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Ruth LaVerne Oman, 92 - April 04, 2014

Ruth LaVerne Oman, 92, of North Platte, formerly of Gothenburg, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2015, at Linden Court in North Platte.
Service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 9, at the First Presbyterian Church of North Platte with the Rev. Polly Deppen-Williams officiating. Burial will take place at 1:30 p.m. at the Gothenburg Cemetery.
A visitation will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday (today), at Odean Colonial Chapel At C & Sycamore.
Oman was born Aug. 24, 1922, to Conrad and Nellie Mae Osborne Reinmiller at Staplehurst where she grew up. She graduated from Seward High School in 1940 then attended the University of Nebraska.
On Oct. 4, 1942, she married Franklin Elmer Oman at Staplehurst. The couple shared over 72 years of marriage, and to this union, four children were born.
She and her family resided at Lincoln, then farmed south of Brady before moving to Goth­enburg. In 1990, they moved to North Platte.
Oman was a member and past elder of the First Presbyterian Church and a life member of the Presbyterian Women. She was active with many organizations including Eastern Star, where she was all five points of the star, as well as P.E.O. and the American Legion Auxiliary where she was district president. She was also State Americanism chairman and a national page at the Legion Auxiliary National Convention when she was chosen to escort Art Linkletter.
?She enjoyed China painting, playing bridge and served many dinners and was known for her cinnamon rolls, according to family members. She and her husband loved to dance and taught ballroom lessons.
?Oman was preceded in death by: her son, Terry Oman; her parents, Conrad and Nellie Reinmiller; seven siblings—George, Elton, Woodrow and Weldon Reinmiller, Geneva Fenemore, Marjorie Reinmiller and Donna Jean Johnson.
Survivors include: her husband, Franklin of North Platte; her children—Dean (Linda) Oman and Darice (Raymond) Sundstrom, all of North Platte, and Debra (Stephen) Olson of Minden; daughter-in-law, Virginia Oman of Kearney; 10 grandchildren—Kevin Oman, Melissa (Larry) Stacy, Erin Berryman, Dustin Oman, Hayley (Eric) Ryan, Tracy Sundstrom, Scott (Amie) Sundstrom, Teri Jo (Aaron) Schledwitz, Stephanie (Brock) Emery and Amber (Nick) Napier; 23 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson; numerous other family members.
Memorials are suggested to the First Presbyterian Church and Paws-itive Partners.