Services were held for Roland Averill, 77, formerly of Spencer, on Saturday Jan. 24, 2009, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Omaha, Neb. His service was co-celebrated by Rev. Carl Salanitro and his brother, Rev. Al Salanitro, friends of the family.
Roland passed away on Jan. 5, 2009.
Roland was the son of the late Orpha and Wilbur Averill of Spencer.
He was preceded in death by brother, Allen Averill of Spencer.
Roland is survived by wife, Sallie: son, Gregory Averill Sr. and wife, Cheryl of Papillion, Neb.; daughters: Denise Rockwell, Omaha, Neb., and Stephanie Judge, Carmel, Ind.; three grandchildren; and sisters Dorine Bradley, Arizona and Zola Ekberg, California.