LYMAN, Neb. – Mary Elizabeth (Rainey) Wecker, 74, of Lyman, passed away Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 at her home. Her Rite of a Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12, at Jones Mortuary in Mitchell, Neb., with the Rev. Richard Neugebauer officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Morrill. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.
Mrs. Wecker was born March 7, 1942, in Williamsburg, Ky., to Courtney and Helen (Trusty) Rainey. She received her education and graduated high school in Kentucky.
She married Allen B. Scheirer on Nov. 5, 1964, and their daughter Lori was born on Aug 23, 1966. Allen passed away on May 31, 1971.
She moved to the Torrington area in 1976 and worked in Lyman, , where she met John Wecker. They were married Sept. 28, 1985, and made their home in Lyman.
Mrs. Wecker was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church in Gering, Neb. She loved being around family and was an avid reader.
Mrs. Wecker is survived by her husband John; daughter Lori (Michael) Schaffer; grandsons Chris and Heath Hill; great-grandsons Jackson and Corbin Hill; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Her parents and brothers Richard and James Rainey preceded her in death.
The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials in Mrs. Wecker’s honor be made in care of the Lyman Fire Department or to the Faith Lutheran Church in Gering. Online condolences may be left at www.jones-mortuary.com.
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