Darlene L. Rischling
1936 - 2021
BORN
1936
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Kahler Dolce Mortuary
441 North Washington Street
Papillion, NE 680462231
Rischling, Darlene L.

May 26, 1936 - May 16, 2021

Preceded in death by her Husband, Richard; Parents, Adolph and Johannah Firley; Siblings, Norma Jean and Albert Firley. Survived by Daughter, Joan Steffensmeier; Grandchildren, Tony (Jennifer), Danny (Ellen), Ben (Jessica), Rich, Vanecia, and Carlos Steffensmeier; Great-Grandchildren Joshua, Jacob, Noah, Nicholas, Nicolleena, Julia, and Grace Steffensmeier; Brother, Adolph (Joan) Firley; Sisters, Velma Kotas (John Kirby), and Marie (Don) Vavra; Nieces, Nephews, and Friends.

VISITATION: Thursday 5-7pm at the Mortuary, Vigil service at 7pm. FUNERAL MASS: Friday, 11am, at St. Columbkille Church, Papillion. Interment at a later date at Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St. Columbkille Church; Fellowship Community Church-Lincoln; Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools; Sump Memorial Library Foundation; Lincoln Children's Museum; Education Grant Foundation Bridge Unit 241.

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441 No. Washington St., Papillion, NE

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Published by Omaha World-Herald from May 18 to May 19, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
May
20
Visitation
5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Kahler Dolce Mortuary
441 North Washington Street, Papillion, NE 680462231
May
20
Vigil
7:00p.m.
Kahler Dolce Mortuary
441 North Washington Street, Papillion, NE 680462231
May
21
Funeral Mass
11:00a.m.
St. Columbkille Church
, Papillion, Nebraska
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We were classmtes and we graduated from CHester, High School together. My best to your family
Norma Hayes
School
May 24, 2021
Mrs Rischling was Principal at Calvert when my children were there and we all liked and admired her. She was always wise and kind and helped us get our daughter into the Highly gifted program very early. Our sincere condolences to you , her family. We will always remember her fondly. May she Rest In Peace Marie- Louise Audi
Marie-Louise Audi
School
May 21, 2021
What wonderful memories I have of my dear friend, Darlene. We traveled together to several National bridge tournaments and to many regional ones. She was such fun to be with and to partner with at the bridge table! She was smart, witty, thoughtful, generous, kind....all things good! She virtually restarted her life when she retired and moved to Omaha, investing herself in her new community as well as in her family. She was an amazing lady and I feel very blessed to have known her. Love and sympathy to all of the Steffensmeiers.
Marianne Bruner
May 19, 2021
Darlene and rich were our best friends many years ago. Rich was my cousin. Had many good times She will surely be missed.
Bill and Carolyn Kassebaum
May 18, 2021
I´m so sorry for your loss - I loved Darlene and so did my dad, Max. When I was a young girl Darlene used to take me to plays at the omaha community playhouse - she was such a kind soul. Prayers for the repose of her soul and for strength and comfort for all of you who loved her so deeply. What a grand reception she must be receiving in heaven
Rachel Burbach Burns
May 18, 2021
My prayers for Darlenes family.... she was a wonderful bridge friend she loved the game and many friendships. She was a great promoter for Bridge in the Schools...a love of learning at any age!
Carolyn Fleming
May 18, 2021