Ylene Longwell - Obituary

Ylene Ann Longwell (Biede), age 71, of Minburn and Ames Iowa, died Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 in Covington, Louisiana. Ylene was born on March 2, 1945, in Emerson, Nebraska, the daughter of Henry and Gertrude Biede. Growing up, Ylene graduated from Homer High, Nebraska in 1963. She later became an LPN working and caring for the elderly.

Those left to cherish her are her daughter Jodi (Greg) Tolliver and granddaughter Emma of Louisiana, and son John Longwell (Cynthia & granddaughter Audryna) and grandchildren Jasmyne (Maximo) Canche of New Mexico, and grandson Ashton Longwell of Colorado; as well as brothers: Duane (Ardyse) Biede of Nebraska, Stan (Sharyn) Biede of Kansas; Hank (Terri) Biede of Florida; and sister Betty (Jeff) Homan of California; and companion Merrill Williams of Iowa; nieces, nephews; extended family and friends.

Ylene is preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Getrude, brother Walter as well as former husband John Longwell.

A celebration of life will be held Thursday, October 20, 2016, at the Rowley Masonic Chapel (1300 28th St, Perry, IA 50220), at 1:00 p.m. Her ashes will be interred Friday, October 21, 2016, at Omaha Valley Cemetery, Homer, Nebraska at 1:00 p.m.

All are welcome to celebrate her truly wonderful life
If you have questions please call John Longwell at 505.385.0007
Map to Rowley Masonic Chapel