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Milo T Pelan

July 2, 1925 — September 24, 2020

Milo T. Pelan, 95, of Brainard died Thursday, September 24, 2020 at Ridgewood Care Center in Seward, Nebraska

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Milo Thomas Pelan was born on July 2, 1925 on the family farm near Bruno, Nebraska to Thomas and Anna(Coufal) Pelan. He entered the US Army in December of 1943 with the 10th Armored Battalion under General Patton. There he received the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. After his discharge in 1946, he met the love of his life, Lorraine Odvody of Prague at a dance in Weston. The couple later married on October 18, 1948 at the Cedar Hill Catholic Church.

Milo farmed and also worked at Hormel in Fremont, Cushman Motors in Lincoln, D&L in Columbus and was a custodian at Holy Trinity Church, East Butler High School, First Nebraska Bank and American Legion Post 273 in Brainard. He was also caretaker of Holy Trinity Cemetery for many years.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and Rejda Legion Post 273 of Brainard. He also loved to fish when time permitted.

Milo is survived by his wife of 72 years, Lorraine, children: Gary of Brainard, Linda Yandell of Naples, FL, Dwayne(Kathy) and Ron (Deb) both of Brainard and Randy (Lori) of Lincoln, 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son-in-law, Don Yandell, one granddaughter, Beth, one great-granddaughter, Kira and one brother, Victor and his wife, Irene Pelan.
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Monday, September 28, 2020

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Holy Trinity Catholic Church

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East Brainard Street, Brainard, NE 68626

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