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Obituary for Ollie H. McFarland

Staff reports

A funeral for Ollie H. McFarland, 80, a Nevada resident for 22 years, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Walton’s Chapel of the Valley.

Visitation will be from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday.

Mr. McFarland died Oct. 29, 2002, at Carson-Tahoe Hospital. He was born Feb. 14, 1922, in Illinois to Claude and Myrtle Holcutt McFarland.

He attended high school in Illinois.

He married Carmen Torres on Oct. 29, 1966, in Reno.

While in Nevada, he lived in Carson City, Dayton and Silver Springs.

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Mr. McFarland was a commercial long-haul truck driver. He was baptized in the Catholic Church.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Everette.

Among his survivors are his wife of Carson City; son and daughter-in-law Ted and Carol Calandra of New Jersey; daughter Claudette Stokley of Florida; sisters Pauline Ragsdale and Faye Heath, both of California; four grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Burial with military honors will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Northern Nevada Veterans Cemetery in Fernley.

Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is in charge of arrangements.