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Dorothy Ann Pape

August 7, 1928 July 19, 2019
Dorothy Ann Pape
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Dorothy Ann (Carkoski) Pape, 90, of Grand Island passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society-Grand Island Village.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 AM Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Chapel in Grand Island, NE with The Reverend Sid Bruggeman officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Vigil Rosary service will be at 10:00 AM. Burial will be at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

 Dorothy Ann was born August 7, 1928 to Michael and Anna (Badura) Carkoski at Ord, NE. She was baptized into the Catholic Faith on August 12, 1928 at Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Ord. First Holy Communion was received at Sacred Heart Church in Arcadia, NE in 1936. She received confirmation at St Josaphat Catholic Church in Loup City, NE in 1938.

She was united in marriage to Robert B. Pape on November 6, 1976 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Grand Island, NE.

She began her employment as a teacher in the rural schools in the Loup City and Arcadia area. In 1962, she became a histologic technician and began working for Mary Lanning Hospital in Hastings, NE. In 1968 she received a degree in Cytotechnology and continued working at Mary Lanning Hospital until her retirement.

Dorothy Ann’s Catholic Faith was very important to her. She taught religious education for 34 years, all of those years preparing second grade children for First Holy Communion. Both Dorothy Ann and Robert were Eucharistic ministers together for St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She also did volunteer work for St. Francis Hospital in Grand Island.

She enjoyed oil painting, gardening, canning, and embroidery.

She is survived by her husband, Robert B. Pape; nephews, John (Angela) Cochnar, Joe (Cathy) Cochnar, David Carkoski, Philip (Melissa) Carkoski, Gerald (Sue) Carkoski; nieces, Kathy Cochnar, Connie Cochnar, Ann (Alan) Kahle, Cindy (John) Taylor, Rose (Bill) Stobbe, Virginia (Troy) Hobbs, Linda (Tim) Pawloski; 13 great nieces; 12 great nephews; 7 great great nieces; 10 great great nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Jerome Carkoski; sister-in-law, Mary Carkoski; sister, Anna Mae Cochnar; brother-in-law, James F. Cochnar; father-in-law, Juel Pape; mother-in-law, Helen Pape; nephews, James M. Cochnar, Jerome J. Cochnar; niece, Theresa E. Carkoski.

Memorials are suggested to the family to be designated at a later date. Online condolences may be directed to www.livson.com. Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.


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Service

Wednesday

24

Jul

10:30 AM 7/24/2019 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 7/24/2019 11:30:00 AM
Livingston Sondermann Funeral Chapel

601 North Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68803

Vigil Rosary Service beginning at 10:00 AM

Livingston Sondermann Funeral Chapel
601 North Webb Road Grand Island 68803 NE
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

3826 W Stolley Park Rd, Grand Island, NE 68803
Grand Island, NE 68803

3826 W Stolley Park Rd, Grand Island, NE 68803 Grand Island 68803 NE
United States

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