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Stanley John Spahn

October 25, 1931 — August 18, 2022

Stanley John Spahn, age 90, lifetime resident of McCook, NE passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2022 at Community Hospital in McCook.

Stanley was born October 25, 1931 in McCook to parents Nick and Mary (Brenning) Spahn. He was one of five siblings who grew up in McCook, graduating from McCook High School with the Class of 1950.  Following high school, Stanley enlisted in the United States Air Force, proudly serving his country as staff sergeant and air police until his Honorable Discharge in 1954.

On May 12, 1956, Stanley married the love of his life, Shirley Ann (Landi) Spahn in McCook. The couple was blessed with two daughters, Teresa and Beverly.  Over the years, Stanley worked as a police officer for 17 years with the McCook Police Department.  He was then employed at Dayco until retirement at which time he became a part time security guard at Dayco.  He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, hunting and watching Husker football and baseball.

Stanley was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Elmer, Edward and infant brother, Raymond; and his sister, Ruth Spahn.

Those left to celebrate his life include his wife, Shirley Spahn of McCook; daughters, Teresa (Keith) Powell of Malcolm, NE and Beverly (Chuck) Madden of North Platte, NE; two grandchildren, Marissa (Shane) Cumming of North Platte and their children, Harlow and Adley, and Chantal Powell of Malcolm; as well as a host of extended family members and life long friends.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation with Family Present to Greet Friends

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home

305 West C Street, McCook, NE 69001

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home

305 West C Street, McCook, NE 69001

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Burial with Military Honors

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Fort McPherson National Cemetery

Nebraska 56A Spur, Maxwell, NE 69151

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