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Jennie M. Gleason, 98, of Lincoln, died
Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008, at 7:45 p.m. at The Christian Village.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. Her funeral
will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Ryan
Edgecombe and Marge Iden officiating.
Burial will be in Zion Cemetery.
Mrs. Gleason was
She was born July 30, 1910, at Mackinaw to Henry
and Dana Berry Dalbey. She married William E.
Gleason on Aug. 1, 1934, in Shelbyville. He preceded
her in death on Feb. 7, 1980.
She is survived by two sons, Donald (and
Margaret) Gleason of Lincoln and Paul E. Gleason of
Lincoln; two daughters, Margaret Rankin of Lincoln
and Nancy (and Hal) Read of Elkhart; one brother,
Duane Dalbey of Wichita, Kan.; two sisters, Mabel
Dalbey of Schenectady, N.Y., and Louemma Cook of
McLean; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren;
and three step-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one son,
Wendell Gleason; three brothers, Lloyd, Vernon and
Wendell Dalbey; and four sisters, Marie Burrus, Irma
Danner, Lois Gandt and Dorothy Bushell
She was a member of Lincoln Christian Church and the
Yadnus class at the church.
She graduated from Lincoln Community High School
and Brown's Business College.
Memorials may be made to the building fund at
Lincoln Christian Church or the activity department
at the Christian Nursing Home.
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