Marian R. Weston

March 28, 1915 - May 10, 2018

Marian R. (Sherwood) Weston, 103 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at her home Thursday morning, May 10, 2018. She was born on March 28, 1915, in Beatrice to Charles and Katharine (Kilpatrick) Sherwood. Marian was a graduate of Beatrice High School, attended Scrips College in California for two years, was a graduate of the University of Nebraska and was a member of the Delta Gamma Sorority. Marian and Herbert T. Weston Jr. were married on June 14, 1937, in Beatrice. Marian was an animal welfare activist and was an avid reader and horse woman. She loved music and was a pretty fair poker player.

Survivors include her children Katharine W. Cohen and husband Michael of Murray, KY, and son Herbert T. Weston III of Beatrice; 3 grandsons Matthew Cohen and wife Nikki Gray of Lincoln, Daniel W. Cohen of Nashville, TN, and Jesse Weston-Rivera of Toronto, Canada; several nieces and nephews including Sue O’Neill of Beatrice and Ann Peterson of Lincoln. Marian was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Katharine (Kilpatrick) Sherwood; husband Herbert (2001); sisters Katharine Sherwood Mills and Lynn Sherwood Salvador; half-sister Rosanna Freeman; and brother Robert K. Sherwood.

Celebration of Life Services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel in Beatrice. There will be no viewing or visitation as cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the Beatrice Humane Society with the funeral home in charge. Sign Marian’s online guest book and view her video tribute when completed at

These services have been entrusted to the Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel in Beatrice.

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