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Henry E. Doncheski

May 30, 1920 May 12, 2020
Henry E. Doncheski
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Obituary for Henry E. Doncheski

Henry Earl Doncheski was born May 30, 1920, to Theodore and Edith (Wells) Doncheski, in Stanton, Nebraska. He passed away May 12, 2020 at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Plano, Texas, at the age of 99 years.

Henry served in the 9th Air Force from 1941 to 1945. He stormed Omaha Beach on D-Day, fought in the Battle of the Bulge, liberated France, fought at Rhine River and took part in the Red Ball Express. In 2015, he was able to return to France for the 70th Anniversary of D-Day on Omaha Beach.

Henry met the love of his life, Dorothy Entrekin, dancing to Lawrence Welk in Bertha, Nebraska. Henry and Dorothy were married June 13, 1942 and spent the rest of their lives dancing.

When Henry was discharged from the military, they moved to Tekamah, Nebraska, where he was a mechanic for 40 years at the Ford-Lincoln dealership. He was the fire chief for the Tekamah Volunteer Fire Department for several years. He enjoyed people and would help anyone.

His love for his family was endless. He spent several winters with his daughter in Texas and made many friends that will never forget him. He is leaving a legacy that his many friends and family will never forget.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy; daughter, Cheryl Noel; son-in-law, Virgil Noel; parents; brothers, Bud, Emil and Leonard; sisters, Florence and Dessie.

He is survived by his son, Randy (Peg) Doncheski of Omaha, NE; daughter, Gae (Tony) Montoya of Carrollton, TX; 6 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren.

Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

18

May

5:00 PM 5/18/2020 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/18/2020 7:00:00 PM
Pelan Funeral Services Tekamah

1103 J Street
Tekamah, NE 68061

We are following all current health directives regarding COVID-19. We encourage wearing masks and will social distance by household.

Pelan Funeral Services Tekamah
1103 J Street Tekamah 68061 NE
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

19

May

11:00 AM 5/19/2020 11:00:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church, Tekamah

1318 K Street
Tekamah, NE 68061

Military Honors and Last Call will follow services at the church. We are following all current health directives regarding COVID-19. We encourage wearing masks and will social distance by household.

First Presbyterian Church, Tekamah
1318 K Street Tekamah 68061 NE
United States

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Burial at a later date Final Resting Place
United States

Memorial Contribution

Tekamah Fire and Rescue

ATTN: Mike Bank
1515 M St
Tekamah, NE 68061
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