Helen Elaine (Hatcliff) Scott, 85, of Lincoln, passed away, March 6, 2021. She died peacefully at home after facing health challenges and cancer. Services were held on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, in Lincoln. Helen was born to Charles and Daisy Hatcliff on Nov. 17, 1935. Helen graduated from Lincoln High School in 1953. She met Verl Scott on a blind date and they married Aug. 15, 1958. Helen enjoyed her family, Husker sports, shopping, going to lunch with her high school friends, and reading and listening to the news.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents, her sister, two brothers, Verl, her husband of 54 years, and her oldest daughter Shelley (Scott) O’Meara. She leaves behind Sheri (Doug) Dawson of Lincoln, and Stacy (Russ) Nelsen of Blair. She was extremely proud of her 6 grandchildren Alison O’Meara, Bailey Dawson, Jill Dawson, Hannah (Matt) Owen, Paige Nelsen and Nick Nelsen. She was excited to welcome her first great-grandchild Elaine Owen in May. She is also survived by her sister-in-law Helen (Edward) Scott of Mitchell, nieces, nephews and their families, and many friends. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.
Because of her love for children, memorials can be designated to the Make-A-Wish Lincoln Office (8033 S. 15th Street, Suite B, Lincoln, NE 68512) or sent to the family for purchase and donation of children’s library books for Clinton Elementary in Lincoln.