OBERLIN -- Herbert Vaughn, 86, died Thursday (Nov. 22, 2001) at Decatur County Hospital in Oberlin.
He was born March 27, 1915, in Sheridan County, Kan., to William Howard and Nellie E. (McClain) Vaughn. He was raised in Hoxie, Kan., and graduated from Hoxie High School in 1935. On March 3, 1935, he married Nelda L. Rhodes at Oberlin. They lived in Selden, Kan., Hoxie, Dresden, Kan., and Oberlin. He was a farmer.
He attended the Assembly of God Church at Oberlin.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Wilma Keith; one brother, Dallas Vaughn; two sisters, Erma Ruzicka and Marjory Vaughn; one granddaughter, Laura Keith; and one son-in-law, Robert Skubal.
Survivors include his wife, Nelda Vaughn of Oberlin; one son, Gary Vaughn and wife, Judy of Westminister, Colo.; two daughters, Gloria McKenna and husband, Edward of McCook, and Joyce Carlton and husband, Steve of Oberlin; 13 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Services will be Saturday, 11 a.m., at Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin with the Rev. Royce Leitner officiating. Interment will be at the Oberlin Cemetery in Oberlin.
Visitation is tonight until 8 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m. until the service time.
Memorials may be given in his name.
Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin is in charge of the arrangements.