JoAnn M. Kunasek

JoAnn M. Kunasek

March 18, 1931 – April 27, 2021

 VISITATION observing CDC guidelines: Monday, May 3rd from 10am to 11am at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 4810 Woolworth Avenue, followed by MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Monday, May 3rd at 11am.  Interment: Calvary Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to Poor Clare Sisters.

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Age 90 – Passed in Omaha, Nebraska.
Preceded in death by parents, John and Kathryn Kirkpatrick.  Survived by daughters, Kathy (Kunasek) Sorensen of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Patty Kunasek of Omaha, Nebraska; grandchildren: Travis Sorensen (Tracy Olson) of North Liberty, Iowa, Genna Sorensen (Scott Kamrath – fiance) of Omaha, Nebraska, Charisa Timmins (Barry) of Iowa City, Iowa; great-grandchildren: Matthew Liman Sorensen of North Liberty, Iowa, Marlon Francis and Quinn Natalie Timmins of Iowa City, Iowa.

Special thanks to Hillcrest Hospice – John, Nicole, and Krista.



  • Rosemary Yager Posted April 30, 2021 12:09 pm

    On behalf of my mother, Bev Yager, I post these sentiments and thoughts. Bev and Kirty have been best friends since grade school. Kirty is part of our family. Our hearts are broken to say good-bye to our dear Kirty, may she rest in peace.

  • Margie Silvestrini Posted May 1, 2021 5:05 pm

    So very sorry about your mom. Keeping you and your family in my prayers.

  • Jerry Getzfrid Posted May 2, 2021 12:17 pm

    Marianne and Kirty were best friends in their younger years. You have my deepest sympathy

  • Cindy Romero Posted May 3, 2021 2:35 am

    Patty & family. I was so very sorry to hear about your Mom.
    My deepest condolences.

  • Joan Getzfrid Posted May 4, 2021 1:41 pm

    Kirty was my Godmother. Never missed my birthday. She and my Mom were best friends in high school. Sending my condolences. She was a good lady.

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