Delores Grosshans - August 10, 2013Delores C. Grosshans, 80, of Central City, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at Litzenberg Memorial County Hospital in Central City.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 10 a.m. at the United Presbyterian Church in Central City with Rev. Doug McHargue officiating. Visitation will be Monday, Aug. 12, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Wagner Funeral Home in Central City. Burial will be in the Central City Cemetery.
Dee was born on Feb. 21, 1933 in Grand Island to Richard and Minnie C. (Schroeder) Bergholz. She grew up in Grand Island and received her education in Grand Island Public Schools.
She was united in marriage to Paul J. Grosshans on June 27, 1954, at the St. Paul’s English Lutheran Church in Grand Island. The couple lived in Central City where she and Paul were business owners of Grosshans Case IH Dealerships in Central City and Aurora.
She was a member of United Presbyterian Church in Central City. She taught Sunday school and served as church secretary for many years. She was a 50 year member of P.E.O. Chapter AB and served as past president. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and she served on the Merrick County election board. She devoted her life to her family and the family business. She enjoyed Husker football, birthday club, and various bridge clubs.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Kent (Jeanne) Grosshans of Central City and Kris (Barbara) Grosshans of Clarendon Hills, Ill., and a daughter and son-in-law, Kay (Jack) Lyons of Marquette. Dee had eight grandchildren, Katie (Dustin “Bubba”) Penas of Omaha, Lisa (Curt) Patrick of Omaha, Elliot Grosshans of Central City, Molly Lyons of Kearney, Kenzie Lyons of Lincoln and Kerry, Clark, and Cole Grosshans all of Clarendon Hills, IL, and three great-grandchildren, Beau Penas, Claire Patrick and Paityn Patrick all of Omaha.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul Grosshans on Jan. 18, 2009; and her brothers, Harry, Don, Ray and Dick Bergholz.
Memorials are suggested to the United Presbyterian Church or the donor’s choice and condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website, www.wagnerfuneral.com.