Louise Wolford, 90

Louise D. Wolford age 90 of Broken Bow died Nov. 7, 2010, at the Good Samaritan Village in Grand Island. Louise Darlene Wolford was born April 23, 1920, at Westerville, to Alpheus and Edna (Fiscus) Casteel. Louise grew up on the family farm and attended Cherryville school. After her education she worked on the family farm. She was united in marriage to Raymond Wolford. They made their home near Westerville then moved to the West End area of Loup County. They later moved to Victoria Springs area and then purchased the ranch near Milburn. Louise moved to Broken Bow in 1979, after the death of Raymond. She worked at various places including the Elks club, William Penn Motel and Connelly Camper Corner. Louise enjoyed quilting, dancing, gardening, crocheting, needlepoint, cattle sales, playing cards, traveling, cooking and baking. She loved having coffee at the City Cafe with the girls and spending time with family and friends. Survivors include her grandchildren, Peggy Thompson of Denver, Colo., Dennis Payne of Norfolk, Va., and Anita (Jeff) Powers of Grand Island; great-grandchildren, Tyler Thompson, Ryan Payne, Alec and Haley Powers; one sister, Genevieve Laux of Hastings; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raymond; daughter, Charlotte; and three sisters, Maxine, Pauline and Leone. Funeral services will be today, Nov. 11, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Govier Brothers Chapel in Broken Bow with the Rev. Mark Stones officiating. Interment will be in the Westerville Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the donor's choice. Govier Brothers Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.