September 14, 1940 - October 11, 2018
Illa-Dean Ward, 78, of Lincoln passed away October 11, 2018. Born September 14, 1940, in Lincoln, the daughter of Robert and Minni (Turner) Nelson.
Family members include her daughter, Cindy Ward; sons, Ron Ward and Don Ward; grandchildren, Matthew, Amber, Timm, Sara, Rebekah and Anthony; great-grandchildren, Ava and Sammie; sister, Roberta-Rae Jordan; brothers, Raymond and James Nelson; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband Maurice, parents and sister, Theresa-Louise Adams.
Funeral service: 11 a.m. Monday (10-15) at Roper and Sons Chapel, 4300 ‘O' Street. Burial in Fairview Cemetery. Memorials to the family for future designation. Visitation from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Roper and Sons. Condolences online at Roperandsons.com.