helped with blood drives.

Survivors include her daughter, Karen (Sam) Clouse of East Spanish Peak, Colo., her son, Ron (Sheri) Bourne of North Platte; five grandchildren, Michelle Faulkner, Pamela Bourne, Carrie Bourne, Jo Ellen (Jim) Ripple and Cheryl Ferguson; six great-grandchildren; a niece and four nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; infant daughter, Sharon; four brothers and a sister.

Evelyn Bourne, 89, of North Platte, formerly of Lexington, died June 3, 2008, at Premier Estates in North Platte.

She was born May 11, 1919, at Herford, Colo., to Louis James and Carrie Pearl (Stevens) Hunt. She grew up in Lexington and graduated from Lexington High School. She then went on to Kearney State Teachers College and received a two-year teaching certificate.

At a teacher’s convention in North Platte, She met Nile Bourne. They were married on June 14, 1939, at her parents’ home south of Lexington.

They taught school in several different communities in Nebraska before settling in Lexington where she taught rural school. On Dec. 30, 1991, Nile died, and in 1992, she moved to LaVeta, Colo., to be near her daughter, Karen. With no Presbyterian Church in LaVeta, she joined the Baptist Church and worked at the Senior Center.

She was a longtime member of the Lexington Presbyterian Church and the church treasurer, a Girl Scout Leader and a volunteer at the Lexington Community Hospital. She was a member of the Garden Club, worked on the election board and helped with blood drives.

Survivors include her daughter, Karen (Sam) Clouse of East Spanish Peak, Colo., her son, Ron (Sheri) Bourne of North Platte; five grandchildren, Michelle Faulkner, Pamela Bourne, Carrie Bourne, Jo Ellen (Jim) Ripple and Cheryl Ferguson; six great-grandchildren; a niece and four nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; infant daughter, Sharon; four brothers and a sister.

Evelyn Bourne, 89, of North Platte, formerly of Lexington, died June 3, 2008, at Premier Estates in North Platte.

She was born May 11, 1919, at Herford, Colo., to Louis James and Carrie Pearl (Stevens) Hunt. She grew up in Lexington and graduated from Lexington High School. She then went on to Kearney State Teachers College and received a two-year teaching certificate.

At a teacher’s convention in North Platte, She met Nile Bourne. They were married on June 14, 1939, at her parents’ home south of Lexington.

They taught school in several different communities in Nebraska before settling in Lexington where she taught rural school. On Dec. 30, 1991, Nile died, and in 1992, she moved to LaVeta, Colo., to be near her daughter, Karen. With no Presbyterian Church in LaVeta, she joined the Baptist Church and worked at the Senior Center.

She was a longtime member of the Lexington Presbyterian Church and the church treasurer, a Girl Scout Leader and a volunteer at the Lexington Community Hospital. She was a member of the Garden Club, worked on the election board and helped with blood drives.

Survivors include her daughter, Karen (Sam) Clouse of East Spanish Peak, Colo., her son, Ron (Sheri) Bourne of North Platte; five grandchildren, Michelle Faulkner, Pamela Bourne, Carrie Bourne, Jo Ellen (Jim) Ripple and Cheryl Ferguson; six great-grandchildren; a niece and four nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; infant daughter, Sharon; four brothers and a sister.