Norbert Dorszynski, 92, of Grand Island died Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Matelyn Retirement Community in St. Paul, NE. Funeral Mass will be 2:00 pm Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with Father Martin Egging celebrating. Burial with military honors will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. A vigil will be held Wednesday from 5-7 pm at Apfel Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.
Norbert was born on June 2, 1927 in Farwell, NE, to Simon and Mary (Rockowiz) Dorszynski. He grew up on the farm and attended Farwell School graduating in 1945. He entered the United States Army on March 6, 1951, serving during the Korean War. Norbert was honorably discharged on December 5, 1952.
On February 4, 1956, Norbert was united in marriage to Delores Lemburg at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grand Island. The couple farmed near Farwell and the Aurora, and later moved to Grand Island where he worked at Case New Holland for 22 years in assembly.
Norbert was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, the Eagles Club, Elks, Platt Duetsche, and the Legion. He enjoyed dancing, playing cards, and gardening.
Survivors include: daughters: Kathleen Dorszynski of Grand Island, DeAnn (Ed) Epling of Rio Rancho, NM; granddaughter: Rochell Reier of Grand Island; great grandchildren: Boyd Bartlett, Shelby Fitzsimons, Jaxon Fitzsimons; sisters-in-law: Dorothy Lemburg and Delores Lemburg both of Grand Island.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Delores in 2006; brother: Dominic (Emily) Dorszynski.
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