Ann Louise Fulkerson
July 28, 1952 – November 23, 2018
Preceded in death by parents, Harold and Dorothy (Woods) Fulkerson; brother-in-law, Dallas Dame; grandnephew, Jake Thrane. Survived by sister, Mary Jo Dame; nephew, Eric Thrane; grandnephews, Brady Thrane and John Thrane; other family and special friends.
VISITATION: Saturday, Dec. 1st from 10am to 11am at the West Center Chapel, followed by CELEBRATION OF LIFE at 11am. Memorials are suggested to American Cancer Society or Ralston High School for Tennis Program Scholarship.
Ann was born in Red Oak, Iowa and when she was eight years old, her family moved to Council Bluffs, Iowa. After graduating from Abraham Lincoln High School, she attended Wayne State College, graduating with a BS. She was an outstanding athlete in softball, basketball and track, and was honored as the Athlete of the Year her Senior Year. At UNO Ann earned a MS in Education and another MS at Peru State College in Computer Science.
Ann was a teacher, coach and Department Head during her 38 years at Ralston High School, Ralston, Nebraska. For eleven years, she taught Drivers Education for the NE Safety Council. She had patience and nerves of steel.
Ann loved all sports and fine arts. She was an avid tennis player and member of the Funky Divas League. As time passed and cancer advanced, Ann was a competitive one-armed tennis player. She was a great ambassador for tennis and a wonderful friend to everyone.
Ann passed away after a courageous battle against cancer. Memorials are suggested to The American Cancer Society, or Ralston High School Tennis Program Scholarship.
Special thanks to all of the loving family, friends and medical personnel who comforted Ann.