Doreen Esther Sterup, age 95, of Osceola, Nebraska passed away December 3, 2019 at the Osceola Good Samaritan Society.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Osceola First United Methodist Church with Pastor Teri Lucas officiating. Inurnment will be in the Shelby Cemetery.
Doreen was born March 13, 1924 in Shelby to Ray and Anna Elizabeth (Goering) Miller. She attended Cedar View Country school north of Shelby and graduated from Shelby High school in 1942.
She taught country school at Cedar View. On April 18, 1946 she was united in marriage to Robert Lee Sterup at Trinity United Methodist Church in Grand Island. To this union five children were born. They farmed in the Shelby, Osceola and Benedict communities. They moved back to Osceola in 1966.
Doreen worked at Minnegasco in Osceola as a bookkeeper and receptionist and later worked as a clerk at NPPD.
She was a member of PEO, United Methodist Women, American Legion Auxiliary, Town and Country Club, and Ryan Hill Country Club.
She enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening, cards and walking.
On November 30, 2012 she moved to Osceola Good Samaritan Society where she resided until her passing.
Survivors include children: Carol (Jerry) Denton of Aurora, Lana (Willy) Waller of Stromsburg, Sally Sterup of Aurora and Robert (Irene) Sterup Jr. of Billing, MT; daughter-in-law Barb Sterup of Fremont; 11 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert who passed away May 31, 2003; son Daniel Sterup, grandson Chris Kroger, parents and five siblings: Howard Miller, Ada Bond, Orlin Miller, Morris Miller and Lola Wallace.
Memorials are suggested to the Osceola Good Samaritan Society or the Osceola United Methodist Church.
Dubas Funeral Home of Osceola and Stromsburg has been entrusted with arrangements.
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