10/26/2012 - Naomi Atchison
Graveside services for Naomi Atchison of Hay Springs, Nebraska will be Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 10:00 AM at the Hay Springs Cemetery.
There will also be a memorial service on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 10:00 AM at Pioneer Manor Nursing Home.
A memorial has been established for the Pioneer Manor Nursing Home. Donations may be sent to Chamberlain Drabbels Mortuary, PO Box 443, Hay Springs, NE 69347.
Naomi was born on September 4, 1926 to Harry and Theda Hanks and passed away at Pioneer Manor Nursing Home in Hay Springs on October 20, 2012 at the age of 86.
Naomi was raised on her family’s farm west of Hay Springs and attended District 5 country school through the 8th grade and then went to Hay Springs High School.
Since Naomi was raised as an only child, she worked very hard in her growing up years helping her Dad do field work and working with the animals. She continued to work with him for a year following high school.
For several years, she worked in Chadron as a switchboard operator for the telephone company, and then moved to Denver where she worked for 37 years as Chief Communications Operator as the call director for Continental Oil Communications.
Naomi moved to Pioneer Manor in January of 2007, where she acquired many friends amongst the staff and residents.
Daughters: Mary Ann and Amy from Broomfield, CO.
Son: Denis from Chadron, NE.
Great Grandchildren: 4
Chamberlain Drabbels Mortuary of Hay Springs is in charge of arrangements.
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