March 10, 1927--Nov. 21, 2010
KEARNEY, Nebraska -- Marguerite Louise Massey, 83, formerly of Holbrook, Nebraska, passed away on Sunday (Nov. 21, 2010), at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Marguerite was born March 10, 1927, in rural Harlan County, north of Stamford, Nebraska, the daughter of Albert H. and Anna W. (Kuhlmann) Stoelting. She received her primary education from the Carter District School for a year and then District 4 in Harlan County through the eighth grade. Marguerite then graduated from Stamford High School with the class of 1945. She then pursued higher education from Midland College in Fremont, Nebraska for business classes. Following her education, Marguerite cared for her mother as her health was failing.
She was then united in marriage to Raymond Dale Massey on July 25, 1948, in Naponee, Nebraska. The couple made their home in Orleans and Republican City, Nebraska before moving to Holbrook in the early 50s. While in Holbrook, Raymond and Marguerite opened and operated the Northside Garage. Marguerite focused on the bookkeeping for business and cared for their home.
She enjoyed cooking, sewing, crocheting and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond on Aug. 5, 2004; her parents; brother, Gordon Stoelting and his wife, Jean; brothers-in-law, Arthur E. Hunt and Howard Lee Massey; and a niece, Brenda Koch.
Marguerite leaves to mourn her passing her brothers-in-law, Floyd Massey and his wife, Sally of Holdrege, Nebraska, and Robert Massey and his wife, Wanda of Axtell, Nebraska; sisters-in-law, Clara Mae Hunt of Minden, Nebraska, and Donna Johnson of Hastings, Nebraska; a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Marguerite L. Massey will be conducted from the Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home in Holdrege, Nebraska on Wednesday, 2:30 p.m., with the Rev. Dale Lambert officiating. Interment is in the Orleans Cemetery in Orleans, Nebraska.
Visitation is today until 8 p.m. at the Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home in Holdrege.
A memorial has been established in her memory and will be designated at a later date.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be sent to the family at www.nelsonbauerfh.com.
The Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home in Holdrege is in charge of the arrangements.