Marianne Evelyn Parde was born August 31, 1944 in Tecumseh, Nebraska to Leonard and Bertha (Lipps) Poppe. During her childhood, she lived in the Cook area with her family, including brothers Roger and Donald. She attended Cook High School, graduating in the class of 1962. Marianne attended the University of Nebraska for one year before marriage.
On October 6, 1963 Marianne married Wayne Eugene Parde of Burr, Nebraska. During their marriage Wayne and Marianne had five children: Meredith Parde, Ross (Kara) Parde, Robin (Jimmy) Burrow, Matthew (Jennifer) Parde, and Joshua (Rebecca) Parde. The family was blessed with 10 grandchildren: Danielle & Ryan (Ross); Jamie (Codie), Dan & Joe (Robin); Braxton & Addison (Matt); Jonah, Elijah & Levi (Josh) and 2 great grandchildren: Charlie and James IV.
During her working years, Marianne was employed at State Farm Insurance, E&E Lockers, Tamy Company, The Farmstead, First National Bank of Syracuse, and she ended her career at Main Street Bank of Cook. She retired in January of 2021 with plans to enjoy time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Marianne also enjoyed quilting, gardening, and watching her grandchildren’s activities.
Marianne passed away unexpectedly at the Johnson County Hospital in Tecumseh, Nebraska on May 10, 2021 at the earthly age of 76 years.
She is preceded in death by her mother, father, brothers, and infant daughter (Meredith).
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 15, 2021 at the Grace Lutheran Church in Cook, Nebraska with Rev. Jim Helgren officiating. The service will also be livestreamed on the Wherry Mortuary/Wherry Monument Facebook page and the Grace Lutheran/Hope Lutheran Facebook page for those unable to attend in person.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., with family greeting friends from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 14, 2021 at the Wherry Mortuary in Tecumseh, Nebraska.
Memorials may go to the family’s choice.
Inurnment will be in the Osage Cemetery, rural Cook, Nebraska. A luncheon will follow the graveside services at the Cook Community Building.
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