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Beth (Kruse) Cecil

Beth (Kruse) Cecil

July 1, 1936- Sept. 11, 2018

Beth (Kruse) Cecil, 82, of Lincoln, passed away on Sept. 11, 2018.

A Celebration of Life service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at Roper and Sons South Lincoln Chapel, 3950 Hohensee Dr. The family requests casual attire. Cremation - no visitation. Memorial contributions may be directed towards Parkinson's Foundation at, or First Plymouth Church, 2000 D St., Lincoln, NE.

Born July 1, 1936, to Ernest and Dorothy (Seltz) Kruse in Omaha, Beth was raised in Fort Calhoun and graduated from Fort Calhoun High School. She went to Dana College in Blair where she obtained a two-year secretarial degree. While single and in the early years of marriage, Beth worked as a secretary in Omaha, Fort Collins, Colorado; and Sacramento, California. She was a member of P.E.O., First Plymouth Church, and enjoyed traveling and playing bridge.

Survivors include her loving husband of almost 59 years, Ed Cecil; children Greg (Darice) Cecil, Kristin Cecil and Brian Robinson; grandchildren Alia, Jonah, Ian, Zach, and Zoe; brother Gordon (Edith) Kruse.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to everyone at Tabitha Cove House and Tabitha Hospice for their wonderful care and compassion provided to Beth. Condolences can be made online at

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