IMPERIAL -- Dale "Red" Donald Terry, 79, died May 1, 2009, after a lengthy battle with esophageal cancer.
He was born in Wauneta on Oct. 2, 1929, to Beulah and Norman Terry. He attended Wauneta High School graduating in 1947. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in Korea as a vehicle maintenance repairman until April 1952.
After his discharge from military service, he returned to Nebraska. He married Betty Duysen on Oct. 29, 1951. They lived in the Denver, Colo., area for several years before moving to the Chicago, Ill., area. He worked for United Airlines until his retirement in 1982. He lived in Nevada, Mo., until his death.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Betty and two brothers, Clinton and Kenneth.
Survivors include his daughters, Vickie and husband, Frank Briscoe of Nevada, Mo., and Debra and husband, Rich Pinta of Carl Junction, Mo.; brother, Gene and wife, Dorothy Terry; sister, Norma and husband, Dale Einspahr; sister-in-law, Pat Einspahr and husband, Don of McCook; three grandsons; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be Saturday, 2 p.m., at Liewer Funeral Home in Imperial. Internment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery at Imperial.
A memorial has been established to the Muscular Dystrophy Association of America.
Liewer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.