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Robert E. Bottrell

Tuesday, October 2, 2001

Robert E. Bottrell

BEAVER CITY -- Robert E. Bottrell, 66, of Beaver City, died Sunday (Sept. 30, 2001) at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.

He was born June 25, 1935, at Oxford to Lyle and Edna (Carmean) Bottrell. He was a life long resident of Beaver City. He graduated from Beaver City High School with the class of 1953. At the time of his death he was employed by First State Bank at Beaver City, where he had worked for 46 years. He also drove a school bus for 32 years.

On Dec. 11, 1960, he married Dorothy Barker at Beaver City. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church at Beaver City, the Monument Lodge No. 293, AF & AM, and Order of Eastern Star, all of Arapahoe. He played trumpet in the Tehama Shrine Band. He was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason at Hastings.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Richard Bottrell.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy of Beaver City; two sons, Bobby Bottrell and special friend, Marge Beeson of Omaha; one daughter, Barbara Borgmann and husband, Jim of Creighton; and three grandchildren.

Services will be Wednesday, 10 a.m., at the First Presbyterian Church in Beaver City with the Rev. Darin Bentzinger officiating. Interment will be at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Beaver City. Visitation is today until 8 p.m., and Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., at Wenburg Funeral Home in Beaver City, and prior to the services at the church.

Wenburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.