Kenneth C. McClelland, age 86, of Beaver City, Nebraska
died Sunday, April 24, 2005 at Methodist Homes in Holdrege, Nebraska. He was born June 20, 1918 at Almena, Kansas
to Charles & Emma (Williams) McClelland.
He grew up on the farm near Almena, Kansas. He graduated
High School with the
class of 1936. He served in the US Army
during WWII. He married Noreen Davis on
Aug 5, 1947 at Almena, Kansas.
She died following complications giving child birth on July 26, 1948. He married Darleen Roeder at Almena, Kansas
on July 3, 1949. Worked at First State Bank in Almena, Kansas for 10
years before moving to Beaver City, Nebraska on May 29, 1957 where he was employed by First
State Bank of Beaver City, Nebraska and retired in February of
1983. He continued to serve on the board
of directors for the bank at his time of death.
He also started McClelland Insurance in 1964 and continued to operate it
up to his death in Beaver City,
He was a member of First United
in Beaver City where he had been finance chairman for
over 30 years. He was a member of Beaver
City Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club and American Legion Post all of Beaver City, Nebraska. He had served on the City Council at one time
and also coached summer Baseball teams
at one time in Beaver
Preceded in death by parents, first
wife Noreen Faith Davis on July 26, 1948.
Survivors include: Wife Darleen of Beaver City, Nebraska
Son: Kennis & wife Nancy McClelland of Beaver City, NE
2 Daughters: Kendra & husband Dave Anderson of St Paul, NE
Kaylene & husband Jeff Bell of Holdrege,
Brother: Robert & wife Donna McClelland of Almena, KS
Sister: Beth & husband Elton Bryant of Norton, Kansas
Viewing and visitation will be
Monday, noon till 8 PM and Tuesday 9 AM till 8 PM at Wenburg Funeral Home in Beaver City, Nebraska
and prior to services Wednesday at the church.
Funeral services will be Wednesday,
April 27, 2005 at 10:30 AM at First United Methodist
Church in Beaver City
with Pastor Linda Knipping, officiating.
Burial with Military rites will be at Mt Hope Cemetery at Beaver City, Nebraska. Condolences or personal reflections can be
left at www.wenburgfuneralhome.com. Wenburg Funeral Home of Beaver City, Nebraska
in charge of arrangements.