Date Posted: 2017-01-25

Milford I. Noble, age 70, of Elwood, Nebraska passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at his home.

He was born on August 9, 1946, at Lexington, Nebraska to Marcus E. and Lena S. (Schwartz) Noble.

He grew up in Lexington and attended school at Lexington High School, graduating with the class of 1965. After school, he joined the U.S. Army and served his country for 8 years before being honorably discharged.

After his service duty, he attended college in California and studied drafting. He then started working for the public transportation system as a bus driver.

He then moved to Council Bluffs, Iowa and worked at a CD manufacturing company.

On May 25, 1996 he married Geraldine Sarr at Lexington, Nebraska. They made their home in Council Bluffs before moving to Elwood when Milford got a job with Becton-Dickinson Manufacturing Company in Holdrege, Nebraska. He would retire then in 2007.

He was a member of the Elwood American Legion. He enjoyed fishing, camping, his dogs, and being with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife Geraldine Noble of Elwood, Nebraska Sons: Kelly & Eddie Noble of California Daughter: Michelle Nobel of Seattle, Washington Step-Sons: Mike Muldoon of Wala Wala, Washington Jim & wife Juanita Muldoon of Seattle, Washington Kevin Waldher & girlfriend Rose of Kearney, Nebraska Grandchildren: 2 Great Grandchildren: 1 Step-Grandchild: Brother: Leo & wife Elaine Noble of Potter, Nebraska Sister: Sharon Lenning of Colorado.

He is preceded in death by his parents and 4 brothers and sisters.

Condolences and personal reflections may be left at There will be no viewing or visitation.

Celebration of Life will be Monday, January 30, 2017 at 1 PM at Elwood Funeral Home in Elwood, Nebraska with Pastor Phyllis Dunlop. Private family inurnment will be at a later date. Elwood Funeral Home of Elwood, Nebraska is in charge of the arrangements.