Cozad Resident: Norma E. Rhone, age 86 (1927-2013)

Norma E. Rhone, age 86, of Cozad, died Saturday, November 16th, 2013, at the Elwood Care Center. She was born December 5th, 1926, at Hamlet, Nebraska to Gus and Olga (Witzke) Mohr.

Norma received her teaching certificate from Kearney State College and later taught rural school. On February 29th, 1948, she was united in marriage to Dale Rhone at Lexington. Along with being a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, she was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church, P.E.O., B.P.O. Does, extension club and was on the Fairview Cemetery Board. Norma was an avid bridge player and enjoyed genealogy.

She will be missed by her children; Carmen (John) Stineman, Kevin (Sandy) Rhone both of Lincoln, and Kim (Mary Kay) Rhone of Cozad, sisters; Evelyn Meyer of North Platte and Lucille Stroh of Medford, Oregon; six grandchildren, Erin Rogers, Michael Stineman, Jason Rhone, Mikayla and Corey Rhone, and Kelly Skinner, great grandchildren and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dale Rhone; grandson, Justin and her brothers, Johnny and Hugo Mohr.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, November 21st, 2013, at the First Presbyterian Church in Cozad with Reverend Elaine Besthorn officiating.

Burial will be at the Fairview Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the First Presbyterian Church, Fairview Cemetery, or to the Henri Museum.

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Berryman Funeral Home in Cozad is in charge of arrangements.


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