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Earl Sheets, 75 - July 18, 2016

Earl Wayne Sheets, 75, of Gothenburg passed away Monday, July 18, 2016, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Graveside services were conducted on Friday, July 22, at 10:30 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery south of Cozad.
A visitation took place on Thursday from 1 to 8 p.m. with family members present from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Berryman Funeral Home.
Sheets was born April 17, 1941, at Arnold to Claude and Etta (Wilson) Sheets. He graduated from Cozad High School with the Class of 1960.
He married Jane Brooks at Gothenburg in 1962, and was employed as a farm laborer for Dean Baalhorn and Elton Griffis near Cozad, Gengenbach Farms near Eustis and was farm manager for Fly In Farms in McCook. Before retiring in 2006, he worked for Bellamy Grain and Agriliance in Cozad.
Sheets was baptized at Parkview United Methodist Church in Cozad.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Claude and Etta; his grandparents; siblings—Esther, Georgia, Claude, Jr., Russ, Leonard, Loyal, Lawrence, Allen and an infant sister; brothers-in-law—Wilbert Kruse and Wayne Bartlett; sister-in-law, Charlotte Sheets.
?Survivors include: his son, Rodney (Brenda) Sheets of Elwood; his daughters—Joy Sheets of Gothenburg and Patricia Sheets of Kearney; grandchildren—Mitchell (Alysia) and Miranda Sheets, Marie, Shalyn (Matt Beatty) and Tyrell Sheets, Haley (Jordan) Sanchez and Payton (Logan Koehler) Prall; great-grandchildren—Tresyn Sheets and Lennon Sanchez; a sister, Betty (Orville) Schmidt; numerous other relatives.
A memorial has been established.