JoAnn Bedell, 86, of Phillips, went to her heavenly home at Bryan West Hospital in Lincoln on May 1, 2021. The visitation will take place on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Funeral Home Livingston-Sondermann. After viewing the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, there will be a service at the grave. Monuments are proposed to the family for later designation. The funeral organization is entrusted to the funeral home Livingston-Sondermann.
She was born on January 23, 1935 in York as the daughter of Harry and Lenora Englehaupt. She grew up in York and Grand Island.
She was married to Denton Bedell on September 30, 1967 in Grand Island. After that, the couple lived in Rangely Colorado. She was a member of the Nazarene Church.
She is survived by her son Robert Lakey; Daughter Rhonda Wescott; Sister Dorothy Thein judge; two grandchildren, Tyler Wescott and Jennifer Lakey; a great-grandson, Eathen Rowe; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Sister Etta Mae Nation and Brother Jerry Englehaupt. Condolences can be left at www.livson.com.