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Lila Shimomura – Metz Mortuary

    Lila L. Shimomura
    Lila L. Shimomura age 65 of York, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 in Lincoln. She was born March 9, 1951 in Iowa City, Iowa to Leo P and Patricia J (Todd) Stoneking.

    Lila loved to decorate, attend garage sales and most of all loved her family watching them grow up. She enjoyed attending sporting events, crocheting, collecting dolls, going to auctions and Bible study. She also enjoyed once a week potluck dinners and the other residents of the apartments.

    On July 13, 1968 she was married to George Francis Makovicka in Geneva. She was later married to Robert Shimomura on June 25, 2002 in Costa Mesa, Calif.

    She is survived by her sons, Anthony Dean Makovicka of Woodstock, Ala. and George Francis (Cynthia) Makovicka Jr. of Columbus; daughter, Angela Marie (Patrick) Tate also of Columbus. Grandchildren include, Amber Skye Makovicka, Ryan Wade Makovicka, Clara Dawn Makovicka and Ty Headley. Also surviving is her mother, Patricia Menssen of York; her sisters, Linda Peterson, Jim (Karen) Adams, Janet (Cy) Moore, Linda (Ted) Matousek, Leonard (Shana) Logston and Charlene (Greg) Eifert all of York; half-brothers, Larry Stoneking and Randy Stoneking both of Iowa City, Iowa and nieces, nephews and a host of friends including dearest friend Kris Brown of Herron, S.D.

    Preceding her in death was her father; uncles, Tom and Bruce; grandparents, Bruce and Virginia Todd and her brother-in-law, Maynard Peterson.

    Memorial services will be held at a later date as it was Lila’s wish to be cremated. No viewing or visitation. Memorials may be directed to the family.

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