Photo of Marian Othmer

Marian Othmer Schultz*

QUOTE BY DAUGHTER:
Marian was an advocate of volunteerism. She felt that she gained far more from the people she worked with and the community projects and organizations she supported than she gave in time, energy and financial support. 

NARRATIVE:
Marian and her husband Bertrand were principally responsible for the development of the northwest portion of Lincoln. They purchased land, built a home and lived in the area for over 50 years. Their "hilltop" property is now being developed by the Hilltop Foundation. Plans have been drawn up to establish an arboretum highlighting the history of the area. The Homestead Girl Scout Council and Nebraska Wesleyan University are in collaboration with this project. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
University of Nebraska State Museum, volunteer for paleontologic field expeditions in laboratory studies and in preparation of specimens and scientific manuscripts
Homestead Girl Scouts Council, Lincoln, NE
P.E.O
Women's Interclub Council
YWCA
United Way
WICS
Parent Teacher's Association
Lincoln Public Schools Foreign Language Program
Family Service Association
Willard Community Center
Nebraska Chamber Orchestra Build
Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial
Friends of Loren Eiseley
Trinity United Methodist Church
Alpha Delta Pi Sorority
Panhellenic Council
Nebraska University Faculty Women's Club

EDUCATION:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 1932
Omaha North High School, Omaha, NE, 1926

PERSONAL:
Year of Birth: 1909
Year of Death: 1992
Husband: C. Bertrand "Bert"
Children: Tranda, Donna

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