Anne C. (Ondracek) Rech, 73 of Greeley, died on Sunday, April 10, 2022 at her home with her family by her side.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Greeley. Father Lou Nollette will be presiding. Interment will be in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Greeley.
Visitation will be from 4-7 P.M. on Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Greeley. A Rosary will follow at 7:00 P.M. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family to be designated at a later date.
Jacobsen-Greenway-Dietz Funeral Home in St. Paul is assisting the family.
Anne was born on February 12, 1949 to Ernest and Mary (Walsh) Ondracek in Greeley, Nebraska. She grew up in Greeley and graduated from Sacred Heart in Greeley with the class of 1967. She attended Creighton University and the University of Kearney. She was united in marriage to Richard Rech, Jr. on June 12, 1971 in Greeley. To this union, 4 children were born, Chris, Regina, Rose, & Ricky. She started teaching school at St. Thomas Moore in Omaha, then continued in Greeley where she was the senior class sponsor for many years. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and was active in the Catholic Daughters. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Greeley. She enjoyed volunteering at church, school, or wherever she was needed. Her hobbies included playing the organ and directing music at church, teaching religious education, watching sports – anything HUSKERS or Creighton, as well as the Olympics. Most of all, her favorite sporting events were those of her children and grandchildren. Gatherings with family and friends were her greatest enjoyments in life.
Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Richard Rech of Greeley; daughters and son-in-law, Christine Wisnieski and Matt of Malcolm, NE, Regina Baker of Greeley, and Rosalie Rech of Lincoln; son and daughter-in-law, Richard “Ricky” Rech, III and Abby of Lincoln, NE; sister and brother-in-law, Mary Donovan and Bill of Oakland, NE; sister-in-law, Betty Ondracek of Greeley; grandchildren, Annie Fecci, Noah Baker, Connor Baker, Jenna Baker, Mason Wisnieski, Justin Wisnieski, Brandon Wisnieski, Allison Rech, and Jaxson Rech; numerous nieces and nephews.
Anne was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Jim Ondracek and Joe Ondracek; father-in-law, Richard Rech, Sr; mother-in-law, Evelyn Rech; and brother-in-law, Jim Rech.
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