NORTH PLATTE -- Ralph "Butch" Elwood, 67, died Monday (Sept. 28, 2009) at Great Plains Regional Medical Center.
He was born Dec. 29, 1941, in Benkelman to Clyde R.and Mabel L. Randall Elwood.
He married Mary Alice Fairchild on Feb. 21, 1970, in Lincoln.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Pearl Edlefsen, Lucille Elwood, Betty Cole and Violet Amen; brothers, Bill Elwood and Frankie Sierze.
Survivors include his wife, Mary of North Platte; sisters, Grace and husband, Delwin Elmore and Joyce Cooper; brothers, Ernie and wife, Marilyn Elwood; brother-in-law, Leon Amen of Atlanta; and many other family member and friends.
Services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m., at Calvary Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Dennis Leitner officiating.
Visitation will be today until 5 p.m., at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home in North Platte.
A memorial has been established in his name and online condolences can be made at www.adamsswanson.com.
Adams & Swanson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.