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Edith E. Tholen, 90, formerly of Lawndale, died Monday, Jan. 25,
2010, at 11:40 a.m. at her daughter's home in Lincoln.
There will be no visitation.
services will be at Old Union Cemetery, with the
Rev. John E. Nelson officiating.
Mrs. Tholen had been a bookkeeper at Sears
Roebuck and Co. in Lincoln.
She was born June 1, 1919, in Lincoln to Fred and
Mattie Williams Routson. She married Herman J.
Tholen on Sept. 23, 1944, in Emden. He preceded her
in death on May 7, 1982.
She is survived by one daughter, Carol (and
Jerry) McAfee of Lincoln; two grandsons, Patrick
Langley of Lincoln and Danny (and Lori) Langley of
Middletown; four great-grandchildren, Megan Wolcott
and Zachary, Paige and Jacob Langley; and one
great-great-granddaughter, Jayden Wolcott.
She was also preceded in death by one brother,
Stanley Routson. She was the last of her immediate
She was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church of
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Research
Hospital or the Humane Society of Logan County.
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