May 5, 2022
James Dwight Ferebee, the son of Arbor and Helene (Goodrich) Ferebee, was born on Nov. 19, 1930, at the family home 2 1/2 miles north of Nelson, Neb., the same house he died in on April 27, 2022, at the age of 91. This was his wish.
He attended Pleasant View Elementary School which was 1/2 miles north of the family farm. He told of checking traps in the winter on the way to school, and once in a while there would be a skunk in a trap. The teacher was none too happy with the odor. He graduated from Nelson High School in 1948.
He entered the army in 1952 and did basic training at Fort McCl...