CAMBRIDGE -- Alva O. Max, 70, died Tuesday (Feb. 12, 2002) at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital. He was born on Aug. 9, 1931, to Jacob and Carrie (Lawson) Max near Orafino in Frontier County. He served in the U. S. Army from 1952 to 1954.
On May 17, 1959, he married Carol Ruppert in McCook. The couple made their home in the Orafino and Stockville area. He was a farmer, a seed dealer for DeKalb for 25 years, and a field rep for Midwest Livestock of McCook.
He was a member of the Bartley American Legion Post, Frontier County Fair Board, the American Angus Association, and the Southwest NE Angus Association.
He was preceded in death by his father Jacob; and brother-in-law, Don Ruppert.
Survivors include his wife Carol; two sisters, Twila and husband, Jim Johnson of Stockville, and LaVonne and husband, Joe Hinton of Willows, Calif.; brother-in-law, Larry and wife, Lynda Ruppert of McCook; sisters-in-law, Joanne and husband, Dean Roedel of Greeley, Colo. and Doris Ruppert of McCook.
Services will be Saturday, 2 p.m., at the Trinity Methodist Church in Cambridge with Vern Mulford officiating. Interment will be in the Arbor Cemetery at Stockville with military committal by the Bartley American Legion.
Memorials may be given in his name.
Lockenour-Jones Mortuary of Cambridge is in charge of arrangements.