Floriene L. Van Laningham
Floriene L. Van Laningham
  • August 1, 1922 - June 24, 2017
  • Lincoln, Nebraska

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Floriene Leona (Spiker) Van Laningham

August 1, 1922 – June 24, 2017

Floriene Leona Van Laningham, 94, of Lincoln, left family and friends on June 24, 2017 at The Ambassador – Lincoln where she was a long-time resident. Floriene was born August 1, 1922, she was the oldest of four daughters to George and Electa Spiker of rural Holmesville, NE. She graduated from Holmesville Consolidated School in 1940 and married Roy Van Laningham on February 28, 1942. They celebrated 52 years of marriage before Roy’s death in 1994.

Floriene and Roy had three children, daughter Charlotte (Roger) Schwindt, Joyce (Larry) Sharp and son Roger (Kris) Van Laningham all of Lincoln. Nine grandchildren, Steven (Linda) Hurless, Dawn Schwindt, Amy (Darrin) Frey, Lyn Schwindt, Kathy Sharp, Zachary (Trinity) Van Laningham, Tyler (Kim) Raasch, Halley (Cole) Henn and Kara (Matt Griswold) Raasch and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy and daughter Joyce, three sisters, Georgie Van Laningham, Bernice Spiker and Jackie Hrdlicka.

Floriene was a member of First Plymouth Congregational Church, she enjoyed sharing time with family, making great food and having a conversation over good coffee. Floriene found the best in people and made others feel encouraged, spiritually uplifted and loved unconditionally, always showing her determination to live through life’s challenges and blessings.

Memorials to HoriSun Hospice.

Services 11:00 AM, Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at First Plymouth Congregational Church 2000 D. St. Lincoln, NE

Visitation with family, 6:00-8:00 pm, Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home 6800 So. 14th St.

Interment Lincoln Memorial Park

Condolences www.lincolnfh.com