Jeanette Louise Scott
July 18, 1934 – February 16, 2023
VISITATION: Friday, March 3rd from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel, followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Saturday, March 4th at 10am at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, 11802 Pacific. Entombment: Resurrection Mausoleum.
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Mrs. Jeanette Louise Scott, born on July 18, 1934 in Lincoln, NE died on February 16, 2023 in Omaha, NE. J. Louise Nolan, married Joseph C. Scott M.D. on July 26, 1956 in Fort Worth, TX at St. Andrews Catholic Church.
Louise graduated from Central High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was awarded a scholarship in vocal music at Maryville College of the Sacred Heart in St. Louis, Missouri, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in music with history, philosophy and education minors. Louise was trained in classical Opera and had a beautiful singing voice. Following marriage to Joseph, they moved to California, then to Colorado Springs, Colorado, where her husband served in the Air Force, and later to Rochester, Minnesota, following her husband’s military and medical career path. During Joseph’s residency training in Rochester, she taught vocal music at St. Joseph’s Catholic School until moving to Omaha, where the family settled and family expanded.
Louise actively supported her husband’s career, traveling with him in his many roles. She volunteered at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and served as president of the Faculty Women’s Club during times of early formation. She was founding member of the University of Nebraska Hospital Auxiliary and served as president. She worked at the University of Nebraska Medical Hospital gift shop for many years. She and her husband were patrons of the arts and enjoyed Omaha Playhouse Theater with friends. She served as chairperson of the Garden walk in 1992. Later, Louise actively pursued additional education, returning to school to receive multiple certificates in Biblical Studies from the Archdiocese of Omaha, and a certificate of training in Graphic Arts from the American Institute of Graphic Arts. She used her graphic arts training to produce the church bulletin for St. Robert Bellarmine Parish for many years, as well as helping others with newsletter needs. Louise was an active member in the Society Daughters of the American Revolution for over 50 years.
Louise was a loving, caring mother and absolutely devoted to her husband of 64 years. She enjoyed traveling with her husband as members of the Central Travel Club traveling to Europe, Jerusalem, England, Ireland, Italy, Hawaii, Galapagos Islands, New Zealand and Australia, and other wonderful places. She and Joseph frequently visited the mountains in Estes Park, Colorado, Mobile, Alabama, and Palm Desert, California. Along with traveling, Louise enjoyed gardening, sewing, music, entertaining, and visiting her family across the states. She will be missed greatly by family and friends.
Jeanette Louise is survived by four children: Mary Randall (Thomas), Angela DelVecchio (Mark), Joseph Scott III, and Mark Scott (Brenda); 13 grandchildren: Travis, Nicholas (Carissa), Brian (Carin), and Amy Randall; Kathryn, Kristi Rekdal (Andreas) and Carolyn DelVecchio; MacKenzie Bargstadt (Taylor), Joseph IV, and Wayde Scott; Logan (Jessica), Michael, and Nicole Scott; 12 great-grandchildren: Kaitlyn, Isabelle, Grace, Zaden, Aaren, Cole, Evelyn, Hallie, Roman Randall, Bianca Lueck, Van Bargstadt, and Wyatt Scott, and 2 step-grandchildren, Ellie and Easton Larson along with numerous nieces and nephew and cousins.
Louise was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Joseph Charles Scott Jr., M.D.; parents, Michael David Nolan and Jeanette Milrae (Judkins) Nolan of Fort Worth, Texas.; a brother, Hascoll D. Nolan; a sister, Patricia A. (Nolan) Rice; and an infant daughter, Antoinette D. Scott.