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Frances Jasa, 87, of Pender NE


Frances Anne (Prokop) Jasa, 87, of Pender, NE passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the Pender Community Hospital in Pender, NE. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church in Pender; Father Gerald Leise will be officiating. The Visitation will be held on Monday from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church with a wake service at 7:00 p.m. Burial will be in the Rosehill Cemetery of Pender. Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home of Pender is in charge of the arrangements.

Frances was born on November 28, 1928 in Pender, NE, the daughter of Frank and Frances (Urbanec) Prokop. She attended Pender High School, graduating in 1946. On October 1, 1949, she was united in marriage to James Robert Jasa. To this union ten children were born. The couple farmed near Thurston. Frances was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church and the Thurston Legion Auxiliary. Frances enjoyed gardening, but took pride in her family, enjoying the time she was able to spend with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by her children; Robert (Robin) Jasa of Laurel, NE, Steven (Teresa) Jasa of Marlboro, MA, Jeff (Cindy) Jasa of Thurston, NE, Kevin Jasa of Estherville, IA, Karen (Don) Pearson of Pender, NE, Cheryl Hatley of Pender, NE, Kerry (Janice) Jasa of Omaha, NE, Gina (Jason) Slama of Thurston, NE and Kristine Jasa of Omaha, NE. Frances is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Gladys Prokop of Pender, NE and brother-in-law, Joseph Tesarek of Omaha, NE.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband James Robert in 2007; son, Dennis; grandson Justin Slama; brothers, Frank, Alvin, Charles, James, Edwin and Reynold and sisters, Agnes and Alice.

Frances Jasa

Frances Jasa

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