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Margaret L. (Sims) Ross

February 13, 1931 ~ January 7, 2022 (age 90)


Margaret L. Ross, age 90 of Lincoln, NE (formerly of Nebraska City) passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022 at Lancaster Manor in Lincoln, NE.

Margaret was born on February 13, 1931 in Percival, IA; the daughter of Perry and Laura Belle (Butterbaugh) Sims.  She attended school in Nebraska City including the former St. Bernard’s Academy.

She was married to Vernon D. Ross in Denver, CO and they later divorced.

Margaret was a hard worker and worked at various jobs over the years, including doing waitress work, at Russell Stover Candy in Lincoln, NE and later at Samsonite Luggage Factory for some 32 years before retiring in 1996.  She also enjoyed working the daily newspaper crossword puzzle and playing BINGO.  She will be remembered at Riverview Terrace for calling BINGO.

She is survived by her children:  Shirley Harlow of Lincoln, NE, William “Bill” Ross of Wisconsin and Katherine “Kate” Jenkins of Colorado; a step-son Patrick Ross of Texas; six grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, other family and friends.

She was preceded in death children David and Nadine, three sisters, three brothers, a half-brother and her parents.

Graveside services will be held Friday (Jan. 21) at 2:00 p.m. at Wyuka Cemetery in Nebraska City.

Remembrances may be left at

Gude Mortuary in charge of arrangements.


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Memorial Service
January 21, 2022

2:00 PM
Wyuka Cemetery
19th Street
Nebraska City, NE 68410

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