March 4, 2013


Mildred Morman, 94, of Papillion, Neb., and formerly of Carroll, died Friday, March 1, 2013, at Papillion Manor.

Mass of the Christian burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Carroll.

Celebrant will be Father Timothy Schott. Music will be by Marcy Anderson and the St. Lawrence choir. Lector will be Joyce Masching.

Gift bearers will be Terry and Mary Morman. Eucharistic ministers will be Jeff and Darla Zurek.

Casket bearers will be Richard Morman, Brad Welle, Barry Welle, Doug Zurek, Jeff Zurek, Jake Morman and Sarah Morman.

Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Carroll. Carroll Catholic Daughters of Americas will form an honor guard for the Mass.

Friends may call at Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll after 5 p.m. Tuesday. There will be a Christian wake service by St. Lawrence Parish at 6 p.m.

The casket will be moved to St. Lawrence Church at noon Wednesday when visitation will resume.

Online condolences may be left for Millie's family at

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to St. Lawrence Church in Carroll or St. Columbkille Church in Papillion.

Born April 21, 1918, at Carroll, Mildred was a daughter of George and Mary (Goetzinger) Masching. She grew up near Roselle and attended Holy Angels School.

On Oct. 26, 1942, she married Clarence Morman at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Roselle. Following her husband's military service Millie and Clarence made their home in Carroll. She worked at St. Lawrence with the hot lunch program, worked several years at Sernett's Variety Store and also worked at Hy-Vee for a brief time.

Millie loved woodworking, playing cards, traveling and spending time with her entire family. The past few years Millie was living in Papillion, where she could be closer to her family. She was a member of St. Lawrence Parish, St. Columkille Parish, and the Carroll Catholic Daughters of Americas.

Millie is survived by her children: Richard Morman and wife Bonnie of Michigan City, Ind., Bonnie Welle and husband William of Spencer, Connie Zurek of Papillion, Neb., and Terry Morman and wife Mary of Elkhorn, Neb.; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Paul Masching and wife Margie of Hayfield, Minn.; two sisters: Florence Bruening of Carroll and Louise Klocke of Carroll; as well as several nieces, nephews, and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Clarence; son-in-law, Deacon John Zurek; and her brother Norbert Masching.