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Rolland Dale Muir

July 8, 1935 June 27, 2018
Rolland Dale Muir
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Obituary for Rolland Dale Muir

Rolland Dale Muir, 82, of Colorado Springs, CO died at Brookdale Broadmoor Assisted Living Facility on June 27, 2018. He was born on July 8, 1935 in Western, NE and graduated from Western High School on May 15, 1953. He served in the US Army from February 19, 1958 to February 18, 1960 and served in Korea. He was trained as an infantry radio specialist. He married LeeAnna Dorn on August 2, 1958 at Fort Benning, GA. Rolland's last duty assignment was at Fort Carson, CO. Following his honorable discharge, Rolland and LeeAnna made their home in Colorado Springs, CO. Rolland was self-employed in building and construction and, in 1963, they built a home on the edge of the Garden of the Gods and lived in this beautiful area until LeeAnna passed away on October 23, 2016 and health issues caused Rolland to move into assisted living.

Survivors include two sisters, Mary Howsden of Lincoln and Marlys Babcock and her husband Gene of South Rockwood, Michigan; one brother, Charles Merrill Muir and his wife Marilyn of Lincoln; one brother-in-law, Gerald Dorn and his fiancée Donna Chumney of Filley; nieces, Lori Hoflen and husband James of Germany, Sandra Parks and husband Dan of Steinauer, NE and Julee Patzel and husband Michael of Humboldt, NE; nephew Greg Dorn and wife Kristi of Filley; and many other nieces, nephews and relatives.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, LeeAnna; parents, John Clifford Muir and Olive Mae Ziemann Muir; one sister Vivian Haun and her husband Reuben; one brother-in-law, Wendall Howsden; one special aunt, Virginia Ruth Gilespie.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Zion Lutheran Church of rural Pickrell with Pastor Jerry Gilbreath and Chaplain Sharon Schuster officiating.
Burial will be at the Zion Lutheran Cemetery of rural Pickrell. A memorial has been established to the family’s choice. Military graveside honors will be conducted by the United States Army. The body will lie in state at the Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice from 12:00 noon until 9:00 P.M. Monday and at the church one hour preceding the services on Tuesday. Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice is in charge of the arrangements.

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