Wanda Just (Kellie) of Beatrice, passed away at the age of 67 on January 15, 2019 in Lincoln at the home of her daughter after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born March 13, 1951 in Steele City to Chet and Goldie Kellie of Endicott. Wanda felt the greatest accomplishment of her life was her four children (Mike, John, Scott and Kellie), 18 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. During her life she was a waitress, bar owner, clerk at Beatrice Public Library and lastly, a Data Entry Supervisor at a contractor for Immigration and Naturalization Services. On August 16, 1991 she married the love of her life Lawrence Just who passed away only 10 years later.
Survivors: Sons Mike (Michelle) Snyder, John Snyder (Special Friend Christie Markey) both of Beatrice, Scott (Becky) Henson of Plymouth. Daughter Kellie (Daniel, Jr.) Rabenhorst of Lincoln, NE. Stepson Larry Just, Jr of Hastings, NE. Grandchildren Tyler (Crystal), Travus (Kaylie), Heather, Nick, Miranda, Ellie, Sofia Snyder all of Beatrice. Tierra Snyder of Chadron. Ondrea Smith, Aksel and Zachary Rabenhorst all of Lincoln, NE. Jacob, Riley, and Megan Henson of Plymouth. Jesse Just of Lincoln, Bailey Just of Omaha, Jordan Workman of Filley, and Samantha Workman of Lincoln. Great Grandchildren: Scarlett and Morgan Steensnes, Lexie, Gunner, Kimber and Kyler Snyder, Zoey Pospichal and Aubrey Petersen all of Beatrice, NE. Sister Connie (Glenn) Mewes of Blue Springs, NE; Brother in law Bob Helget of Hebron. Many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceded in death by: Husband Lawrence Just, Parents Chet and Goldie Kellie, Sister Sharon Helget and Brother Ray Boyce.
Services will be Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury. The family will greet friends at the Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 6 – 8. Luncheon to follow burial at Steele City Community Center.