Marion A. Teter
Feb. 27, 1924 - June 28, 2012
BARTLEY, Nebraska -- Marion Teter was a farmer. Marion was born as the second child of Ora F. and Hannah F. (Burton) Teter on Feb. 27, 1924, in Frontier County, Nebraska. Marion had eight brothers and sisters, Delbert (deceased), Harriet, Stuart, Cleora, Marilyn, Doris, Elton and Delvin. Marion graduated from Bartley High School in 1942 and attended McCook College for a year before giving in to the "calling" of the family farm. On Sept. 11, 1959, he married Grace Jean (Whiteis/Petermen, deceased) and immediately added two children to his family: Jim and Kathy Petermen. Later, three more children were added to this family: Bonnie Jean (deceased), Duane Allison and William Allen.
Marion loved the farm and farm life. He loved having people visit the farm and see the animals. He hand milked his cows, sheared his own sheep and worked horses in the field. He deeply loved his family and friends. Marion lived most of his life north of Bartley, within five miles of where he was born and raised. He also worked as a clerk and ring man at the local auction barns and auctioneers, working for Tri-state Livestock in McCook for nearly twenty five years. Marion also loved baseball and played on several local country and town teams.
Marion's life was filled with family, friends and animals. He was the proud grandfather of seven grandchildren: Wilber and Angela Stauss, Kevin and Jason Petermen, Justin and Sara Mowry and Haley Teter, eleven great-grand-children and two great-great-grand children. He leaves behind a host of family and friends.
Funeral services will be today, July 2, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the First Congregational Church in Cambridge, Nebraska the services was officiated by Bill Weaver. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Marion Teter Memorial Fund. On-line condolences may be sent at lockenour.com.
Lockenour-Jones Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.