December 3, 2020
Maureen Frances (Menke) Faimon, formerly of rural Blue Hill, Neb., died Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, at Edgewood Vista in Hastings, Neb., at the age of 84 with family by her side. The rosary was at 7p.m., Friday, Nov. 27, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, south of Lawrence, Neb. The funeral was at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 28, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church with Father Corey Harrison officiating. Visitations were be offered from 3 to 8p.m. Friday, and from 8 to 9 a.m., Saturday at the Visitation Chapel in Lawrence. There was not a viewing at the church. Memorials will be determined by the family at a later date. Private condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.mertenbutlermortuary.com. The service was livestreamed through the Cchurch’s Facebook page at Sacred Heart and St. Stephen-Lawrence and Our Lady of Assumption-Deweese. Merten-Butler Mortuary, Blue Hill, Nebraska was in charge of arrangements.
Maureen was born on Nov. 6, 1936, to George Menke and Alvera (Buescher) Menke in Nuckolls County. She attended grade school at St. Stephen’s Catholic School and graduated from Lawrence Public High School in 1955.
Maureen married Robert A. Faimon on Jan. 31, 1956, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church. They were blessed with eight children, 29 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren.
Maureen was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert A. Faimon; son, Bernard “Ben” Faimon; Leonard “Len” Mazour; son-in-law, Lindon Willis, Sr .; grandson, Derrick Faimon; brothers, LeRoy and Dorothy “Dottie” Menke, Everett Menke and Lavern Menke; sister, Patricia and William Hubl; and sister-in-law, Lois Menke; brothers-in-law, Harold and Loraine Faimon; Arnold and Martha Faimon; Charles Faimon; Bob Novotny; Stan “June” Juranek; Albert “Bud” Herbek, Jr .; sisters-in-law, Vivian and Ray Juranek; Rita and LaVern Kohmetscher; Joan Faimon; Charlene Buescher; Margaret Faimon.
Maureen is survived by her children, their families and her siblings: Jolene Faimon-Mazour, Lawrence; Jenny and Matt Utecht, Marcus and Gracy; Mike and Stacy Faimon, Kayla, Josie and Cooper; Sara and Jason Meents; Layna, Cali and Bryn; Dr. Jeffrey and Mindy Faimon, Grady, Kash and Lawsyn.
Cheryl Faimon of San Antonio, Texas; Calvin and Charmaine Faimon; Jessica Willis; Yvonne Walker; Lindon Willis, Jr. and Londyn Davis; and Demetrius Willis and Te’Anna Jenkins, Mila and Imani.
Connie and Gary Buescher of Prior Lake, Minn .; Alyssa; Sammy and Nathaniel Proctor; Tyler.
DeAnn “Dee” and Don “Dragger” Kohmetscher of Deweese.
Paula and Gary Kohmetscher of Blue Hill; Kelli and Adam Gilbert, Holden and Brecken; Page and Ryan Danehey, Billie, Alivia and Scarlett; Brett and Makenzie Kohmetscher, and Maren; Desirae and Logan Schardt, Bryndal and Aspen.
Russell and Donna Faimon of Lawrence; Renee and Landon Haack, Reed, Madden and Hudson; Kyle and Lisa Faimon, Kallen, Paisley and Lindy; Keith and Brittany Faimon, Bennett and Atley; Kelly and Kassie Faimon, Abrum and Liam; April and Garrett Williams, and Jayce; McKayla.
Roy and Peggy Faimon of Blue Hill; Brandon and Jaimie Faimon, Brenlea and Bowen; Nathan and Katie Faimon and Baylor; Shane and Bethany Faimon, Dylan Smith and Palmer; Luke Faimon.
Roberta “Bobbi” and Jason Johnson of Montgomery, Texas; Kole; Kade.
Sister, Donna and John Himmelberg.
Brothers-in-law, Paul and Wanda Faimon; Ron and Barb Buescher; Pat and Cheryl Faimon.
Sisters-in-law, Angela “Ange” Juranek; Bernadette “Betty” Novotny; Maxine and Elmer Rempe; Marian Herbek; Maureen and Adrian Menke; Agnes “Aggie” and Howard Schroer; Theresa and Tom Kulek.