St. Mary's High School - David City, Nebraska
Jeanette A. Urbanek - Class of 1958
Jeanette died June 20, 2000
This was the Obituary from the Banner Press

Lincoln -- Jeanette A.
 Koch, 58, of Lincoln, formerly
of Oakland, Iowa, died June 20, 2000
at Eastmont Towers in Lincoln.

She was born July 17, 1941, 
in Seward to Cyril and Agnes 
Urbanek.  She graduated from St. 
Mary's High School in David 
City in 1958 and from Iowa 
Western Community College in 1984.

She married Lonnie Koch 
September 3, 1960.  She was a rural 
mail carrier in Oakland for 23 years.

She was a member of St. Mary's 
Catholic Church in Avoca, Iowa,  and
St. John's Catholic Church in Lincoln.
She was also a member of the Tri-County
Cyclers Bicycle Club, a volunteer emergency
medial technician for the Oakland Rescue
Unit, and a volunteer for the Matt Talbot
Kitchen in Lincoln.

Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law,
Chuck and Anne of Terre Haute, Ind., Dr. Robert 
and Lisa of Lincoln, NE and Tom and May of Raymore, 
MO., one daughter and son-in-law, Eileen and Dr. 
Dave Bryer of Billings, Mont., her Mother of Ulysses,
four sisters and two brother-in-law, Mary Jane Mansour, 
Marcia Bohuslavsky of Brainard, Deb and
 Dick Arends and Judy and Lon Dyer, all of Lincoln, NE.
Two Brother and one sister-in-law, Jerome Urbanek of
Ulysses and Greg and Brenda Urbanek of Shelton;
grandchildren, Bryce and Eric Koch, Adam and Kevin Koch,
And Rachel and Brad Bryer; and two great-granddaughters.

She was preceded in death by her father.

A memorial Mass was held Saturday, June 24 at
St. Mary's Catholic Church in Avoca and a rosary was 
held at St. John's Catholic Church in Lincoln on Friday
June 23.  Officiants were Fathers Paul Monahan and
Fred Reichel.  Lector was Charles Koch.

Honorary pallbearers were Lon Dyer, Jeff
Bohuslavsky, Larry Lamphier, Dick Arends, 
Harold Hoffman, Terry Haines, Derrick Urbanek,
and Olda Boubin.

Memorial may be given to St. Elizabeth Heartland
Hospice, 555 S. 70th, Lincoln, NE.  68510, or The 
Matt Talbot Kitchen, 1911 R St., Lincoln, NE  68503.

Arrangements were made by Vieth Funeral Home
of Oakland.

Note from Anita Rolenc Reid: I went to school with Jeanette in Ulysses also. Her parents and my parents were good friends and they were the first people from Ulysses, Ne to move their children into St. Mary's grade and high school. It was not a easy task, but they did it together and none of them ever regretted it. They were pioneers, hard working people and their children came First.

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