Memorial services for Lynn McCormick, 80, Lawrence will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 10, 2009. Inurnment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Lynn died August 17, 2009 at Harbor House.
She was born on April 24, 1929 in Chicago, IL the daughter of Carl and Beulah Lewis Devard.
She married William McCormick in 1959 in Chicago, IL. They later divorced. He preceded her in death on April 3, 2002.
She grew up in Marion, IL. She attended Milton College in Wisconsin. Out of school she was a Journalist. Later she moved to Omaha, NE where she was a homemaker, raised children and started a bookstore at the Methodist College School of Nursing.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Carbondale, IL and previously in Omaha, NE where she was involved in the Stephen Ministery. In 1977 she received a Leadership award from the Nebraska Community Improvement Program for her involvement with the Rockbrook School Creative Playground. Lynn was an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow.
She was a founding member of the Holistic Health Network in Omaha. She was involved in the Usui System of Reiki Healing and also the MariEL Method Alternative of Total Healing and other alternative healing methods.
Survivors include one daughter, Melissa McCormick, and husband, Ed Noonen, Lawrence; one son, Jay, Chicago, IL. She was preceded in death by a brother, Carl Devard, in 2009.
The family suggests memorial contributions in her name to the National Parkinson Foundation, Alzheimer’s Association or Charity of Donor’s Choice and sent in care of the mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.com Subject: McCormick