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Helen Delores Neiman - January 24, 2011

Helen D. Neiman, age 73, of North Platte, Neb., passed away Jan. 24, 2011 at Linden Court.
She was born January 26, 1937 in Imperial, Neb. to Clarence C. and Jessie Mae Cornelius Erlewine. She graduated from Perkins County High School in Grant, Neb. in 1955. She attended the McCook School of Cosmetology in 1956.
Helen married Byron Neiman in McCook, Neb. on Dec. 27, 1956. They lived in numerous places all over Nebraska, finally settling at Lake Maloney near North Platte, Neb. in 1993. They played couples golf at the Lake Maloney Golf Course. Helen played ladies golf and was in a bridge club for over 50 years. She was an excellent cook and really enjoyed it.
Helen owned her own beauty shop in McCook and worked in North Platte as a stylist. She worked at Schweser’s Clothing Store, and was a member of Eastern Star in McCook. Helen was an extremely hard worker, spending much of her time with Byron doing books for their businesses. She was very committed to her family.
Survivors include her husband Byron Neiman of North Platte; three children, Kimbra and husband Tom Buck of Golden, Colo., Kurt and wife Ruth Neiman of Elkhorn, Neb. and Kendall Ray and wife Peggy Neiman of Auburn, Neb.; eight grandchildren, Neil Birkby, Dustin Buck, Katlin Birkby, Leslie Neiman, Russell Neiman, Samuel Neiman, Stetson Neiman and Shelby Neiman; two brothers, Darrell and wife Bev Erlewine of Tucson, Ariz., and Roy and wife Pam Erlewine of Lincoln, Neb.; sister-in-law Reeka Erlewine of Grant; and numerous other family members and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, James.
A memorial has been established in her name to the North Platte Alzheimer’s Support Group.
Online condolences can be made at
A memorial service was held Friday, Jan. 28, 2011 at the Episcopal Church of Our Savior with Father Jeffrey Nelson officiating.
Cremation was chosen and inurnment was at the Episcopal Church.
Adams and Swanson Funeral Home of North Platte was in charge of arrangements.