Darlene Louise (Bahm) Meduna
Date of Birth
April 6, 1923
Malmo, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
October 28, 2014
Fremont, Nebraska
Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, November 3, 2014 ~ 10:30 a.m.
St. Joseph Catholic Church ~ Colon, Nebraska
Interment at St. Francis Cemetery ~ Wahoo, Nebraska

Visitation & Rosary

Sunday, November 2, 2014
Visitation ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Catholic Daughters and St. Ann Sodality Rosary ~ 7:00 p.m.
St. Joseph Catholic Church ~ Colon, Nebraska

Memorials – in lieu of flowers

St. Joseph Catholic Church or Bishop Neumann High School

Darlene Louise (Bahm) Meduna, 91 of Colon, NE, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Shalimar Gardens in Fremont. She was born April 6, 1923 in Malmo, NE to Louis and Bess (Fisher) Bahm. Darlene graduated from Weston High School in 1941 and then from the Lincoln School of Commerce in 1942. On March 4, 1943, she married her high school sweetheart, Rudy Meduna in Austin, TX. Through the years, she worked for Wright Paterson in Paton, OH, the Internal Revenue Service in Texas for 5 years, and later as a farm wife, all while caring for her family.

Darlene was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Colon where she was active in the Altar Sodality and sang in the Church choir. She also sang in the Saunders County Czech Choir. She was a lifetime member of the Catholic Daughters, Christian Mothers and a past President of the Saunders County Legion Auxiliary. Darlene loved bowling with the Pioneeretts and traveling all over the country with them. She and her husband Rudy also traveled to all of the Nebraska Husker football games as well as traveling all over the world. She enjoyed playing golf at Valley View Golf Course and tennis at the YMCA.

She is survived by husband of 71 years, Rudy Meduna; sons, Robert (Carol) Meduna of Colon and Don (Kim) Meduna of Colon; daughter, Linda Meduna of Tucson, AZ; 6 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by parents, Louis and Bess Bahm; brothers, Walter Bahm and Harold “Gene” Bahm.

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