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‘A living memory’ — Neighbors saving the plants of Lincoln’s Wayne Manor | Local – Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska 2021-06-16 17:48:04 –

Bill first died in November 2019. Naomi six months later.

Wayne believes they sit on the porch of C Street every day for more than half a century, sharing meals and enjoying each other’s company.

“Look at their beautiful garden.”

Drilling began in April.

A neighbor who knew and cared about the couple came and transplanted his favorite flowers into the garden.

“They were a sweet couple,” said Jeff Cole next door. “People who are really nice, interesting and interested. We miss them.”

Volunteers from the Near South Neighborhood Association came and dug plants for the annual plant sale on May 1st.

“So those plants have now found a nice home,” Maurer said.

The plants left over from the sale also went to the Wilken driveway on A Street for the annual Near South Garage Sale.

Money from Wayne’s factory and other factories will be used to restore Peach Park, one of seven in the neighborhood.

“It’s a group effort,” said Cathay Wilken. “It’s good for all of us.”

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