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Kathleen Deprez – Metz Mortuary

    Kathleen Deprez
    Kathleen Deprez, age 77, of York, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2016 at York.

    Kathleen was born Sept. 8, 1938 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Hastings, to Raymond and Lillie (Linder) Ochsner. She spent her childhood on the farm in Clay and York Counties. She graduated from Benedict High School and attended the Nebraska Business Institute in Lincoln.

    She returned to York and married Leo G. Deprez on July 24, 1957 at St. Mary’s Church in Council Bluffs, Iowa. To this union three children were born. They enjoyed 59 years of marriage together.

    Kathleen was employed by the Nebraska Department of Social Services for 34 years. She was a member of the York Business and Professional Women’s Club. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Altar Society, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, and also sang in the church choir. She enjoyed going to bingo, the casino, and trying new foods. She also had a love of books, always keeping the library people busy.  

    Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Leo; children, Randy (Suzanne) Deprez of Omaha, Karen (Mike) Smith of Lincoln and Kevin Deprez of Omaha; grandchildren, Joshua and Timothy Smith of Lincoln and Ryan and Scott Deprez of Omaha. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and friends.

    She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Jerry.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in York with Monsignor James Reinert officiating. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, York.  

    A Rosary service will be said at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, with family greeting friends after the Rosary. Visitation will be held from 1 – 9 p.m. on Monday and from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2016 at Metz Mortuary in York, and one hour prior to the Rosary service.

    Memorials are suggested to the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, or to St. Joseph’s Catholic School.​

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