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Evelyn Breeden

October 25, 1928 — December 20, 2017

Evelyn Joan Breeden, 89, of Cozad, NE, died December 20, 2017 at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg, NE.

She was born October 25, 1928 in Lexington, NE, daughter of Clarence and Ethel (Evans) Reiter.  She attended school in Lexington graduating from Lexington High School in 1946.

Evelyn married James Breeden on November 27, 1949 at Lexington; to this union two children were born- Kathryn and Bill.  She worked for Evans Dress Shop in Lexington and Five & Dime in Cozad, NE. Evelyn enjoyed reading in her spare time.

Surviving are daughter, Kathryn and husband Ernest Nelsen of North Platte, NE; sister-in-law Bonnie and husband Steve Pfister of Lexington, NE. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Evelyn was preceded in death by husband, James Cecil Breeden, parents Clarence P. Reiter and Ethel Reiter, son, Bill Breeden, brother Lee Reiter, sisters Mary Lou Taylor and Charlotte Selk and there spouses.

Graveside services will be held at Cozad Cemetery, at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 26, 2017 with Pastor Larry Viter officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Donor's Choice.

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