Elaine Neiman- change in service location, date of service

Elaine Neiman, 90, of Wayne, died Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Careage Campus of Care in Wayne.

Services will be held Friday, March 15 at 10:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Wayne. Rev. Janell Norton will officiate. (This is a new day and time). Memorial visitation will be held Friday, March 15 from 9:30 a.m. until service time at First United Methodist Church in Wayne. Final Resting Place will be The White Horse Ranch at Naper,. 

Memorials may be directed to the Neiman family for later designation.

Arrangements with Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne.

Elaine Maxine Neiman was born May 16, 1928, at O’Neill to Herman Sr. and Mayme Ilene (Juracek) Meyer.  She graduated from Atkinson High School in 1946. Elaine met the love of her life, Harry at the White Horse Ranch near Naper, where he was sitting on a car sucking on a lemon. In 1948, Elaine and Harry were married at the Methodist Church in Atkinson.  They lived one year in Atkinson and the next three years working for a rancher in Basset and Woodlake. They decided farming was not their bag and moved to Wayne County in 1952. The couple lived in Wakefield and worked at the Waldbaum Egg Plant for four years until moving to Wayne. Harry worked at the Wayne Golf Course and Elaine worked for the John Carhart family. Elaine then worked at the Wayne Care Center, before going to work at Gibsons, which later became Pamida, and then Shopko,   Survivors include her children, Linda (Roger) Bartel of Kearney, Lorraine (Randal) Johnson of Wayne, and Jim (Mary) Neiman of Coleridge; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Ruby Dobias of Atkinson, Beverly Ehrenberg of Holdredge, Kenneth Meyer of Steamboat Springs, Colo. and Herman Meyer Jr. of Colorado Springs, Colo.

   She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harry in 2011; baby brother, Gayle and brother, Ivan Meyer; grandson, Christopher Johnson in 2009; great-grandson, Michael James; and brother-in-law, Raymond Dobias. 

Honorary pallbearers will be Elaine’s grandchildren.


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