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Mae LaVerle Kimball

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Mae LaVerle Kimball

Feb. 26, 1926 - July 15, 2012

KEARNEY, Nebraska --Mae LaVerle Kimball, 86, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney on Sunday (July 15, 2012).

She was born at home in Ely, Nebraska on Feb. 26, 1926 to Clarence and Bula Irene (Zerlein) Spence. She attended school through the 8th grade, but later completed her GED, so she could earn her LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse Degree).

On Nov. 11, 1945, she married Everett Kimball at Rushville, Nebraska. He preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 2001. She moved to Cambridge to be close to family. She had lived in Idaho for several years.

She worked as an LPN at the Gordon Memorial Hospital and later at the Cambridge Manor. She was a life member of the American Legion Auxiliary of Rushville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Everett; a son, Robert; a twin brother in infancy, Ray; and brothers, Gerald, Cecil, and Leslie.

Survivors include her daughters, Irene and husband, Mark Cohen of Twin Falls, Idaho; Carla Tann of Cambridge; sons, Melvin and wife, Rene of Bartley, Nebraska, Richard and wife, Gloria of Oxford, Nebraska and Edwin of Boise, Idaho; 27 grandchildren; numerous great and great-great grandchildren.

Inurnment will take place in the future at Fort McPherson National Cemetery.

Memorials may be left in her name at the Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in Cambridge, Nebraska to the American Legion Auxiliary designated to the Veteran's Care.

Friends may leave on-line condolences at lockenour.com

Lockenour-Jones Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.