Mabel McDermed, 92, died Sunday (June 9, 2002) at Community Hospital of McCook. She was born Sept. 22, 1909, at Moline, Neb., to David and Louisa (Nissen) Rhoades. She moved with her parents at an early age to a farm North of Culbertson, and into the town of Culbertson in 1919, where she has since resided. She graduated from Culbertson High School with the class of 1926.
Mabel was united in marriage to Cecil McDermed April 18, 1928, to this union was born two sons.
Mrs. McDermed was a member of the Methodist church for over 50 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil in 1967; her parents; three sisters, Mollie Seybold, Viola Strickler, and Mildred Pennell; three brothers, Bryan, Ernest and Lester Rhoades.
Those left to mourn are her two sons; Lawrence and Don and his wife, Kay, all of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two grandsons; two great-grandsons; two step-granddaughters; five step-great-grandchildren; three step-great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and special friends, "T" and Ed Herzog and their daughter, Kathy and her son, Alexander.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Services will be Thursday, 10:30 a.m., at the Culbertson Trinity United Methodist Church with Pastor Daniel Spearow officiating. Burial will be at the Culbertson Cemetery. Visitation will be today until 5 p.m. and Wednesday from 9-7:30 p.m.
Memorials may be given in her name to Trinity United Methodist Church.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.