Dorothy J. Slemin
Date of Birth
September 22, 1932
Weston, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
December 5, 2017
Omaha, Nebraska
Funeral Service Directions

Monday, December 11, 2017 ~ 1:30 p.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Interment at Sunrise Cemetery ~ Wahoo, Nebraska

Visitation Directions

Sunday, December 10, 2017 ~ 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska


In Care of the Family

Dorothy J. Slemin, 85, of Wahoo, NE, died Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE.  She was born September 22, 1932 in Weston, NE to Frank A. and Anna (Chmelka) Jelinek.  Dorothy graduated from Wahoo High School in 1950.  On October 30, 1950, she was married to Frank Slemin in Lincoln, NE.

Dorothy worked for Russell Stovers in Lincoln, the Saunders County Assessor’s office, Western Electric and the Saunders County Clerk’s office.  Dorothy and her family farmed for many years near Yutan, Swedeburg and Wahoo.  Dorothy was a member of the Eagles and VFW Auxiliary and the Lincoln Czech Club.  She found joy in making Kolaches, her Czech heritage and playing Bingo.

She is survived by daughters, Susan Harriman and Patricia Rose; 7 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Shirley Ingram; sisters-in-law, Eleanor Jelinek, Celestine Slemin and Rosemary Slemin; brother-in-law, Leonard Slemin; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by husband, Frank Slemin; parents, Frank and Anna Jelinek; siblings, Adeline Johnson, Sylvia Mattson, Ann Marie Jelinek, Francis Jelinek, Max Jelinek, Leona Parker, Donald Jelinek; son-in-law, Jim Rose.

Condolences for Dorothy J. Slemin
  1. vicki nicholls-Lathrop
    • December 8, 2017 - 5 years ago

    Thought and Prayers to all the Family members in this time of sorrow.
    May her memories stay with you always and add a smile when ever you think of her!
    God Be with you all always.
    Rest in Peace Dorothy

  2. Greg & Kathy Naber
    • December 10, 2017 - 5 years ago

    Patricia and Susan.
    Very sorry to hear of your loss. We will always remember your mother fondly. She was our first ‘neighbor’ when we started at the Haymarket back in 1997.
    Please accept our condolences.

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