Marvene Louise Reynolds, 76, of Seward, Nebraska, formerly of Lexington, Nebraska, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2022 at Ridgewood Care Center.
She was born April 17th, 1946 in Lexington, Dawson County, Nebraska to Marvin L. and Martha L. (Biehl) Tedrow. Marvene grew up on the family farm east of Lexington. She graduated from Lexington High School in 1964 and started at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Growing up, Marvene was a youth member of the First United Methodist Church in Lexington. She also participated in the 4H Club, the Pep Club, and worked as drug store soda clerk where she met Marlin (Jerry) Reynolds.
On December 27th 1964, Marvene was united in marriage to Marlin (Jerry) Reynolds and resided in Lexington and then Kearney, NE. where she worked as a soil testing lab secretary. From this union, two sons, Barry and Kiley, were born.
In 1971, the young Reynolds family branched out on their own and moved to Littleton, Colorado. Marvene and Jerry, while working their day jobs, would work together to build their own home during evenings and weekends. Marvene worked as a bank installment loan secretary, commissioned Notary Public, and later as a lunch lady at Barry’s middle school. In 1976, Marvene and Jerry built their second home in Littleton, CO that became their residence for over 30 years. Marvene stoped working to concentrate on her family and raise two sons. She attended her children’s sports activities while carpooling most of the team to every game. She became an avid sports fan and a die hard follower of the Denver Broncos, Denver Nuggets, Husker football, and professional men’s and women’s golf. Marvene took great pleasure in planning and coordinating for her family to attend sports events and music concerts. Marvene was an active member and accomplished golfer at Southglenn Country Club and a Board Member of the Women’s Golf Club for five years.
In 2009, Marvene and Jerry retired to Seward, NE to be closer to their two granddaughters, Izabel and Grace. They project managed the construction of their third home designing the house from the ground up and spent most everyday on site during the build. Marvene made every holiday and birthday celebration special at her home with her decorating, hoping to provide the best atmosphere to show her love for her family.
Marvene is survived by her husband Marlin (Jerry) Reynolds; her sons and their spouses, Barry and Cheri and Kiley and Melinda; her grandchildren Izabel and Grace; her sister Marvel Dow; her brother-inlaw and sister-in-law and their spouses, Mark Reynolds; Amy and Jeff Richardson; John and Tami Reynolds; Beth and Mark Lewis; nieces, nephews, and friends.
Besides her parents, Marvene was preceded in death by her brother-in-law Rod Reynolds; sister-in-law Kris Reynolds.
To honor her last wish, the disposition of ashes for Marvene L. Reynolds shall be final upon the death of her husband, Jerry Reynolds.
A Celebration Of Life Service for Marvene and Jerry Reynolds will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. at Timm-Reynolds-Love Home in Callaway.
Memorials are kindly suggested to the family for later designation.