Rosemary E. Shanahan
Date of Birth
November 22, 1926
Wahoo, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
November 25, 2014
Wahoo, Nebraska
Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, December 1, 2014 ~ 10:00 a.m.
St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Interment at St. Francis Cemetery ~ Wahoo, Nebraska

Visitation & Rosary

Sunday, November 30, 2014
Visitation ~ 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Altar Rosary Society Rosary ~ 4:00 p.m.
St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church ~ Wahoo, Nebraska


St. Wenceslaus Building Fund or St. Wenceslaus School or Bishop Neumann High School

Rosemary E. Shanahan, 88 of Wahoo, NE, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 in Wahoo. She was born November 22, 1926 in Wahoo to Emil and Frances (Vybiral) Dolezal. Rosemary graduated from Wahoo High School in 1942. On June 3, 1947, she was united in marriage to Al Shanahan at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Wahoo.

She was a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church where she led the Folk Choir for over 40 years. She was also a member of the Altar Rosary Society and the VFW Post #4502 Auxiliary. Through the years, Rosemary taught many children guitar lessons.

She is survived by children, Cindy Ullery of Wahoo and Mike (Joy) Shanahan of Columbus, NE; grandchildren, Christopher Ullery, Joshua (Marika) Ullery, Gini Ullery, Meghan (Brian) Camp, Alison Kitt, Patrick (Elizabeth) Shanahan; 9 great-grandchildren; brother, Dale (Sheila) Dolezal of Rexford, NY; many other family members and friends.

Preceded in death by husband, Al Shanahan and daughter, Kathy Shanahan.

Rev. Charles Townsend and Msgr. Adrian Herbek will be the concelebrants.

Condolences for Rosemary E. Shanahan
  1. Josh
    • November 26, 2014 - 10 years ago

    The world has lost a great and loving person. Kathleen “Katie”, Willie, Marika and I were blessed to be able to spend time with here over the last few years. We are going to miss you “Hibachan”

  2. Gregg and Cheryl
    • December 10, 2014 - 10 years ago

    Much loved by many and she always welcomed me so warmly when I came to Wahoo. Our family’s condolences to all the family, her church friends, and neighbors.

  3. Betty Plank Nisich
    • June 16, 2015 - 9 years ago

    I have just learned of Rosemary’s passing, and have missed her for some time. My condolences to the family.

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