Leland McAbee, age 84 of Broken Bow, died Thursday Feb. 3, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Broken Bow. Funeral services were Saturday, Feb. 5, at Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Broken Bow with Minister Kathy Salts and Minister Jim Gonzales officiating. Burial was in the Broken Bow Cemetery with Military Honors with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of arrangements. Memorials have been suggested to the Our Saviour Lutheran Church.
Leland D. McAbee was born Nov. 27, 1926, at Miller, to J. Lester and Mabel L. (Bramer) McAbee. He attended school at Westerville, and graduated from Broken Bow High School in May of 1944. He served in the Armed Forces from 1952 to 1954. He was married to Sally Schaaf July 25, 1966. To this union three sons were born: Timothy, Kevin, and Brett.
Leland is survived by his wife, Sally of Broken Bow; sons, Timothy and wife Stacy of Ashby, Kevin and wife Lori of Broken Bow, and Brett and wife Jaime of Ansley; grandchildren, Shailey and Zachary McAbee of Ashby, Kelsey, Riley, Destry and Wyatt of Broken Bow, Mable, BJ and Brody of Ansley.