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Delores "Dee" Bixby

 

December 10, 2020

Delores Elaine Bixby, 91, the daughter of H. Lloyd and Loraine (Stoley) Whitney, was born July 17, 1929, in David City, Neb. She died Dec. 3, 2020, at the Superior Good Samaritan Society Center at Superior.

Dee was a Superior High School graduate. She was a member of Centennial Lutheran Church.

She was united in marriage to Kent Bixby on Sept. 18, 1949, at Superior. This union was blessed with five children. For many years Dee worked side by side with Kent at his printing company. In 1994 Dee and Kent moved from Albuquerque back to Superior. Dee was an excellent homemaker and a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She was active in her church, baking for church activities, she was the editor of the Christ Lutheran Paper, was always volunteering at the hospital, the election polls, the library and many others. She was community oriented.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kent, in August of 2018; son, Kirk Bixby; two daughters, Lori and Lisa Bixby; brother, Harold “Shrimp” (Dixie) Whitney; and her sister, Marcella (Leon) Simonsen.

Survivors include her sons, Dr. Greg (Debbie) Bixby of Salida, Colo .; and Joel (Diane) Bixby of Anchorage, Alaska; four grandchildren: Erika (Tyler) Jones, Jennifer (Jason) Blythe, Sarah Hess and Nichole Bixby; and six great-grandchildren: Abigal and Colby Jones, Kale Hess, Jillian Glenn, Easton and Owen Blythe; other relatives and a host of friends.

Her funeral was held at 10 a.m., on Monday, Dec. 7, from the Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior.

Music was “Amazing Grace” and “In The Garden.”

Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m., Dec. 6.

Pallbearers were Dr. Greg Bixby, Joel Bixby, Phil Simonsen and Jon Simonsen.

Interment was in the Hardy Cemetery at Hardy.

Memorials are suggested to go to the Centennial Lutheran Church or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Condolences may be sent to Megrue-Price Funeral Home, 750 N Commercial, Superior, Neb. 68978 or in care of http://www.pricefuneral homes.com.

Megrue-Price Funeral Home of Superior was in charge of the arrangements.

 

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