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Dorothy Lucille Eisenbarth

May 17, 1915 — December 22, 2014

Dorothy Dack Lawrence Eisenbarth Nielsen

On December 22, 2014, Dorothy Lucille Eisenbarth at the age of 99 went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

She was born on May 17, 1915 to John W. and Frances Elizabeth (Albrecht) Dack and was the second of seven children. Dorothy grew up on the family farm and attended rural school district #61 near McCook.

She married Syril Lawrence at Atwood, Kansas on July 19, 1932. They made their home in Trenton. To this marriage one daughter was born, Janice Lawrence.
She later married Lawrence "Dutch" Timothy Eisenbarth at Oberlin, Kansas on March 1, 1938. They made their home in McCook. Dorothy and Dutch both worked at the McCook Army Air Base during World War II. She was a licensed parachute rigger.

In 1953, they moved to the Brentwood shopping area in Denver, Colorado, where they owned and managed a children's store named "Kiddie Klassic". In 1958, due to Dutch's health they returned to McCook. Dorothy started working for DeGroff's Department Store as a manager and buyer of the ready to wear department.

After the death of her husband "Dutch" in 1976, she started working for Nielsen Reality as a bookkeeper and office assistant. On June 6, 1980 she married Richard A. Nielsen. Due to health conditions she was forced to retire in 1997.

She was a member of the Memorial United Methodist Church and a long-time member of the B.P.O. DOES, holding many different offices including President in 1965. Her main interest were her family, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and her nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her three husbands; four brothers, Clyde (Bud) and wife, Grace Dack, John Jr. (Jack) and wife, Agnes Dack, Robert (Bob) and wife, Betty Dack, and Richard A. Dack; sister, Doris Marie Dack; brother-in-law, Raymond Grafel; grandson, Timothy Lee Waddell; granddaughter-in-law, Cindy Lou Waddell; great-great-granddaughters, Shyanne Destiny Waddell and Piper Brooklyn Waddell; niece Jana Sue Dack Biltoft; nephews, Richard William (Billy) Dack and Dana Dack; and step-sons, Dr. Gary Nielsen and Ronald Nielsen.

Survivors include her daughter, Janice and husband, Kenneth Waddell; step-son, Dr. Michael Nielsen and wife, Linda; grandsons, Kendall and Larry Waddell; granddaughter-in-law, Trudy Waddell Hoffman; sister, Barbara Grafel; sister-in-law, Karen Dack all of McCook; seven great-grandchildren, ten great-great-grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, and 11 step-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be given in her name to the Community Home Health/Hospice, 711 East 11th Street, McCook, NE 69001 or McCook Meals on Wheels 1312 West 5th Street, McCook, NE 69001.

Visitation will be Friday, December 26, 2014, 1-8:00 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be Saturday, December 27, 2014, 10:30 a.m. at Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. Doug Griger officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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