Angeline Rice - September 09, 2009Angeline F. Rice, 88, of Fullerton, mother of Aurora residents Tom Rice and Theresa Naeve, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2009 at Golden Living Center in Fullerton.
Services were Saturday at St. Peter Catholic Church in Fullerton. Father Richard Whiteing officiated. Burial was in the Fullerton Catholic Cemetery.
She was born Sept. 24, 1920 at Palmer to John Albert and Mary (Schefcyk) Dubas. She grew up and attended country school.
On May 14, 1941 she married John A. Rice at Fullerton. They farmed in the Linwood area for four years then returned to Fullerton. She worked at the creamery and was a licensed cream tester for eight years. She worked as a nurses aide for five years and cooked in the hospital many years. She worked at Dales Electronics in Columbus and then purchased and ran the Coffee Cup Café in Fullerton for four years. She did catering. Then she became a certified ceramic instructor and owned her own shop and taught class to many.
Her husband died Aug. 1, 1994. In 2008 she entered the Assisted Living at Golden Living Center in Fullerton
She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, St. Ann’s Altar Society and the Eagles Club.
She enjoyed rasing canaries, poodle dogs. She loved ceramics and porcelain dolls, camping, fishing and polka music.
Survivors include four sons, John (Sherri) Rice, Jr. of Grand Island, Jim (Diane) Rice of St. Paul, Tom (Chris) Rice of Aurora and Ron (Maria) Rice of Grand Island; three daughters, Theresa (Larry) Naeve of Aurora, Louise (Greg) Christensen of Grand Island and Annette (Ray) Howard of Fullerton; 17 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; two sister and brother-in-law, Leona Kurtz and Mary Ann Goodman both of Omaha, Sally and Walter Shotkoski of Lincoln.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John; one brother, Raymond Dubas; one sister, Elanore Wozniak; two grandchildren, one great-granddaughter.