Mary E <I>Nelson</I> Cohee

Mary E Nelson Cohee

Birth
Platte County, Nebraska, USA
Death 23 Aug 2013 (aged 94)
Beemer, Cuming County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Beemer, Cuming County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 125540646 · View Source
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Mary E. Cohee, 94, of Beemer died Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at Colonial Haven Nursing Home in Beemer.

She was born April 21, 1919, on a farm in Platte County near Lindsey to Fred and Emily (Peterson) Nelson. In 1932, her family moved to Beemer. She graduated from Beemer Public Schools in 1937. On Aug. 16, 1941, she married Vernon Cohee in Papillion. She followed Vernon to Glendale, Calif., where he worked at Lockheed Aircraft Corporation. Mary and Vernon returned to Nebraska in 1943 to help work the Cohee family farm. They lived on the farm until 1983 when they built a house and moved into Beemer. Mary and Vernon were married 60 years. After Vernon's death in 2001, she continued to live in their home until moving into Colonial Courts Assisted Living and in 2012 into Colonial Haven.

Along with helping on the farm and raising three children, Mary was busy with Model Homemakers project club, Eastern Star, Beemer United Methodist Women and other church committees.

She also was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, brothers and sisters-in-law, and sisters and brothers-in-law.

The funeral was this morning at Beemer United Methodist Church. Burial was in Beemer Cemetery.

Minnick Funeral Home in Beemer was in charge of arrangements.


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  • Created by: Jennifer Kuncl
  • Added: 23 Feb 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 125540646
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary E Nelson Cohee (20 Apr 1919–23 Aug 2013), Find a Grave Memorial no. 125540646, citing Beemer Cemetery, Beemer, Cuming County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Jennifer Kuncl (contributor 48310647) .