|Death: ||Oct. 31, 2010|
96, Lincoln, died Sunday, October 31, 2010, at Lancaster Manor. Helen was born in 1913 in Greenwood, Nebraska to Roscoe and Fannie (Young) Nichols. She married Charles Marcotte in 1936, and they resided in Lincoln until his death in 1956. During World War II, both she and her husband worked at Stop Nut, a defense plant in Lincoln. Helen was only 43 when her husband died. After being a home maker for many years, and raising their two children, she enrolled at the Lincoln School of Commerce, and then went to work at Stephenson School Supply for over 20 years. Helen enjoyed traveling with her son and his family during the summer. She also enjoyed traveling with her daughter to business meetings across the country. She was a die-hard Nebraska football fan, even before Bob Devaney and Tom Osborne entered the scene. Helen had tickets to many Nebraska games and was always taking a grandchild with her. Two of her biggest moments was traveling to Hawaii the first time Nebraska played there and going to Miami where Nebraska won the 1994 National Championship in the Orange Bowl.
Helen is survived by daughter, Jan Merritt, grandson, Gary Merritt and fiancee, Kate Colborn, granddaughter, JoDell Merritt, grandsons, Steve Marcotte and wife Cheryl, Grady Marcotte, great grandson Ross James Merritt, great granddaughter, Samantha Marcotte, great great granddaughter, Preslee Ann Merritt, and nieces, Emily Meier, Sharon Sharp, Susan Marlowe, and nephew David Nichols.
She was preceeded in death by her parents, husband, Charles Marcotte, son, Larry Marcotte, sisters, Ann Ford, Thelma Dillon, Ola Carpenter and brother, Jack Nichols.
Lincoln Memorial Park
Created by: Don
Record added: Nov 07, 2010
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