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Nancy Lee (Ludwig) Roll

January 16, 1944 ~ January 13, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Nancy Roll Obituary

Nancy Lee (Ludwig) Roll was born on January 16, 1944 to Elmer and Nellie (Davis) Ludwig in York, Nebraska.  She attended Utica High School graduating in 1961.  On June 8, 1961 Nancy was united in marriage to Dean R. Roll in Fullerton, Nebraska. She then attended the University of Nebraska in the fall of 1961 earing her Bachelor’s Degree in Education in 1965.  She began teaching in 1966, teaching in Palmyra, North Platte and finally Seward. She returned to the University of Nebraska to earn her Masters’ Degree in Anthropology in 2000.  She continued with her studies toward a PhD while she taught anthropology and geography at Southeast Community College Lincoln campus and at the University of Nebraska until 2020. In her free time, she enjoyed antiquing, reading, gardening, traveling and ancestry research.  She especially enjoyed attending her kid’s and grandchildren’s activities.  Nancy passed away on January 13, 2024 in Seward, Nebraska at the age of 79.  She is survived by her husband, Dean Roll of Seward, Nebraska; children, Kelly (Tim) Klenke of Malcolm, Nebraska, Michael (Jacquiline) Roll of Orono, Minnesota, and Christopher (Jennifer) Roll of Maple Grove, Minnesota; grandchildren, Zachariah (Sara) Klenke, Ben (Emily) Klenke, Rebekah (Karter) Carlson, Noah Roll, Gabrielle Roll; great grandchildren, Gavin Klenke and Keighan Klenke; brother-in-law, Keith (Marilyn) Braden.  Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Nellie Ludwig and her sister, Karen Braden, nephew Mark Braden.

 

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Services

Gathering of Family and Friends
Saturday
February 3, 2024

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Volzke Funeral Home
147 Main Street
Seward, NE 68434

Memorial Service
Saturday
February 3, 2024

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

Private Committal

Seward Cemetery
North Hwy. 15
Seward, NE 68434

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