Jean Muckel

Jean Muckel

Jean Muckel

Dec. 16, 1936 – Oct. 30, 2019

Jean (Dainton) Muckel of Lincoln passed away Oct. 30, 2019. Jean’s parents were William and Edna Dainton of Milford. Jean majored in teacher education at Nebraska Wesleyan. She pledged Phi Mu Sorority while in college.

Jean and Robert Muckel were married in 1958. Their two children, Brett and Jacqueline, were the loves of her life. Jean taught elementary school for 35 years. The last 29 years she taught in Crete where she and her family lived for 45 years. She loved the United Methodist Church where she was active in various committees. She was also active in many community organizations including PEO, Wednesday Club and Beta Sigma Phi.

She is survived by her husband Robert, their two children, Brett and Jacqueline, and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Jack.

A service was held Nov. 4, 2019, at the United Methodist Church in Crete, followed by a graveside service for family members. In lieu of fl owers, memorial contributions may be made to Crete United Methodist Church or the Crete Backpack Program. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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