December 16, 1933 - July 9, 2018
Marian E. Sims, 84, of Lincoln passed away peacefully on July 9, 2018, in Lincoln. Marian was born December 16, 1933, to WIlliam and Eunice (Aitken) Yokel in Friend. Marian graduated from Doane College, Crete, in 1955 and obtained her BA-Education degree.
Marian was known for preparing and conducting the best music programs. Her love for children was evident through her teaching music at Milford Elementary and furthering her passion with LPS for over 30 years.
Marian married her college sweetheart, Larry L. Sims on August 7, 1955. They were married for 60 years until his passing in 2015. She was the most caring mother to all of her family that she loved with all of her heart.
Survivors include daughter Christine (Doug) Stutzman, Milford; son David (Virginia) Kearney; daughter Nancy (Ron) Velder, Milford; and daughter Susanne (Bob) Dondlinger, Lincoln; 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Marian was preceded in death by her husband, mother and father, brother and sister-in-law.
A celebration of her life will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 13, at Horizon Community Church located at 3200 Grainger Parkway, Lincoln. In honoring her wish for cremation there is no viewing. Memorials are suggested to the family at this time.