Steven R. Splitt

SPLITT-STEVEOur good friend and foundation member of the Miniature Hereford Breeders Association, Steven R. Splitt, has passed away.

Steven R. Splitt, 58, of North Platte, passed away August 15, 2013 at his home. He was born Oct. 20, 1954 to William and Dorothy (Horner) Splitt at Nebraska City, NE. Steve grew up in Nebraska City and graduated in 1973. He started his employment with N.P.P.D. in Beatrice and transferred to Sutherland Gerald Gentleman, where he was currently the operations supervisor with 37 years of service. On Jan. 10, 1992, he was united in marriage to Judy Lashley. Steve loved Husker football and the N.Y. Yankees. His passion was on Splitt Creek Ranch, where he and Judy raised miniature Hereford’s. He was instrumental in the Youth Miniature Hereford Association with scholarships and other programs. He is survived by his wife, Judy of North Platte; children, Amie Splitt of Lincoln, Audrey (Jay) Ediger of North Platte, Kily (Shaun) Brott of North Platte and Briton (Kelli) Gorley of Lincoln; seven grandchildren; a brother, Dwight (Marni) Splitt of Hastings; a sister, Sharon (Ron) Buman of Florida; and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents. Online condolences may be shared at In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Miniature Hereford Youth Foundation. Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 19, 2013 at Carpenter Memorial Chapel in North Platte. Inurnment will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at Lewiston Cemetery near Murray, NE. Those wishing to sign the memorial book may do so from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday at Carpenter Memorial Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.

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