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Arliss June McDowell

August 10, 1934 — August 2, 2023


Arliss June McDowell

Rural Trumbull resident Arliss June McDowell, 88, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2023, at The Kensington Assisted Living, Hastings, NE.

Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, August 11, at Trumbull Global Methodist Church with Pastor Buck Linton-Hendrick officiating. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Trumbull following the service. Visitation will be 1–8 p.m. with family present 5–7 p.m. Thursday, August 10, at the funeral home, and one hour before the service at the church. Memorials may be given to Trumbull Community Foundation or Greenwood Cemetery. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Arliss’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.


Arliss was born August 10, 1934, in Stockham, Hamilton County, NE to Frederick and Blanche (Bishop) Ochsner. Arliss married Arthur “Art” A. McDowell on November 25, 1951, in Grand Island, NE. She was a farmwife and homemaker.


Arliss was a member of Trumbull Global Methodist Church.  

Arliss was preceded in death by her parents; brothers,
Vaughn Ochsner and Daryl Ochsner; infant brother, Doyle Ochsner; infant great-granddaughter, Ainsley Bienhoff; brother-in-law, Bob Bierman; and sisters-in-law, Beth Ochsner and Georgia Ochsner.



    Art McDowell – Trumbull, NE

Children & Spouses:             
    Cyndi McDowell – Alexandria, VA

    Mick & Loretta McDowell – St. Paul, NE

    Rick & Lori McDowell – Hastings, NE

    Bruce & Shari McDowell – Trumbull, NE

    Sonja Huck – Greensboro, NC

Grandchildren & Spouses:    
    Casey & Paula Ryan

    Courtney & Steve Wallace

    Amanda & Joe Murman

    Misty & Chris Silva

    Ryan & Cassi McDowell

    Lindy & Joe Hunt

    Cody & Erica McDowell

    Jeremiah & Megan McDowell

    Megan & Brandon Sorensen

    Alyssa & Blayne Bienhoff

    Joshua & Ashley McDowell

    Lexie Huck

    Hudson Huck

    21 plus 2 “on the way”

    Betty Bierman – Kearney, NE

    Duane Ochsner – Hastings, NE

    Arlene Ochsner – Hastings, NE

Numerous Nieces, Nephews, and other extended family.
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Past Services


Thursday, August 10, 2023

1:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

Family will be present 5-7 p.m.

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Friday, August 11, 2023

9:00 - 10:00am (Central time)

Trumbull Global Methodist Church

730 Hubbard Street, Trumbull, NE 68980

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Friday, August 11, 2023

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Trumbull Global Methodist Church

730 Hubbard St, Trumbull, NE 68980


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