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Marilyn Jean (Dietz) Bures, 69, of Oakland NE


Marilyn Jean (Dietz) Bures, age 69, of Oakland, Nebraska passed away May 1, 2017 at Oakland Heights in Oakland, Nebraska.  Funeral services will be on Monday, May 8, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lyons.  Burial will be in the Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Howells, Nebraska.  Visitation will be held Sunday, May 7th, from 5 until 7 p.m. with family receiving friends.  Vigil service will be at 7 p.m. all at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lyons.  Visitation will continue on Monday, at the church one hour prior to service time.  Memorials are suggested tot he family for later designation. Pelan Funeral Services in Oakland in charge of arrangements.

Marilyn Jean (Dietz) Bures was born to Edith Faye (Moran) and Erwin Dietz October 6, 1947, in Columbus, Nebraska. Marilyn grew up in Creston, Nebraska, where she graduated from Creston High School in 1965.

On September 17, 1966, Marilyn was married to Kenneth Bures in Howells, Nebraska. In 1977, they moved to Oakland, where she helped run the family business, KC Parts & Repair. She was an active member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lyons, Nebraska. She loved playing bridge, having her family together, seeing the country on motorcycle trips, and taking weekend getaways with her daughters and daughters-in-law.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Christine Elliott; and son-in-law, Thomas Elliott.

Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Kenneth Bures of Oakland; two sons, Carl (Tammy) of Oakland, and Andrew (Jenny) of Arthur, NE; two daughters, Carin (Gordon) McGee of Arlington, NE, and Melissa (Shannon) Thomsen of Lincoln, NE; brother, Gerald Dietz of Oologah, OK; twelve grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Marilyn Bures

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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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