Ben Kezior, 86 of Merna, died Oct. 7, 2012, at Jennie Melham Medical Center in Broken Bow. Funeral services will be Friday, Oct. 12, at 11 a.m. at the First Christian Church in Broken Bow with Pastor Seth Bates officiating. Interment will be in the Gates Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. with family greeting friends from 5 - 7 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the family.
Ben was born Dec. 15, 1925, at Farwell, to Joseph and Stella (Tyma) Kezeor.
Survivors include his wife, Charlotte of Merna; three daughters, Charlene Thompson of Utah, Terri (Marty) Boice of Utah, Paula Wittke of Utah; three sons, Gary (Michelle) Kezior of Utah, Randy (Nanette) Kezior of Utah, Robert (Donna) Kezior of Utah; special family member, Pat (Ron) Mallam of Kearney; two step-daughters, Charlene (John) Wolzen of Broken Bow, and Renee (Terry) Province of Texas; 25 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; one sister, Margaret (Synfred) Wozniak of St. Paul.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Cheryl; and 13 brothers and sisters.