Lynn Wallingford-Egger, age 54, of Columbus, Nebraska, went to be with her Lord on June 2, 2015.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM on Friday, June 5, 2015, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Yankton with Reverend Kwen Sanderson officiating. Burial will be in the Yankton City Cemetery in Yankton. Visitation is from 5:30 to 7:00 PM on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at McKown Funeral Home in Columbus, Nebraska. Arrangements are under the direction of the McKown Funeral Home in Columbus and the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home in Yankton.
Lynn was born April 4, 1961 in Charles City, Iowa. Lynn spent her early school days in Grand Island, Nebraska and upper grade school and high school days in Columbus, Nebraska. Lynn graduated from Columbus Lakeview High School in 1980. She attended Platte Community College studying in the LPN program on scholarship. She worked in the home health care field for many years and was known as a very compassionate and kind caregiver. Lynn was great with the elderly. She enjoyed watching sports of all types; but especially loved football, basketball and baseball. Lynn fought a courageous battle with cancer for more than three years before leaving to celebrate eternal life with her Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ.
She is survived by: her loving daughter Rachel Lynn Egger, her parents D. (Donann) and Larry Wallingford, her brothers Scott (Shannon) and Don (Tina) Wallingford, niece Maya, nephews Ben, Jacob (Ashley), Caleb, Coby and Rylan and great nieces Aspen and Janie.
She is preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Don and Edith Cadwell and paternal grandmother Grace Layman.
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To the Family of Lynn Wallingford-Egger . I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one, Lynn. May the God of comfort heal your heart. The passing of someone you love can be a very hard thing to deal with. I hope you can find comfort in the promise of the resurrection mentioned in the Bible at John 5:28&29.
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