Zelma Gaudreault, 87 - April 29, 2013Zelma Lorine Gaudreault, 87, of Cozad passed away Monday, April 29, 2013, at Cozad.
Memorial services will be conducted at the Farnam United Methodist Church, 303 Caribou St., Farnam, on Friday, May 17, at 11 a.m. with the Revs. Larry Viter and Neil Kloppenborg officiating. A private inurnment will take place at Fort McPherson National Cemetery next to her husband.
Gaudreault was born June 10, 1925, at Winder, GA, the daughter of William Preston and Bertha Ophilia (McDaniel) Wall.
She grew up in Monroe, NC, and graduated from Monroe High School.
She married Marcus Crampton Gaudreault on Nov. 27, 1944, at Topeka, KS. She and her husband moved to Curtis and then later to Farnam.
Gaudreault retired in 1981 from the ASCS office in Frontier County after 28 years. She then went to work for the Frontier County Clerk's Office and retired after 10 years. When she could no longer drive, she moved to North Platte, and in November of 2012, she moved to Meadowlark Pointe in Cozad.
She enjoyed socializing, cooking, sewing, crafts and dancing, according to family members. She always had a large garden which she enjoyed giving away the produce.
Gaudreault was preceded in death by: her husband, Marcus Gaudreault; her father, William Preston Wall; mother, Bertha Ophilia Wall; a brother, four sisters and three brothers-in-law.
Survivors include: her son, Don (Janice) Gaudreault of Farnam; granddaughter, Betty (T.O. Loseke) Gaudreault of Paxton; two grandsons—Marc (Oksana Trofymchuk) Gaudreault of Lone Tree, CO, and Tony (Michele) Gaudreault of Henderson, NV; great-grandchildren—Austin Hackney of Paxton, Landon Gaudreault and Jaylen Gaudreault, both of Henderson; brother-in-law, Eugene (Joyce) Elmore of North Carolina; numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial has been established.