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Gertrude Helen Scudder

February 9, 1914 July 14, 2020
Gertrude Helen Scudder
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Gertrude Helen Scudder was born February 9, 1914 in Nebraska City to William Mark and Cecil Elizabeth (Cooney) Burton. She graduated from Nehawka High School and married Albert Scudder January 23, 1933. They had four children, Marilyn, Marcena, Arlene and Bob. Gertrude worked for 25 years at Pendleton Woolen Mills in Nebraska City and volunteered at the Ambassador Care Center for 40 years. She cleaned houses and sewed for others. She loved sewing, reading, bingo and Husker sports. Gertrude lived a life of service. She was always putting others before herself. While she was never rich in the monetary means, she was very wealthy in the life she lived. She loved her family and friends and loved living in Nebraska City. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; infant daughters, Marilyn and Marcena; daughter, Arlene Heng at age 45; brother, Bob Burton; sisters, Jean Nacy, Mildred Stones and Gwen Spangler. Survivors include her son, Bob (Kathy) Scudder of Omaha; son in law, Bob (Bonnie) Heng of Lincoln; 11 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren and 14 great great grandchildren; many other relatives and friends. Gertrude died July 14, 2020 at The Ambassador at the age of 106 years, 5 months and 5 days. The family wants to give special thanks for all of the staff at the Ambassador Care Center for loving “Gertie” and giving her the best of care.

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Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Final Resting Place

4200 Conestoga Road
Nehawka, NE 68413

4200 Conestoga Road Nehawka 68413 NE
United States

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