Rose Marie Cerny
A Mass of Christian Burial for Rose Marie Cerny is scheduled for Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Gregory, SD, with Father Jonathan Dillon officiating.
Altar servers are Ryler Stevicks and Pierce Stukel, gift bearers are Alayna Wilson and Chantel Bye and lector is Landon Cerny.
Music is provided by the St. Joseph Catholic Church Choir, accompanied by Mary Beth Gergen, pianist. Gina Frerichs, Amy Hawkins and Jessica Cerny are in charge of the guest book.
Casket bearers are Ryan Humpal, Matt Cerny, Landon Cerny, Adam Cerny, Jeremy Cerny and Jason Cerny. Honorary casket bearers are all of her grandchildren.
Interment is in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Naper, NE. Kotrba-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Rose Marie Cerny (Zeitner) was born December 27,1932 on a farm southwest of Naper, NE.
Rose Marie was a graduate of Naper High School, Naper, NE. She lived in the Naper area, helping raise her nine children. She moved to Gregory in 2001, after her husband James passed away.
She was a member of the Gregory Catholic Daughters, Gregory Altar Society and the Naper VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
She passed away November 25, 2019 at the Brookestone Acres care center in Columbus, NE.
Rose Marie was preceded in death by her husband James, brother Dan Zeitner; sisters Marlene Green and Carolyne Reddon.
She is survived by her eight sons: Allen Cerny (Cheryl Sperl) of Gregory; Stan and wife Donna of Beech Island, SC; Ken and wife Pat of Gregory; Dan and wife Mary of Salina, KS; Brad and wife Kathy of Parkston, SD; Larry and wife Lorrie of Myrtle Beach, SC; Steve and wife Krista of Rapid City; Tim and wife Teri of Myrtle Beach, SC and one daughter Sandra and her husband Bill Wilson of Columbus, NE. Other survivors are her sisters Delores Stahlecker of Stuart, NE, Linda Bennett, Eugene, OR, and Betty Funke, Eugene, OR; 23 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.