Stanley Darveau, 87, died Monday, April 17, 2006, at the Box Butte General Hospital, in Alliance, Neb.
Stan was born July 13, 1918, at Rulo, Neb., to Charles A. and Pearl S. (Johnson) Darveau.
He married Fern D. Hashman on March 30, 1940, in Alliance, Nebraska. She preceded him in death. On Sept. 17, 1983, he married Darlene (Hand) Gericke in North Platte, Neb.
He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Eagles, Elks and Nebraska Wheat Growers Association, and was a past member of the Hemingford Co-op Elevator Board of Directors.
He is survived by his wife, Darlene Darveau of Alliance, Neb.; his children, Jack (Ann) Darveau of Aurora, Mike (Kathy) Darveau of Craig, and Kathleen (Joe) Parker of Ridgefield, Wash. He is also survived by his step-children, Connie Leever of Fort Collins, and Darla Brestel of Ogallala, Neb.; his brother, Ed Darveau of Hemingford, Neb.; 14 grandchildren, and 30 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Fern, and two brothers.
A Mass of Christian Burial is at 10 a.m. Friday, April 21, 2006, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with Father James Heithoff officiating. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery. Wake services are at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at the church.
Memorials may be given to St. Agnes Academy Foundation or to the Nebraska Boys Ranch.
Bates-Gould Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.