Carol J. McAlhaney, 79


Carol J. McAlhaney, 79 of Blair, passed away from COVID-19 on March 3, 2021, at UNMC in Omaha. Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. for immediate family and close friends on Saturday, March 13, at First United Methodist Church, 1656 Colfax, Blair, NE 68008. Services will be live streamed; a link will be available on the Campbell Aman Funeral Home website on Carol’s tribute page. Memorials may be directed to the First United Methodist Church Home | Blair First United Methodist Church ( or Blair Community Schools Foundation Blair Community Schools Foundation (

Carol McAlhaney was born March 7, 1941, to Renold and Sarah Dutton of Anselmo.

Preceded in death by Dick Dutton, Marlene Raymond, and Doug Dutton.

Survived by her children: David McAlhaney (spouse Annie and granddaughter Isabella) of Chicago, John McAlhaney of Blair, Kathy McAlhaney (significant other Troy Truitt) of Varnville, S.C., Misty Graeve (spouse Greg, grandson Gage, granddaughters Waren and Kate) of Missouri Valley, Iowa.

Carol graduated from Imperial High School and went on to receive accolades from McCook Community College in Interior Design. Carol was an active part of her community, a member of the Methodist Church and had a very strong faith in our savior Jesus Christ. Carol was also an active member in the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Auxiliary Club, and worked for 10 Years in the Blair Community Schools System and 15 Years at the Blair Community Hospital before retiring.

Carol loved to do art and crafts projects and was an amazing cook. In her younger years she really enjoyed golf and bowling. She will be missed but never forgotten.