Marilyn J. Bree, 84, of Lincoln died at her home on Friday, September 27, 2019. She was born on May 10, 1935 at Wymore and graduated from St. Joseph’s High School in Beatrice.
She worked for many years in the mail room at Nebraska Game and Parks, and also was a receptionist at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home in Lincoln. She enjoyed doing ceramics, holiday gatherings, and her family.

Survivors include a daughter, Pam Barker of Lincoln; sons, Thomas Barker of Loveland CO, Tim (Judy) Barker of Lincoln, and Jeff Schmale of Lincoln; three grandchildren, Eli Barker, Joe Peterson, and Steve Brindley; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Sondra Doering of Beatrice; brother, Jim (Dorothy) Retchless of Bridgeport; sister-in-law, Robin Retchless of Beatrice; aunt, Louise Kechely of Wymore; many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles F. and Rose M. Buresh Retchless; brother, Tom Retchless; brother-in-law, Richard Doering.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice with Father Robert Barnhill officiating. Burial will be at the Evergreen Home Cemetery of Beatrice. A memorial has been established to the American Heart Association. The body will lie in state at the Fox Funeral Home on Tuesday from 8:00 A.M. until 8:00 P.M. Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice is in charge of the arrangements.