Howard Lee Goertz, 72, of Tekamah NE

Howard Lee Goertz was born on December 26, 1944 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Ernest and Leatrice (Mills) Goertz. He passed away Saturday, January 14, 2017, at the Crowell Memorial Home in Blair, Nebraska, at the age of 72 years.

Howard was a lifelong resident of Tekamah, Nebraska. He loved going to auctions and adding to his various collections of antiques.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Leatrice (Goertz) Teeters; step father, Jim Teeters; brother, Kenneth Goertz.

He is survived by his two sisters, Ruth Griffin of Okeechobee, FL, Mary Miller of Plattsmoth, NE; one brother, Ernest Goertz of Wentzville, MO.


Friday, January 20th

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Pelan Funeral Services Tekamah1103 J Street
Tekamah, NE 68061


Friday, January 20th
10:00 AM
Pelan Funeral Services Tekamah.
Burial is in the Tekamah Cemetery.
Memorials suggested to the family for future designation.
Howard Goertz

Howard Goertz

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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