Amy Jo Deardorff
October 23, 1951 – January 29, 2022
Preceded in death by her mother, Dorothy Tyler. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, John Deardorff; daughter, Beth Deardorff (Goeffrey Green); son, Tyler Deardorff (Shelby Vandemark); father, James Tyler; sisters: Jayne Tyler, Lu Ann Roby (Robert), and Sue Rawlins (David); brother, Kirk Tyler (Janel); brothers-in-law, Mark Deardorff (Janice) and Scott Deardorff (Christi); sister-in-law, Chris Colletti (Lawrence); and many nieces and nephews.
VISITATION: Thursday, February 3rd, from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel. FUNERAL SERVICE: Friday, February 4th at 11am, St. Luke United Methodist Church, 11810 Burke St. 68154. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Kicks for a Cure and Completely Kids.
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Amy Jo (Tyler) Deardorff passed away at the age of 70 on January 29, 2022. She was born to James and the late Dorothy Tyler on October 23, 1951, in Atlantic, Iowa, and was the oldest of five children. After graduating from Atlantic (Iowa) High School in 1969, Amy went on to graduate from the University of Iowa in December of 1972. She then married John Deardorff on December 28, 1972, and they were blessed with two children, Beth and Tyler. Amy was fun-loving, a devoted wife and mother, and her warm smile will be missed by family and her many friends. She loved to travel the world, play golf, and cheer on her beloved Iowa Hawkeyes.
Amy believed strongly in volunteerism and was active in many organizations, including Aksarben Women’s Ball Committee, Completely Kids, Friends of Children’s Hospital, Kicks for a Cure, Nebraska Children’s Home, Omaha Children’s Theater, Omaha Symphony Debutante Ball, P.E.O., Town Hall, and Women’s Center for Advancement. She was an active member of St. Luke United Methodist Church.