Wilma Grace Dunbar, 61, of Taylor,
Nebraska died May 3, 2017 at the Valley County Health Systems
Hospital in Ord, Nebraska after a hard fought battle with brain
Celebration of Life services will be at
10:30 a.m. Monday, May 8, 2017 at the United Methodist Church in
Burwell, Nebraska. Burial will be held in the Cottonwood Cemetery in
Burwell. Lunch to follow at the Taylor, Nebraska Event Center.
Pastor Dennis Davenport and Pastor Alan Petersen will officiate.
Visitation will be from 5 – 7 p.m. Sunday at the Hitchcock Funeral
Home in Burwell. Memorials are suggested to “4 The Cure” a
locally based cancer fundraising organization.
Wilma was born May 30, 1955 in Burwell,
Nebraska to Bill and Alberta (McKinney) Weber. Wilma graduated from
Loup County High School in 1973 and then married her high school
sweetheart Duane Dunbar that following summer. They gave birth to
two beautiful children, Lisa Kay and Billy.
Wilma was a hard worker and everyone
that knew her, understood how much she enjoyed business and banking.
She started out at the local hair curler factory, and then owned and
operated Double D’s filling station. For the past several years,
Wilma was instrumental in the growth of Pathway Bank in the Ord and
In her spare time, Wilma loved being
with her many friends and family. She lived for her Friday golf
outings that turned into late nights on the patio. She also loved to
share her musical and artistic talents with the world. Some of
Wilma’s favorite things were warm summer weather, a good pot of
coffee, trips to the casino, the Chicago Cubs and spoiling her
Wilma is survived by two children; Lisa
and husband Kenny Jarett of Garnett, Kansas and Billy Dunbar of
Hastings, Nebraska. Two grandsons, Jayden and Reese Jarett. A
brother, Billy and Dixie Weber of Burwell, Nebraska. A
sister-in-law, Judy Weber of Sargent, Nebraska, nieces and nephews,
and a special friend, Chris Brockman of Taylor, Nebraska.
Wilma was preceded in death by her
parents Bill & Albert Weber and her brother, Glen Weber.