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Plains Edition Obituaries 12-24-11

Cecil Carl Lafferty, 88, passed away December 13, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Neb.

He was born June 5, 1923, at Otis, Colo., the son of the late William and Myrtle (Sines) Lafferty. Cecil grew up at Marion, Neb., where he graduated from high school.

On September 16, 1944, Cecil entered the United States Navy serving in the Sea Bees during WWII. Following his honorable discharge from the military on June 1, 1946, he returned to Marion, Neb.

On August 2, 1946, Cecil married Bonnie June Watkins at Oberlin, Kan. They spent their married lives farming and raising livestock in the Marion, Neb., and Decatur County, Kan., area.

Cecil retired in 1988 from the Danbury Coop. Cecil and June moved to Willow Ridge Retirement Center in 2002.

He was a member for over 60 years and past commander of the American Legion Post 276 and a member of the Beaver Valley VFW.

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He is survived by a special friend, Virginia Myers; sons; Donald Lafferty and companion, Charmi Townsend of McCook, Neb., Lyle Lafferty and wife, LaVona of Scranton, Kan., John Lafferty and wife, Lynette of Kearney, Neb.; and daughters, Betty Florea and husband, Ralph of Hopkins, Mo., Susan Campbell and husband, Dennis of Lodi, Calif., and Sally Rowe and companion, Donn Topliff of Jewell, Kan.; one grandson, Scott Lafferty and wife, Kendra; 11 granddaughters, Amanda Lafferty; Patricia O’Neal and husband, Larry; Jenifer Childers and husband, Steve; Bonnie Trimble and husband, Mike; Kimberly Blackwell and husband, Robert; Jill Campbell; Kellen Lafferty; Kiley Luchsinger and husband, Jon; Stephanie Lafferty; Megan Lafferty and Amber Lafferty and six great-grandchildren; two sisters Evelyn Stinnett and Jean Hunt.

He was preceded in death by his wife, June on November 20, 2004; brothers, Kenneth Lafferty, Virgil Lafferty, Wayne Lafferty and one sister, Lois Myers.

Memorial services were held December 19, 2011, at the Herrmann Memorial Chapel in McCook, Neb.

Interment was at Fort McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell, Neb.

Memorial contributions may be made in his name and left at the Herrmann Funeral Home.

Cecil Carl Lafferty, 88, passed away December 13, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Neb.

He was born June 5, 1923, at Otis, Colo., the son of the late William and Myrtle (Sines) Lafferty. Cecil grew up at Marion, Neb., where he graduated from high school.

On September 16, 1944, Cecil entered the United States Navy serving in the Sea Bees during WWII. Following his honorable discharge from the military on June 1, 1946, he returned to Marion, Neb.

On August 2, 1946, Cecil married Bonnie June Watkins at Oberlin, Kan. They spent their married lives farming and raising livestock in the Marion, Neb., and Decatur County, Kan., area.

Cecil retired in 1988 from the Danbury Coop. Cecil and June moved to Willow Ridge Retirement Center in 2002.

He was a member for over 60 years and past commander of the American Legion Post 276 and a member of the Beaver Valley VFW.

He is survived by a special friend, Virginia Myers; sons; Donald Lafferty and companion, Charmi Townsend of McCook, Neb., Lyle Lafferty and wife, LaVona of Scranton, Kan., John Lafferty and wife, Lynette of Kearney, Neb.; and daughters, Betty Florea and husband, Ralph of Hopkins, Mo., Susan Campbell and husband, Dennis of Lodi, Calif., and Sally Rowe and companion, Donn Topliff of Jewell, Kan.; one grandson, Scott Lafferty and wife, Kendra; 11 granddaughters, Amanda Lafferty; Patricia O’Neal and husband, Larry; Jenifer Childers and husband, Steve; Bonnie Trimble and husband, Mike; Kimberly Blackwell and husband, Robert; Jill Campbell; Kellen Lafferty; Kiley Luchsinger and husband, Jon; Stephanie Lafferty; Megan Lafferty and Amber Lafferty and six great-grandchildren; two sisters Evelyn Stinnett and Jean Hunt.

He was preceded in death by his wife, June on November 20, 2004; brothers, Kenneth Lafferty, Virgil Lafferty, Wayne Lafferty and one sister, Lois Myers.

Memorial services were held December 19, 2011, at the Herrmann Memorial Chapel in McCook, Neb.

Interment was at Fort McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell, Neb.

Memorial contributions may be made in his name and left at the Herrmann Funeral Home.

Cecil Carl Lafferty, 88, passed away December 13, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Neb.

He was born June 5, 1923, at Otis, Colo., the son of the late William and Myrtle (Sines) Lafferty. Cecil grew up at Marion, Neb., where he graduated from high school.

On September 16, 1944, Cecil entered the United States Navy serving in the Sea Bees during WWII. Following his honorable discharge from the military on June 1, 1946, he returned to Marion, Neb.

On August 2, 1946, Cecil married Bonnie June Watkins at Oberlin, Kan. They spent their married lives farming and raising livestock in the Marion, Neb., and Decatur County, Kan., area.

Cecil retired in 1988 from the Danbury Coop. Cecil and June moved to Willow Ridge Retirement Center in 2002.

He was a member for over 60 years and past commander of the American Legion Post 276 and a member of the Beaver Valley VFW.

He is survived by a special friend, Virginia Myers; sons; Donald Lafferty and companion, Charmi Townsend of McCook, Neb., Lyle Lafferty and wife, LaVona of Scranton, Kan., John Lafferty and wife, Lynette of Kearney, Neb.; and daughters, Betty Florea and husband, Ralph of Hopkins, Mo., Susan Campbell and husband, Dennis of Lodi, Calif., and Sally Rowe and companion, Donn Topliff of Jewell, Kan.; one grandson, Scott Lafferty and wife, Kendra; 11 granddaughters, Amanda Lafferty; Patricia O’Neal and husband, Larry; Jenifer Childers and husband, Steve; Bonnie Trimble and husband, Mike; Kimberly Blackwell and husband, Robert; Jill Campbell; Kellen Lafferty; Kiley Luchsinger and husband, Jon; Stephanie Lafferty; Megan Lafferty and Amber Lafferty and six great-grandchildren; two sisters Evelyn Stinnett and Jean Hunt.

He was preceded in death by his wife, June on November 20, 2004; brothers, Kenneth Lafferty, Virgil Lafferty, Wayne Lafferty and one sister, Lois Myers.

Memorial services were held December 19, 2011, at the Herrmann Memorial Chapel in McCook, Neb.

Interment was at Fort McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell, Neb.

Memorial contributions may be made in his name and left at the Herrmann Funeral Home.