Tim DeBauche, 51

Tim DeBauche, age 51, of Merna died Nov. 18, 2010, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Tim DeBauche was born May 27, 1959, at Onawa, Iowa, to Thomas and Wilburta (Carroll) DeBauche. He grew up in Moorhead, Iowa. June 1, 1977, he was married to Sally Winn. The couple farmed at Moorhead, Iowa on the family farm. They lived in various locations before moving to Merna in 1988. Tim farmed and worked at the COOP. Tim loved the outdoors. He collected guns, enjoyed hunting and fishing, and cooking barbeque. Tim enjoyed helping his neighbors from branding cattle to working on their car. Tim is survived by his wife Sally of Merna; son, Joel (Sara) DeBauche of Bellevue; daughter, Jodi DeBauche of Omaha; two grandchildren Kayleen and Payton; his parents, Thomas and Wilburta DeBauche of Indianola; a brother, Terry (Deb) DeBauche of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and his sister, Tina (Jerry) Kircher of Indianola. He was preceded in death by his brother, Ted. Funeral services were Nov. 22, 2010, in Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with Richard Duryea officiating. Memorials may be given to the Donor’s Choice.