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Jane Evelyn (Schuknecht) Wilcox

September 27, 1942 ~ December 9, 2021 (age 79)

Obituary

Jane Evelyn Wilcox, age 79, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 9, 2021, in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Jane was born on September 27, 1942 in York, Nebraska to Elmer and Eleanora (Nelson) Schuknecht. 

Jane graduated from Gresham High School in 1960.  She spent many busy years living in Gresham, raising her children and working at the Gresham State Bank while owning and operating The Bighorn Lounge.  She later moved to York, Nebraska where she worked at the York State Bank and Chances “R” Restaurant.  In 2018, Jane moved to Hickman, Nebraska to be closer to her family. 

Jane greatly enjoyed serving as an EMT for the Gresham Volunteer Fire Department for many years.  She was active in her church, loved to travel, collect antiques, attend sporting events and spend time with her family, including her special feline companion “Cali”. 

Survivors include son, Michael Wilcox (Stacey McKenzie) of Los Angeles, California; daughter, Kathryn Wilcox of Crete, Nebraska; and granddaughter, Sophia Wilcox of San Luis Obispo, California; numerous relatives, including Judy Nienkamp of Nebraska City, Nebraska, Betty (Todd) Mason and their children Jacob and Emily of Firth, Nebraska and Meredith Nienkamp (Dawn Walker) of Eyota, Minnesota. 

Jane was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Arlyce Ann Nienkamp.

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Services

Gathering of Family and Friends
Wednesday
December 15, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Volzke Funeral Home
147 Main Street
Seward, NE 68434

Funeral Service
Wednesday
December 15, 2021

1:00 PM
Volzke Funeral Home
147 Main Street
Seward, NE 68434

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
December 15, 2021

Blue Ridge Cemetery
Hwy. 69
Gresham, NE 68367

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