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Minerva Oman, 89 - November 14, 2007


Minerva (Olesen) Oman, 89, of Kearney, formerly of Gothenburg, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007.
Graveside memorial services were held on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Gothenburg Cemetery with the Rev. Ken Hutson officiating. Burial took place at the Gothenburg Cemetery.
Oman was born on Dec. 8, 1917, at Riverton, WY, to Niels L. and Martha R. (Nielsen) Olesen. As a young girl, she moved with her family to Gothenburg. She attended school at Gothenburg, graduating from Gothenburg High School in 1936.
She was united in marriage to Everett W. Oman on Dec. 5, 1937, at her parent’s home in Gothenburg.
Oman and her husband operated Nifty Cleaners in Gothenburg and also One Hour Martinizing in Kearney until their retirement.
She enjoyed reading and knitting and brought much joy and love to others through her talents, her cooking and singing, according to family members.
?Oman was preceded in death by: her parents, Niels and Martha; her husband, Everett in 2003; a sister, Geraldine Brueckner; two great-granddaughters.
?Survivors include: two daughters—Cyndy (Gary) Robinson of Kearney and Nanette (Jeff) Beattie of Sumner; a sister, Rose Olesen of Gothenburg; five grandchildren—Lani (Henry) Heeg of Kimball, Bart (Shana) Beattie of Sumner, Koley (Clint) Ellingson of Kearney, Brooke (Aaron) Davis of Lincoln and Chivonne (Troy) Daum of Gothenburg; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Memorials are suggested to the First Presbyterian Church of Kearney, the First Presbyterian Church of Gothenburg and the Mt. Carmel Home of Kearney.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blase strauser.com. Arrangements have been placed in the care of Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel of Gothenburg.

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