Mary Ellen Dean (Comerford)

Dean, Mary Ellen (Comerford), Nov 21, 1920 – Nov 16, 2009. Preceded in death by beloved parents, Velma and Earl Comerford, as well as brother Earl. Mary Ellen was born in Beardstown, IL. The family moved to Lincoln, NE when she was a child. Her father was the chief dispatcher for the Burlington Railroad. Mary Ellen “Comf” attended the University of Nebraska where she was an active member of Chi Omega Sorority. She stayed involved in the alumni association for many years. Mary Ellen married Bill on Sep 20, 1942. They raised 3 daughters: Susan, Sally and Nancy. She was an active member of PEO Chapter EY. She loved attending the Victory class at their church. She was a member of Daughters of the Nile and Eastern Star. She loved to dance and enjoyed spending time with friends and family. Mary Ellen is survived by her husband, D. William “Bill” Dean; daughters: Susan Hartman (Gary), Sally Domet (Gary), and Nancy Dean (former husband Joe); grandchildren: Jeff Hartman (Laurie LaVenture), David Hartman (Jenna), Katie Domet, Jonathan Kopecky (Amy), Krissy Kopecky and Magee Kopecky; great-grandchildren: Andrew, Grace and Sophie Hartman; sister-in-law, Molly Comerford; nieces and nephews: Frank, Matt, Mary and Amy. SERVICES Saturday, 10:30am, First Christian Church, 6630 Dodge. Interment, Greenwood Cemetery in York, NE. The family will receive friends 3pm-7pm Friday at the West Center Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association of Nebraska.

HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANN DWORAK & CUTLER Mortuaries and Crematories 7805 West Center Road Omaha, Nebraska 68124 (402) 391-3900

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