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From: "Henry Schmick" <>
Subject: [GV] Obit, Harold "Chris" Specht
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2011 11:08:32 -0600
Specht, Harold "Chris", Nov. 25, 1924- March 18, 2011
Scottsbluff Star Herald
22 Mar 2011
Harold "Chris" Specht, 86, of Scottsbluff died Fri-day, March 18, 2011, at The
Residency in Scottsbluff.
His memorial service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 22 at The Residency with
Pastor Lauren Ekdahl officiating. Cremation was held at Sunset Memorial Park.
There will be a private committal service at West Lawn Cemetery in Gering.
Memorials have been established to The Residency Care Center, First United
Methodist Church in Gering or to Prairie Haven Hospice. Dugan-Kramer Funeral
Chapel and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements. Tributes of
sympathy may be left at www.dugankramer.com.
Chris was born Nov. 25, 1924, in Gering to Jake and Amelia (Keller) Specht,
Jr. He graduated from Gering High School and attended Scottsbluff Junior
College. He married Darlene Lawson Feb. 4, 1947, in Gering. They resided in
Gering before moving to The Residency a few years ago. Chris was employed as a
Retail Fieldman for Farmland until his retirement.
Chris enjoyed painting, woodworking, golf, basketball and fast pitch softball.
He was a charter member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Gering and later
transferred their membership to First United Methodist Church in Gering.
He is survived by his wife Darlene; sons Jeff (Brenda) Specht, Gilbert, Ariz.,
and Greg (Elizabeth) Specht of Dallas, Texas; three granddaughters, six step
grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; sisters Ruth Reisig, Scottsbluff,
Ruby Yakel, Worland, Wyo., Vi (Merrill) Anderson, Omaha, and Patty (Dr.
Donald) Taylor, Alliance. He was preceded in death by his parents and son
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