Roy F Chelf


Personal and Family Information

Roy was born on 15 OCT 1914 in Harveyville, Osage County, Kansas, the son of Phillip Chelf and May.

He died on 2 JAN 2005. The place is not known.

His wife was Neva Leeburg, who he married on 13 AUG 1935 in Harveyville, Kansas. Their only known child was William (c1939-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Roy F Chelf


Phillip Chelf





Birth15 OCT 1914
Place: Harveyville, Osage County, Kansas
Death2 JAN 2005
Burial7 JAN 2005
Place: Ft.LoganNtnlCmtr, Denver, Colorado


Note 1

!Notes: Of Scottsbluff, Nebraska in 1986, 1988.

!Obituary: The Osage County Chronicle, Thurs, January 20, 2005. - Roy F. Chelf Scottsbluff, Neb, - Roy F. Chelf, 90, Scottsbluff, Neb., died Sun., Jan 2, 2005, at the Residency Health Care Center. His memorial services were Fri., Jan. 7, at the First Christian Church in Scottsbluff. Burial was at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colo. - He was born Oct. 15, 1914, at Harveyville, the son of Phil and May Chelf. He attended country school and graduate[d] from Harveyville High School. - He was united in marriage to Neva Leeburg on Aug. 13, 1935, in HArveyville. He then began working for the coop in Elmdale and later managed a store in Emporia. - He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. In 1948, they moved to Scottsbluff, Neb., where they started the Co-op Foodstore, which is now the Co-op Plaza. He managed the store 32 years. He served on the Board of Directors for 15 years, nine of which he was chairman. Roy and his wife, Neva, moved to the Residency in 1992. - Survivors include his wife, Neva; son, Bill Chelf, Aurora, Colo.; two grandsons; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lelia Johnson, Osage City, and Nelma Groves, Topeka; and a brother, Kenneth Chelf, Omaha, Neb.