Alta Mae Corder

Monday, September 27, 2010

April, 23, 1922--Sept. 26, 2010

CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska -- Alta Mae Corder, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away Sunday (Sept. 26, 2010), at Cambridge Hospital.

Alta Mae was born April 23, 1922, in Cambridge to Ralph and Marjorie (Hiatt) Wiedeman. She graduated from Cambridge High School in 1939.

On Feb. 3, 1945, she married Bernard Corder in McCook, Nebraska. To this union three children were born. The family resided in multiple location including Cambridge, Trenton, Nebraska, and Navajo Dam, New Mexico.

She enjoyed spending time with her granddaughters and great-granddaughters, playing cards, doing crossword puzzles, and watching the Cubs. She had good memories of being a secretary at Blanco Elementary School for several years. She was a member of D.A.R., a charter member of the Cambridge American Legion Auxiliary and Cambridge Hospital Auxiliary.

Alta Mae was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Bernard in 2004.

Alta Mae is survived by her three children, Barry and wife, Janeale of McCook, Alan and wife, Robin of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, and Julie Corder of Colorado Springs, Colorado; five grandchildren, Shannon and husband, Chris Schaben, Kresta and husband, James Kraucyk, Kolbri and husband, Jon Martin, Kyleigh Corder, and Kaici Corder; her three great-grandchildren, Maria Schaben, Christina Schaben, and Kenley Martin; and by numerous friends and family.

It must be noted here that family has always been the most prized possession of Bernard and Alta Mae.

Visitation is today, 3 p.m.--9 p.m., and Tuesday, 9 a.m.--9 p.m. at Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in Cambridge.

Graveside services are Wednesday, 11 a.m., at Fairview Cemetery in Cambridge with the Rev. William Weaver officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Butler Memorial Library in her name.

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Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in Cambridge is in charge of the arrangements.