April 2, 1926-March 9, 2005
STRATTON -- Donalane W. Golding, 78, of Stratton, died Wednesday (March 9, 2005) at Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman.
He was born April 2, 1926, to Clarence Emery and Lena Belle (Welch) Golding in his grandparent's home southwest of Stratton. He attended country school near his home through the eighth grade. He then farmed and he eventually started to farm for himself in 1946.
He married June Marie Lawson of Benkelman on June 6, 1948 in Trenton. To this union three children were born, Don Emery, Dickie "Dick" Wayne and Kathy Jean. The couple bought the place his granddad and grandmother Welch built. They have lived in this home for over 53 years. In 2004, when farming became more and more difficult for him, the couple sold their farms.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Emery and Lena Golding; his grandparents; in-laws; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Survivors include wife, June Golding of Stratton; his children, Dan Golding and wife, Cathie of Walker, Iowa, Dick Golding and wife, Lorie of Brush, Colo., and Kathy McHugh and fiancÚ, Harvey Hyde of Lincoln; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Redonda Latta and husband, Bert of Stratton; and brother Burdette "Stubb" Golding and wife, Zelpha, also of Stratton.
Funeral services are Monday, 2 p.m., at the Christian Union Church in Stratton with Rev. Steven Kellett and Johnny Walker officiating. Interment will follow services at Rose Hill Cemetery near Stratton.
Visitation will be Sunday from 2-5 p.m., at Forch Funeral Chapel in Stratton.
Forch Funeral Chapel of Stratton is in charge of the arrangements.