OBITUARY

Donald Ray Archer

January 29, 1935July 29, 2020

Korean Defense, Vietnam and Cold War. La Vista. Born January 29th, 1935 in Edwards Port, Indiana. Died July 29, 2020 in Omaha, Nebraska. Father, grandfather, great-grandfather. Retired USAF July 1977. Retired Pinkertons Security & Investagations Inc., February 1998. Graduated: Bicknell High School in Bicknell, Indiana, Class of 1953. Preceded in death by his beloved wife of 53 years Wilma Jane; his mother and father; 2 brothers; Aunt Mossie M. Meier; 1 great-granddaughter. Survived by his daughters Lois Christine Hartman (Fairfield, IA), Kathleen Ann Archer (Lavista, NE), Donette Jane (Brian) Cherek (Bellevue, NE); his sons Donald Allen Archer and Terry Wayne Archer, all of La Vista, Nebraska; 5 granddaughters, 4 grandsons; 9 great-granddaughters; 3 great-grandsons; numerous neices and nephews. VISITATION: Monday, August 3, from 5-8pm. GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Tuesday, August 4, at 10am. Both services will be at Westlawn Hillcrest Funeral Home and Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Donald’s name can be name to the American Diabetes Association (2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202).

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Don Archer, Pallbearer
  • Matthew Cherek, Pallbearer
  • Dale Cherek, Pallbearer
  • Brian Cherek, Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, August 3, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Memories

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RALPH (GENE) JONES

July 31, 2020

DON & PETE & TOM WAS MY COUSINS. WE LIVED IN BICKNELL, INDIANA MY HOUSE WAS ND DURBIN ST AND THEY LIVED ON PENNSYLVANIA ST. AND WE ALWAYS PLAYED TOGETHER OUT IN THE EMPTY FIELDS BEHIND THERE HOUSE. TILL DON GOT OLDER. BUT WE ALL WAS GOT ALONG REAL GOOD HE GOT A JOB WITH THE I.G.A. STORE WHEN HE WAS IN HIGH SCHOOL AN D WHEN HE GOT DRIVER LIC. HE DROVE THERE VAN TRUCK TO DELIVER PEOPLE'S FOOD THEY GOT AT THE STORE.TILL HE WENT INTO THE AIR FORCE.WHEN I JOINED THE AIR FORCE I MET MY WIFE AND MY WIFE GOT DON AND WILMA TOGETHER IN 1959 AND THAT IS HOW DON MET WILMA I DID NOT GO TO THERE WEDDING BECAUSE I WAS AT HICKAM A.F.B. IN HAWAII . AND THAT WAS TO FAR TO TRY TO SWIM TO GO

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