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Plains Edition Obituaries for 8-20-11

Robert Donald “Bob” Lineback, 87, longtime Keystone resident, died May 24, 2011, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte.

He was born Feb. 15, 1924, to Murl and Emily (Lettereste) Lineback. He attended school to the 8th grade at District 58, nine miles north of Lemoyne. After working around the area for a few years, he went to National Youth Administration, a school near Kearney where he learned welding and blue print reading. He served in the Navy during WWII.

He married Evelyn Knudsen on June 12, 1948, and one son Robert Timothy was born to this union. The couple made their home first in Ogallala, then Keystone, and later moved north of Keystone. Bob and Evelyn had been married 56 years at the time of her death in 2004.

He worked for the Union Pacific Railroad, retiring in November 1986. He also ran a cattle operation on the Knudsen farmstead for many years which he humorously dubbed as Oleo Acres-one of the cheaper spreads.

He was a long-time member of the United Presbyterian Church in Keystone and was an ordained Elder. He belonged to the Gideons International and the National Rifle Association.

He was an avid sportsman, enjoying both hunting and fishing. He was especially gifted at reciting poetry and song. In recent years he enjoyed dancing and traveling.

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Survivors include his son, Tim Lineback of Sidney; four grandchildren, Tiffany, Ethan, Zane, and Freeman; one great-grandchild, Hadashah; special step-granddaughters, Chithay and Tyree; his sister, Berta Bell (Glen) Nelson of Gering; brother-in-law, Burton (Pat) Knudsen of Wahoo; several nieces and nephews; his special friend, Lillian Welden and her family Lee and Jay of North Platte and Donna, Lynnell and Crystal of Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Evelyn; brothers, Earl, Raymond, and Howard; and sisters, Opal, Fern, and June.

Robert Donald “Bob” Lineback, 87, longtime Keystone resident, died May 24, 2011, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte.

He was born Feb. 15, 1924, to Murl and Emily (Lettereste) Lineback. He attended school to the 8th grade at District 58, nine miles north of Lemoyne. After working around the area for a few years, he went to National Youth Administration, a school near Kearney where he learned welding and blue print reading. He served in the Navy during WWII.

He married Evelyn Knudsen on June 12, 1948, and one son Robert Timothy was born to this union. The couple made their home first in Ogallala, then Keystone, and later moved north of Keystone. Bob and Evelyn had been married 56 years at the time of her death in 2004.

He worked for the Union Pacific Railroad, retiring in November 1986. He also ran a cattle operation on the Knudsen farmstead for many years which he humorously dubbed as Oleo Acres-one of the cheaper spreads.

He was a long-time member of the United Presbyterian Church in Keystone and was an ordained Elder. He belonged to the Gideons International and the National Rifle Association.

He was an avid sportsman, enjoying both hunting and fishing. He was especially gifted at reciting poetry and song. In recent years he enjoyed dancing and traveling.

Survivors include his son, Tim Lineback of Sidney; four grandchildren, Tiffany, Ethan, Zane, and Freeman; one great-grandchild, Hadashah; special step-granddaughters, Chithay and Tyree; his sister, Berta Bell (Glen) Nelson of Gering; brother-in-law, Burton (Pat) Knudsen of Wahoo; several nieces and nephews; his special friend, Lillian Welden and her family Lee and Jay of North Platte and Donna, Lynnell and Crystal of Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Evelyn; brothers, Earl, Raymond, and Howard; and sisters, Opal, Fern, and June.

Robert Donald “Bob” Lineback, 87, longtime Keystone resident, died May 24, 2011, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte.

He was born Feb. 15, 1924, to Murl and Emily (Lettereste) Lineback. He attended school to the 8th grade at District 58, nine miles north of Lemoyne. After working around the area for a few years, he went to National Youth Administration, a school near Kearney where he learned welding and blue print reading. He served in the Navy during WWII.

He married Evelyn Knudsen on June 12, 1948, and one son Robert Timothy was born to this union. The couple made their home first in Ogallala, then Keystone, and later moved north of Keystone. Bob and Evelyn had been married 56 years at the time of her death in 2004.

He worked for the Union Pacific Railroad, retiring in November 1986. He also ran a cattle operation on the Knudsen farmstead for many years which he humorously dubbed as Oleo Acres-one of the cheaper spreads.

He was a long-time member of the United Presbyterian Church in Keystone and was an ordained Elder. He belonged to the Gideons International and the National Rifle Association.

He was an avid sportsman, enjoying both hunting and fishing. He was especially gifted at reciting poetry and song. In recent years he enjoyed dancing and traveling.

Survivors include his son, Tim Lineback of Sidney; four grandchildren, Tiffany, Ethan, Zane, and Freeman; one great-grandchild, Hadashah; special step-granddaughters, Chithay and Tyree; his sister, Berta Bell (Glen) Nelson of Gering; brother-in-law, Burton (Pat) Knudsen of Wahoo; several nieces and nephews; his special friend, Lillian Welden and her family Lee and Jay of North Platte and Donna, Lynnell and Crystal of Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Evelyn; brothers, Earl, Raymond, and Howard; and sisters, Opal, Fern, and June.

Robert Donald “Bob” Lineback, 87, longtime Keystone resident, died May 24, 2011, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte.

He was born Feb. 15, 1924, to Murl and Emily (Lettereste) Lineback. He attended school to the 8th grade at District 58, nine miles north of Lemoyne. After working around the area for a few years, he went to National Youth Administration, a school near Kearney where he learned welding and blue print reading. He served in the Navy during WWII.

He married Evelyn Knudsen on June 12, 1948, and one son Robert Timothy was born to this union. The couple made their home first in Ogallala, then Keystone, and later moved north of Keystone. Bob and Evelyn had been married 56 years at the time of her death in 2004.

He worked for the Union Pacific Railroad, retiring in November 1986. He also ran a cattle operation on the Knudsen farmstead for many years which he humorously dubbed as Oleo Acres-one of the cheaper spreads.

He was a long-time member of the United Presbyterian Church in Keystone and was an ordained Elder. He belonged to the Gideons International and the National Rifle Association.

He was an avid sportsman, enjoying both hunting and fishing. He was especially gifted at reciting poetry and song. In recent years he enjoyed dancing and traveling.

Survivors include his son, Tim Lineback of Sidney; four grandchildren, Tiffany, Ethan, Zane, and Freeman; one great-grandchild, Hadashah; special step-granddaughters, Chithay and Tyree; his sister, Berta Bell (Glen) Nelson of Gering; brother-in-law, Burton (Pat) Knudsen of Wahoo; several nieces and nephews; his special friend, Lillian Welden and her family Lee and Jay of North Platte and Donna, Lynnell and Crystal of Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Evelyn; brothers, Earl, Raymond, and Howard; and sisters, Opal, Fern, and June.