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Dorothy  Arlene  Greeley
     Dorothy Arlene Greeley, 81, of North Platte, died Jan. 23 at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. She was born Apr. 30, 1931, at Brownville to John Henry and Violet Lanham Pebley.
     Dorothy grew up in Nebraska and graduated from Maxwell High School in 1949. She then worked for Woolworth''s Five and Dime Store before marriage.
     On Oct. 13, 1950, Dorothy married Delbert Theodore Greeley at North Platte where they made their home. She then went to work for Johnny''s Cafe in the Burlington Bus Depot. Later, Dorothy went to Beauty School and worked for a beauty shop before going to work at St. Mary''s Hospital then Memorial Hospital. Dorothy also worked a number of years as secretary for the Eagles. She enjoyed helping with Nebraskaland Days and was one of the original people with the Buffalo Bill Cody Club.
     Dorothy was a member of the First Christian Church in Brownville. She was also an Auxiliary member of the Moose, Does Drove No. 109, American Legion and the Eagles where she was also on a bowling team.
     Dorothy is survived by her husband, son, Dale (Linda) Greeley, and daughter-in-law, Katheryn Greeley, all of North Platte; son-in-law, Michael Scott, of Carlton, Oreg.; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Verla (Richard) Moore, of Colorado Springs, Colo., Gladys Johnson, of North Platte and Sarah "Ginny" Harold, of Cozad; several nieces, nephews and other family.
     She was preceded in death by her son, William "Dee" Greeley; daughter, Kathy Scott; her parents; a brother, Lonnie J. Pebley; and brothers-in-law, Fritz Johnson and Don Harold.
     Cremation was chosen. A graveside memorial service was at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 28 in Fort McPherson National Cemetery with Pastor Bill Reeves of the North Platte Baptist Church officiating. Odean Colonial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
First published in The North Platte Bulletin print edition on 1/30/2013
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