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Carol Joy Farley
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“With deepest sympathy for your loss, I send my thoughts and prayers to you and your family. ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Leigh Mueller - O'Neill, NE

“Don, my condolences. I have fond memories of riding in your car to games. ”
2 of 2 | Posted by: George Bigelow - Omaha, NE


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Carol Joy (Busacker) Farley aged 80, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her beloved family on August 2 ,2017 after a valiant battle with cancer. Carol was born on March 4 ,1937 in Sidney, Nebraska, to Henry Busacker and Golda (Miner) Busacker. Carol's formative years were spent growing up in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Carol was one of 7 children and was salutatorian of the class of 1956. Continuing her education, she attended Chadron State College, where she met her husband Don Farley. They were married in 1958 and moved on to Stuart, Nebraska to begin their teaching careers. Carol and Don spent the majority of their life together in Indianola Nebraska. Sharing many happy memories. Carol's priority in life was her family. Gardening, Husker football, bridge, camping, and reading were some of her most favorite pastimes. She was preceded in death by her daughter Jennifer, her parents, 3 sisters, 1 brother, dear pet labrador "Babe". Carol is survived by her husband of 59 years Don Farley, Daughters; Shannon (Mike) Denny, Susan (Don) Partridge, and Son; Ross (Jennifer) Farley, 12 Grandchildren, 6 Great-Grandchildren, Brother; Delbert Busacker, Sister; Ileen Magers and many beloved Nieces and Nephews. A Celebration of Life will be held on August 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Havelock United Methodist Church in Lincoln, Nebraska. Those attending the celebration are encouraged to wear Scarlet and Cream in support of her favorite teams she followed with pride and love. GO BIG RED!!

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