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Plains Edition obituaries for 2-27-10

Dwaine Most, 76, lifetime Keith County farmer, died Feb. 12, 2010, at Indian Hills Manor in Ogallala.

He was born at the home of his parents, Fred William and Elizabeth Fredericka (Blomenkamp) Most on April 11, 1933. He received his education at District 22 rural school through the eighth grade. He was baptized on Oct. 8, 1933, by Rev. R.E. Blau at St. John’s Lutheran Church, southeast of Ogallala. On May 5, 1946 he was confirmed into the Lutheran faith at St. John’s Church.

After he graduated from Ogallala High School in 1950 he farmed and ranched with his dad. He and his brothers, Ronald and Keneth, formed the name of Most Brothers Farm and worked together until they retired.

He was united in marriage to Charlotte Mae Sexson on March 1, 1953, in the Grant Methodist Church. To this union three children were born.

He served in several capacities in the church including elder, president, and trustee. He volunteered in many ways through the years, including helping with the installation of the elevator in the church. He was a member and president of the Keith County Farm Bureau and member and president of the Keith County Ag Society for more than 33 years during which time the Indoor Arena and the Exhibit Hall were built at the fairgrounds. He was a member and president of the Keith County Co-op Assn. for many years and was on the school board of District 7. In 1968 he became a member of the Nebraska Flying Farmers and Ranchers and served all the offices of the chapter as well as being chosen Man of the Year, and also received the hospitality award.

He studied and became a radiologic monitor for Keith County, working with the Fire Department. At one time he built many citizens band radios which were used during emergencies, and as a member of the Trails End CB Club worked to help organize the Keith County Fair parade.

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After he received his private pilot’s license he spent many hours flying the pastures in the J-3 Cub, and taking many trips in the Cherokee 180 with the International Flying Farmer members. He also printed the newsletter for the group, helped sponsor the Junior Flight Contest for kids at convention and helped sponsor the ice cream social each year.

His hobbies included smoking meat for many occasions including the Keith County Fair and the Perkins County Fair and he enjoyed making candy for Christmas gifts. He also enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s many school activities and functions.

Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Most of Ogallala; two daughters, Marcia (Ted) Barnhill of Ogallala and Kamie (Scott) Wise of Lawrence, Kan.; and one son, Dennis (Loyce) Most of Ogallala; one sister, Harreette (Richard) Kurkowski of Grant; one brother, Ronald (Kathleen) Most of Ogallala; one sister-in-law, Carol Most of Ogallala; nine grandchildren, Jaret (Lora) Barnhill, Jason (Erin) Barnhill, JoLynn Barnhill; Melissa, Tyrel, and Cody Most, Nicholas (Mackenzie) Young; Michelle (Drew) Peterson, and Marshall Miller; and two great-granddaughters, Kastyn Young and Jalie Barnhill.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Keneth Lee Most.

Dwaine Most, 76, lifetime Keith County farmer, died Feb. 12, 2010, at Indian Hills Manor in Ogallala.

He was born at the home of his parents, Fred William and Elizabeth Fredericka (Blomenkamp) Most on April 11, 1933. He received his education at District 22 rural school through the eighth grade. He was baptized on Oct. 8, 1933, by Rev. R.E. Blau at St. John’s Lutheran Church, southeast of Ogallala. On May 5, 1946 he was confirmed into the Lutheran faith at St. John’s Church.

After he graduated from Ogallala High School in 1950 he farmed and ranched with his dad. He and his brothers, Ronald and Keneth, formed the name of Most Brothers Farm and worked together until they retired.

He was united in marriage to Charlotte Mae Sexson on March 1, 1953, in the Grant Methodist Church. To this union three children were born.

He served in several capacities in the church including elder, president, and trustee. He volunteered in many ways through the years, including helping with the installation of the elevator in the church. He was a member and president of the Keith County Farm Bureau and member and president of the Keith County Ag Society for more than 33 years during which time the Indoor Arena and the Exhibit Hall were built at the fairgrounds. He was a member and president of the Keith County Co-op Assn. for many years and was on the school board of District 7. In 1968 he became a member of the Nebraska Flying Farmers and Ranchers and served all the offices of the chapter as well as being chosen Man of the Year, and also received the hospitality award.

He studied and became a radiologic monitor for Keith County, working with the Fire Department. At one time he built many citizens band radios which were used during emergencies, and as a member of the Trails End CB Club worked to help organize the Keith County Fair parade.

After he received his private pilot’s license he spent many hours flying the pastures in the J-3 Cub, and taking many trips in the Cherokee 180 with the International Flying Farmer members. He also printed the newsletter for the group, helped sponsor the Junior Flight Contest for kids at convention and helped sponsor the ice cream social each year.

His hobbies included smoking meat for many occasions including the Keith County Fair and the Perkins County Fair and he enjoyed making candy for Christmas gifts. He also enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s many school activities and functions.

Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Most of Ogallala; two daughters, Marcia (Ted) Barnhill of Ogallala and Kamie (Scott) Wise of Lawrence, Kan.; and one son, Dennis (Loyce) Most of Ogallala; one sister, Harreette (Richard) Kurkowski of Grant; one brother, Ronald (Kathleen) Most of Ogallala; one sister-in-law, Carol Most of Ogallala; nine grandchildren, Jaret (Lora) Barnhill, Jason (Erin) Barnhill, JoLynn Barnhill; Melissa, Tyrel, and Cody Most, Nicholas (Mackenzie) Young; Michelle (Drew) Peterson, and Marshall Miller; and two great-granddaughters, Kastyn Young and Jalie Barnhill.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Keneth Lee Most.

