Marie Isabell Pirnie, age 94, of Broken Bow passed away February 10, 2020, at the Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow, NE.
Memorial services will be Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at Govier Brothers Chapel in Broken Bow with Marvin Peterson officiating. Burial will follow in the Lone Tree Cemetery near Weissert, NE. Memorials are suggested to the Weissert Church of God. A visitation will be held on Friday, February 14, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM at Govier Brothers Mortuary. Govier Brothers Mortuary are in charge of arrangements. Words of encouragement or remembrance can be left at www.govierbrothers.com.
Marie was born on December 31, 1925 in Weissert, NE to Frank “Bud” and Fern (Campbell) Peterson. Marie was the oldest of their five children. She grew up in the Weissert area attending Weissert Grade School and later graduated from Dry Valley High School with the class of 1943.
On November 13, 1954, Marie was united in marriage to George Pirnie. The couple made their home in Broken Bow, NE. They were blessed with three children: George Jr., Nadine, and Gerald. Her husband George passed away on November 16, 1998.
Marie loved her family and was known to help others in whatever way she could. She was a very good cook and enjoyed feeding the men working on the Pirnie farm/ranch. Marie held various jobs over the years working at the Pirnie General Store, Arrow Freightlines, the Pirnie farm/ranch and the Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center. She was a member of the Baptist Church for many years, and later in life she attended the Church of God in Broken Bow. Marie enjoyed serving in her church where she made many life-long friends.
Marie was preceded in death by her parents Frank “Bud” and Fern, husband George, siblings Lewis Peterson, Leo Peterson, Arlene Glover, Wilma Miller and husband Paul Miller. She is survived by children George Pirnie Jr., Nadine (Rod) Schweitzer and Gerald Pirnie along with grandsons Troy (Shawna) Schweitzer and Kyle (Jaymee} Schweitzer. Other surviving family members include Beverly Peterson, DeVohn Peterson, Charles Glover, Alice Pirnie, and Helen Marie Pirnie.