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Adeline McBride - April 19, 2010


Adeline McBride, 83, longtime Brule, Neb. resident, died April 19, 2010 at her home.
Adeline Anna Westerbuhr McBride was born Nov. 26, 1926 at Brule, the daughter of Focke and Anna Harms Westerbuhr.
Adeline received her early schooling at District 31 near Brule. After fourth grade she attended Brule Public Schools, graduating from Brule High School in 1944. She was fortunate to then attend business college in Denver.
Adeline married George Clifford McBride on Feb.16, 1947 at Ogallala, Neb. The couple resided on their farm south of Brule where Adeline was engaged in farming with her husband.
She was a newspaper correspondent for the Keith County News for 13 years, from 1982 to 1995. Adeline partially retired in 1995 and then began Addie’s Attic in Brule where she sold crafts and gifts.
Her hobbies included quilting and cooking. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Brule and an officer in the Lutheran Brotherhood.
Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband, and her brother Elmer.
Survivors include a daughter Carol and husband Alan Ostendorf of Broken Bow, Neb.; three sons Robert McBride of Brule, William “Bill” and wife Nancy McBride of Ogallala and Joe and wife Sheila McBride of Brule; one brother Dale Westerbuhr of Kearney, Neb.; sister-in-law Margaret Westerbuhr of Brule; grandchildren: Hillary Ostendorf of Kearney; Spencer Olson and Brett Olson, both of Columbus, Neb.; Angela and husband Adam Carriker of St. Louis, Mo.; Philip and wife Shannon McBride, of Omaha; Scott McBride of Lincoln; Tonia and husband Alan Smallwood of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Michael and wife Gwyn McBride of South Carolina, currently stationed in Afghanistan; Theresa and husband Ryan Berlage of Frisco, Tex.; Susan Krab and Jeff and wife Angela McBride, all of Ogallala; 10 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Saturday, April 24, in St. John's Lutheran Church of Brule with Rev. Jon Dickmander officiating.
Interment was in the Brule Cemetery. A memorial has been established in her memory.
Draucker Funeral Home of Ogallala was in charge of arrangements.