Elwood Resident: Milford Noble (1946-2017)
Milford I. Noble, age 70, of Elwood, Nebraska passed away Wednesday, January 25th, 2017, at his home. He was born on August 9th, 1946, at Lexington, Nebraska to Marcus E. and Lena S. (Schwartz) Noble.
He grew up in Lexington and attended school at Lexington High School, graduating with the class of 1965. After school, he joined the U.S. Army and served his country for 8 years before being honorably discharged. After his service duty, he attended college in California and studied drafting. He then started working for the public transportation system as a bus driver. He then moved to Council Bluffs, Iowa and worked at a CD manufacturing company.
On May 25th, 1996 he married Geraldine Sarr at Lexington, Nebraska. They made their home in Council Bluffs before moving to Elwood when Milford got a job with Becton-Dickinson Manufacturing Company in Holdrege, Nebraska. He would retire then in 2007. He was a member of the Elwood American Legion.
He enjoyed fishing, camping, his dogs, and being with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife Geraldine Noble of Elwood, Nebraska; Sons: Kelly & Eddie Noble of California; Daughter: Michelle Nobel of Seattle, Washington; Step-Sons: Mike Muldoon of Wala Wala, Washington, Jim & wife Juanita Muldoon of Seattle, Washington and Kevin Waldher & girlfriend Rose of Kearney, Nebraska. Two grandchildren, one great grandchild and six step grandchildren. One brother; Leo & wife Elaine Noble of Potter, Nebraska and one sister; Sharon Lenning of Colorado.
He is preceded in death by his parents and 4 brothers and sisters.
Condolences and personal reflections may be left at elwoodfuneralhome.com.
There was no viewing or visitation.
Celebration of Life was held Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 1 PM at Elwood Funeral Home in Elwood, Nebraska with Pastor Phyllis Dunlop. Private family inurnment will be at a later date. Elwood Funeral Home of Elwood, Nebraska is in charge of the arrangements.