Marilyn Kay Loontjer

Born: Friday, May 5th 1944 in York, Nebraska
Died: Monday, June 22nd 2020 in Lincoln, Nebraska
Age: 76 years, 1 month and 17 days
Memorials In Care Of
St. Peter Lutheran Church - Gresham, Nebraska
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Service: 11:00 am - Monday, June 29th 2020
St. Peter Lutheran Church
2320 Hwy 69
Gresham, NE  68367
Officiating: Pastor Neil Wheeler
Inurnment: Blue Ridge Cemetery
Gresham, Nebraska

Marilyn Kay Loontjer was born on May 5, 1944 to Raymond and Evelyn (Schlueter) Gonnerman in York, Nebraska. She attended Gresham High School, graduating in 1962. Following high school, Marilyn attended Peru State College graduating in 1966 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. On August 6, 1966, Marilyn was united in marriage to Edwin Loontjer. Marilyn taught school for one year in Lansing, Illinois and for five years in Columbus, Nebraska. She was then an accountant for her and husband’s electrical business for 17 years. After attending the University of Nebraska at Lincoln for one year she worked in several positions for the State of Nebraska for the next 22 years until she retired at age 72. Marilyn valued being a mother as her most rewarding career. In her free time Marilyn enjoyed participating in sports, taking care of her pets and being a Nebraska Cornhusker football and volleyball fan. Marilyn passed away on June 22, 2020 in Lincoln, Nebraska at the age of 76 years, 1 month and 17 days. She is survived by her daughters, Carma Loontjer (Don Rosen), Pueblo, Colorado, Janel Holsten, Lincoln, Nebraska; granddaughters, Presley and Sydney Holsten, Lincoln, Nebraska; son-in-law, Ryan Holsten, Lincoln, Nebraska; brother, Eugene (Donna) Gonnerman, York, Nebraska; sister-in-law, Elaine Gonnerman, Wahoo, Nebraska. Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Evelyn Gonnerman; stillborn son, Edwin Ray Loontjer; brother, Roger Gonnerman.

Marilyn Loontjer