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Bobby G. Dahnke

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Nov. 3, 1928-Nov. 27, 2007

STRATTON -- Bobby G. Dahnke, of Stratton, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, at Community Hospital in McCook at the age of 79.

He was born Nov. 3, 1928, at Stratton, to Rose Dahnke and grew up in the Stratton area. He attended school in Stratton and graduated from Stratton High School.

Bob was united in marriage to Mary Ellen West, and to this union, four children were born, three daughters, Kathryn, Roberta and Marilyn and one son, Dennis.

Bob farmed for several years then later worked at Miller Manufacturing. More recently, he was employed by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, where he helped maintain recreation grounds and facilities at Swanson Lake and other local recreation areas.

Preceding him in death is his mother, Rose.

Survivors include his loving wife of more than 60 years, Mary Ellen Dahnke; son, Dennis Dahnke; daughters, Kathryn Turpin and husband, Ben, Roberta Hall and Marilyn Bottorf; also surviving him are twelve grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Graveside inurnment services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery near Stratton with Larry Forch Jr., Celebrant, officiating.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in his name.

Forch Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements