Elaine K. Tweton
Date of Birth
February 26, 1946
Lincoln, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
August 9, 2020
Greenwood, Nebraska
Funeral Service Directions

Friday, August 14, 2020 ~ 2:30 p.m.
Riverview Community Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Interment at Greenwood Memorial Cemetery ~ Greenwood, Nebraska

Visitation Directions

Thursday, August 13, 2020 ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Marcy Mortuary ~ Ashland, Nebraska


Friends of the Library, Word of Hope Lutheran Church or Greenwood Memorial Cemetery Association

Elaine K. Tweton, 74 of Greenwood, NE, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family.  She was born February 26, 1946 in Lincoln, NE to William and Gladys (Shafer) Piening.  She grew up on a farm southeast of Greenwood, NE.  Elaine graduated from Murdock High School in 1964 and received an Associate’s Degree from Lincoln Community College.  She was united in marriage to Roger Tweton on June 4, 1965 in Greenwood.  She worked as a medical secretary for Lincoln Internal Medicine and various doctors.

Elaine was a former member of Greenwood Methodist Church where she enjoyed attending her women’s Circle Group and she was a supporter of the Friends of the Library in Greenwood.  She enjoyed baking, cooking, camping, fishing, boating, gardening, reading a book and spending time with her family on Sunday afternoons.  She especially loved attending her son’s and grandchildren’s activities.

Elaine is survived by her sons, Doug (Jean) Tweton of Greenwood, Troy (Kristi Ruelas) Tweton of Ashland; grandchildren, Josie, Jaiden and Treyton Tweton; sister-in-law, Darlene Piening; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Gladys Piening, husband, Roger Tweton; brother, Don Piening.

Condolences for Elaine K. Tweton
  1. Chuck and Carol Varland
    • August 11, 2020 - 4 years ago

    So sorry for your loss Doug and Troy. Sending love and prayers. Your mom was such an awesome lady!❤️

  2. Mira (Roeder) Wiegmann
    • August 11, 2020 - 4 years ago

    Elaine was devoted to to family and community. Even during her illness she was concerned for the welfare of others. I will greatly miss phone conversations with her during the ll years since our move to Oregon. My condolences to her family and friends, especially to her children and grandchildren who gave her so much joy.

  3. Tyler williams
    • August 11, 2020 - 4 years ago

    So sorry for your loss, Doug and Troy are in my thoughts.

  4. Ryan and Trudie Hammers
    • August 11, 2020 - 4 years ago

    Doug and Troy, Ryan and I are so very sorry for your loss!!! You and your families are in our thoughts!!

  5. Ryan and Trudie Hammers
    • August 11, 2020 - 4 years ago

    Doug and Troy, Ryan and I are so very sorry for your loss!! Our thoughts go out to you and your families!!

  6. Harold & Barb House
    • August 11, 2020 - 4 years ago

    Troy & Doug, you are both in our hearts as we know it is hard to let go of a loved one. The only positive thought is your mom isn’t sick anymore, she deserves the rest. Our families have lots of great memories traveling & sharing laughs when our boys wrestled together. You are an extended part of our family. Please keep in touch.

  7. Stacy Tinnean Robeets
    • August 11, 2020 - 4 years ago

    Doug and Troy…Praying for your families.

  8. Kathy Bowman
    • August 11, 2020 - 4 years ago

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. Elaine was such a sweet, caring lady., a pleasure to have known. My thoughts and prayers are with all her family.

  9. • August 11, 2020 - 4 years ago

    We are really saddened by your mom’s passing.. We never got to meet her but she was a wonderful mother and grandmother we can tell because of her Sunday dinners and love for her family… We know how hard this will be and want you to know we are thinking of you and sending condolences …

  10. Susan Sacca
    • August 11, 2020 - 4 years ago

    So saddened to hear of Elaine’s passing. She was an incredibly caring woman who will be missed by so many.

  11. • August 11, 2020 - 4 years ago

    Doug,Sorry for your loss. I will always have fond memories of your Mom.

  12. • August 11, 2020 - 4 years ago

    I am so very sorry! There are no words to make it better, I know that, but my prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.

  13. • August 12, 2020 - 4 years ago

    I am so sorry to hear. Such a kind loving friend.

  14. Susie Bree's (Claycomb)
    • August 12, 2020 - 4 years ago

    Doug and Troy (and your families) Y’all are in my thoughts! So many memories, especially camping, boating and always at each other’s homes growing up.
    As you know, she was an amazing lady, with a kind, warm soul
    Hugs ams thoughts always, but especially during this difficult time

  15. Lisa Owen-Cruz
    • August 12, 2020 - 4 years ago

    My thoughts to you and your family Doug

  16. • August 13, 2020 - 4 years ago

    Doug and Troy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. your mother was one wonderful woman. always had time for a smile ‘conversation’ and thinking about everybody else no matter how sick she was always ready to help everybody. she fought a hard battle. Tim and Loretta Thimgan

  17. • September 9, 2020 - 4 years ago

    Doug and Troy and your families. We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. We just heard. We have many wonderful memories of time spent with your folks and more recently your Mom who was so good to stay in touch. What a wonderful person she has been and will be missed by many. Prayers for all of you for comfort. Harold and Janet Cross

  18. Linda Stevens
    • September 10, 2020 - 4 years ago

    Doug and Troy and families. I just heard from Carol (Kuehn) Wilhelm that your mom passed away in August. My deepest sympathy to you all. Elaine was always a gentle soul and loved seeing her at all the Kuehn reunions and get togethers through the years.

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