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Marcelle  Varlyne  House
     Marcelle Varlyne House, 86, of North Platte was called home by the Lord on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. She was born Nov. 20, 1926 to William John and Ruth Louden Crook at Paxton where she grew up.
     Marcelle graduated from Paxton High School in 1945. During World War II, Marcelle was active at the Canteen on Paxton Day.
     On Jan. 14, 1946, Marcelle married Norman LeRoy House at her parent''s home in Paxton. The couple made their home in Paxton before moving to North Platte in 1950.
     In 1954 they started House of Time and owned it until they retired in 1987. For the next 13 years they spent time traveling.
     Marcelle was a faithful member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church and involved in Ruth''s Circle. She enjoyed her flowers, loved Big Red Football and was always baking. Marcelle especially loved her grandchildren and always had hugs for everyone. She was a very positive person.
     Survivors include her husband of North Platte; two daughters, Sherolyn "Sherry" (Vaughn) Bishop of Buena Vista, Colo. and Janiece (Scott L.) Garrett of North Platte; six grandchildren, Kendra (Ken) Conkle, Keri (Pete) Mangers, Kyle Bishop, Amanda Garrett, Justin Garrett and Allysun Garrett; three great-grandchildren, Emma, Addisen and Aubrey Mangers; her brother, Gary (Rosa) Crook of Omaha; a sister-in-law, Virginia Crook of North Platte; several nieces, nephews and other family.
     She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, R. Dean Crook.
     Memorials are suggested to the First Evangelical Lutheran Church.
     Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church with Pastor Frank Fitch III officiating. Burial will follow in Fort McPherson National Cemetery. Odean Colonial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
First published in The North Platte Bulletin print edition on 5/29/2013
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