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Pamelyn Gillespie - September 05, 2013


Pamelyn Lu Gillespie, age 66, died suddenly on Sept. 5, 2013, at her home in Norman.
She was born on May 6, 1947, in Alliance to Franklin E. Backstrom and Margaretta L. (Foltz) Backstrom.
Pam attended school at Alliance from kindergarten to her junior year.
The family moved to Curtis in 1965. She then completed and graduated high school in 1966 from Curtis. At age 19, Pamelyn was the first female student to enroll in Agricultural Drafting, Surveying and Soil Science at the University of Nebraska Technical College in Curtis.
In her younger years, Pam was an avid swimmer and held an adventurous spirit for life. That spirit she kept throughout her life.
For complete obituary see this week's Courier