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Earl Dailey

April 1, 1931 — January 7, 2021

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Arnold, NE- Earl LaVern Dailey 89 of Arnold, NE departed this life on January 7, 2021 in Arnold.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday January 13, 2021 at 2:00 PM at the United Methodist Church in Arnold with Pastors Ben Eickhoff and Frank Scott officiating.  Burial with Military Honors will be held on 1:00 PM at the Arnold Cemetery.  Govier Brothers Mortuary/Arnold Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  A visitation will be held on Tuesday at 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the United Methodist Church in Arnold with the family greeting friends 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Arnold Fire and Rescue or the Sandhills Out Reach Charity (SORC). 

Earl was born on April 1, 1931 to Clayton and Mabel (Lewis) Dailey south of Arnold in Lincoln County.  He attended country school in Yucca Valley, Loyal, and Lower Powell, then attended High School in Arnold, graduating in 1948.  Earl enlisted in the US Army on January 3, 1952 and was discharged on December 16, 1953.  Earl was married to Ila Ann Jensen on April 20, 1952.  After his service Earl and Ila moved back to Nebraska.  In 1958 Earl and Ila added a son Dennis Eugene Dailey.  The family lived between Callaway and Cozad for 15 years before moving back to the Arnold area.  Earl did custom work and worked with cattle. He loved his horses, roping the calves, and attending brandings. 

Earl was preceded in death by his wife Ila, a son Dennis, his parents, a brother Donald and wife Beverly, a brother Kenneth, a sister Katherine and her husband Clark Armstrong, and a brother-in-law Earl Webster.

He is survived by two grandsons, Brent (Leah Underwood) Dailey of Oconto, Steven Dailey of McCook, a granddaughter Dennette Breckenridge of Virginia, MN, six great grandchildren, his sister Ester Webster of North Platte, special niece Becky Dailey of Arnold, a brother-in-law Gayle Miller of Kearney, nephews John (Lana) Webster, Dan (Jo) Dailey of Long Pine, Cliff (Pat) Dailey of Hyannis, Lemoyne (Rhonda) Dailey of Thedford, Robert (Debbie) Sailor of Curtis, Doug (Rachel) Miller of Tucson, AZ and a niece Ann (Mike) Wescott of Gibbon. Earl is also survived by many nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.




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