Shirley M. Rockel, 91, of Lincoln, died Aug. 20, 2020, in Lincoln. She was born on July 23, 1929 to Wilson and Farrall (Burgess) Powell in Nebraska City.
Shirley was a member of St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, American Legion Aux. Post #3, 8/40, all BNSF organizations, Lincoln Gem & Mineral Club and the Welfare Society Inc.
She is survived by her children (spouses), Kevin J. (Kathrine) Schwartman of Lincoln and Karla J. (John) Banister of Marysville, Kan.; grandchildren: Talia, Erik, Anthony, Daniel (Victoria); great grandchildren, Addie & James; step children (spouses), Gary (Vicki) Rockel, Rhonda Parker, Judy (Frank) Turner all of Lincoln, Sharon (Jon) Van Heusen of Syracuse; step grandchildren; step great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her first husband, Robert “Bob” J. Schwartman; husband, William G. Rockel; and brother, Burgess Eugene Powell
Viewing was to have been 3-8 p.m. Monday (family present 7-8 p.m.) at Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A Street, Lincoln. Graveside services were to be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lincoln Memorial Park
Memorials to Shirley’s family. Condolences may be left @ www.bmlfh.com.
Posted online on August 23, 2020