12/30/2013 - Ruth McGannon
Funeral services for Ruth McGannon of Chadron will be Monday, December 30, 2013 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Aaron Sprock officiating.
Burial will be at the Highland Center Cemetery.
Ruth McGannon, age 99, died on December 18, 2013 at Crestview Care Center in Chadron. She was born in Marsland, Nebraska on June 14, 1914 to George and Maude Hebbert.
Ruth enjoyed gardening, quilting and making afghans. She was a great seamstress also. She made many gifts for her family and friends.
Ruth was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was married to Andy McGannon on November 5, 1933 in Hot Springs, South Dakota. They resided on a ranch Southwest of Chadron until 1981 where they retired to their home near Chadron State Park.
Her survivors include her children, Joyce Bernard of Chadron, Nebraska, Gene (Beverly) McGannon of Whitney, Nebraska, Donna Hunter of Benton, Kentucky, and George Pat (Jackie) McGannon of Sterling, Colorado; 36 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and 26 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, three sisters, her husband, Andy McGannon, one grandchild, and one great great grandchild.
A memorial has been established. Donations may be sent to Chamberlain Chapel, PO Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337.
Chamberlain Chapel of Chadron is in charge of arrangements.
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