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Alta Mae Duggan - September 24, 2010


Alta Mae Duggan, 95, of North Platte, Neb., formerly of Wallace, Neb., died Friday, Sept. 24, 2010 at Premier Estates in North Platte.
Alta was born Dec. 12, 1914 at Paxton, Neb., to Albert Walter and Ethel Mae Lake Linn. She grew up on the farm and attended country school.
On Feb. 21, 1931 Alta married Patrick Edmund Duggan at Elsie, Neb., and they made their home north of Elsie. They later moved to Grainton and then to Wallace. While in Wallace, Alta helped out at the North Platte Canteen and worked at Goodall/TRW in Sutherland.
They moved to North Platte in 1968. She worked at the northside 6th Street Food Store, in the library at McDonald School, and managed Platteview Apartments before retiring.
Alta was a member of the Altar Society in Wallace and the Card Club in North Platte. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wallace and attended St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in North Platte.
Survivors include her daughter, Barbara Bartmess, of North Platte; her son, Francis and wife Joan Duggan, of Grover, Colo.; seven grandchildren, Tim and wife April, Doug and wife Debbie, Scott and wife Rhonda, Tom and wife Nancy Jodie, Julie Roos, Noel and wife Susan; 16 great-grandchildren, Melissa, Katie, Fritz and wife Rose, Luke, Josh, Sarah, Sami, Taylor, Brandon, Brittany, Amy and husband Zack, Amanda, Peter, Anna, Abbie, and Steven; three great-great-grandchildren, Wade, Josie and Hayden; and other family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Patrick; her daughter, Patty Duggan; her parents; two brothers, Walter Allen Linn, an infant, and Russell Howard Linn; and a grandson-in-law, Joe Roos.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, at Odean Colonial Chapel at C and Sycamore with Father Mark Seiker of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church officiating.
Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. (MT) in the Elsie Cemetery.
The guestbook may be signed at odeanchapel.com . Visitation is 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday and before service time at Odean Colonial Chapel At C and Sycamore.
Odean Colonial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.