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Obituary for Rosemary Benne (Goeken)

Rosemary C. Benne, 84 years, of Fremont, NE passed away Thursday, March 18, 2021 surrounded by her family at home.

She was born on April 29, 1936 in Snyder, Nebraska to Frank and Eleanor (Bose) Goeken.
She was raised in Snyder and graduated from Snyder High School in 1954. Rosemary married Richard “Dick” Benne on September 9, 1958. They had resided in Fremont since their marriage.

She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and Catholic Daughters of the Americas. Rosemary’s greatest pleasure and pride was being a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved music and taking care of her home.

She is survived by her husband, Richard “Dick”; sons, Greg (Nita) Benne of Fremont, Kevin (Vicki) Benne of Lincoln, NE; daughters, Sharon (Russ) Ortmeier of Omaha, NE, Rhonda Maccubbin of Omaha, NE; sisters-in-law, Elaine Goeken of O’Neill, NE, Anna Goeken of Norfolk, NE; 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Rosemary was preceded in death by her parents; 4 brothers, Johnny, Leo, Harold, and Edward; and 1 sister, Edna Knievel.

Funeral Mass will be 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Visitation is Monday, March 22nd from 5:30 to 7:00 PM with a Rosary at 7 PM all at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Fremont.

Memorials may be directed to St. Patrick Catholic Church in Fremont.

Online condolences may be left at

Moser Memorial Chapel, 2170 N. Somers Ave. Fremont, NE 68025 402-721-4490