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Robert Lee Olson, Sr., 87, of Tekamah NE


Robert Lee Olson, Sr., 87 years, of Tekamah, Nebraska, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Nye Legacy in Fremont, Nebraska.

Funeral Service is Pending with Pelan Funeral Services.

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Marilyn L. (Lutjen) Wheaton, 80, of Lyons NE


Marilyn L. (Lutjen) Wheaton, 80 years, of Lyons, Nebraska, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at Nye Legacy in Fremont, Nebraska.

Marilyn Louise Wheaton was born to Herman and Anna (Malinowski) Lutjen on August 11, 1935 in Tilden, Nebraska. She passed away February 10, 2016 at Nye Legacy in Fremont, NE, with her family by her side.

Marilyn was baptized in Tilden, confirmed in Bancroft, NE and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Lyons, NE.

At the age of eight her family moved to Bancroft. She attended Paine Country School and graduated from Bancroft High School in 1952. She received her teaching certificate from Wayne State Teachers College in 1952, and taught at Moore School in rural Lyons from 1952-1953.

On July 26, 1953, she was united in marriage to John Wheaton in South Sioux City, NE. To this union six children were born.

Marilyn and John traveled briefly while John worked road construction before settling in Lyons in 1960. In addition to being a wonderful wife and mother, she enjoyed gardening and canning, sewing, crosswords, Nebraska Football, music, reading, game shows and her grandchildren.

In 1981 Marilyn and John purchased the Hiway Café. She owned and operated the business until she retired in 2012.

Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John; brothers, Elmer and Kenneth; sisters, Marjorie and Luella; son-in-law, Michael Jameson; and her sisters and brothers-in-law.

She is survived by her children, Randall (Lori) Wheaton of Fremont, NE, Brenda Wheaton of Lyons, Carlin Wheaton of Fremont, JoDee Jameson of Lyons, Lori Wheaton of Lyons, Charles (Amy) Wheaton of Lyons; grandchildren, Jessica (Brian) Jones, Dylan Wheaton and fiancé Annie, Clayton Wheaton and Friend Danielle, Loran Wheaton, Bryce Wheaton, Kayli Wheaton, Corbin Wheaton; great grandchildren, Braxton, Kennedi, Kacie, Cassius; sisters, Delores (Marlin) Doht, Judith (Ron) Zakaras; sisters-in-law, Janet Lutjen, Betty Hermelbracht, Bette Herbert and Marie Breuer.

Visitation will be held Sun., Feb. 14th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Pelan Funeral Services in Lyons NE with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m.

The Funeral Service is Mon., Feb. 15th at 2:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Lyons NE. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service at the church.

Marilyn Wheaton

Marilyn Wheaton

Marilyn L. Wheaton, 80, of Lyons NE


Marilyn L. Wheaton, 80 years, of Lyons, Nebraska, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at Nye Legacy in Fremont, Nebraska.

Services are pending with Pelan Funeral Services Lyons.

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