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Marcene Y. Neppl

Oct 7, 2009

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – Marcene Y. Neppl, 72, of Atlantic, Iowa, formerly of Grand Island, Neb., died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha. A memorial service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Doniphan, Neb., with Pastor Armin officiating. Kleine Funeral Home of Grand Island is in charge of arrangements.

Marcene is survived by son Tim Neppl of Doniphan, Neb., son Nick Neppl and wife Karen of Atlantic, son Matt Neppl and wife Lois of Cairo, Neb., daughter Renata Keohler and husband Wayne of Osmond, Neb., daughter Elizabeth Kopystynsky and husband Robert of Grand Island, and daughter Joni Boyer and husband Tommy of Garland, Texas. She is also survived by brothers Clifford, Dick, Bob, and Bill Jones, and sister Mary Huntoon.

She was preceded in death by sons Marc and Brent, her parents, brother Roland and sister-in-law, Marylou.

Marcene is also survived by 19 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Marcene was born Nov. 1, 1936 at Graettinger, the daughter of Donald and Elnora (Christensen) Jones. She grew up in northwest Iowa and married Ed Neppl on Nov. 11, 1955. They moved to Grand Island, Neb. from Sioux City with the family and later divorced. She worked for the Grand Generation Center and later for Mid Nebraska Individual Services until retiring. For the last couple years she lived in Atlantic to be back to her home roots.

She was an avid Husker fan and enjoyed sewing.

Memorials are suggested to the family.