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Annual Tree of Remembrance

November 6, 2014

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Join us Sunday December 14, 2014 at 3:00 PM to honor the lives and memories of your loved ones.

The holidays can be a difficult time for many who have lost a loved one.  We invite you, your family and friends to attend our Tree of Remembrance Service in honor of those who have died and in support of those who grieve.

This half-hour program will be held in our chapel at 3600 O Street.  A short service will be offered, music and refreshments provided.  Please join us for an afternoon of reflection and encouragement.

Stop by the office after November 24 during office hours and you can sign an ornament provided by Wyuka in memory of your loved one, which will be placed on the Christmas tree at the funeral home and then taken home after the service.  If you are unable to stop in, call between 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM Monday thru Friday and we will place an ornament on the tree for you.  If you would like to provide us with a photo of your loved ones, we will make a memorial tribute to be played during the service.  We need the photo by December 10, 2014.Xmas tree memorial orn. 3

We sincerely hope this opportunity will allow you to make the memory of your loved one a positive part of your holiday season.


The staff of Wyuka and Fairview

Walking Tour

September 15, 2014

Wyuka Cemetery

Historical Walking Tour

Presented by:

Ed Zimmer

Sunday, 2:00 P.M.

November 1, 2015

Meet in front of Rudge Chapel

Memorial Day Service

May 19, 2014

Memorial Day, May 26, 2014

8:30 A.M. Meet by the stables for the casting of the wreath from the bridge on the north end of the pond.

From there we will gather at the stable for the memorial walk to Soldiers Circle for the service

9:00 A.M. Memorial Service at Soldiers Circle in section 24

Walking Tour

March 11, 2014

Ed Zimmer will be hosting a Walking Tour at Wyuka Cemetery~Park on Sunday May 18, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. This tour is free and open to the public, please join us for an historical and educational walk through our beautiful cemetery. Meet at Rudge Chapel just east of the Funeral Home at 3600 “O” Street.

Crowd gathering in front of Rudge Chapel

Crowd gathering in front of Rudge Chapel

Benches, Markers & Monuments

January 21, 2014

Wyuka has the best showroom in town  of benches, ledgers, markers and monuments. This is just a sample of the many shapes, sizes and colors available.

Please give a member of our family service representatives a call at 402-474-3600.

It has been our privilege to serve you and your family this past year. The holidays are a difficult time for many who have lost a loved one. Wyuka invited family and friends to attend our Tree of Remembrance Service to honor those loved ones and to support those who grieve. During the month of December family members signed an ornament provided by Wyuka in memory of their loved one. The ornaments were hung on our tree until after the service held on December 15, when they were taken home by the families. Many of the 60 plus in attendance had given us pictures of their loved one to honor with a pictorial tribute played during the service. Following the half-hour program held in our chapel, families gathered in the Garden Room for a reception.

Concrete slabs ready for construction










Completed construction.

Looking to the west from the lawn crypt section


Memorial Day ~ 2013

April 16, 2013

Memorial Day Celebration at Wyuka Funeral Home and Cemetery will be Monday, May 27, 2013 beginning at 8:30 A.M.


Wyuka Funeral Home and Cemetery in conjunction with the Hildegard Center for the Arts, Lincoln High School, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and State Historian, Ed Zimmer held a walking tour called “Hearing from Heroes” at Wyuka Cemetery on October 21, 2012.  Students from Lincoln High School portrayed ten Lincolnites from the past that are buried at Wyuka Cemetery, people from the past that overcame adversity, poverty and in some instances slavery to become outstanding members and leaders of the Lincoln community.


Tour set to begin in front of Rudge Chapel

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June 6, 2012
There are certain times of the year that Wyuka and Fairview cemeteries are looking for volunteers to help the grounds crew. Duties would including helping to clean up areas of the cemetery, planting flowers and help with the overall care of the cemetery.  If interested, please contact Dianne Bohlken at 402-474-3600 or in person at 3600 O St, Lincoln, Ne. Member of the LPS GOPO program.

The Final Five

April 15, 2011

Lincoln Journal Star Article from April 15, 2011 by Joe Duggan

Lincoln Journal Star Article from April 15, 2011 by Joe Duggan

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