Dwaine Most, 76, lifetime Keith County farmer, died Feb. 12, 2010, at Indian Hills Manor in Ogallala.

He was born at the home of his parents, Fred William and Elizabeth Fredericka (Blomenkamp) Most on April 11, 1933. He received his education at District 22 rural school through the eighth grade. He was baptized on Oct. 8, 1933, by Rev. R.E. Blau at St. John’s Lutheran Church, southeast of Ogallala. On May 5, 1946 he was confirmed into the Lutheran faith at St. John’s Church.

After he graduated from Ogallala High School in 1950 he farmed and ranched with his dad. He and his brothers, Ronald and Keneth, formed the name of Most Brothers Farm and worked together until they retired.

He was united in marriage to Charlotte Mae Sexson on March 1, 1953, in the Grant Methodist Church. To this union three children were born.

He served in several capacities in the church including elder, president, and trustee. He volunteered in many ways through the years, including helping with the installation of the elevator in the church. He was a member and president of the Keith County Farm Bureau and member and president of the Keith County Ag Society for more than 33 years during which time the Indoor Arena and the Exhibit Hall were built at the fairgrounds. He was a member and president of the Keith County Co-op Assn. for many years and was on the school board of District 7. In 1968 he became a member of the Nebraska Flying Farmers and Ranchers and served all the offices of the chapter as well as being chosen Man of the Year, and also received the hospitality award.

He studied and became a radiologic monitor for Keith County, working with the Fire Department. At one time he built many citizens band radios which were used during emergencies, and as a member of the Trails End CB Club worked to help organize the Keith County Fair parade.

After he received his private pilot’s license he spent many hours flying the pastures in the J-3 Cub, and taking many trips in the Cherokee 180 with the International Flying Farmer members. He also printed the newsletter for the group, helped sponsor the Junior Flight Contest for kids at convention and helped sponsor the ice cream social each year.

His hobbies included smoking meat for many occasions including the Keith County Fair and the Perkins County Fair and he enjoyed making candy for Christmas gifts. He also enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s many school activities and functions.

Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Most of Ogallala; two daughters, Marcia (Ted) Barnhill of Ogallala and Kamie (Scott) Wise of Lawrence, Kan.; and one son, Dennis (Loyce) Most of Ogallala; one sister, Harreette (Richard) Kurkowski of Grant; one brother, Ronald (Kathleen) Most of Ogallala; one sister-in-law, Carol Most of Ogallala; nine grandchildren, Jaret (Lora) Barnhill, Jason (Erin) Barnhill, JoLynn Barnhill; Melissa, Tyrel, and Cody Most, Nicholas (Mackenzie) Young; Michelle (Drew) Peterson, and Marshall Miller; and two great-granddaughters, Kastyn Young and Jalie Barnhill.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Keneth Lee Most.

Dwaine Most, 76, lifetime Keith County farmer, died Feb. 12, 2010, at Indian Hills Manor in Ogallala.

He was born at the home of his parents, Fred William and Elizabeth Fredericka (Blomenkamp) Most on April 11, 1933. He received his education at District 22 rural school through the eighth grade. He was baptized on Oct. 8, 1933, by Rev. R.E. Blau at St. John’s Lutheran Church, southeast of Ogallala. On May 5, 1946 he was confirmed into the Lutheran faith at St. John’s Church.

After he graduated from Ogallala High School in 1950 he farmed and ranched with his dad. He and his brothers, Ronald and Keneth, formed the name of Most Brothers Farm and worked together until they retired.

He was united in marriage to Charlotte Mae Sexson on March 1, 1953, in the Grant Methodist Church. To this union three children were born.

He served in several capacities in the church including elder, president, and trustee. He volunteered in many ways through the years, including helping with the installation of the elevator in the church. He was a member and president of the Keith County Farm Bureau and member and president of the Keith County Ag Society for more than 33 years during which time the Indoor Arena and the Exhibit Hall were built at the fairgrounds. He was a member and president of the Keith County Co-op Assn. for many years and was on the school board of District 7. In 1968 he became a member of the Nebraska Flying Farmers and Ranchers and served all the offices of the chapter as well as being chosen Man of the Year, and also received the hospitality award.

He studied and became a radiologic monitor for Keith County, working with the Fire Department. At one time he built many citizens band radios which were used during emergencies, and as a member of the Trails End CB Club worked to help organize the Keith County Fair parade.

After he received his private pilot’s license he spent many hours flying the pastures in the J-3 Cub, and taking many trips in the Cherokee 180 with the International Flying Farmer members. He also printed the newsletter for the group, helped sponsor the Junior Flight Contest for kids at convention and helped sponsor the ice cream social each year.

His hobbies included smoking meat for many occasions including the Keith County Fair and the Perkins County Fair and he enjoyed making candy for Christmas gifts. He also enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s many school activities and functions.

Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Most of Ogallala; two daughters, Marcia (Ted) Barnhill of Ogallala and Kamie (Scott) Wise of Lawrence, Kan.; and one son, Dennis (Loyce) Most of Ogallala; one sister, Harreette (Richard) Kurkowski of Grant; one brother, Ronald (Kathleen) Most of Ogallala; one sister-in-law, Carol Most of Ogallala; nine grandchildren, Jaret (Lora) Barnhill, Jason (Erin) Barnhill, JoLynn Barnhill; Melissa, Tyrel, and Cody Most, Nicholas (Mackenzie) Young; Michelle (Drew) Peterson, and Marshall Miller; and two great-granddaughters, Kastyn Young and Jalie Barnhill.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Keneth Lee Most.