Dorothy J. Parr, 72, of Fremont passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Fremont Health Medical Center in Fremont.
Dorothy was born Feb. 6, 1945, to Ernest and Alice (Franta) Ladenburger in Fremont. She grew up on a farm near Morse Bluff, and graduated from North Bend High School at North Bend in 1963. After graduation, she moved to Fremont. She married Dan Parr on Oct. 30, 1968, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Fremont. Caring for their children occupied most of her time. She also spent time running a daycare out of her home, while her children and grandchildren were growing up, until her retirement in 2014.
Dorothy loved gardening, and growing plants and flowers. She also enjoyed watching NASCAR. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
She is survived by her husband, Dan; daughter, Darcy (Ryan) Dorfmeyer of Fremont; sons, David (Jaime) Parr of Grand Island, Chad (Tracy) Parr of Fremont and Nathan (Wendy) Parr of Fremont; sisters, Loretta (Jack) Kloke of North Bend, Joan (Ken) Loeffler of Fremont, Janice (Jim) Poulas of Ames and Betty (Steve) Boothe of Fremont; brothers, Gary (Charlene) Ladenburger of North Bend, Bob (Cindy) Ladenburger of Fremont and Dan (Becky) Ladenburger of Bennington; and six grandchildren, Hayli, Collin, Jasmine, Kenni, Sophie, and Alice.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and niece, Tiffany Ladenburger.
The funeral Mass will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Fremont. The Rev. David Belt will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Fremont.
Memorials may be designated to Archbishop Bergan Schools.
Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at: www.mosermemorialchapels.com.