March 12, 1933 - May 18, 2010
Darrell E. Rork, 77, of Grand Island died Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island. Services will be at 10 am Saturday at St. Mary’s Cathedral. Father Jonathan Sorensen will officiate. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Friday with a 7:30 pm Rosary at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to Grand Island Central Catholic. Mr. Rork was born March 12, 1933, in Hatfield, AR to Raymond and Cecelia (Franssen) Rork. He moved with his family to St. Libory, Nebraska when he was two and then to Grand Island when he was 10. He graduated from St. Mary’s High in 1950 and served in the military during the Korean War. He was united in marriage to Monica (Koziol) on May 10, 1954 at St. Mary’s Cathedral. He was employed at Sutter’s Dairy, Montgomery Wards and Wilson Concrete. He later owned and operated Eddy Street Bait Shop. He was a member of St. Mary’s Cathedral. He was also a member of the Platt Duetsche, the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion of Palmer. Darrell was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading and gardening. He was a fan of the Chicago Cubs and Nebraska Football. Survivors include his wife, Monica of Grand Island, children and spouses, Kim (Danny) Engel of Grand Island, Kathy (Steve) Krupski of Casper, WY, Darrell Jr. (Jean) Rork of Grand Island, Doug (Melinda) Rork of Windsor, CO, Karen (Tom) Dinkel of LaPorte, CO, Karla (Dick) Clarke of San Antonio, TX and Don Rork of Lincoln, NE, Grandchildren, Ben Krupski, Mike (Laurel) Krupski, Angi Rork, September and Tanner Rork, Jessica, Kelli Jo and Tommy Dinkel, Mickey and Adrean Clarke, Taylor Albright, Kristen (Bobby), Connor, Tommy and Tanner Ervin, two great grandchildren, Stetson and Jaxson, 29 nieces and nephews and a sister Lucille Haisch of Austin, TX. Darrell was preceded in death by his parents, a brother William Rork, a son Daniel Rork, grandson Clint Rork and step grandchildren Kathy MacWilliams and David Clarke.
Darrell E. Rork, 77, of Grand Island died Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island. Services will be at 10 am Saturday at St. Mary’s Cathedral. Father Jonathan Sorensen will officiate. Burial will be in Westlawn... View Obituary & Service Information
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