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Doris Axthelm, 91 - April 22, 2011


Doris Ellen Axthelm, 91, of North Platte passed away Friday, April 22, 2011, at Linden Court of North Platte.
Services will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, April 29, at the First United Methodist Church with Dr. Douglas A. Delp officiating. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. at the Peckham Cemetery south of Gothenburg.
Visitation is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore.
Axthelm was born Feb. 14, 1920, to Gust F. and Ellen C. Gustafson Anderson, north of Gothenburg where she grew up with her sister.
Axthelm was preceded in death by: her husband, Cecil; her parents, Gust and Ellen Anderson; a sister, Jeanette Miller; daughter-in-law, Deborah Barber Axthelm; granddaughter, Donnie Kay Farr.
Survivors include: her three sons—Michael Axthelm of Hillsboro, OR, Timothy (Mary) Axthelm of North Platte, and Mark (Steph) Axthelm of Gothenburg; her daughter, Kylie (David) Young of Jefferson City, MO; nine grandchildren—Fred Farr, Jamie (Jo Ellen) Axthelm, Jason (Sharon) Axthelm, Jenny (Steve) Skupa, Bradley (Sarah) Axthelm, Ian Young, Isaac Axthelm, Carson Young and Aaron Axthelm; 11 great-grandchildren—Shane (Susie) Farr, Chris Farr, Mackenzie Skupa, Alexa Axthelm, Rodger Farr, Sydney Skupa, Case Axthelm, Kate Axthelm, Abbie Skupa, Ander Axthelm and Tristan Axthelm; two nephews—Greg and Steve Miller; special friends—Mike and Sally Ponte and Toni Dutton; numerous other relatives.
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