Deloris H. Navarrette

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7/6/1923 – 1/8/2018

Deloris was born on July 6, 1923, in Magnolia, IA to Steve and Inez Stebbins .She grew up in Iowa and moved to Omaha, NE in her early 20’s. She met and married Sam Navarrette and they had four children. She enjoyed staying home with her children and the many vacations they took to Colorado. She was a homemaker until the age of 42 when she went to work for Immanuel Hospital as a nurse’s aide. She worked at Immanuel for 23 years and retired at age 65.

She loved watching baseball and sitting in the sun. Her favorite teams were the Atlanta Braves and the Kansas City Royals. Her favorite players were Chipper Jones and George Brett. She spent many Mother’s Day in Kansas City watching the Royals play, soaking up the sun.

Another love was dancing, especially the polka with her sisters at their favorite place “Poopsie’s”. She is probably doing the polka in Heaven with her Mom and Sisters!

She loved and was very proud of her Grandchildren and her Great-Grandchildren and always enjoyed watching them at their activities.

She was preceded in death by parents, grandparents, 1 son, 5 brothers and 5 sisters. Survived by Sons: Dick (Corky), Steve (Julie); Daughter Karen (Rich) Sandberg; 5 grandchildren: Jason, Jennie, Jamie, Sean and Blair; 5 great-grandchildren: Owen, Colin, Alison, Theodore and Tate; 1 brother, 4 sisters; many nieces and nephews.

Visitation 5:00 – 7:00 PM Tuesday (1/16/2018) at Roeder Mortuary 2727 N. 108th Street Omaha, Nebraska; Memorial Service 11:00 AM Wednesday (1/17/2018) at Trinity Lutheran Church 6340 N. 30th Street Omaha, Nebraska.

Memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church

David M. Jackson

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3/20/1957 – 1/5/2018

David Jackson “Big Daddy” was an amazing father, brother, Paw Paw and friend. He touched many lives through the years. Born in Omaha, Nebraska to Mattie Mae Taylor and Tony Vernal Herbert, he was the second oldest son. He shared a great bond with his siblings and family. Very close to his maternal grandmother Fannie Mae Fulton, by age 18 he was set to join the United States Army. A tough decision, but ultimately the best decision. David would return from duty and watch both his mother and grandmother light up with both relief and joy at the sight of him. He comes from a very close family where they were all more like siblings than any other title given. His love was immeasurable. While serving 22 years in the United States Army, upon retirement David chose to settle and become a resident in Monroe, Louisiana where he would reside until his passing. He was an active member and Deacon of Seigle Community Baptist Church and Associated member/Deacon of Philadelphia Word Church, both of Louisiana. David loved his church family and they loved him as well, he spoke highly and enjoyed being under the leadership of Rev. William L. Cann. After retiring and receiving his Bachelor’s degree from University of Louisiana at Monroe , he became employed as Specialist David Jackson for the Louisiana State Probation and Parole Office. He was a member of the Magnolia Peace Officers as well as the Louisiana Probation and Parole Association where he was awarded the State Officer of the Year twice. David was a proud man, thorough and sometimes tough. But although he was  tough, he was a gentle giant. While stern, he had a smile that would light the room, while stubborn… he held a heart bigger than life.

David is preceded in death by his parents, Mattie Mae Taylor and Tony Vernal Herbert; (Brother) Vernal Lee Glenn and grandmother Fannie Mae Fulton. All of Omaha, Nebraska.

He leaves to cherish his children, son- David Jackson Jr (of Germany); daughter- Mahaogany Phillip (Howard); son- Dant’e Jimmerson (Alicia); daughter-Alesia Braimah (Justice) of Omaha; daughter-Aeja Jackson; son-Ashani Jackson of Louisiana. He leaves 18 grandchildren and his sweet girl and grandson Kenneday and  “Jordy”. Sisters- Deborah Jackson; Tammie Aigberomwan; Terra Reynolds (Ball) 0f Omaha. Brothers- Kenneth Taylor (Sabrina); Charles Taylor (Stella) of Omaha. Special Aunts Doris Fulton, Barbara “Jean” Hill, Bobbie Jo “Tiny” Fulton of Omaha. And his special friend and loving fianc’e Judy Harris of Louisiana. A host of nieces, nephews, close friends/family and many more.

Visitation Tuesday 5:00 – 7:00 PM; Service 11:00 AM Wednesday (1/17/2018) all at Roeder Mortuary 4932 Ames Avenue Omaha, Nebraska, Interment Mount Hope Cemetery Omaha, Nebraska

Barbara J. Jennings

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3/16/1939 – 1/4/2018

Barbara Jean Jennings (maiden name Webb) departed this life on Thursday, January 4, 2018, at the age of 78.She was born to Euphemia (Haynes) Mobley and Floyd W. Webb Jr, on March 16, 1939 in Omaha, Nebraska. Barbara was born the tiniest baby in 1939 weighing only 1 pound      8 ounces.

Barbara graduated from OOIC with a certificate in data entry. Ms. Jennings was employed at Bemis Bag Company for many years, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for 25 years.  After retiring from UNL Barbara dedicated 15 years to working with youth at Blackburn Alternative High School. Barbara was a member at Morning Star Baptist Church. She enjoyed traveling, bingo and going to the casino.

Barbara is preceded in death by her mother: Euphemia (Haynes) Mobley, father: Floyd W. Webb Jr., stepfather: Wealthy Mobley, Ex-husband: Wynn A. Jennings Sr., sister: Betty, brothers: Donald Avant and Floyd Webb.

Barbara will be loving remembered by her Aunt, Dorothy Pruitt; Step-sisters, Phyllis Mobley and Vanessa Ervin (Jim) and Step-brother, Wealth L. Mobley Jr. (Rochelle); children, Euphemia Jennings, William Jennings (Melanie), Wynn Jennings Jr., Euwanda Jennings, and Donald Jennings (Yvette); extended sons, David VanCamp (Candice) and Andrew McMillan and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation from 6 :00  – 8:00 PM, Monday, January 15, 2018, Roeder Mortuary, 4932 Ames Avenue, Omaha, Nebraska 68104.

A celebration of Barbara’s life will be held 11:00 AM, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at Morning Star Baptist Church, 2019 Burdette Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68110.


Irene Mary Wilwerding

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8/7/1934 – 1/12/2018

Of Carroll, IA, preceded in death by parents  William and Marie (Kholes) Wilwerding, brothers Frank, Don and Robert, survived by  twin sister Maureen Duffy (Milwaukee),  brothers Leo (Omaha) and Dennis (Littleton, CO), many nieces & nephews

Irene Wilwerding was a Dubuque Franciscan Sister for 34 Years, she received a BA from Briar Cliff College and a M.A. from Strich College Milwaukee.  She taught in Chicago, Dubuque, Holy Cross, Larchwood and Briar Cliff.  She started a reading program, was coordinator for CCD at Coon Rapids as well as a parish secretary, bookkeeper, sacristan and housekeeper.  Irene retired to Carroll in 1996 where she continued to serve as a housekeeper for Father Robert Fangman.

Visitation with Family 10:00 to 11:00 Tuesday (1/16/2018) at Church, Funeral Mass 11:15 A.M. Tuesday at St. Cecilia’s Cathedral, 701 N 40th St,  Omaha, Interment Calvary Cemetery. Memorials to St. Cecilia’s Cathedral.