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Francis E. Dropinski

May 18, 1940 February 2, 2020
Francis E. Dropinski
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Francis Eugene “Gene” Dropinski age 79 of Bellevue, Nebraska was born on May 18, 1940 in Omaha, NE to Zygmunt and Cecilia (Chapleski) Dropinski. He passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020 surrounded by family at his home in Bellevue, Nebraska.

On May 18, 1963 he was united in marriage to Marianne Koukal in Wahoo, NE. Together they shared 56 years of marriage. They made their home in Bellevue where they raised their four children: Debra, Daniel, Denise, and Darin. Gene retired from Union Pacific Railroad after 43 years where he happily finished his career as a conductor, served for the United States Marine Corp before that for 8 years, and spent a couple decades doing construction when he found the time around South Omaha. His favorite color was blue.

Gene is survived by his children, Debbie (Brian) Richardson, Dan (Ruth) Dropinski, Denise Wieczorek, Darin (Mary Beth) Dropinski; grandchildren Laci (James Ryan) Pemberton, Brittani (Nathan) Glup, Tyler Richardson, Daniell (Nick) Soggin, Chaz Wieczorek, Dylan Dropinski, Andrew Richardson, and Nicolas Dropinski . 8 great-grandchildren. As well as his sister Lucy Riley and brother Leonard Dropinski. And many other loving family and friends.

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5:00 PM 2/5/2020 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/5/2020 7:00:00 PM
Bethany Funeral Home

8201 Harrison Street
La Vista, NE 68128


Bethany Funeral Home
8201 Harrison Street La Vista 68128 NE
United States





10:00 AM 2/6/2020 10:00:00 AM
Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church

5912 S 36th St
Omaha, NE 68107

Mass of Christian Burial

Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church
5912 S 36th St Omaha 68107 NE
United States

Cemetery Details


St Mary Magdalene Cemetery Final Resting Place

5226 S 46th St
Omaha, NE 68117

5226 S 46th St Omaha 68117 NE
United States

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