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Obituary for Lottie L. Cleveland

Carroll Plantation – Lottie L. Cleveland, 94, died Sunday, November 20, 2022, in Lincoln. She was born May 2, 1928, in Carroll Plt., the daughter of Solomon and Florence (Cole) McLaughlin.

Lottie enjoyed moose and deer hunting, fair-going, bingo, cribbage with her Harmony Cribbage Group, dancing, and family get togethers. She also looked forward each year to attending the annual Severance-McLaughlin family reunion. Lottie will be remembered far and wide for her exceptional cooking and especially her pies.

She is survived by her son, Clifford Severance, and his wife Mary; daughter Cathy Severance; grandsons Bret Worster, Scott McLean, David Kecki and his wife Amy, Dustin Kecki and his wife Amy, and Craig Severance; a brother Frederick McLaughlin and his wife Joyce; a sister Marilyn Bailey; sisters in law Inez McLaughlin and Shirley Severance; brother in law Lewis Day; stepdaughters Mary and Velma; and many step grandchildren, great and great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was also very close with her daughter’s band family– Rod and Sharon Carr, Rich and Lynn Nye, Ron and Linda Rines, Doug and Rose Danforth, and Darrell and Terry Park. In addition to her parents, Lottie was predeceased by brothers Leeman, Robert, Kenneth, and Gerald McLaughlin, sister Evelyn Day, first husband Ernest Severance, second husband James Cleveland, daughter Brenda McLean, and grandson Brad Worster.

Friends are invited to visit with the family 6-8 P.M. Friday, November 25 at the Lamson Funeral Home, Clay Chapel, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln, where funeral services will be held 10 AM Saturday, November 26 with the Rev Ken Hatridge officiating. There will be a Celebration of Life after the service on Saturday from 1-5 P.M. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, U.S. Route 2, Lincoln. Spring interment will be at the Stevens Cemetery, Carroll Plantation. Gifts in memory of Lottie may be sent to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 13770 Noel Road, Suite 801889, Dallas, TX 75380. Messages of condolence may be expressed at Lottie’s Book of Memories at