Founder Henry Gass Sr., was born May 13, 1844, in Canton Basel, Switzerland. He came to the United States in 1866. He lived a short time in Illinois and Pennsylvania where he was employed in a furniture store, and in 1870 moved to Columbus,...
Funeral Homes in Shelby, NE
John Rice has been a licensed funeral director for over 30 years. For over 20 years he served as president of funeral service colleges, taking pride in graduating thousands of funeral directors who now serve their communities across the United...
Solt Funeral Home has served our families and community with dignity, sincerity, and honesty in funeral service since 1922.Each life is special and unique, and we want each family's tribute to be special for their unique loved one.
The Svoboda Funeral Home was started in 1904 by Peter F. Svoboda on his family farm near Linwood. At that time the embalming and other preparation of the body was done at the home of the deceased.. The visitation, and often the funeral, were also...
Metz Mortuary grew out of the furniture and undertaking business started in York in 1891 by Charles Baer and Burnard King. In 1895, Mr. Baer took the furniture business and Mr. King kept the undertaking business. Albert A. Metz came to York in...
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Facts about Shelby, Nebraska
Shelby is a village in Polk County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 714 at the 2010 census. Shelby lies along the north side of U.S. Highway 81 near the eastern edge of Polk County. It is six miles (10 km) east of Osceola, and just 17 miles (27 km) south and three miles (5 km) west of Columbus. Nebraska's center of population is near Shelby.
It was noted by The Herald on May 2nd, 2018 that James L Ingalls perished in Snohomish, Washington. Ingalls was 85 years old and was born in Shelby, NE. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor James L's life.
It was noted by Greeley Tribune on January 29th, 2017 that E G Dr "Bud" Schaumberg died in Greeley, Colorado. Schaumberg was 90 years old and was born in Shelby, NE. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor E G Dr "Bud"'s life.
It was disclosed by Hutchinson News on November 30th, 2014 that Terry F Messing perished in Hutchinson, Kansas. Messing was 90 years old and was born in Shelby, NE. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Terry F's life.
It was reported by Grand Island Independent on May 14th, 2013 that Marilyn Joyce Rafert (Henne) perished in Shelby, Nebraska. Ms. Rafert was 79 years old. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Marilyn Joyce's life.
It was written on July 17th, 2012 that Nelda M Stokowski (Keebaugh) passed on in Wellington, Florida. Ms. Stokowski was 83 years old and was born in Shelby, NE. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Nelda M's life.
It was disclosed by The Mail Tribune on November 16th, 2011 that Nell L Izzi passed away in Medford, Oregon. Izzi was 68 years old and was born in Shelby, NE. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Nell L's life.
It was revealed by The Herald on November 10th, 2011 that William G Ingalls died in Maple Valley, Washington. Ingalls was 81 years old and was born in Shelby, NE. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor William G's life.
It was noted by Grand Island Independent on September 25th, 2011 that Harold Roy Grossnicklaus perished in Shelby, Nebraska. Grossnicklaus was 82 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Harold Roy's life.
It was reported by Santa Maria Times on April 24th, 2011 that Harry E Fillinger died in Santa Maria, California. Fillinger was 87 years old and was born in Shelby, NE. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Harry E's life.
It was noted by Visalia Times-Delta on April 16th, 2011 that Charles Francis McBeth perished in Visalia, California. McBeth was 95 years old and was born in Shelby, NE. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Charles Francis's life.
Seeing a need for a trade center in the area these two men gave the railroad company half interest in their property and the town was established. The original streets are still present and retain the names of Walnut, Elm, Chestnut, Pine, Cherry, and Oak. In search of a new name for the settlement, the people chose Shelby, after the name of an official with the Omaha and Republican Valley Railway (a branch of the Union Pacific). The land which Arcade was established on was owned by Gilbert Van Vorce and Peter Matter. Shelby, originally named "Arcade," was established in 1880.
The official website for the city of Shelby is http://www.ci.shelby.ne.us/.
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