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Gerald Divis

Male 1938 - 1962  (24 years)


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  • Name Gerald Divis  [1
    Born 4 Feb 1938  Schuyler, Colfax County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jul 1962  Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Gerald A. Divis Service Sunday

      Funeral service for Gerald Divis, 24, of Pueblo, Colorado. son of Mr. and Mrs. Zickmond Divis was conducted at the Immaneul Lutheran Church northwest of Schuyler. Rev. Marten Boremann officiated at the 2 p.m. rites and at the prayer service at 1:30 pm. Svoboda Funeral Home. Burial was in Schuyler Cemetery. Pall-bearers were Richard Divis, Gail Chesley, Paul Kroeger, Elden Dracl, James Otradosky, and Bill Novak. Mr. Divis died July 18 at Parkview Hospital in Pueblo. According to members of his family his death resulted in injuries he received when he was attacked abgout 10:30 pm July 13 near his home. Police arrested 3 adults and 3 teenagers. All were booked for investigation.

      Mr. Divis was born Feb. 4, 1938 at the family home northwest of Schuyler. He attended Schuyler School and served three years in the Army.

      Mr. Divis and Beatrice Susan Mitchell were married April 1, 1961 in Pueblo. He was employed as a mechanic.

      Survivors are his widow and 5 month old daughter Delores Ann, his parents, two brothers Melvin of Fremont and Arnold of Schuyler, sister Rose Ann.

      A sister preceded him in death.

      (Typewritten transcription of obituary, courtesy of Caroline Mastny)
    Person ID I7512  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Zikmund Divis,   b. 2 May 1900, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1990, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Julia R. Racek,   b. 4 Oct 1903, North Bend, Dodge County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1988, North Bend, Dodge County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1925  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F602  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F426  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Feb 1938 - Schuyler, Colfax County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jul 1962 - Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S190] Mastny, Caroline--Family Researcher, 410 W. 19th Street, Schuyler, Nebraska 68661.