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Elaine Rose Little

January 27, 1932 ~ December 26, 2021 (age 89)


Elaine Rose (Novotny) Little   Born January 27, 1932, to Henry and Clara (Bures) Novotny in Odell, NE.  Affectionately known as “the Sweet Corn Lady”.  Elaine passed peacefully into the loving embrace of her Savior on December 26, 2021, surrounded by family.

To Elaine’s first marriage, three children were born:  Karen (Dan), John, and Laramie (Jennifer).  Eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren blessed her life from this first marriage.

On November 1, 1966, Elaine married Bob Little, Sr., at St. James United Methodist Church in Lincoln, NE.  To this union three children were born:  Lynette (John), Bob Jr. (Cheryl), and Dan (Deaun).  Eight more grandchildren added to Elaine’s joy.  To her union with Bob, she also gained two stepchildren:  Linda and Kendall.  Seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren rounded out Elaine’s extended family.  She loved all of her family very much and we were all blessed with a wonderful mom.

Elaine was preceded in death by her parents, brother Laramie, and great-granddaughter Vivianne.

Celebration of Elaine's Life: Thursday, December 30, 2021 at 10:30AM at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home (5200  R Street). Inurnment: Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Celebration of Life
December 30, 2021

10:30 AM
Colonial Chapel Funeral Home
5200 R ST
Lincoln, NE 68504

Video is available for this event


Lincoln Memorial Park
6800 South 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68512

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