Dale A.Gaeddert

GAEDDERT, Dale, A. Ph.D Feb 10, 1938 – Dec 7, 2009 Loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, cousin, friend, man of faith and scholar, died December 7, 2009 after a seven-month courageous battle with colon cancer. He was born to Albert and Edna Gaeddert on February 10, 1938. He met his wife Judith Enns while attending Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas. They were married December 21, 1958. He leaves behind his wife Judy; daughter Gretchen Ward; sons Mike and John (Claudia); grandchildren David, Mary, John (Rachel), Sarah, Sharon, Joshua, and Josiah Ward; Brita and Laurel Gaeddert; sisters Carol Burkhart (Don) and Kathryn Gaeddert (Jeff Roberts); brother-in-law Myron “Sonny” Enns (Gwen), sisters-in-law Betty Schmidt (Robert) and Janet Coleman (Rich); and “daughter” Jane Baumann, RN. Dale earned his Masters Degree from Kansas University and PhD. In Modern European History from Ohio State University. He taught history at Texas A & I and at University of Nebraska, Omaha from 1968 to 2000. He volunteered at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Visitation from 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, West Center Chapel with the family receiving friends 6:00-8:00 p.m. Graveside Service, Thursday 9:30 a.m., Forest Lawn. The Celebration of Life will be Thursday, 11:00 a.m., Dundee Presbyterian Church, 5312 Underwood Avenue. Memorials to UNMC Colon Cancer Research or Dundee Presbyterian Church.

HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANN DWORAK & CUTLER Mortuaries and Crematories 7805 West Center Road Omaha, Nebraska 68124 (402) 391-3900

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