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Delores “Dee” Jean Furstenau Larson, 93

Delores “Dee” Jean Furstenau Larson, 93 years, of Fremont, NE passed away Thursday, January 6, 2022 at Shalimar Gardens in Fremont.
Dee was born on September 19, 1928 to David and Elizabeth (Dischner) Mohr in Columbus, NE. She grew up in Columbus and moved to Fremont for high school. Dee was a 1946 graduate of Fremont High School. On May 25, 1948, Dee married James “Jim” B. Furstenau at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Fremont. Dee worked for Fremont National Bank for a short time, until she started to raise a family. The couple lived in Fremont until 1978, when they moved to Lenox, IA. In 1987, after Jim’s retirement, they moved back to Fremont. Jim passed away on July 17, 1993. On April 12, 2003, Dee married Paul Larson at the Presbyterian Church in Fremont. Dee and Paul loved to attend area dances over the years. They also spent their time traveling on cruises and bus tours.
Dee loved to volunteer for the American Red Cross, earning an Emil H. Mares Volunteer Award one year. She also helped with masses at nursing homes through St. Patrick Catholic Church. Dee was very active and organized class reunions over the years. She also loved to play keno and cards with friends. She loved all of her grandchildren dearly.
Dee was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Jim; son, Michael Furstenau; and sister, Claryce Behrens.
She is survived by her husband Paul; son, James D. (Lavonne) Furstenau; daughters, Patricia (Michael) Matteo, Cathy (Kerry) Farber, Mary (Clark) Boschult, Jean (Chris) Barrans, Sue (Greg) Ortmeier; Paul’s children, Mike (Shelly) Larson and Pam (Terry) Smith; daughter-in-law, Denisse Furstenau; brother-in-law, Bob Behrens; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral Mass was held at 10 A.M., Saturday, January 15, 2022 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Fremont. Visitation was Friday, January 14, 2022 from 4 P.M. to 7 P.M., with a rosary starting at 7 P.M. all at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Fremont.
Memorials may be directed to family for further designation.
Livestreaming and online condolences may be found at:
Moser Memorial Chapel, 2170 N. Somers Ave., Fremont, NE 68025 402-721-4490.

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