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Robert Dionne

Robert Dionne

July 20, 1947 – Dec. 25, 2017

FREMONT -- Robert “Bob” Dionne, age 70, passed away Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, at his residence.

Bob died Christmas morning following another likely seizure. He was born and raised in Connecticut. He joined the Marines when he was 17 and served in Vietnam and Japan. He was a self-taught horticulturist and willingly shared his knowledge with all. He worked at Earl May, Mulhall Nursery, and Siffring Landscaping. He also started and ran his own commercial greenhouse operation primarily growing annual flowers.

He met his life-long partner and spouse, Jim Pomrenke, when in Japan. They shared life for 46 years.

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A memorial service is scheduled at Dugan Funeral Chapel for 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 28. The Rev. Scott Jensen will be officiating.

A private inurnment will take place at the Omaha National Cemetery.

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Tammy Real-McKeighan is news editor of the Fremont Tribune. She covers news, features, religion stories and writes the weekly faith-based, Spiritual Spinach column.

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