Services Held For Lewis Dey
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 19, for Lewis C. Dey, 56, who died suddenly at the Seward Country Club golf course about 7:30 p.m. July 15, 1960. Rev. Frank Leiblinger officiated the 9:30 a.m. service held at St. Vincent's Catholic church in Seward. Burial was at the Seward Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Mervin Goldsmith, Roy Behrens, Wesley Rohren, Marvin Pollock, Leonard Geesen and Norm Schulz. Rosary was said Monday evening at the Wood Bros. Chapel in Seward.
Mr. Dey was born April 8, 1904, near Staplehurst, the eldest son of Wm. and Lavina Dey. On May 28,, 1924, he was married to Emma Dumpert of Exeter. For 24 years he was affiliated with the Seward Lumber and Fuel company.
Survivors include his wife, Emma; two daughters Miss LouAnn Dey, both of Seward; two sons, Glenn and Mervin, both of Seward; his mother Mrs. Lavina Brown of Beaver Crossing and husband Vern; one brother, George, of Metaline Falls, Washington; one sister, Mrs. Ida Hobbs of Ulysses; and three grandchildren. His father preceded him in death in 1942.
Emma M. Dey, 83, of Seward, died Tuesday, August 7. She was born October 17, 1900 in Exeter to Adam and Fredericka Menke Dumpert. She was the widow of Lewis Dey.
Survivors include her son, Mervin, of Golden Colorado; daughters, Dorothy (Mrs. Les) Eckhard of Shreveport, Louisiana and LouAnn (Mrs. Leonard) Steinauer of Lincoln; brothers, Leo Dumpert of San Diego, California, William Dumpert of Exeter, Martin Dumpert of Chandler, Arizona; sisters, Alice Dumpert of Exeter, Edith (Mrs. Clifford) Geis of Lincoln, Margaret Hall of Lincoln; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services were Saturday, August 11, at St. Vincent DePaul's Catholic Church in Seward with Rev. Clarence Reisdorff presiding. A Rosary was held Friday at 8 p.m. and burial was in the Seward Cemetery. Pallbearers were James and Richard Eckhard, John Steinauer, Russell Wheslock, Robert Bousek, John Foged, Robert Dumpert and Larry Hall.