Nebraska Authors

Marianne Beel

Born 1928-07-29 SD (USA)

Died 2007-07-17


Mount Hope Cemetery, Valentine

For 26 years Beel contributed a weekly column for the North Platte Telegraph starting in 1977. Her posthumous book Sand in My Shoes collected from her columns.

Places Lived

Ranch near Valentine, NE
South Dakota
Cherry County, NE

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Fiction
  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


Sandhills; Memoir; Weekly Newspaper Column; Ranching; Cattle Industry; History; Non-fiction



Places Worked

North Platte Telegraph
United States Post Office, Kennedy, NE


Nebraska Press Women


A Sandhills Century. 1986.
Sand in My Shoes: Four Decades of Sandhills Stories and History. 2008.

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