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Amy Marie (Vojtech) Beran

Amy Marie (Vojtech) Beran

March 26, 1968 – September 7, 2018

After a courageous 18-month battle with cancer, Amy M. Beran (50 years old), passed away on September 7, 2018 at her home in Sachse, Texas surrounded by her loving family.

Amy was born on March 26, 1968 in Fremont, NE to Joe and Mignon (Kammerer) Vojtech.  She grew up in Fremont and had the privilege of attending Archbishop Bergan High School where she graduated in 1986.  While there she had the joy of going to school with her sister, Tanya, having her father as a teacher, playing the flute in the band, being on the drill team, singing in swing choir, and watching her father coach her future husband in football.

Amy attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she graduated in 1990 with a degree in Speech Communications with a minor in Business.  She later worked in Human Resource positions, being a caregiver through home healthcare, and enjoyed her long-time role as a Mary Kay Cosmetics Consultant.

Amy married her high school sweetheart, Steve Beran, on June 9, 1990.  After college graduation they started their lives together in Lenexa, Kansas where their family grew with the births of their two sons, Zach in 1994, and Nathan in 1995.  They were fortunate to eventually move back home to Nebraska in 1997 where she enjoyed being active in her church St. Vincent De Paul Parish as a cantor and other volunteer activities.  Steve and Amy moved to Sachse, Texas in 2014.

Being active in her boys’ lives was very important to Amy.  She was an active volunteer at school activities and functions and was President of the Skutt Band Booster Club.   Amy was a volunteer for MDA, Special Olympics, St. Vincent DePaul Society, and Salvation Army.  She enjoyed participating in her Beta Sigma Phi Sorority in both Nebraska and Texas.  She also loved participating and leading Bible Study groups in Nebraska and Texas.

Survivors include husband,Steve Beran of Sachse, TX; sons, Zach Beran of Columbia, MO and Nathan Beran of Omaha, NE; parents, Joe and Mignon Vojtech of Omaha; sister, Tanya Hoham of Lincoln, NE.

Amy was a beloved aunt to her two nieces (Taryn Hoham and Savanna Beran) and her five nephews: Tyler Hoham, Lincoln and Creighton Small, and Jack and Noah Beran.   She was dearly loved by all of her aunts, uncles, cousins, in-laws, and extended family.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, Sept. 13th from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel, followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Friday, Sept. 14th at 10:30am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 14330 Eagle Run Drive.  Celebrants will be Rev. Dan Kampschneider and Amy’s cousin, Rev. Nathan Hall.  Interment: Memorial Cemetery in Fremont, NE following Mass.  Memorials may be directed to Amy’s favorite charities, the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Skutt High School Band Department.

 

10 Comments

  • Erich Langan Posted September 10, 2018 8:18 am

    Love and prayers for the family.

  • M. Jones Posted September 10, 2018 12:45 pm

    The loss of someone dear to us is devastating. The Bible aptly describes death as “The last enemy” (1 Corinthians 15:26) and robs us of those we hold dear. Please know that God feels your pain. (Psalms 55:22; 1Peter 5:7) He misses people who have died and keeps them in his memory. (Job 14:13-15) Soon, in the future, God has promised to resurrect those we have lost in death, (Isaiah 26:19; John 5:28,29) how wonderful that time will be when we can embrace our loved ones again,in a perfect earth, and death will be no more! (Revelation 21:4)

  • geri Anthony Posted September 10, 2018 4:02 pm

    Dear Mignon and Joe,and all of the Family,
    Please except our sincerest sympathies,God bless you, our prayers are with all of you.
    Myron and Geri Anthony

  • Gordon and Kim Spisany Posted September 10, 2018 7:15 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss, and our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family at this time.

    Gordon and Kim

  • Claire Smutz Posted September 10, 2018 8:00 pm

    Joe and Mignon,
    Bob & I are so sorry to read about the passing of your daughter. Your in our thoughts and prayers. May she rest in peace. Hold onto all those great memories. Hugs

  • Angela M Newbold Posted September 11, 2018 11:36 am

    So sorry for your loss. My prayers for the entire family. May God’s comfort and peace be with you .

  • Dave Shrader Posted September 12, 2018 9:51 am

    Coach. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless. Mary and Dave.

  • Tammy Johnson Posted September 13, 2018 8:08 am

    Our deepest sympathy for the loss of Amy. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. The Piskorski family

  • Nannette Witte Posted September 14, 2018 8:47 am

    So sorry, our prayers are with your family

  • Tom Krause Posted September 15, 2018 5:50 pm

    Joe, Mignon, Tanya, Steve, Nathan, Zach, and all friends and extended family. My mother told me of Amy’s passing. When i remember Amy, i think of such a wonderful, kind, sweet woman, who always had a smile on her face. My deepest condolences to you all, and I pray for you all. I believe Amy is in a good place with Christ. You have a friend in Denver, Colorado.
    Peace,
    Tom Krause

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