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Zelma Gaudreault

June 10, 1925 — April 29, 2013

Zelma Lorine Gaudreault, 87, of Cozad, Nebraska, died April 29, 2013 in Cozad, NE.

She was born June 10, 1925 in Winder, GA, daughter of William Preston and Bertha Ophilia (McDaniel) Wall.

Zelma grew up in Monroe, NC and graduated from Monroe High School. She married Marcus Crampton Gaudreault on November 27, 1944 at Topeka, KS. Zelma and Marcus moved to Curtis and then later to Farnam. She retired in 1981 from the ASCS office in Frontier CO after 28 years. She then went to work for the Frontier County Clerks office and retired after 10 years. When she could no longer drive, Zelma moved to North Platte, NE. In November 2012, she moved to Meadowlark Pointe in Cozad, NE. She enjoyed socializing, cooking, sewing, crafts, and dancing. Zelma always had a large garden which she enjoyed giving away the produce.

Surviving are son - Don (Janice) Gaudreault of Farnam, NE; granddaughter - Betty (T.O. Loseke) Gaudreault of Paxton, NE; two grandsons - Marc (Oksana Trofymchuk) Gaudreault of Lone Tree, CO, Tony (Michele) Gaudreault of Henderson, NV; great-grandchildren- Austin Hackney of Paxton, NE; Landon Gaudreault of Henderson, NV; Jaylen Gaudreault of Henderson, NV; brother-in-law - Eugene (Joyce) Elmore of NC; several nieces and nephews, along with many friends.

Zelma was preceded in death by husband, Marcus Gaudreault, father, William Preston Wall, mother, Bertha Ophilia Wall; one brother, four sisters, three brother-in-laws.

Memorial services will be held at Farnam United Methodist Church, May 17, 2013 at 11:00 am with Pastor Larry Viter officiating.

Private inurnment will follow in the Fort McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell, Nebraska.

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