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Imogene L. Nearhood, 90 of Grand Island, died Saturday, May 12, 2012
at St. Francis Medical Center.
Graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Westlawn Memorial
Park Cemetery. The Reverend Matthew Fowler will officiate.
Visitation will be from 9 – 10:30 a.m. Friday at All Faiths Funeral
Mrs. Nearhood was born February 27, 1922 at Grand Island the daughter
of William and Genevieve (Linder) Pracht.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Dean; son, Brian; infant son,
Harold Dean; brothers, Bill, Ethan and Cecil and sister, Mary.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Neal and Sherry Nearhood
of Chapman; daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Jerry Studnicka of Loup
City; and daughter-in-law, Grace Nearhood of Wood River and sister, Geraldine
Snell of Central City.
Imogene graduated from Grand Island Senior High, class of 1940. She
worked at Bills Trading Post and Ehlers Grocery Store. On December
13, 1942 she was united in marriage to Dean H. Nearhood. The couple
made their home in Grand Island where Imogene worked at Nash Finch and
Jack and Jill Stores where she retired after 21 years of service in 1984.
Imogene made many friends with her smile and kind ways. She enjoyed
her visits with friends and family. She is a member of Faith United Methodist
Church. Imogene also enjoyed crafts, fishing and gardening.
Memorials are suggested to Faith United Methodist Church.