Herbert Oline - January 04, 2012
Herbert Oline, 96, of Minden, formerly of Axtell, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at Kearney County Health Services-Hospital in Minden.
Herb was born Dec. 10, 1915, in Minden to Arthur and Sadie Marie (Jensen) Oline.
He grew up in the Minden area and graduated from Minden High School with the Class of 1933. He then farmed in the Minden area.
He served his country from 1941 until 1945. He was in the armored infantry, serving in the European Theatre.
On March 10, 1946, he married Rhoda Danielson. They lived and farmed in the Minden-Axtell area. They were blessed with three daughters, Ardyce, Nancy and Margie. Rhoda died in 1983. In 1985 he married Betsy Wissing. Betsy died in 2000.
He loved to be around people, he stayed up on current affairs and loved to talk about them. He enjoyed woodworking.
He was a member of the Bethany Lutheran Church south of Axtell, and had served on the church council. He had served on the Axtell School Board, Water Users Board, T-Bone Club Board, Axtell Rural Fire Department Board, Axtell Lions Club Board, was a member of the Kearney County Farm Bureau.
Survivors include his daughters, Ardyce Shaffer and husband, Gary, of Page, Ariz., Nancy Anderson and husband, Kenneth, of Loveland, Colo., and Margie Nelson and husband, Dudley, of Axtell; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; sisters, Verla Bramble of Ogden, Utah and June Schmal of Hot Spring, Ark.
He is preceded in death by his two wives and brother, Delmar.
Memorial services will be Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 3 p.m. at the Bethany Lutheran Church south of Axtell with the Rev. David Evenson officiating.
Burial will be prior to the memorial service at the church cemetery. There will be no visitation.
Craig Funeral Home in Minden is in charge of arrangements.