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Evelyn Breeden, 89 - December 20, 2017

Evelyn Joan Breeden, 89, of Cozad, died Dec. 20, 2017, at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg.
She was born Oct. 25, 1928, in Lexington, daughter of Clarence and Ethel (Evans) Reiter. She attended school in Lexington graduating from Lexington High School in 1946.
Evelyn married James Breeden on Nov. 27, 1949, at Lexington. To this union two children were born—Kathryn and Bill. She worked for Evans Dress Shop in Lexington and Five & Dime in Cozad. Evelyn enjoyed reading in her spare time.
Surviving Evelyn are her daughter, Kathryn and husband Ernest Nelsen of North Platte; sister-in-law, Bonnie and husband Steve Pfister of Lexington; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Evelyn was preceded in death by husband, James Cecil Breeden; parents, Clarence P. Reiter and Ethel Reiter; son, Bill Breeden; brother, Lee Reiter; sisters, Mary Lou Taylor and Charlotte Selk and their spouses.
Graveside services were held at Cozad Cemetery on Tuesday, Dec. 26, with Pastor Larry Viter officiating.
Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
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