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Delores “Dee” Mowrey – Metz Mortuary

    Delores “Dee” Mowrey
    Delores “Dee” Mowrey, age 82, of York, NE, died Sunday, May 4, 2014 at York.  She was born July 5, 1931 in Burwell, NE to Charles and Elizabeth (Eret) Gross.  She grew up in Burwell, graduating with the class of 1950.

    Dee married Herbert Mowrey on November 25, 1956 in Kearney, NE.  She enjoyed attending family events, trips to Branson, MO, embroidering, dancing, and attending a lot of music fests.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in York.

    Survivors include her husband Herb; one son, Kirt and his friend Tammy of Lincoln, NE; one daughter, Sheryl and husband Mike Broadway of Grand Island, NE; six grandchildren:  Autumn (Brian) Kwiatkowski, Travis, Jason, and Scott Mowrey, Brian and Amy Broadway; and eight great-grandchildren.

    Dee was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Kyle.

    Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, May 8, 2014 at First United Methodist Church in York with the Reverend Art Phillips officiating.  Interment will be at 2:00 pm that afternoon at West Lawn Cemetery, Grand Island, NE. Visitation will be from 1-9 pm Tuesday, and 9 am-9 pm Wednesday at the mortuary with the family greeting friends Wednesday evening from 6-7:30 pm.  Memorials may be directed to the church or the Wessel’s Living History Farm in York.

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