Emily Jane <I>Dinsmoor</I> Stevens


Emily Jane Dinsmoor Stevens

Lucas, Russell County, Kansas, USA
Death 12 Mar 2013 (aged 88)
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Lucas, Russell County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 191492858 View Source
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Emily Jane (Dinsmoor) Stevens

Born September 4, 1924 at Garden of Eden, Lucas, KS. Died March 12, 2013 at home in Omaha, NE. Preceded in death by husband, E. Wendell "Steve" Stevens; fathers, Samuel Dinsmoor, and Casey Rounkles; mother, Emilie Brozek Dinsmoor Rounkles; and sister, Patricia Rounkles Bisbee.

Mrs. Stevens taught music at many areas schools, retiring from Millard Public Schools. Graduate of UNL with a Masters Degree in Education and Music from UNO. Music director for St. Paul Methodist Church-Millard, choir director and organist for Pilgrim Congregational Church and Sheridan Baptist Church-Lincoln. Piano instructor in Lincoln and Omaha.

Real daughter of a Union Veteran (DUV), Phi Delta Kappa UNO-Ch 0116, Kappa Delta Pi, Music Educators National Conference and Nebraska Music Educators, Nebraska Alumni Association, UNO Alumni, past President of Kappa Kappa Iota (KKI ETA), National Education Association (NEA), honorary state life member of Nebraska Congress of Parents and Teachers, honorary citizen of Boys Town 1979, and Nebraska State Education Association.

Her memorial service was held Wednesday, March 27, 2013, family 11am, friends 12:30-2:30pm, Lakeside Hills Club House, 17040 Frances Street, Omaha, Nebraska. This obituary was originally published in the "Omaha World-Herald."

Emily Jane was the youngest daughter of Samuel and Emilie Dinsmoor and until the time of her death she was the youngest living daughter of a U.S. Civil War veteran. A portion of her ashes lie at eternal rest inside the Dinsmoor Family Mausoleum at the Garden of Eden in Lucas, Kansas.


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