Cover photo for Evelyn Tierney's Obituary
Evelyn Tierney Profile Photo
1919 Evelyn 2022

Evelyn Tierney

September 23, 1919 — April 28, 2022

Evelyn Mary Tierney age 102 of Broken Bow, NE passed away April 28, 2022, at the Brookestone View in Broken Bow.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at 10:30 am at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Broken Bow with Father Jim Hunt officiating. Burial will be in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery. A visitation and rosary will take place at Govier Brothers Mortuary on Monday, May 2, 2022, with visitation from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, and with the rosary at 7:00 pm. Govier Brothers Mortuary are in charge of arrangements. An online guest book may be signed at

Evelyn Tierney was born September 23, 1919, at St. Paul, NE to William and Mary (Bittner) Nelson, as the youngest of nine children. She received her education at St. Paul and graduated in 1937. She attended Van Sants Business College in Omaha, later working there for Dr. Ross Penny, as a dental assistant.

She married Cornelius A. Tierney on April 4, 1945, at St. Paul. They lived in the Westerville area for 3 years, then to the ranch south of Broken Bow.

A member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and Altar Society. She enjoyed ranch life, the cattle, and mother nature, maintaining beautiful flower, and vegetable gardens. Always having a pot of coffee and a delicious homemade dessert for visitors.

Evelyn is survived by one son Larry Tierney of Broken Bow, two daughters: Carol Hiser of Grand Island, and Conni (Rick) Gracey of Arnold, grandchildren: Cole, Lori (Clint), Christy (Trent), Shad (Jessalyn), Darci (Rocky), Tyler (Nikki) and Jade, great-grandchildren: Kacie, Travis, Caleb, Shay, Rory, Evalyn, Izabelle, Bronc, Chyann, Cade, nieces, and nephews.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, C.A. in 1980, her parents, three brothers: Ray, Frank, and Norman, and five sisters: Grace, Nora, Agnes, Inez, and Lorraine.


To order memorial trees in memory of Evelyn Tierney, please visit our tree store.


Visits: 8

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree

Send With Love

Send With Love