Marilyn Jean (Nyffeler) Lindquist, age 74, of Stromsburg, Nebraska, passed away August 13, 2020 at the Midwest Covenant Home in Stromsburg from complications of C.O.P.D.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. with Chaplains Leonard Suhr and Bob Johnson officiating. Inurnment will be in the Stromsburg Cemetery.
Marilyn was born December 2, 1945 in Torrington, WY to Raymond and Lois (Clark) Nyffeler. She grew up on the family farm in Stromsburg, graduating from Stromsburg HIgh School in 1964. After high school she completed a six month course in medical transcription classes in Omaha.
On September 27, 1964 she was united in marriage to Steven Lindquist. To this union three children were born, Leah, Craig and Kevin.
In 1982 she expanded her horizons living in many places before settling down with her friend of 30 years, Jim Rienken in Fairmont, MN. After Jim passed away she moved back to Osceola, NE in 2015 before coming to live at the Midwest Covenant Home due to failing health.
Marilyn grew up in the Salem Lutheran Church and was an active member of the Evangelical Free Church in Fairmont, MN. She enjoyed reading, jigsaw puzzles, playing solitaire and sitting outside. Her hidden talents were, she played the piano and clarinet.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ray and Louis Nyffeler; nephew Kent Johnson; brother-in-law Kenneth Johnson; great nephew Rocky Clark; sister Connie Thompson.
Those who remain to celebrate her life are children Leah Lindquist, Craig and Brenda Lindquist of Stromsburg, Kevin Lindquist of Lincoln; sister Beverly Johnson of Stromsburg; brother Tom and Jan Nyffeler of Stromsburg; grandchildren: Cody and Amanda Bower of Colorado Spring, CO, AJ Bower and Ashley Horner of York, Alicia and Brody Newquist of Aurora, Aaron Lindquist of Stromsburg; great grandchildren Landon, Lillian and Mataline Bower, Nova Bower, Makayva, Eaton and Cash Newquist, Ayla and Jade Spencer and Hera Hoyt of York; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins and a host of other relatives and friends.
Marilyn was known for having a good smile!
Dubas Funeral Home of Osceola and Stromsburg has been entrusted with arrangements.
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