Dorene Hoschouer

Friday, April 29, 2011

July 19, 1917-April 27, 2011

ASHLAND, Nebraska -- Dorene Hoschouer, 93, died at Ashland Care Center in Ashland on April 27, 2011.

Dorene was born July 19, 1917, to Calvin and Edith (Fitzgerald) Rucker in rural Hayes County, Nebraska. Dorene attended school in Hayes County and graduated from Hayes County High School in Hayes Center. Dorene graduated from Greeley State College in Greeley, Colorado with a degree in elementary education. Dorene taught school for more than 30 years. She taught rural schools in Hayes and Chase County. She taught school for 10 years at Imperial Grade School and taught 10 years at Greeley, Colorado Elementary Schools.

On August 13, 1943, Dorene was united in marriage to Lewis Hoschouer in McCook, Nebraska. To this union twin daughters, Karen and Sharon, were born in Denver, Colorado.

While in Greeley, Colorado, Dorene was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church and belonged to the pitch and pinochle card clubs of the church. Dorene was a member of the Retired Teachers and Greeley Elks Club. In McCook, she was active at the Heritage Senior Center.

Dorene enjoyed golfing, playing cards, bowling and dancing. She enjoyed sewing for herself and family.

Dorene was preceded in death by her husband Lewis; daughter, Sharon Frakes; sister, LaVonne Allen; brother, Vernon Rucker; and her parents.

Dorene is survived by daughter, Karen Radenslaben and husband, Richard of Lincoln, Nebraska; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Memorials may be given to the Heritage Senior Center or to McCook Christian Church.

Funeral services are Monday, May 2, 2011, 2 p.m., at McCook Christian Church in McCook with Pastor Clark Bates officiating. Burial will follow in the Hayes Center Cemetery.

Visitation is Sunday, May 1, 2011, from 4-8 p.m., at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home. Friends may sign her book at the funeral home or send condolences online at

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.