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Marilyn Jeanneret

May 13, 1937 — January 1, 2023

Marilyn Jeanneret, 85 of Nebraska City passed away on Sunday January 1, 2023, at the Ambassador Nebraska City.

Marilyn was born May 13, 1937, to John Raymond Harmon and Blanche L (Keedy) Harmon in Auburn NE. She lived and went to school initially in Schenectady NY. After WWII she and her family moved back to Auburn, NE where she met Marvin Jeanneret. Their first date was at the skating rink. They went out together from May 2, 1952, and all through school including many skating dates. Marv joined the army and was initially trained at the Alameda Naval Base in California where they were married July 9, 1955. It was a small wedding with only Gene and Lois Watermeir standing up for them. After only three weeks of being married they had to go their separate ways with Marilyn returning to Nebraska and Marv being sent to Fort Lewis in Washington and from there on to Korea. Marilyn lived with her parents until Marv came home a year and a half later. The two lived in Auburn for 4 years where their children Allan and Donna were born. In January 1961 they moved to Brock NE where Gail later born. Marv died at the Ambassador on May 8, 2015. They had been married for 60 years.

Marilyn worked for 27 years at the sewing factory in Auburn, then for a few years at the Good Samaritan Nursing home. She retired from Glenn’s Grocery store in Auburn after 8 more years. She enjoyed traveling and camping with her family, garage sales and thrift store shopping, quilting and sewing, and most especially enjoyed visiting with anyone and everyone. Marilyn never knew a stranger and always had a helping hand for anyone who needed it.

She is survived by her son Allan and wife Tammy Jeanneret of Nebraska City, daughters Donna Petersen and special friend Jerry Carper of Nebraska City and Gail and husband Terry Zimmerman of Lincoln NE. Grandchildren Brett and wife Kori Hahn, Stephanie and husband Jason Booth, Adam and Andrew Jeanneret, Gavin and Alex Zimmerman, Great-grandson Adley Scott Booth. She is also survived by her sister Marrietta Eden, sister in law Karen Harmon, brothers and sisters in law Dean Jeanneret and wife Linda, John Jeanneret and wife Helen, Rose Edmonds, Anna Coatney, Darlene Brown, and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Marilyn was preceded in death by her husband Marvin, her parents John and Blanche Harmon, her brother Kenneth Harmon and brother-in-law Ivan Eden, brothers- and sisters-in-law Paul Jeanneret and wife Vera, Norma Ossowski and husband Dick, George Jeanneret and wife Yvonne, Donald Jeanneret, Clarence Jeanneret, Richard Jeanneret, Roy Edmonds, Roger Brown and Dean Coatney.

A funeral service will be held Friday January 6 at 11 am at the Hemmingsen Funeral Home in Auburn NE. Visitation will be held Thursday January 5th from 9 am to 7 pm with family greeting friends from 5 to 7 pm.

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Thursday, January 5, 2023

9:00am - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Hemmingsen Funeral Home

801 S St, Auburn, NE 68305

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Clifton Cemetery

, Brock, NE 68320

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