FUNERAL SERVICES FOR

Cecil Irwin
Age - 89
6/16/1918 - 8/24/2007


Funeral Service
11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at McKown Funeral Home

Visitation
Monday 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home

Interment
Military honors by American Legion Hartman Post #84 Honor Guard will be in the Roselawn Cemetery.
     
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Cecil Irwin, age 89, of Columbus died Friday, August 24, 2007 at his daughter's home in Columbus. Funeral services are 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at McKown Funeral Home. Rev. Douglas Zurek will officiate. Visitation is Monday 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial with military honors by American Legion Hartman Post #84 Honor Guard will be in the Roselawn Cemetery.

Cecil Irwin was born June 16, 1918 in Palmer, Nebraska to Raymond and Anna (Yonk) Irwin. He married Mary Ellen Greser on September 10, 1939. They had one daughter Betty Jean. They lived in Columbus for many years where he worked for the Sale Barn. They moved to Villa Park, Illinois where he worked for Wilson Farms with Clydesdale horses for 10 years. They then moved to St. Louis where he worked for Anheuser Busch with their Clydesdale Team. They traveled all over the U.S. before moving to Kentucky and managing Jack Van Berg's Farm. Upon retirement he returned to Columbus. He enjoyed woodworking and betting on the horses.

He is survived by:

Daughter Betty Jean (Bob) Moore Columbus, NE
Brother Ray (Delores) Irwin Shelby, NE
Brother-in-law Harold (Peg) Greser Shelby, NE
Sister-in-law Rose Brown Scottsdale, AZ
Sister-in-law Mary Greser Fremont, NE
Grandsons Kevin Moore LaGrange, KY
Grandson Jim Moore LaGrange, KY
Step Granddaughter Ellen (Jeff) Johnson Fremont, NE
Step Granddaughter Carol Kuhlman Omaha, NE
Nieces & Nephews Many
4 Step-Great Grandchildren
3 Step Great Great Grandchildren



He was preceded in death by:

Wife Mary Ellen on October 1, 2003

Parents Raymond & Anna Irwin
Sister Ruth (Bernard) Hack
Brother Art (Vera) Irwin
Brother Bob (Maxine) Irwin
Brother Fred (Amemelea) Irwin
Brother Ralph Irwin
Brother August Rickner
Brother Earl Rickner
Sister Rene (Dan) Skank
Sister Hazel (Earl) Swanson
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