Friday, November 8, 2019 ~ 10:00 a.m.
St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Interment at St. Francis Cemetery ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Visitation ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Rosary ~ 7:00 p.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
St. Wenceslaus School Library or Wahoo Elementary Library
Rosemary H. Koranda, 85, of Wahoo, NE, entered into rest on Friday, November 1, 2019 at South Haven Living Center in Wahoo, NE. She was born August 26, 1934 in Denver, CO to Daniel F. and Kathryn A. (Ebel) Malone. Rosemary attended St. Catherine’s Grade School and graduated from Holy Family High School in Denver, CO in 1952. She attended the University of Denver Medical School and completed her education as a radiology technician.
Rosemary moved to Nebraska to be close to her grandmother, Antonia (Jacob) Ebel, whom she adored. She then worked in Omaha until she was married. On January 16, 1960, she was united in marriage to Joseph A. Koranda at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Wahoo, NE. Joseph died on January 27, 1967 after a brief illness and Rosemary continued on the farm until moving to South Haven.
Rosemary was a gifted seamstress who loved to sew and a devoted Catholic. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters and a member of St. James Catholic Church in Mead, NE.
She is survived by children, Diane (Pat) Vasa of Wahoo, NE, Julie Andresen of Lincoln, NE, John Koranda of Wahoo, NE and Ronald (Janis) Koranda of Mitchell, NE; grandchildren, Megan (Alex) Shada, Tyler Vasa, Jacob (Tiffany) Vasa, Amber (Andy) De Boef, Erin Andresen, Drs. Amanda (Mike) Van Pelt, Caleb Koranda and Ethan Koranda; great-grandchildren, Eli Shada, Alivia Shada, Grant Shada, Mia Vasa, Peyton Vasa, Avery Vasa and Beckham Vasa; sister, Kay Rohlinger of Slidell, LA; sister-in-law, Rosemary Malone of Denver, CO.
She was preceded in death by husband, Joseph A. Koranda; parents, Daniel F. and Kathryn A. Malone; brother, Daniel E. Malone; grandson, Greg Van Pelt.
An enormous thanks to the Richard Chvatal family for their help through the years.