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Plains Edition Obituaries for 5-29-10

Nancy L. Heider, 83, of North Platte died May 21, 2010, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center.

She was born Oct. 31, 1926, to Frank and Zorah Garey in Omaha, Neb. She graduated from the University of Nebraska, and had served as the President of her sorority, Delta Gamma. She taught school in Lincoln and worked in the Governor’s office for Val Peterson.

She met Dr. Charles Heider on a blind date and they were married 9 months later in 1950. Two children were born to this union – Charles Garey and Cindy.

She was chairperson of the Hospital Gift Shop for 8 years. She served as president of the Medical Auxiliary, president of the Community Concert, and president of Chapter AK, PEO. She was awarded a lifetime membership in PTA. Her great passion for over 50 years was volunteering for the Goodfellow Shoe Fund Drive. She served as president twice. She was a 50 year member of the First Presbyterian Church, and chaired several committees to build the new church. She served on the University of Nebraska Friends of the Library for years and then on the North Platte Friends of the Library for over 40 years

She loved to bake, and she shared her baking products with friends, She became known as the ‘banana bread lady.’

Survivors include her husband, Dr. Charles Heider Jr. of North Platte; daughter, Cindy Heider Kaliff of Lincoln; son, Charles Garey (Susan) of Spokane, Wash; brother, Roger ( Patricia) of Illinois; cousin, Don Welch of Milford, Neb.; and two granddaughters, Whitney Johns of Hampstead, N.C., and Kelley Heider of Redlands, Calif.

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She was preceded in death by her parents.

Nancy L. Heider, 83, of North Platte died May 21, 2010, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center.

She was born Oct. 31, 1926, to Frank and Zorah Garey in Omaha, Neb. She graduated from the University of Nebraska, and had served as the President of her sorority, Delta Gamma. She taught school in Lincoln and worked in the Governor’s office for Val Peterson.

She met Dr. Charles Heider on a blind date and they were married 9 months later in 1950. Two children were born to this union – Charles Garey and Cindy.

She was chairperson of the Hospital Gift Shop for 8 years. She served as president of the Medical Auxiliary, president of the Community Concert, and president of Chapter AK, PEO. She was awarded a lifetime membership in PTA. Her great passion for over 50 years was volunteering for the Goodfellow Shoe Fund Drive. She served as president twice. She was a 50 year member of the First Presbyterian Church, and chaired several committees to build the new church. She served on the University of Nebraska Friends of the Library for years and then on the North Platte Friends of the Library for over 40 years

She loved to bake, and she shared her baking products with friends, She became known as the ‘banana bread lady.’

Survivors include her husband, Dr. Charles Heider Jr. of North Platte; daughter, Cindy Heider Kaliff of Lincoln; son, Charles Garey (Susan) of Spokane, Wash; brother, Roger ( Patricia) of Illinois; cousin, Don Welch of Milford, Neb.; and two granddaughters, Whitney Johns of Hampstead, N.C., and Kelley Heider of Redlands, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Nancy L. Heider, 83, of North Platte died May 21, 2010, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center.

She was born Oct. 31, 1926, to Frank and Zorah Garey in Omaha, Neb. She graduated from the University of Nebraska, and had served as the President of her sorority, Delta Gamma. She taught school in Lincoln and worked in the Governor’s office for Val Peterson.

She met Dr. Charles Heider on a blind date and they were married 9 months later in 1950. Two children were born to this union – Charles Garey and Cindy.

She was chairperson of the Hospital Gift Shop for 8 years. She served as president of the Medical Auxiliary, president of the Community Concert, and president of Chapter AK, PEO. She was awarded a lifetime membership in PTA. Her great passion for over 50 years was volunteering for the Goodfellow Shoe Fund Drive. She served as president twice. She was a 50 year member of the First Presbyterian Church, and chaired several committees to build the new church. She served on the University of Nebraska Friends of the Library for years and then on the North Platte Friends of the Library for over 40 years

She loved to bake, and she shared her baking products with friends, She became known as the ‘banana bread lady.’

Survivors include her husband, Dr. Charles Heider Jr. of North Platte; daughter, Cindy Heider Kaliff of Lincoln; son, Charles Garey (Susan) of Spokane, Wash; brother, Roger ( Patricia) of Illinois; cousin, Don Welch of Milford, Neb.; and two granddaughters, Whitney Johns of Hampstead, N.C., and Kelley Heider of Redlands, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Nancy L. Heider, 83, of North Platte died May 21, 2010, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center.

She was born Oct. 31, 1926, to Frank and Zorah Garey in Omaha, Neb. She graduated from the University of Nebraska, and had served as the President of her sorority, Delta Gamma. She taught school in Lincoln and worked in the Governor’s office for Val Peterson.

She met Dr. Charles Heider on a blind date and they were married 9 months later in 1950. Two children were born to this union – Charles Garey and Cindy.

She was chairperson of the Hospital Gift Shop for 8 years. She served as president of the Medical Auxiliary, president of the Community Concert, and president of Chapter AK, PEO. She was awarded a lifetime membership in PTA. Her great passion for over 50 years was volunteering for the Goodfellow Shoe Fund Drive. She served as president twice. She was a 50 year member of the First Presbyterian Church, and chaired several committees to build the new church. She served on the University of Nebraska Friends of the Library for years and then on the North Platte Friends of the Library for over 40 years

She loved to bake, and she shared her baking products with friends, She became known as the ‘banana bread lady.’

Survivors include her husband, Dr. Charles Heider Jr. of North Platte; daughter, Cindy Heider Kaliff of Lincoln; son, Charles Garey (Susan) of Spokane, Wash; brother, Roger ( Patricia) of Illinois; cousin, Don Welch of Milford, Neb.; and two granddaughters, Whitney Johns of Hampstead, N.C., and Kelley Heider of Redlands, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Nancy L. Heider, 83, of North Platte died May 21, 2010, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center.

She was born Oct. 31, 1926, to Frank and Zorah Garey in Omaha, Neb. She graduated from the University of Nebraska, and had served as the President of her sorority, Delta Gamma. She taught school in Lincoln and worked in the Governor’s office for Val Peterson.

She met Dr. Charles Heider on a blind date and they were married 9 months later in 1950. Two children were born to this union – Charles Garey and Cindy.

She was chairperson of the Hospital Gift Shop for 8 years. She served as president of the Medical Auxiliary, president of the Community Concert, and president of Chapter AK, PEO. She was awarded a lifetime membership in PTA. Her great passion for over 50 years was volunteering for the Goodfellow Shoe Fund Drive. She served as president twice. She was a 50 year member of the First Presbyterian Church, and chaired several committees to build the new church. She served on the University of Nebraska Friends of the Library for years and then on the North Platte Friends of the Library for over 40 years

She loved to bake, and she shared her baking products with friends, She became known as the ‘banana bread lady.’

Survivors include her husband, Dr. Charles Heider Jr. of North Platte; daughter, Cindy Heider Kaliff of Lincoln; son, Charles Garey (Susan) of Spokane, Wash; brother, Roger ( Patricia) of Illinois; cousin, Don Welch of Milford, Neb.; and two granddaughters, Whitney Johns of Hampstead, N.C., and Kelley Heider of Redlands, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her parents.