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Margaret Lonowski – Metz Mortuary

    Margaret Lonowski
    Margaret “Margie” Ann Lonowski died on Saturday July 7th, 2018 and went to join her parents, Russell Rae and Mildred (Lofink) Beins, Aunt Margaret Lofink, and many others. She was age 66, currently residing in Ellenton, FL, formerly of York, NE.

    Margie was born on March 8th, 1952 in Columbus, NE. She graduated from York High School and Kearney State College. Margie married Thomas L. Lonowski on Dec. 18th, 1971 in York. To this union three children were born, Jennifer, Dawn, and Jonathan.

    Margie enjoyed the beautiful things of life, whether the arts, crafts, gardening, music or jewelry. Some of her happiest moments were when she ran Lincoln Avenue Jewelry. She loved her flowers, collecting teddy bears, butterflies, everything purple, and feeding the local wildlife. 

    She is survived by her husband Thomas of Ellenton, FL; children: Jennifer (Michael) Strickland of Arlington, WA, Dawn Lonowski of Ellenton,FL, and Jonathan Lonowski of Omaha, NE; two grandchildren. Her siblings: brothers James (Sheri) Beins of York/Estes Park, CO and Edward (Rita) Beins of Lincoln, sisters Susan (LaVerne) Hansel of St. Paul, Frances “Fran” (Robert) Brauer of Seward, nieces, nephews, one aunt, other family members and many specials friends, including Sheila Beins. Margie is also leaving behind her furry baby Oreo. 

    Special thanks to all doctors, nurses and caregivers who helped keep her going for so many years.

    Graveside services will be held 10:00 am, Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Greenwood Cemetery in York, NE with JayDee Scamehorn officiating. Margaret has been cremated so there will be no viewing or visitation. Any memorial donations may be sent in her honor to American Diabetes Association or American Foundation for Art Education. 

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