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Edward L. Cooney

Edward L. "Ed" Cooney, 77, of Arthur passed away, Friday March 29, 2019, in Ogallala Community Hospital.

A celebration of life was held on Tuesday, April 2, in the Arthur County High School gymnasium, with the Rev. Blake Wilkes officiating.

Ed was born June 9, 1941, at Brule, to Emery and Hazel (Jackson) Cooney. He graduated from Arthur County High School in 1959.

Ed went on to work as a truck driver, State of Nebraska worker, and then on to Arthur County High School, where he served as custodian for 47 years. Ed loved the job and the kids at school throughout the many years he worked ther...