LaDonna Mae Fuller, 88 - November 05, 2013LaDonna Mae Fuller, 88, of North Platte passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at Garden County Health Services Nursing Home in Oshkosh.
Services will take place at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Douglas Delp officiating. Burial will be at the North Platte Cemetery.
Fuller was born Oct. 25, 1925, at Elm Creek to Orie and Mae Balyeat Marshall. She grew up at Elm Creek, graduating from Elm Creek High School, then attended Hastings College for a year.
She was employed at the Ammunition Depot in Hastings during World War II.
On Sept. 5, 1945, she was united in marriage to Dale Fuller at Phillipsburg, KS. The couple celebrated 65 years of marriage on Sept. 5, 2010.
Fuller and her husband resided at Bertrand and McCool Junction before settling in North Platte in 1953, where they owned and operated the Buffalo Bill Trading Post.
In 1968, they moved to Brady where they owned and operated the Buffalo Bill TeePee until retirement in 1988.
She enjoyed exotic animals, providing many of the animals at Cody Park for over 40 years. She also enjoyed playing cards and games, said family members.
Fuller was active with the Methodist Churches in North Platte and Brady.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, Orie and Mae; her husband, Dale in 2010; siblings—Vivian, Keith and Basil; an infant grandson, Brian Fuller.
Survivors include: her children—Montie (Maurine) Fuller of North Platte, Linda (Jack) Frye of Silver City, IA, Wayne (Kathy) Fuller of Kearney, Vickie (Rich) Buhrman of Gretna and Valerie (Kevin) Vincent of Oshkosh; 14 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; sisters—Betty Williams of Georgia and Lucretia Fischer of Oregon; sisters-in-law—Clara Marshall of Elm Creek and Wanda Marshall of Kearney.
Memorials are suggested to Cody Park.
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