Mary F. Egbarts, 70, died Monday, April 13, 2009, at the Fremont Area Medical Center.  

She was born July 8, 1938, to Robert and Vada (Long) Whetham in Lynch, Neb.  

She is survived by her father; her husband Wilbur Egbarts, Fremont, Neb.; her children, Cyndy (Mike) Ellermeier, Broomfield, Colo., Willie Jr. (Babbett) Van Buren, Valley, Neb., Timothy L. Sr. (Vicki Wilson), Van Buren, Omaha, Neb., Beverly (Steve Kisner) Stepusin, Liberal, and Roger (Robin Baer) Van Buren Cedar Bluffs, Neb.;  one brother, Loren Whetham, New Castle, Wyo.; two sisters, Maxine Kaul, New Castle, Phyllis (Harold) Winkler, Lakewood, Colo.; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother and one brother, Lloyd Whetham.  

o Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Reichmuth Funeral Home in Elkhorn, Neb., with Pastor Jerry Simon Jr. presiding.  

There will be no visitation.  

Memorials are suggested to the family.



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