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Plains Edition Obituaries for 8-27-11

C. Luwane Nelson, 85, of Juniata died Aug. 16, 2011, at the Kenesaw Haven Home.

He was born Jan. 13, 1926, to Ernest Clair and Inez (Meadows) Nelson in McCook, Neb.

He graduated from Hastings High School in 1942.

He married Avolon Nienhueser on June 1, 1957.

He was a truck driver for Burlington Truck Line for 28 years and then he worked at the Adams County Extension office as the 4-H aide for 17 years. He was also known to the area schools as the “Chicken Man”, doing embryology programs.

They started Hilltop Bernsaka Farms of Juniata, Neb., in 1962. They raised and showed registered Angus cattle.

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He was a member of the Zion Wanda Lutheran Church, near Juniata and was on the church council. He held many offices, a Sunday school teacher and he sang in the church choir. He was a member of the Nebraska Angus Assn., a 4-H leader for 49 years, a member of the Adams County Ag Society, the Chamber Ag Committee, and the Adams County Extension Board and 4-H Council.

He loved working with 4-H and church youth, was an avid bowler, watching sporting events and singing.

Survivors include his wife, Avolon of 54 years of Juniata; one brother, Gene (Bev) Nelson of Holdrege; one brother-in-law, Eugene (Marjorie) Nienhueser of Hastings; one niece, Pamela (Rick) Hendersen of Odessa, Texas; three nephews, Doug Nienhueser of Hastings, Darrin (Karen) Nienhueser and Noel (Joan) Nienhueser all of Juniata; three great nieces, and five great nephews; two great-great nephews and one great-great niece.

He was preceded in death by his parents; parents-in-law; two brothers, Rolland Nelson and Perry Nelson; one nephew, Bruce Nelson; one sister-in-law, Marilyn Nienhueser and one great-great nephew.

C. Luwane Nelson, 85, of Juniata died Aug. 16, 2011, at the Kenesaw Haven Home.

He was born Jan. 13, 1926, to Ernest Clair and Inez (Meadows) Nelson in McCook, Neb.

He graduated from Hastings High School in 1942.

He married Avolon Nienhueser on June 1, 1957.

He was a truck driver for Burlington Truck Line for 28 years and then he worked at the Adams County Extension office as the 4-H aide for 17 years. He was also known to the area schools as the “Chicken Man”, doing embryology programs.

They started Hilltop Bernsaka Farms of Juniata, Neb., in 1962. They raised and showed registered Angus cattle.

He was a member of the Zion Wanda Lutheran Church, near Juniata and was on the church council. He held many offices, a Sunday school teacher and he sang in the church choir. He was a member of the Nebraska Angus Assn., a 4-H leader for 49 years, a member of the Adams County Ag Society, the Chamber Ag Committee, and the Adams County Extension Board and 4-H Council.

He loved working with 4-H and church youth, was an avid bowler, watching sporting events and singing.

Survivors include his wife, Avolon of 54 years of Juniata; one brother, Gene (Bev) Nelson of Holdrege; one brother-in-law, Eugene (Marjorie) Nienhueser of Hastings; one niece, Pamela (Rick) Hendersen of Odessa, Texas; three nephews, Doug Nienhueser of Hastings, Darrin (Karen) Nienhueser and Noel (Joan) Nienhueser all of Juniata; three great nieces, and five great nephews; two great-great nephews and one great-great niece.

He was preceded in death by his parents; parents-in-law; two brothers, Rolland Nelson and Perry Nelson; one nephew, Bruce Nelson; one sister-in-law, Marilyn Nienhueser and one great-great nephew.

C. Luwane Nelson, 85, of Juniata died Aug. 16, 2011, at the Kenesaw Haven Home.

He was born Jan. 13, 1926, to Ernest Clair and Inez (Meadows) Nelson in McCook, Neb.

He graduated from Hastings High School in 1942.

He married Avolon Nienhueser on June 1, 1957.

He was a truck driver for Burlington Truck Line for 28 years and then he worked at the Adams County Extension office as the 4-H aide for 17 years. He was also known to the area schools as the “Chicken Man”, doing embryology programs.

They started Hilltop Bernsaka Farms of Juniata, Neb., in 1962. They raised and showed registered Angus cattle.

He was a member of the Zion Wanda Lutheran Church, near Juniata and was on the church council. He held many offices, a Sunday school teacher and he sang in the church choir. He was a member of the Nebraska Angus Assn., a 4-H leader for 49 years, a member of the Adams County Ag Society, the Chamber Ag Committee, and the Adams County Extension Board and 4-H Council.

He loved working with 4-H and church youth, was an avid bowler, watching sporting events and singing.

Survivors include his wife, Avolon of 54 years of Juniata; one brother, Gene (Bev) Nelson of Holdrege; one brother-in-law, Eugene (Marjorie) Nienhueser of Hastings; one niece, Pamela (Rick) Hendersen of Odessa, Texas; three nephews, Doug Nienhueser of Hastings, Darrin (Karen) Nienhueser and Noel (Joan) Nienhueser all of Juniata; three great nieces, and five great nephews; two great-great nephews and one great-great niece.

He was preceded in death by his parents; parents-in-law; two brothers, Rolland Nelson and Perry Nelson; one nephew, Bruce Nelson; one sister-in-law, Marilyn Nienhueser and one great-great nephew.

C. Luwane Nelson, 85, of Juniata died Aug. 16, 2011, at the Kenesaw Haven Home.

He was born Jan. 13, 1926, to Ernest Clair and Inez (Meadows) Nelson in McCook, Neb.

He graduated from Hastings High School in 1942.

He married Avolon Nienhueser on June 1, 1957.

He was a truck driver for Burlington Truck Line for 28 years and then he worked at the Adams County Extension office as the 4-H aide for 17 years. He was also known to the area schools as the “Chicken Man”, doing embryology programs.

They started Hilltop Bernsaka Farms of Juniata, Neb., in 1962. They raised and showed registered Angus cattle.

He was a member of the Zion Wanda Lutheran Church, near Juniata and was on the church council. He held many offices, a Sunday school teacher and he sang in the church choir. He was a member of the Nebraska Angus Assn., a 4-H leader for 49 years, a member of the Adams County Ag Society, the Chamber Ag Committee, and the Adams County Extension Board and 4-H Council.

He loved working with 4-H and church youth, was an avid bowler, watching sporting events and singing.

Survivors include his wife, Avolon of 54 years of Juniata; one brother, Gene (Bev) Nelson of Holdrege; one brother-in-law, Eugene (Marjorie) Nienhueser of Hastings; one niece, Pamela (Rick) Hendersen of Odessa, Texas; three nephews, Doug Nienhueser of Hastings, Darrin (Karen) Nienhueser and Noel (Joan) Nienhueser all of Juniata; three great nieces, and five great nephews; two great-great nephews and one great-great niece.

He was preceded in death by his parents; parents-in-law; two brothers, Rolland Nelson and Perry Nelson; one nephew, Bruce Nelson; one sister-in-law, Marilyn Nienhueser and one great-great nephew.