Lynn C. Tieken

March 19, 1947 – Nov. 19, 2022


Lynn Charles Tieken, of rural Seward, passed away at his home on Saturday Nov. 19, 2022. Lynn was born March 19, 1947, in York, to Herman and Alice (Gocke) Tieken.

Lynn grew up in the Waco area, where he attended St. John’s Lutheran School through the eighth grade. He then attended and graduated from Waco High School with the class of 1965. He then attended Milford Technical School for a year before being drafted in the U.S. Army on Oct. 18, 1966. Lynn served in Vietnam for a year and was honorably discharged on Oct. 18, 1968.

Upon return, Lynn was united in marriage to Diana Hans on Jan. 18, 1969, and to this union, two daughters were born, Nicole and Stacy.

Lynn worked construction for many years, until he went out and started Lynn Tieken Construction.

Lynn enjoyed going to storage shed auctions, golfing, watching Kansas City Chief’s football. He also loved riding on his lawnmower with his grandchildren on his lap and spending time with his family.

Lynn is survived by his daughters, Nicole Tieken, Lincoln, Stacy Tieken, Lincoln; grandson, Jordan Tieken, Lincoln; granddaughter, Kyhana Tieken, Lincoln; sisters, Lola Reetz, Stromsburg, Ruby Light, Payette, Idaho, and Theo (Roger) Rucker, Utica; sisters-in-law, Marlene (Larry) McDonald, Lincoln, Betty Eggerling, Lincoln, Janet Tieken, Omaha, and JoAnn Tieken, Omaha; brothers-in-law, Kenny Schultz, Pleasant Dale, and Wayne Roebke, Crete; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Lynn was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Diana; brothers, Lavern Tieken, Don Tieken, Gene Tieken, Robert Tieken and Randall Tieken.

There will be no visitation. A Celebration of Life will be Saturday Dec. 3, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Seward V.F.W Club. Private family inurnment will be at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Malcom. Memorial contributions are suggested to the family or to St. Jude’s Children Hospital.

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