Died Monday, April 18, 2022 at the Heritage at Shalimar Gardens.
Nola Jean was born November 30, 1931 near Scribner, Nebraska to Carl and Jeanette 'Meier' Bang. She came to Fremont with her family at an early age. While attending school Nola Jean worked at Brown Drug Store. She graduated from Fremont High School in 1949 and continued to work at the drug store for a short time.
Nola Jean married Robert Beck on May 13, 1950 in Papillion, Nebraska. Nola Jean loved to cook and spend time with her family. She worked for what is now Methodist Fremont Health and Dr. August Bergman.
Daughters - Joan (Allen) Sawtelle of Fremont
Peggy (Douglas) Leland of Fremont
Patty (Ronald) Barnes of Bellevue
Julie (Marshall Schwalbach) Beck of Omaha
Sons - Thomas (Candy) Beck of Huntersville, NC.
Charles (Teresa) Beck of Ames, Iowa
12 grandchildren - Angie Sawtelle, Amanda Sawtelle, Andrea (John Lulow) Sawtelle
Erica (Andy) Pero, Aaron (Zoe) Beck, Corey (Melanie) Beck, Tanner (Christine) Beck
Hunter (Abby) Leland, Austin (Eriko) Leland, Kendra (Corey) Neel, Braden (Dawn) Barnes
Nolan (Sarah) Barnes
19 great grandchildren
Brother - Ronald (Carol) Bang of Fremont
Nola Jean was preceded in death by her husband Robert, 2 brothers Raymond and Eugene, and sister Caralee Johnson.
The celebration of Nola Jean's life will be 11:00am, Monday, April 25, 2022 at First Lutheran Church in Fremont. The Rev. Scott Jensen will officiate. Private burial will be held in Ridge Cemetery in Fremont. Memorials are suggested to First Lutheran Church or the Dodge County 4-H. Visitation will be Sunday from 2pm to 6pm with the family present from 2pm to 4pm at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont.
Online guestbook at www.Ludvigsenmortuary.com