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Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
  • Obituary: David John Vaughan, 67

  • David John Vaughan, 67, of Nebraska City died Jan. 3, 2014 at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. He was born Nov. 29, 1946 at Nebraska City to Jesse William and Evelyn Rose (Schmitz) Vaughan. He graduated from Lourdes Central Catholic High School in Nebraska City 1964.
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  • David John Vaughan, 67, of Nebraska City died Jan. 3, 2014 at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. He was born Nov. 29, 1946 at Nebraska City to Jesse William and Evelyn Rose (Schmitz) Vaughan. He graduated from Lourdes Central Catholic High School in Nebraska City 1964.
    David married Judy A. Moyer on Aug. 12, 1971 in Nebraska City. He worked at OPPD Power Plant southeast of Nebraska City for 28 ½ years in general maintenance and was a work leader and foreman. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #968 in Nebraska City, the I.B.E.W. Union and the Knights of Columbus Council #3152. He served as the Grand Knight of the council and volunteered in other numerous ways including chairing the former BINGO Program for over 20 years when it was held Saturday evenings at the Memorial Building. He also served in the National Guard for 21 years.
    He is survived by wife Judy Vaughan of Nebraska City; children Angela McElroy of Mountain Grove, Mo., David Vaughan, Jr. and wife Brigette of Omaha and Jeremy Vaughan of Nebraska City; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters Barbara Mullenax of Bennett and Judy Bennett and husband Glenn of Nebraska City; brother Jesse Vaughan Jr. and wife Beth of Cushing, Okla.; other family and many friends.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, father-in-law and mother-in-law Harold and Gertrude Moyer, a stillborn brother and an infant sister.
    Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 10, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Nebraska City with Fr. Mark Cyza celebrating the Mass. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery with military honors.
    A joint Knights of Columbus and Parish Rosary will be recited Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City.
    Memorials may be given to St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Nebraska City.
    Remembrances may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com.
    Gude Mortuary, Nebraska City, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
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