Remember When: Local teacher impacted countless lives
February 4, 2021
Editor's note: This piece originally ran in the November 14, 2019 edition of the Sentinel-News. Marilyn Meyer died on Jan. 31, 2021, at the age of 89.
Have you ever spoken with someone and a cascade of beautiful memories fills your mind as they speak? I was given strict orders to not fluff up this article, but I find that hard to do when it is in regard to someone I, and so many of us, cherish so much: My first-grade teacher, Mrs. Meyer.
Born in 1931 at Lord Lister Hospital in Omaha, Marilyn (Nelson) Meyer had teaching in her blood from Day 1.
"My great uncle was a teacher in Denmark...