Orville Stull, 88 - July 13, 2011
Orville I. Stull, 88, of North Platte, formerly of Gothenburg and Brady, died July 13, 2011, at Centennial Park Retirement Village.
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday July 18, at the First United Methodist Church with Dr. Douglas Delp officiating. Burial with full military honors will be at Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell.
Visitation will be Friday from 12 noon to 9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon to 6 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 5 to 6 p.m.
Stull was born on March 20, 1923, in Plattsmouth to Ira and Alice (Owens) Stull.
He attended Gothenburg High School before entering the U.S. Navy where he served on the U.S.S. Princeton during World War II. After his discharge he returned to the Gothenburg area.
On Feb. 17, 1950, he married Wahnita Boyer in Lexington. The couple made their home on Jeffrey Lake south of Brady where Stull owned his own construction business.
Stull was a member of the First United Methodist Church in North Platte and the Gothenburg VFW.
He was preceded in death by his parents, several brothers and a daughter, Sharon Aden.
Survivors include: his wife Nita of North Platte; three children—Jerry (Zena) of Florissant, MO, Jim (Trish) of Staplehurst, and Bob of Yuma, AZ; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; one sister, Bell Cohdell of Springfield, MO.
A memorial has been established in his name.
Adams & Swanson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.