Wolbach, Greeley County, Nebraska
Thursday, May 15, 1947
FRANK WILLIAM PREWITT RITES HELD IN AMELIA
Funeral rites for Frank W. PREWITT, 44, Amelia rancher instantly killed in a car wreck near Stuart April 15, were
conducted by the Rev. W. C. BIRMINGHAM in the Methodist Church in Amelia.
Mr. PREWITT, father of six children and a
resident of Amelia for about 13 years, was killed when his automobile went out of control and upset on Highway 2_ at
the east edge of Stuart. Two Amelia neighbors riding with him were unhurt. Burial was in the cemetery at Chambers,
beside one of his children who died in 1936.
The pall bearers were: Lee GILMAN, Henry TRAVER, Blake OTT, Vern SAGESEN,
Glen WHITE and Beryl WALDO, all of Amelia.OBITUARY
Frank William PREWITT, son of William B. and Martha Jane CAUDILL PREWITT,
was born at Wolbach, Neb., on December 12, 1902 and died at Stuart, Neb., April 15, 1947, at the age of 44
years, three months and three days. He grew to manhood at Wolbach
In 1924 he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps
in which he served four years, part of the time in Hawaii, Guam, and Australia.
He was married to Alice PHIPPS at
Alliance on December 14, 1929. Their new home was established at Whitman. They also lived at Wolbach a year before
coming to Holt County in 1934 and making their home on a ranch near Amelia. Seven children were born to them, six of
He received Christian baptism by immersion and united with the Methodist church in Wolbach when he was a
Surviving are his wife, Alice, six children, Myrtha, a junior in high school at St. Paul, Neb., Dean, a sophomore
in Amelia high school, and Peggy, Lynn, Janice and Sharon, all at home; his father, William B. PREWITT, Grand Island;
eight brothers and sisters, Mrs. Ben MARRS, Mt Ayr, Iowa; Fred PREWITT, Wheatland, Wyo.; Mrs. Arthur JOHNSON, Bozeman,
Mont.; Mrs. Ralph SUTTON, Grand Island; Mrs. Leonard SWEENEY, Carson, Iowa; Mrs. Sig ATKINSON, Torrington, Wyo.; Mrs.
William McPHERSON, Scottsbluff; and Warren PREWITT, Whitman.
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