Imogene Halbert - May 17, 2010
Imogene Halbert, 76 years of age from Hildreth, died on Monday, May 17, 2010, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Jean was born on August 29, 1933 in Bellaire, Kan., to Harry and Myrtle (Chance) Hitchcock. She grew up near Inavale, NE and graduated from Red Cloud High School. On May 16, 1953 she married Reid Halbert in Hernando, Miss.; they lived in Memphis while Reid served in the Navy. They later lived in Grand Island where they operated King's Food Host in Hastings and Grand Island. They also managed the Travel Lodge in Grand Island. Jean moved to Henderson, Nev., in 1972 and operated a cleaning business. She then moved to Boulder City, Nev., and owned and operated an office supply business. In 1985 she moved to Hildreth.