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Lester Clarence Adcock

"Clarence Adcock"

Born - Wednesday, April 17, 1901

Peru, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Married - Friday, November 17, 1944

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Died - Sunday,  June 15, 1969

Saint Mary's Hospital

Nebraska  City, Otoe County, Nebraska

Buried - Wednesday, June 18, 1969

Tecumseh Cemetery

Tecumseh, Johnson County, Nebraska

Block -183   Lot - 3



In Memoriam

Lester C. Adcock


Lester Clarence Adcock, son of Joseph Lee and Minnie Jane

Combs Adcock, was born on a farm near Peru on April 17, 1901,

one of eleven children.

When he was a child the family moved near Brownville

and Clarence started at the Wheeldon rural school. Later the

family moved south of Brock and he completed his education

in the Rosewood rural school.

He married Sylvia Lentz on November 17, 1944 at Auburn.

They continued to live at Brock.

Clarence was in the Army in World War II and served in Alaska.

He was a member of the Eagle Lodge at Nebraska City and

the American Lodge Post at Talmage.

Clarence had been ill some three months. He was taken to

Saint Mary's Hospital in Nebraska  City, where he died

June 15, 1989, having reached the age of 68 years, one month

and 29 days.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one step-son, three

brothers, and two sisters.

Surviving are his wife, Sylvia, of Brock; five brothers, Charles of
Kearney, Elmer of Farragut, Iowa, Ralph of Fremont, Marion

of Falls City and Harold of Brock; other relatives, and a great

many friends.

Funeral services were held June 18 at the Casey funeral chapel

in Auburn, conducted by Reverend Ward Merritt.

Pallbearers were Olin Teten, Stan Ritter, Don Baderg,

John Grafton, Floyd Bowen and Henry Goehring.

Mrs. Olin Teten and Mrs. Jack Little were in charge of flowers.
Burial was in the Tecumseh cemetery.


Auburn Press Tribune


July 1. 1969




Tecumseh Cemetery



1 stWife - Jewell (Anderson) Adcock

2 ndWife - Sylvia (Lentz) Adcock



½Sister - Lula J. (Adcock) Arnold

Born - Sunday, July 29, 1888


½Sister - Dollie M. (Adcock) Hampton

Born - Sunday, February 6, 1890

½Brother - Joseph Quincy Adcock

Born - Saturday, September 3,1892



Brother - Charles Monroe Adcock

Born - Sunday, October 9, 1898


Brother - Cecil L. Adcock

Born - Wednesday, September 23, 1903

Sister - Bernice Adcock

Born - Sunday, January 29, 1905

Died - Tuesday, March 21, 1905

Buried - Thursday, March 23, 1905

Tecumseh Cemetery

Tecumseh, Johnson County, Nebraska

Block -183   Lot - 3

1Month   22Days

Brother - Elmer Claud Adcock

Born - Tuesday, January 2, 1906

Brother - Vernon Richard Adcock

Born - Saturday, May 23, 1908

Brother - Harold  Edwin Adcock

Born - Tuesday, November 2, 1909


Brother - Glen Adcock

Born - Friday, January 13, 1911

Died - Friday, February 24, 1911

1 Month  9 Days

Veteran World War IIBrother - Marion Francis "Bill" Adcock

Born - Monday, May 6, 1912


Brother - Ralph Adcock

Born - Friday, January 30, 1914

Sister - Helen Evelyn Adcock

Born - December1916 - Nebraska

Died -1929

Buried - Tecumseh Cemetery

Tecumseh, Johnson County, Nebraska

Block -183   Lot - 3


Father - Joseph Lee Adcock

Mother - Minnie Jane (Combs) Adcock





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