Dorothy May Minary

Friday, January 19, 2007

May 26,1927 - Jan. 18, 2007

Dorothy May Minary, 79, died Thursday (Jan. 18, 2007) at Community Hospital in McCook.

She was born May 26, 1927, to John P. and Lillie M. (Clark) Wallace in Cambridge. She attended McCook Public Schools.

On Oct. 30, 1942, she married Percy L. Minary in Oberlin. She was a member of the Eagles and Royal Neighbors.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Percy on July 10, 1985; two granddaughters, Debbie and Cindy Minary and an infant grandson and infant granddaughter; one great-grandson, Shane Michael Miller; three brothers, Tom Wallace, Gary Wallace and Alfred Wallace; and two sisters, Helen Shepherd and Edna Judd.

Survivors include her sons, Kenneth Minary and wife, Florence of Culbertson, Roger Minary and life-long companion, Karen Christiansen of North Platte, Gayle Minary of Culbertson and Doug Minary and wife, Dawn, of McCook; daughters, Barbara Masur of McCook, Maxine Lingeman and husband, Tom of North Platte and Gloria Wortman-Gonzales and husband, Paul of Greeley, Colo.; two brothers, John Wallace of McCook and Richard Wallace and wife, Mary Lou of Loveland, Colo.; 23 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Monday, 11 a.m., at Carpenter Breland Chapel with the Rev. Steve Bales officiating. Burial will be at the Culbertson Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday 9 a.m. -noon, and Sunday 4-8 p.m.

Friends may sign her book at the funeral home or send condolences online at

Memorials may be given in her name to the Eagles Auxiliary.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.