February 18, 2014

Grace A. Ryon

Grace A. Ryon, 96 of Lincoln, peacefully passed away on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.  Born to Walter & Irene (Morneau) Whitburn on April 17, 1917, in Sioux City IA. Retired City of Lincoln, Purchasing Dept.  Member First Lutheran Church.  Former member LaSertoma Club.  Volunteer for Meals on Wheels.  Grace was a member of the Circle 8, square dance club and the Terpsichorean dinner dance club, she was also an avid reader.

Survivors: daughter, son-in-law Patty & Harry Goeglein, son Mike Ryon, granddaughters, spouses, Kristi & Dave Slama, Courtney & Tom Schwisow, granddaughter Heidi Goeglein, grandson, spouse Rick & Jody Marshall, great-granddaughter Karlee Slama, great-grandsons Dawson Slama, Tre & Tyler Marshall all Lincoln. Sister-in-law Eleanor Whitburn, Novato CA. Brother-in-law Tom Douglas Villa Hills KY. Nieces, nephews.

Preceded in death by husband, Allen C. Ryon, parents, brothers Robert & Roger Whitburn, sister Lois Harrop & brothers/sisters-in-laws.

Cremation. Internment on March 6, 2014, 1:00 p.m., Wyuka Cemetery. Memorials to Tabitha Health Care, Orchard Park Assisted Living or First Lutheran Church.

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