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Rolland Anson Closson

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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