Lynn "Ruth" Raney, 59, of Cozad, Nebraska, died Sunday, January 15th, 2012, at the Golden LivingCenter in Cozad.
Lynn was born February 1st, 1952, at Moorefield, Nebraska, to Wayne and Fay (Maret) Claflin. She attended Farnam High School.
Following her schooling, Lynn made her home in Farnam before moving to Wichita, Kansas, to work for the Boeing Company. Lynn's career in security at Boeing spanned 25 years; she was held in very high regard, having been honored many times for her quality of work. Eventually, her position took her to Huntsville, Alabama, where she worked until her health would no longer allow. In 2005, she moved to Cozad where she has lived until the present.
Lynn enjoyed country music and dancing. She had a fondness for dogs and birds; and absolutely loved horses. Her career was fulfilling to her and always brought her great joy. She loved to cook and entertain; her favorite moments involved doing these things with her family.
Lynn was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Nita, Donna and Marilyn.
Survivors include her two sons, Todd (Holly) Lindvall of Stamford, Connecticut and Josh Lindvall of Huntsville, Alabama; daughter, Lori Lindvall of Prospect, Tennessee; three grandchildren, Harrison, Shayann and Dusti; two brothers, Ed (Shirley) Claflin of Gothenburg, Nebraska, Mike (Deb) Claflin of Gothenburg; sister, Cindy (Ron) Sabin of McCook, Nebraska; and many other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service was held on Wednesday, January 18th, 2012, at 5 p.m., at the Cozad Christian Church with Pastor Jeremy Jech officiating. There will be no inurnment.
A memorial has been established in her memory. Condolences may be shared at berrymanfuneralhome.com.
Berryman Funeral Home in Cozad was in charge of arrangements.