NORFOLK — Graveside services for Lillie M. Butcher, 92, Lincoln, formerly of Norfolk, will be at 1 p.m. Monday, June 10, at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Norfolk. The Rev. Caleb Lind will officiate.
Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.
She died Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at the Lexington Assisted Living Center in Lincoln.
Lillie Mae was born Jan. 30, 1927, in Blakesburg, Iowa, the daughter of John and Matilda (Hansen) Harmsen. She grew up on the family farm near Walnut, Iowa.
On Oct. 18, 1944, Lillie married Harlow “Butch” Butcher at the Baptist Church in Atlantic, Iowa.
In 1953, the couple moved to Norfolk. Lillie had been a member of First Baptist Church for over 60 years. Lillie and Butch were part of a social group known as the “Dirty Dozen,” which formed with other couples from square dancing. She was the last surviving member. Lillie had the opportunity to travel extensively.
She is survived by her children, Arvona and Kenneth Jaeger of Lincoln and David and Karen Butcher of Lincoln; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Lillie was preceded in death by her parents; her spouse; four brothers and two sisters.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.homeforfuneralsinc.com.