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Harriet "ivon"  Glassburn
     Harriet "Ivon" Glassburn, 88, of North Platte, passed away Jan. 15, at Linden Court in North Platte. She was born Oct. 1, 1924, at Cotter, Ark. to James Robert and Arlena Chrisbon Whisnant.
     Ivon grew up in Cotter and graduated high school from Wellington,Kans. She then began work cleaning houses.
     On Sept. 17, 1945, Ivon married Raymond Lee Glassburn at Hutchinson, Kans. They made their home in Anthony, Kans. where she worked in cafes, before moving to Wellington. Ivon then started working at Sears Roebuck Co. She and Raymond later moved to Wyoming and Colorado before settling in North Platte in the mid 1950''s.
     Ivon continued working for Sears and retired from there at the age of 65.
     She was a member of the Church of Christ (Oak Street). She liked to sew, loved her dogs and was a great typist.
     Ivon is survived by her husband, of North Platte; a son, Calvin (Rae Ann) Glassburn, of Wichita Falls, Tex.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and other family.
     She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Arlena Whisnant; two brothers, Robert and Roland Whisnant; and five sisters, Anna Farley, Geraldene Crow, Dell Mae Basinger, Rosa Norman and Betty Monteleone.
     At her request, there was no service. Burial was in the Good Hope Cemetery north of North Platte. Odean Colonial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
First published in The North Platte Bulletin print edition on 1/23/2013
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