January 28, 1927 ~ October 30, 2020
Marcellin Agnes Kalin Little, 93, of Beatrice, NE passed away October 30, 2020 at the Good
Samaritan Nursing Home in Beatrice, NE. She was born January 28, 1927 in a farm home near Burchard, NE to Emil and Agnes Gyhra Kalin. She attended District #15 a one-room school northeast of Burchard, and graduated from Lewiston High School in 1943, at the age of 16. After high school she worked at Jerpes Creamery and Lang’s Grocery in Tecumseh. On March 5, 1946, she married Billie Val Little at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Burchard, NE. Five children were born to this union: Patricia Michielutti, William Little, Judith Little, Linda Reiman and Terrance Little.
She is survived by daughters Patty Michielutti (Mitch) of Georgetown, Texas, Linda Reiman (Don) of Virginia NE, brothers Emmett Kalin (Dee) of Beatrice, and Omer Kalin (Oliva) of Lincoln. Grandchildren, Jon Conradt (Heidi) of Reston, VA, James Conradt (Nicole) of Austin, TX, Eric Michielutti (Sonya) and Ronda Perry (Jeff) of Lincoln, Fleming Pachucki of Attica MI, Michele Holle (Scott) of Bremen, KS, Kelly Little Fugett (Fred) Hallam, Bille Joe Little (significant other Kim Meers ) of Virginia, Kevin Reiman (Deb) of Weeping Water, Korey Reiman of Lincoln, Ronda Stinson (Jason) Syracuse, Jessica Little of Lincoln, Jenna Malik (TJ) of Omaha, 32 greatgrandchildren, one great-greatgrandson and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill, her husband of 55 years, infant daughter Judith, sons Terry and Bill Little, son-in-law Robert Conradt, daughter-in-law Judy Little, brothers Francis and Jerome Kalin, sisters Audrey, Esther Bstandig and Bernice Jury.
Marcellin will be remembered by her welcoming smile, kindness, and acceptance of everyone she met.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Beatrice with Father Tom Walsh officiating. A rosary was held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation was held from 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Monday, November 2, 2020 at Harman-Wright Mortuary. A private family burial will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Burchard, NE. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to the Virginia Legion Club #367 Aux. Condolences may be left online at www.harmanwrightmortuary.com. Harman-Wright Mortuary & Crematory in Beatrice in charge of arrangements.