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Dorothy Rose Jarzynka

February 16, 1930 — October 10, 2019

Dorothy R. Jarzynka, 89, of Cairo died Thursday, October 10, 2019 at CHI St. Francis in Grand Island. Funeral mass will be 10 AM Monday, October 14, 2019 at Resurrection Catholic Church with Fr. Joe Kadaprayil officiating. Burial will be Tuesday, October 15 at Fort McPhearson National Cemetery near Maxwell, NE. Visitation will be from 4-6 PM Sunday, October 13 with a Rosary at 6 PM at Apfel Funeral Home in Grand Island. Memorials are suggested to Resurrection Catholic Church or to the family for later designation,



Dorothy was born on February 16, 1930 in Abbott, NE to Ed and Rosa (Kroeger) Behrens. She grew up in the Cairo area and graduated with the Wood River High School class of 1948. She was united in marriage to Emmet Jarzynka on December 31, 1955 in Cairo. The couple made their home in Cairo where Dorothy held various jobs over the years; she was a teacher, worked in banks and worked at the cafeteria at the hospital.



She was a member of the Resurrection Catholic Church. She enjoyed embroidery, crossword puzzles, reading and especially seeing her grandchildren.



Those left to cherish her memory include three sons & daughters-in-law, Laverne & Sharon Jarzynka of Cairo, NE, Randall & Deb Jarzynka of Cairo, NE, Gerald & Rose Jarzynka of Lincoln, NE, two daughters & sons-in-law, Barbara & B.J. Elder of Kenai, Alaska, Marie & Dave Kraft of Doniphan, NE. 11 grandchildren, eight great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Emmet; sister, Florence (Charles) Jarzynka and brother, Gene Behrens

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Visitation

Sunday, October 13, 2019

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Apfel Funeral Home - Grand Island

1123 West 2nd Street, Grand Island, NE 68801

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funeral services

Monday, October 14, 2019

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Resurrection Catholic Church

4130 Cannon Road, Grand Island, NE 68803

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interment

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Ft. McPherson National Cemetery

12004 South Spur 56a, Maxwell, NE 69151

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Burial

Ft. McPherson National Cemetery

12004 South Spur 56a, Maxwell, NE 69151

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