April 11, 2012

Maria Luisa (Tia) Lawson

Maria Luisa (Tia) Lawson of Lincoln, Nebraska died on April 10, 2012. She was born in Spain to Marcelo and Maria (Goizueta) Garcia. Maria spent many of her years working as a nurse, and most recently worked as a cook for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She thoroughly enjoyed tango music and dancing. Maria also enjoyed days spent playing Bingo at the Senior Center downtown. Maria was the loving wife of Clarence Lawson and a member of the North American Martyrs Church here in Lincoln.

Maria is survived by her Niece and Nephew-in-law, Jennifer and Marcus Schrader of Lincoln; Nephew and Niece-in-law, Bruce and Marie Kaspar of Effort, Pennsylvania; Great-nieces, Alexandra Jeys and Adrianna Giese; Great-nephews, Geoffrey Schrader, Allan Kaspar, and Christopher Jeys. She is also survived by many other loving members of her family.

Maria was preceded in death by her husband Clarence; Nephew, William Kaspar; and Sister Beatriz Kaspar.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2012 from 12:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Wyuka Funeral Home.

A rosary service will be held on Friday, April 13, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. at North American Martyrs Catholic Church.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, April 13, 2012 at 10:30 A.M. at North American Martyrs Church with Father Brian Connor officiating.

Burial will be in Wyuka Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.


  1. Tia, We had a fun ride together. Too many laughs to mention. Now Mom and you can look over us! One never has enough Angels.

  2. Maria was a good next door neighbor to my parents for 40 years. Prayers to her family.


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