Audrey Marie (Bell) Longsine, age 90, of Beaver City, Nebraska, passed away on August 6th, 2020 at the Beaver City Manor/Assisted Living Facility. She was born on December 10th, 1929 to John Franklin and Cleatta Marie (Austin) Bell in Burr Oak Kansas. She married E. M. (Jack) Longsine on December 22, 1950 in Concordia, Kansas. Prior to making their home on a farm south east of Hendley, Nebraska for 20 plus years, they had lived in Alma, Orleans & Superior, Nebraska and Coos Bay, Oregon. Audrey devoted her life to caring for her “brood” (her word) of children, bottle feeding livestock, growing a huge garden and canning anything that could be canned. In 1976 they moved into Beaver City where she enjoyed her neighbors and friends. In 2010 she moved into the Beaver City Manor/Assisted Living Facility.
Preceding her in death was her husband, parents, four brothers, Dallas, Max, Jim & Basil, one sister, Thelma, son, Lonnie and grandsons, Jason Sibley & Troy Longsine.
She leaves to mourn three sons, Gregg (Jan) Longsine of Olathe, KS, Marc (Sue) Longsine of Hendley, NE & Brett Longsine of Beaver City, NE; four daughters, Carol Sibley of Lincoln, NE, Roxy (Randy) Long of Beaver City, NE, Vicki Longsine of Lincoln, NE & Julie Longsine of Lincoln, NE; one daughter-in-law, Marty Longsine of Lincoln, NE. Grandchildren, Shelley Longsine, Jennifer Helms, Marc D., Matthew & Michael Longsine, Amanda, Olivia & Logan Longsine. Great grandchildren, Nickolas & Abigail Longsine & Tayler Helms. Nieces and nephews along with a host of extended family & friends.
Early on, Audrey chose cremation and the family is honoring her wishes with a private family inurnment at a later date.
Memorials are suggested to be sent to: Sesostris Shrine/Transportation Fund 1050 Saltillo Road; Roca, NE 68430 in memory of Audrey Longsine.
Lockenour-Jones Mortuary is entrusted with arrangements for Mrs. Longsine.
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