Inez M. Nealy
Inez M. Nealy
  • December 11, 1937 - July 12, 2017
  • Lincoln, Nebraska

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Inez Marie (Bohling) Nealy was born on December 11, 1937 in Auburn, NE to Gustav & Helen (Michel) Bohling. She was baptized January 1, 1938 at St John’s Lutheran Church in Sterling NE. She was confirmed on April 6, 1952 at St John’s Lutheran Church in Sterling by Pastor John Voelk. Inez graduated from Sterling High School on May 12, 1955. She married William (Bill) R Nealy on May 18, 1955. They were married for 52 years until Bill’s passing on October 17, 2007. This union was blessed with four daughters and three sons. They were members of Sheridan Lutheran Church. Inez spent many years managing Bluebird Laundromats and being a daycare provider and providing a “home” for many kids. Inez and Bill touched the lives of many little children and many teenagers that they took in and provided a “home” for them. She enjoyed camping, going to car shows with Bill to show off his 41’ Chevy, going to the cabin at Lake Waconda and spending family time together. Inez went to her heavenly home on July 12, 2017 having reached the age of 79 years, 7 months and 1 day. Her memory will live on through her 7 children, 12 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bill, her sister Irma Dieckhoff and grandson Justin Nealy.

Inez is survived by her children: Deb (Pat) Lerschen of Moline, IL; Alan (Cathy) Nealy of Lincoln, NE; Diane (Paul) Wilken of Cook, NE; Greg Nealy , Brenda Zanga (Scott) , Chris Nealy and Krissee (Dustin) Emanuel all of Lincoln, NE. Brothers: Lonnie (Carol) Bohling of North Bend, NE; and Norman (Arlene) Bohling of Elk Creek, NE. Sisters: Vera Mae (Glenn) Lyman of Lincoln, NE; Susan Bohling of Auburn, NE; and Joyce (Alan) DeJonge of Johnson, NE. Many nieces, nephews and the daycare kids whose lives she touched in many ways.

Services Monday, July 17 at 10:00 AM, Sheridan Lutheran Church 6955 Old Cheney Rd.

Visitation Sunday 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm with family greeting friends 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home 6800 South 14th Street

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