Cahill, Lawrence J. (November 1, 1931 - Unknown)

Lawrence J. Cahill

Douglas Budget - April 2, 2003

Funeral services for Lawrence J. Cahill, 71, were held March 11, 2003. Fr. Paul T. Josten officiated. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery at chamberlain, Neb.

Music was provided by soloist Kelly Frank, organist Shirley Johnson and the congregation.

Casket bearers were Jeremy Cahill, Barry Cahill, Matthew Hauck, Anthony Zimmerman, Dan Cool and Steve Dvorak.

All of Mr. Cahill's coffee buddies were honorary bearers.

Mr. Cahill was born Nov. 1, 1931, to Thomas A. and Evelyn A. (Weins) Cahill in Platte. He grew up and attended school in Platte.

Mr. Cahill married Carol Alyce Lester of Reliance, S.D., on Nov. 8, 1951, in California. The couple lived most of their life in Chamberlain, where Mr. Cahill worked as an auto mechanic.

Mrs. Cahill died on July 7, 1975, and Mr. Cahill moved to Douglas, where he worked for several years before returning to Platte.

Mr. Cahill enjoyed fishing, gardening, collecting guns, square dancing and socializing with friends.

He is survived by his three children, Jerry and wife Gloria Cahill of Tukwila, Wash., Debra and husband Milo Kolda of Sturgis, S.D., and Barbara and husband John Hauck of Tyndall, Neb.; mother Evelyn Cahill of Platte; three sisters, Betty and husband Lawrence Cool of Platte, Lois and husband Paul Dvorak of Kathryn, N.D., and Joan and husband Denny Heetland of Tempe, Ariz.; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews and cousins.

Mr. Cahill was preceded in death by his wife, father and a brother, Harold.

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