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Nancy Doernemann

Nancy Doernemann

November 20, 1952-August 29, 2019

Nancy Doernemann, 66, of Clarkson, Nebraska, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at the Clarkson Community Care Center.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 6 at SS Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Clarkson with Fr. Rodney Kneifl celebrating the Mass. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday with a 7 p.m. Vigil service. Visitation will continue on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until service time, all at the church. Interment will be in Clarkson Catholic Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Clarkson Library, Clarkson Museum, or the Clarkson Youth Program.

Nancy Doernemann was born Nov. 20, 1952, in West Point, Nebraska, to Leonard and Gladys (Barta) Karel. She graduated from Clarkson High School and attended Kearney State College in Kearney, Nebraska, for two years. On Nov. 29, 1974, Nancy was united in marriage to Daniel Doernemann at SS Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church. The couple farmed north of Clarkson. Besides helping Dan on the farm, Nancy was a teacher's assistant at District 57 Grade School in Leigh, Nebraska, for a few years before going to work at Hobby Lobby in Norfolk which she retired from in 2017 after 20 years.

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Nancy played softball for a number of years. She enjoyed going to youth sporting events, umpiring ball games, taking stats at high school football and basketball games, was an avid Husker fan, was on the board at the Clarkson Library and Museum, and enjoyed volunteering around the community.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Dan Doernemann of Clarkson, Nebraska; son, Matthew Doernemann of Lincoln, Nebraska; brother, Dan (Marcia) Karel of Seward, Nebraska; sister, Patricia (Randall) Daehiling of Lincoln, Nebraska; sister-in-law Sally Karel of Lincoln, Nebraska; and mother-in-law, Mary Ann Doernemann of Stanton, Nebraska.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Gladys Karel; son Joe Karel Doernemann; brother David Karel; and father-in-law, Wilfred Doernemann.

Condolences may be sent to www.millersfh.com.

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