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Margaret E Rooney

March 12, 1922 — September 29, 2015

Margaret Eileen (Hogan) Rooney, 93, of Hubbard, NE, passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at the Pender Community Hospital in Pender, NE. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hubbard, NE; with Father Paul Albenisius officiating. The visitation will be Friday, October 2, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with a prayer service beginning at 7:00 p.m. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Hubbard, NE. Memorials may be directed to St Jude’s Hospital in memory of grandson, Thomas Luke Rooney. Arrangements are under the direction of Munderloh-Smith Funeral Home in Pender, NE. Marge was born March 12, 1922 in Waterbury, NE to Joseph and Rose (Gill) Hogan. She graduated from Waterbury High School. On November 5, 1941, Marge married Thomas Benidick Rooney at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hubbard. The couple had seven children. Marge was a member of St. Mary’s Parish where she was active in the Altar Society. She was also a member of Harty McNally Legion Auxiliary. Marge loved playing cards, quilting and embroidering, and making cookies for the neighborhood kids. She is survived by sons, Richard (Mary Ann) Rooney of Chicago, IL, Mark (Karen) Rooney of Chicago, IL, Tim (Cynthia) Rooney of Centerville, VA; daughters, Rosemary Killian of Port Byron, IL, Jeannie (Blaine) Gaer of Pender, NE, Monica (Bob) McKay of Des Moines, IA; daughter-in-law Sue Rooney of Jackson, NE, 25 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, and 7 great-great grandchildren. Marge is preceded in death by her husband, Tom; parents, Joe and Rose; son, Tom, Jr.; grandson; Thomas Luke Rooney; eight brothers and sisters-in-law, parents-in-law, Mabel and Ben Rooney, and son-in-law, Ron Killian.

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