Former Area Resident: Bert Eugene Ogg, age 82 (1930-2013)

Bert Eugene Ogg, 82, of Madrid, Nebraska, died Saturday, January 19th, 2013, at Perkins County Hospital in Grant, Nebraska.

He was born June 16th, 1930, in Custer County, Nebraska, to Fredrick Charles and Leota Marie (Mason) Ogg. Bert attended school in Cozad, Nebraska and lived in the Cozad/Lexington, Nebraska area most of his life, until moving to Madrid to be near his son. He was a partner with Tom Hampton in the construction business in Ogallala, Nebraska for many years.

Bert was united in marriage to Lee Ann Smith on May 2nd, 1953, in North Platte, Nebraska.  She preceded him in death in 2002.

Bert enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a past member of the Eagles Club in Lexington.

Survivors include two sons: Wayne (Donna) Ogg of Madrid and Clifford Ogg of Madrid; 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren as well as one brother, Jerry (Sharon) Ogg of Stockton, California.  

Bert was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lee Ann; grandson, Christopher Ogg; two sisters, Zelma Titus and Carol Ogg; and four brothers, Francis, Kenny, Charles and Roland Ogg.

It was Bert’s wishes that his body be cremated. There will be no visitation.

A Graveside Memorial Inurnment Service will be held on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Viola Cemetery near Eddyville, Nebraska, with Pastor Ken Hutson officiating.

Memorials are suggested to the Family for later designation.

Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is in charge of arrangements.  

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