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Marian Christine (Svendsen) Wynn, 93, of Lyons NE


Marian Christine (Svendsen) Wynn was born to Andrew Peter Svendsen and Henriette Jensen on July 9, 1923 in Lyons, Nebraska. She passed away August 19, 2016, at Crowell Memorial Home in Blair, Nebraska, at the age of 93 years.

Marian graduated from Lyons High School in 1940. Upon graduation, she worked for the Glen L. Martin Bomber Plant in Baltimore, Maryland. It was there that she met the love of her life, Harold Willuknight Wynn. They were married on January 27, 1943. Her devotion to her husband continued through their 69 years of marriage.

Marian and Harold lived most of their lives on a farm near Lyons, where she enjoyed cooking and taking care of her husband. She was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church, where she enjoyed singing in the choir. Marian was also Chairman of the Methodist Church Fair Kitchen for many years. In 1980 she served as Worthy Matron in Eastern Star. She will also be remembered for her years of selling Avon, winning many awards for her hard work.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harold; son, Robert; sister, Pauline Going; brothers, Edward and Andrew Svendsen.

She is survived by her son, Knight (Lynn) Wynn of Highland, WI; daughter, Paula (Richard) Nelson of Blair, NE; grandsons, Christopher (Sylvia) Wynn, Eric (Laura) Wynn, Jason Nelson; granddaughter, Kirstine (Jim) Chvala; great granddaughters, Haley Wynn, Analise Wynn, Gabrielle Wynn; great grandsons, Carter Wynn, Jordan Nelson.

Marian’s great devotion to her husband, her family, and many friends was an inspiration to all who knew her, and she will be terribly missed.

The Funeral Service is Tues., Aug. 23rd at 10:30 a.m. at the Memorial United Methodist Church in Lyons, NE. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.

Burial is in the Lyons Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the family for future designation.

Marian Wynn

Marian Wynn

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I am a graduate of Northeast Community College with a degree in journalism. I am married to Jeff Gilliland. We have two grown children, Justin and Whitney and four grandchildren, Grayce, Grayhm, Charli and Penelope. I will be covering Lyons, Decatur, Bancroft and Rosalie and am hoping to expand my horizons as time progresses!

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