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Cary McAllaster

Cary M. McAllaster

Monday, April 1st, 1946 Saturday, January 11th, 2020

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Obituary for Cary M. McAllaster

Cary Maxwell McAllaster died January 11, 2020. He was born April 1, 1946, in Sterling, Kansas, to Ansel and Doris (Bourgain) McAllaster. The family lived in Kansas, Mississippi, Texas, and Nebraska. He graduated from the University of Nebraska. He worked for State Farm Insurance in the claims division for 37 years, in Lincoln, Nebraska; Bloomington, Illinois; Chicago; and Dallas. He was a faithful follower of Christ and always involved in church activities and ministries. Cary loved and was devoted to his family. In recent years he gave high priority to spending time with his grandchildren and attending their activities.
He liked riding on two wheels - bicycle or motorcycle. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Peggy Ghormley McAllaster, daughters Janet (Tom) Studnicka of Wichita and Laura (Jeff) Ruediger of McKinney, Texas, grandchildren Henry and Clover Studnicka and Addison and Alex Ruediger, sisters Kathy (Bob) MacNary and Phyllis Stewart of Denver. Visitation will be 3 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 15, at Smith Family Mortuary of Derby, with family present 6 - 8 p.m. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, January 16, at First Presbyterian Church, 324 N. Baltimore Ave., Derby, Kansas. Burial will be Monday, Jan 20, 2020, 11 a.m. at Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Nebraska. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Derby.




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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Smith Mortuary, Derby
    1415 North Rock Road
    Derby, Kansas
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    Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
    3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Family will greet friends from 6 to 8 pm.
  • Service

    Thursday, January 16th, 2020 | 11:00am
    First Presbyterian Church of Derby
    324 N. Baltimore
    Derby, Kansas
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    Thursday, January 16th, 2020
    11:00am
    Officiant
    Pastor Ben Ray
  • Interment

    Monday, January 20th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Wyuka Cemetery
    3600 O Street
    Lincoln, Nebraska
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    Monday, January 20th, 2020
    11:00am
    402-474-3600

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Nancy Irwin

My sympathies to all of Cary's family. Cary was a respected and appreciated colleague and mentor at State Farm.
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Our love, Curt and Lynn Ghormley
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Love, The Fischers (Ian, Tammy, Lillian & Angelina

Acts 7:55-56 But being full of the Holy Spirit, he gazed intently into heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God;
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Even though we can't be there physically, our hearts are with you. With love, Duncan, Lori & Beckett Ferber
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Cary's fond memories will always be in our hearts, Kathy and Bob Mac nary and Family
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