Mary Jo Schueths
1957 — 2014
Funeral Services for Mary Jo Schueths, age 56 of Lincoln, NE were 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at St. Francis Catholic Church with Father John Broheimer, officiating.
Music was provided by Jane Ruterbories, Organist and Mark and Julie Dwyer, Soloists. Burial was in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Neligh, NE.
Pallbearers were Aaron Rice, Greg Schrage, Andrew Curry, Chris Teeslink, Jon Schueths, and Mike Rice, Jr. Visitation was 5 to 7 pm, Monday, July 7, 2013 at St. Francis Catholic Church in Neligh with a 7 pm Vigil Service.
Mary Jo passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Southlake Village in Lincoln, NE.
Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Memorials can be made to St. Francis Church Rosary Sodality in Neligh, NE or Tabitha Hospice in Lincoln, NE.
Please consider a memorial rather than flowers.
Mary Jo Schueths was born on August 16, 1957 to Arlo and Mary Madelyn (Conger) Rice in Neligh, NE. She was baptized at St. Francis Catholic Church, Neligh, NE.
Mary Jo attended grade school through 6th grade in a one-room country school (District 15 a couple miles east of Neligh). She had fond memories of her country school experience. She attended Neligh public schools through high school and graduated with the Class of 1975.
Mary Jo was active with the 4-H organization and was involved with 4-H youth leadership and public speaking tours even traveling to Washington, DC.
She graduated in 1979 with a degree in Journalism from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, NE; where she was a member of the Chi Omega Sorority.
On August 18, 1979 she was united to Douglas W. Schueths by Fr Frederic Schindler O.S.B. at St Francis Catholic Church, Neligh, NE. It would be their 35th wedding anniversary in August this year. They lived in Rapid City, SD after marriage until 1985.
Mary Jo worked at KEVN-TV in Rapid City in advertising production. In October of 1985 they moved to Lincoln, NE where she formed a free-lance advertising and marketing company. She directed her company for over 26 years from 1986 until August of 2012 when she had to retire due to illness. Mary Jo was an avid flower gardener.
She is survived by her husband Douglas and daughter, Katherine M. (Katie) Schueths both of Lincoln, NE. Mother, Madelyn Rice and older brothers, Michael (Margaret Thurn) Rice, of Denver, CO and Ronald (Deb) Rice of Neligh, NE.
She was preceded in death by her father Arlo Rice in January of 2011.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.beyersnidermemorialfh.com
Mary Jo Schueths