Grace E. Green, 93, of Laurel
Posted: 12 September, 2013
Grace E. Green, 93, of Laurel, NE, formerly of Allen, NE, passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2013, at the Wayne Hospital in Wayne, NE.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, September 16, 2013, at the Concord Evangelical Free Church in Concord, NE, with Rev. Todd Thelan officiating. Burial will be in Silver Ridge Cemetery in rural Ponca, NE. Visitation with the family present will begin at 6:00 P.M., with a prayer service at 8:00 P.M. on Sunday, September 15, 2013, at the Mohr Funeral Home in Ponca, NE.
Grace was born on November 3, 1919, in rural Dixon, NE, the daughter of Frederick and Emma (Royce) Noe. She graduated from Dixon High School and attended Wayne State College. She moved to El Centro, California, for a year, where she was a bookkeeper for a Studebaker dealership. She then moved back to Allen and married Marvin Green on October 8, 1941, at the Central Methodist Episcopal Church in rural Ponca. The couple farmed near Newcastle and Allen and planted trees for Dixon County for over twenty years. Marvin passed away in 1992.
She was a member of Springbank Friends Church, the Rest-A-While Club, and the Dixon County Historical Society, where she served as secretary for many years. She attended the Concord Evangelical Free Church for several years.
Survivors include two sons, Roger (Jan) Green of Topeka, KS, and Victor (Charlene) Green of Laurel, NE; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Grace was preceded in death by her parents, Frederick and Emma Noe; her husband, Marvin; nine brothers and sisters, Martha Noe, Mary Milner, Florence Malcom, Esther Brandt, Robert, Ralph, Oliver and Leslie Noe and Emma Shortt.