Jeanne Sculley, age 90 of Lexington, Nebraska, died on Tuesday, June 12th, 2012, at the Plum Creek Care Center in Lexington.
Jeanne was born on December 27th, 1921, at Gothenburg, Nebraska, to Karl and Anna (Mundell) Swanson.
Jeanne graduated from Gothenburg High School in 1938. She later attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins, where she obtained a bachelors degree in Home Economics. While at Colorado State, she was active in the Tri Delta Sorority.
Jeanne married Floyd Sculley on September 19th, 1944, at Gothenburg. Following their nuptials, Jeanne and Floyd traveled the Midwest in a Jazz Band before making their home in Gothenburg. While in Gothenburg, the couple owned and operated the Dixie Coffee Shop for a number of years before moving to Cozad in 1952. While in the Cozad area, the couple farmed northeast of town.
In 1958 they adopted their son, Mike. The family moved to Johnson Lake in 1976. Following the passing of her husband, in 1991, Jeanne made her home briefly at Johnson Lake, Nebraska, before returning to Cozad. In more recent years, she resided in Lexington at Park Avenue Estates and the Plum Creek Care Center.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Floyd and infant granddaughter, Elizabeth in 1991.
Jeanne is survived by her son, Mike (Ella Mae) Sculley of North Platte, Nebraska; sister-in-law, Kay (Arlin) Osborn of Cozad; three grandchildren, Joseph Sculley and special friend, Brita Lehmkuhler of North Platte, Sarah (Oscar) De La Torre of Lexington and Megan Sculley of Lexington and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
A memorial has been established in her memory. Condolences may be shared at berrymanfuneralhome.com.
Services were held on Thursday, June 14th, 2012, at the Berryman Funeral Home Chapel in Cozad with Father Don O'Brien officiating. Burial was in the Cozad Cemetery.
Berryman Funeral Home in Cozad was in charge of arrangements.