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Helen Bennett

Female 1921 - 2013  (91 years)


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  • Name Helen Bennett 
    Born 20 Sep 1921  Simeon, Cherry, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1930  Cleveland, Cherry, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [1

    • Charles C. Bennett, 46, rancher, born in Kansas. Alberta Bennett, 32, born in Nebraska. Richard Bennett, 11, born in Nebraska. Helen Bennett, 7 /12, born in Nebraska. Pauline Bennett, 6 yrs 2 mos, born in Nebraska. Charles W. Bennett, 80, born in United States. Nellie Bennett, 79, born in Missouri.
    Residence Valentine, Cherry, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    320 W 5th St. 

    • Name: Helen A Colburn
      Birth Date: 20 Sep 1921
      Phone Number: 376-3174
      Address:320 W 5th St, Valentine, NE, 69201-1506 (1985)
      [221 W Highway 20, Valentine, NE, 69201-2004 (1986)]
      [W 320 5th St, Valentine, NE, 69201-1506 (1985)]
      [W 221 Highway 20, Valentine, NE, 69201-2004 (1986)]
    _UID B7DC12435E934FD680EC85B0D350CD76055A 
    Died 7 Jan 2013  Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Helen Bennett Colburn Obituary

      Helen (DeeDee) Colburn was born September 20, 1921 at Simeon, NE. DeeDee passed away January 7, 2013 in Colorado Springs, CO at the age of 91 years.

      She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Alberta Bennett; brothers, Richard and Jack; sister, Pauline Cramer; son, Richard Lynn Colburn; great grandson, Thomas Michael Savard and husband, Lynn.

      She is survived by her brother, Jerry Bennett and wife Linda of Arizona; daughter, Jeanne and husband Denny Doolittle of Nikiski, AK; grandchildren and great grandchildren, Julie Colburn Simon and husband Curt and their daughter Molly of Omaha, NE; Lyn Doolittle Palmer and husband David and their children Christian, Paige, Scott, Catie, Toni and Emily of Tucson, AZ; Tom Doolittle and wife Leslie and their children Kieran and Sam of Colorado Springs; Carol Doolittle Savard and husband Mike and their children Grace and Elizabeth of Tucson; the Bennett and Harms families and a host of friends in Valentine.

      DeeDee grew up on the family ranch south of Valentine. She loved riding horses and following her big brother Richard around like a shadow. She met Lynn in high school and they later married September 26, 1941.

      DeeDee loved her yard, taking special care of her flowers and her homemade bread was the best. She and Lynn spent many winters in Florida with her brother Richard and wife Betty. She was an avid fisherman and was always happy to out-fish Lynn. They enjoyed spending many hours in their motor home at Merritt Dam with friends. She was a life-time member of the Valentine Presbyterian Church. Memorials may be sent to the Valentine Presbyterian Church.

      Funeral Services were held Saturday, January 12, 2013 at the Assembly of God Church in Valentine with burial at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Holmes Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.
    Buried 12 Jan 2013  Mount Hope Cemetery, Valentine, Cherry, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Person ID I1128  7_families
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2013 

    Father Charles Carl Bennett,   b. 1 Oct 1881, Kirwin, Phillips, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1964, , , Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Alberta M. Harms,   b. 27 Dec 1898, Firth, Lancaster, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1983, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1918  , , Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F533  Group Sheet

    Family Lynn Colburn,   b. 26 Jan 1926, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 2010, Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1941 
    Children 
     1. Richard Lynn Colburn,   b. 24 Sep 1943, Valentine, Cherry, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1967, Chadron, Dawes, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F29923566  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Sep 1921 - Simeon, Cherry, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Cleveland, Cherry, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 320 W 5th St. - - Valentine, Cherry, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jan 2013 - Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Jan 2013 - Mount Hope Cemetery, Valentine, Cherry, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1727587] Nebraska, Cherry, Cleveland - 1930 - Federal Census, Nebraska, Cherry, Cleveland, (www.ancestry.com).

    2. [S1727203] U.S. Public Records Index, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com).