.Berdon James Cahill, the son of Mildred M. (McCartney) and Emmet J. Cahill, was born September 13, 1929, at Riverton, Nebraska. He departed this life on January 3, 2022, at the Webster County Community Hospital in Red Cloud, Nebraska at the age of 92 years, 3 months and 30 days.
Berdon was a lifelong resident of the area. He received his formal education attending and graduating from the Riverton schools. He was united in marriage with Margretha Ann Hunt on October 6, 1956, at Riverton. Berdon dedicated his life as a farmer and stockman in the Riverton area and in the early 1990’s he and Mickey moved to Red Cloud to make their home.
He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Red Cloud and a dedicated member of the Red Cloud Lions Club. Berdon’s love for the land never diminished as he would still make regular trips in his pickup to the farm. In his leisure time he enjoyed playing cards and having coffee with his friends.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Mildred and Emmet Cahill, and a sister, Marceleen Cahill.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Mickey of Red Cloud; son, Jeff Cahill and wife Leanne of Omaha, Nebraska; daughter, Michelle Pryor and husband Randy of Lincoln, Nebraska; 6 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
The Mass of Christian Burial was Friday, 10:30 am, January 7, 2022, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Red Cloud with Fr. Paul Frank officiating. Interment was at the Sacred Heart Cemetery.
The rosary was recited Thursday, 7:00 pm, January 6, 2022, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
A memorial fund has been established by the family for later designation.
Williams Funeral Home
241 West 4th Avenue
Red Cloud, Nebraska 68970
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