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Sharon Marr

December 13, 1928 — January 2, 2015

Sharon Ruth Marr was born in Big Springs, NE on Dec. 13, 1928 to Plato and Ruth (Chamberlain) Redfern. She had two sisters, Arlene and Maxine. She attended elementary and high school in Big Springs. The family moved to Lincoln, NE in her junior year of high school where she graduated from Lincoln High School. Sharon then attended the University of Nebraska where she met her future husband, Stanley R. Marr. They married June 25, 1949 and moved to York, NE following graduation where their son, Steven was born. The family then moved to McCook, NE where their daughter, Tracey was born.

Sharon was involved with many organizations and a member of the UMW and PEO holding various offices over the years. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren at the family cabin on Red Willow Lake. Sharon also enjoyed reading and traveling with Stanley throughout the US as well as abroad to Europe. She always spoke of the trip they enjoyed together in Alaska.

Survivors include son, Steven Marr & wife Diane, of McCook, daughter, Tracey Ruiz & husband Joe, of Denton, NE, four grandchildren, Michelle Vavra & husband Justin of Omaha, Lindsay Webb & husband Ben of McCook, Chris Ruiz & wife Andrea of Lincoln and Nick Ruiz & wife Melissa of Lincoln. She also has four great-grandchildren, Ellison & Hudson Vavra of Omaha, Zoila Ruiz of Lincoln and Asher Webb of McCook, one sister, Maxine Conk of Sarasota, FL and two nieces, Cindy Auchter of Sarasota, FL and Janis Salerno of Fort Worth, TX.

Sharon was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Stan Marr, her parents, Plato & Ruth Redfern of Lincoln and sister Arlene Grannell of Fort Worth, TX.

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