Marilyn D. Althouse
Marilyn D. Althouse
  • April 2, 1946 - April 7, 2017
  • Lincoln, Nebraska

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Marilyn D. Althouse, 71, of Lincoln, passed away April 7, 2017 due to complications following an emergent surgery. She was born on April 2, 1946 to Kenneth and Mildred (Swenson) Versaw.

Marilyn was a stay at home mom who later worked part-time at the Garden Restaurant and Shopko. Marilyn most enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, attending her grandchildren’s events, taking trips with family, casino outings, playing games, collecting writing pens, and sharing meals, especially dessert, with those she loved.

Marilyn will always be remembered for her love of angels, vibrant smile, tender heart, and quick wit that could bring an unexpected twist to any conversation.

The family expresses special thanks to Julia Wallace for the joy and laughter she shared with Marilyn through the many years of their cherished friendship.

Marilyn is survived by her children, Cara Althouse, Cami Burchett, Cassie and Troy Bartling and Cory Althouse; grandchildren, Briana, Brett, Brooke Burchett, Delaney, Davis, Deleesi Bartling, and Lance, Lauryn Althouse; siblings Joyce (Roger) Bodtke, Marty (Mary) Versaw, Mike Versaw, Luanne Versaw, Luetta Versaw, Jenna (Bill) Kempkes; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry A. Althouse, parents, grandparents, sister-in-law, great niece, great nephew, several aunts and uncles.

Visitation with her family will be 6 pm to 8 pm, Tuesday, April 11 and Services to honor her life will be 10 am, Wednesday, April 12 at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home. Memorial contributions in honor of Marilyn may be made to the People’s City Mission, Matt Talbot Kitchen, or the Friendship Home. Condolences may be shared online at