Ann (Hoesing) Rooney
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Ann (Hoesing) Rooney age 51 of Coleridge, Nebraska died on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at her residence. She is the daughter of Bonnie Hoesing.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington, Nebraska with the Rev. David Liewer officiating. Burial will be at St. Michael's Cemetery in Hartington. Visitation will be on Tuesday, at church, from 6-7:00 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.

Pallbearers will be Brent Hoesing, Brad Hoesing, Billy Brewer, Josh Brewer, Cody Oines, and Tom Oines.

Honorary pallbearers will be her AA members.

Ann Marie was born July 3, 1963 to Hilary and Bonnie (Bargstadt) Hoesing in Yankton, SD. Ann went to grade school at Holy Trinity and graduated from Hartington Cedar Catholic H.S. in 1981. Ann was deeply devoted to her faith and passed that devotion on to her children. Ann later went on to become a state certified Dietary Manager. She married Chris Rooney of Waterbury, Nebraska on March 27, 1994. Of that union Ann had three beautiful girls, who she absolutely adored. Ann enjoyed cooking and gardening, but her greatest joy was her children. Ann worked as a Dietary Manager at the Laurel Nursing Home for several years where she touched many lives. She later became head cook at the Coleridge School where she took pride in everything she did in every detail of trying to make those children's days a little better.

Ann is survived by her three daughters, Shandra, Kari, and Grace Rooney of Waterbury, NE; mother Bonnie Hoesing of Coleridge, six sisters and three brothers and spouses - Patricia Allison of Omaha, Joan and Jim Andrew of Tekamah, Theresa and Pat Hoarty of Wessington Springs, SD, Carlene and Doug Oines of Sioux Falls, SD, Bernice and Don Maxwell of Coleridge, Dan and Jill Hoesing of Yankton, SD, Alan and Jean Hoesing of Hartington, Jeff and Mary Hoesing of Randolph, and Rose and Terry Brewer of Homer; many nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death was her father Hilary in 1998, brother Dave in 1995 and a brother-in-law, Bob Allison.

Memorials are to be directed to the wishes of the Ann Rooney family

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Please accept our deepest sympathy. We had so much fun at our class reunion several years ago. We had not seen Ann in quite some time. She had a beautiful & kind soul. She will be missed.

Rob&Brenda Miller

Our deepest sympathy to all family and friends.

Jim and Sherry (Hochstein) Anderson

Our sympathy to all family . She was a lot of fun to work with

Ken & Cheri Hintz

My deepest sympathies for your loss. Please accept my condolences.

I have fond memories of Ann from HS, getting to ride the bus with Rose, and detassling. Ann always brought a smile to my face!.

Prayers to you all!

Connie (Noecker) Frohreich

We will miss you dearly, Annie. You did so much more for us than fill our tummies with food made from your heart- You made each of us feel special in a different way! You knew exactly what we needed...... whether it be a hug, a cheer for our big game, a big smile, or an extra scoop of our favorite food. We love you- be sure to watch over us all!!

Your kids at Coleridge Middle School

We are remembering Annie in our daily prayers and send our sympathy and prayers to her family too. We will miss her smile and spirit. God has his arms around her we know.

Paul and Diane Wemhoff

My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Ann will be missed by so many.

Sue (Pierret) Fields

My deepest sympathies for your loss. I have so many awesome memories of Annie, what a sense of humor she had, Annie became a very close and dear friend to me, I will miss her so very much.

Prayers for all and my deepest condolences.

Sue Maire

Sending my thoughts and prayers to all. I have many great memories of Annie. She always had something to say that made me laugh. She is a very big part of CHS memories. God Bless.

Diane M. Baker

Bonnie and family, I am sorry to hear about the passing of Ann. My thoughts and prayers are with each and every one of you.

Damian Hoesing

Prayers to all and my deepest sympathy during this difficult time. We have to believe that God has a purpose in all things.

Kathy (Goeken) Nordby

Thoughts, prayers and sympathy are with all of Annie's family. Annie had a way of touching many lives with her loving spirit, especially the kids at the Coleridge school. She left her fingerprints on many hearts!

Terry, Jacie & Hannah Burbach

Annie such a sweet soul. Loved by all. Such a sweet woman with many beautiful gifts and talents. So sorry for your loss Bonnie and families. She is at peace now.

Marge Thompson

Our deepest sympathy to Ann's family. Ann was such a kind person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Scott and Susan Dunn Family

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Joan and Juli Burney

Bonnie and family,

We were saddened to hear about Ann. May God Bless you during this time and give you strength and peace now and always. Ann will be greatly missed but she will live in our memories FOREVER. Also, delight in the knowledge that Ann will continually be watching over the entire family from her place in the Kingdom of Heaven.

Clark and Dana Hoesing

Bonnie and family, so sorry to hear of the loss of Ann. May God grant you comfort and peace in the days ahead. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Kathy Hoesing


So saddened to hear of Annie's death. the many ways she made one smile - her hugs, her warm greeting, her acceptance of others define my precious memories.

Thinking of you

Joyce I. Nelson

Bonnie and family, So sorry for your loss. My thoughts & prayers are with you all. I will not be able to be at the funeral, but I will be there in Spirit.

Virginia Dunn

Our sympathies to the family - thought and prayers are with you.

Dan and Sandy Goeken

Not sure what to say, as so many thoughts come to mind. Annie was one of a kind! So thankful that she became my friend. I learned a lot from her and will miss her deeply. She loved her family so and loved feeding those children at school and childcare! I have tears of happiness for knowing you! See you in heaven!

Carol Benson

When the Lord calls our loved ones home, He leaves a gift of memories in exchange. Treasure the memories. Prayers are with you, Bonnie and your family.

Marcus and donna Potts

my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. I got to know Ann while we were taking the Dietary Manager classes back in 2000. Bonnie, you especially are in our prayers.

Daryle and Linda Milbrath

Bonnie and Family,

May God bless Ann at this time. Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. I cherish the memories of childhood fun with Ann -- riding bikes on the gravel roads near your farm and finding brand new kittens high in the hay loft. Our prayers are with you.

Corene McCarthy Baum & Family

So sorry to hear about Ann. I am sure she was one of my first childhood friends. We would beg our parents to have sleepovers back and forth, Peggy and I with Ann and Rose. Bonnie took all four of us girls to a play at Wayne State college. Probably the first play I ever went to, lots of fond memories. I remember playing Ouija Board and having make-believe Seances, Ann would get so scared, but loved it, HA! I also remember slipping out her bedroom window, and the Japanese doll on your piano. The older girls were our babysitters, and the big boys would saddle the horses for us, if we begged! Also the 4th of July parties, and riding the bus. Our Grandmas were neighbors in town, so we saw each other there too. In HS Ann and I road together to take out ACT test, in Wayne. We worried the whole way. I hope you family finds comfort and faith.

Sincerely, Pam (Tideman) Shelton

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