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Jeanette Arlene Tomjack

September 25, 1932 — February 6, 2022

Funeral Service for Jeanette A. Tomjack age 89 of Ewing, NE will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 12, 2022 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Ewing, Nebraska with Father James Kramper, Officiating. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday February 11, 2022 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Ewing with a 7:00 p.m. Wake Service. Burial will be in St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery. Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater is handling the arrangements. Jeanette passed away February 6, 2022 University Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Condolences may be directed to her family at

Jeanette Arlene Tomjack was born Sept. 25, 1932 in Tilden, NE to Everett(Bud) and Rosalind (Jo) (Shoff) Taylor. She first attended Antelope County Rural School and then Oakdale Star District through 10th grade. Her 8th grade year she attained the highest grades in the county. She then attended Tilden High School graduating in 1949. Following high school, she attended Wayne State Teachers College graduating with her teacher certification in 1951. While there she was chosen Outstanding Future Teacher.

After graduation she taught for two years at Neligh Elementary Public School. On June 16, 1953 she married Jerry Tomjack at St. Francis Catholic Church in Neligh. They made their home in Ewing and had four children, Kathleen, Stephen, Jeffrey and Michael. They were married 68 years. Jeanette served as a substitute teacher in the Ewing Public School for 18 years and owned/operated the Red Hat Drive Inn. She was a member of Ewing Pinochle Club, St. Peter’s Christian Mothers, bowling teams, Ewing Public School Boosters, Ewing Community Club, bridge club, Sam’s camping club and Valley Vagabond camping club. After 35 years in Ewing they moved to Scottsdale, AZ then Norfolk. In 2001 they returned home to Ewing. Recently they moved to Independent living in Omaha to be closer to family. She was an AVID reader and enjoyed crafts, sewing, flowers, playing cards, arranging Christmas cookie swaps, traveling, writing letters and having coffee with friends. Most of all she loved family time and her Grandkids, who called here Grandma Net.

Survivors include husband Jerry, children Kathi(Rich) Rethwisch of Wayne, Jeff (Kim) Tomjack of Lincoln, Mike (Chris) Tomjack of Bennington. Beloved Grandchildren Cali (Cody) Guffey, Gage (Jaclynn) Rethwisch, Luke (Savannah) Rethwisch, Ben and Josh Tomjack, Marisa (Josh) Pace, and Jadyn, Reece, Brett, and Eric Tomjack. Great-grandchildren Knox Rethwisch, with new baby Pace and baby Rethwisch arriving soon. Also a sister Phyllis Murray of Tilden, nieces and nephews, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son Steve (9) in car-bicycle accident in 1965, brother-in-law Merv Murray, and nephew Dave Murray.
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Friday, February 11, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

St. Peters Catholic Church

220 US-275, Ewing, NE 68735

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St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery

, Ewing, NE 68735

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