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Mary Lou (Haseloh) Ewing, age 86, formerly of Harvard,NE, passed away on Sunday, December  28, 2014. She was born January 7, 1928, in Harvard, NE, on the family farm of her parents, Lloyd and Evelyn (Selko) Haseloh. Mary Lou married Earl B. Ewing, April 12, 1951, at the Federated Church in Mitchell, NE. Mary Lou graduated from Harvard High School in 1945, and the University of Nebraska in 1949, with degrees in Foods/Nutrition and Clothing/ Design. She taught Home Economics in various Nebraska high schools. She was a Harvard Avon representative for more than 40 years. She was active in Eastern Star, American Legion Auxiliary and 8/40. Mary Lou was an Executive Board member for Harvard Rainbow Assembly #21 and active in the Harvard United Church of Christ. She was an avid reader donating over 5000 books to local libraries. Mary Lou is survived by four children, Jane and husband, Eugene Boilesen, Lincoln; Anne and husband, Richard Dunlap, Geneva, FL; Susan and husband, Robert Haley, Livermore, CA;Carl and wife, Joyce (Houdek) Ewing, Lincoln; 13 grandchildren, Christopher  (Deanne) Boilesen,Lincoln; Elizabeth (Wade) Lucas, Lincoln;Adam (McKayla) Boilesen, Littleton, CO; Karen  (Ward) Smith, Eldersburg, MD; Tisha (Brandon) Greek, Orlando, FL; Rebecca Dunlap, Jacksonville, FL; Donald Dunlap, Geneva, FL; Laura and Sean Haley, Livermore, CA; Amy (Jim) Peters, Lincoln; MattPierce, Kansas City, MO; Joel (Ashley) Pierce, Lincoln; and  Morgan Ewing, Lincoln; 13 great-grandchildren, Kathryn, Kieran, Sophie, Aaron Boilesen, Emma, Kaitlyn, Madelaine, Jackson Lucas, Carter and AidanBoilesen, Jamison and Travis  Greek, Joanna Peters and Mason Pierce; two siblings, Fred D. (Jean) Haseloh, Harvard; and Sarah (Jim) Miller, Palisade, CO. Mary Lou was preceded in death by her parents and husband. The memorial service will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015 at United Church of Christ, 206 S. Adams Ave., Harvard, NE. A luncheon will follow at the Harvard Community Center.Memorials in lieu of flowers to  the Harvard Public Library. Condolences online at
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