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Rolland Anson Closson

 

February 24, 2021

Rolland Anson Closson, 84, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died February 16, 2021 at Kearney Regional Medical Center.

Rolland Anson (Herk) Closson was born February 19, 1936 to Anson & Gladys (True) Closson at Ewing, NE.

Rolland was involved in Golden Gloves and the rodeo. He enlisted in the Army on his 18th birthday and served from 1954-1956. He was stationed in Korea & Japan.

Closson had a 12-year career in the rodeo, riding bareback, bulls and saddle broncs.

Herk attended Elkins Institute of Technology in Dallas, TX. He also held a first-class FCC license and had a career as an engineer for rad...



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