Marlyn Mackey, 76, of Columbus, Nebraska, died Monday, November 12, 2012, at her home in Columbus.
She was born June 20th, 1936, in Sutton, Nebraska, to Arthur and Hermina (Griess) Zimbelman.
She and Fred Mackey were married in McCook, Nebraska on October 14th, 1989.
Marlyn worked as a cook at McCook Jr. High School and then managed the Student Union at the Jr. High.
Marlyn is survived by her husband, Fred Mackey of Columbus; daughters: Deborah (Darrel) Petersen of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Jamie Slack of Hildreth, Nebraska; son, Bruce (Kris) Andresen of Columbus; step-sons: Fritz Mackey and Charlie Mackey, both of Denver, Colorado; brothers: Allen (Kathy) Zimbelman of Napa, Idaho and Dennis (Judy) Zimbelman of Cozad, Nebraska, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Marlyn was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Zimbelman and sisters: Virginia Poole, Nadine Armagost, Dorothy Bullock and Norma Hart.
The funeral service will be held (today) Thursday, November 15th at 10:30 a.m., at Gass Haney Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Ritter officiating. Private family interment will be in the Nebraska Veterans Cemetery in Alliance, Nebraska. Memorials are suggested as those of the donor's choice. Condolences may be sent to www.gasshaney.com