Dolores J. Foxhoven

Dolores J. Foxhoven age 87 of Crofton, Nebraska died on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at the Josie Harper Hospice House in Omaha, Nebraska.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, March 26, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Crofton with the Rev. An Duy Phan and Rev. Don Shane officiating. Burial will be at St. Rose of Lima Cemetery in Crofton. Visitation will be on Thursday, at church, from 6-8:00 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m.  Visitation will continue on Friday, at church, one hour prior to services.  Face masks and social distancing are recommended for the visitation and funeral. You may watch a live stream of the funeral at

Pallbearers will be Dylan Heine, Mark Dorman, Braxston Foxhoven, Parker Foxhoven, Jace Foxhoven, Amanda Staroscik. Honorary pallbearers will be Dolores’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Dolores Josephine was born on July 11, 1933 in St. Helena, NE to Herman and Rosann (Suing) Hoebelheinrich.  She grew up in the St. Helena area and graduated from Holy Trinity High School in Hartington.   After high school, Dolores taught school in a rural Cedar County school for four years.  She also worked as a telephone operator for a year prior to her marriage to Arthur Bernard Foxhoven on August 23, 1955 in St. Helena, NE.  She and Arthur lived on a farm west of Hartington for 2 ½ years, then moved to Crofton in the late 1950’s.  Dolores worked on the farm and raised her children there.

Dolores was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Christian Mothers, was an EME, and had a Eucharistic hour of adoration for many years.  She grew a big garden, raised chickens, hogs and dairy cows with family.  Dolores enjoyed playing cards, being with her grandchildren, enjoyed tending her flower bed, feeding the birds, and traveling with her family. She volunteered at the Crofton Senior Center after Arthur died on June 27, 2010 at the age of 79 years.

Dolores is survived by her seven children and spouses, Debra (Brian) Blair of Columbus, NE, Cheryl (John) Dorman of Omaha, Tim (Marie) Foxhoven of Yankton, SD, Linda (Ron) Bovero of Yankton, SD, Brian (Janna) Foxhoven of Crofton, Dale (Nancy) Foxhoven of Crofton, Rhonda (Dean) Heine of Wynot, NE; 32 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; three sisters Irma Pick of Canton, SD, Donna Schmidt of Yankton, SD, Diane (Cordell) Rasmussen of Yankton, SD; sister-in-law Dorothea Hoebelheinrich of Yankton, SD; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Rosann Hoebelheinrich; husband Arthur; son Roger on 7/4/77 at age 17 years; brother Richard Hoebelheinrich; sister Anita (Alphonse) Dendinger, brothers-in-law Ted Pick and Virgil Schmidt.

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7 response to "Dolores J. Foxhoven"

  1. By: Don Meink Posted: March 21, 2021

    I miss our senior league bowling years.
    Rest in peace .

  2. By: BOB & MARY SCHIEFFER Posted: March 21, 2021


  3. By: Patricia A. Plantenberg Posted: March 22, 2021

    All my thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. She was loved and will be missed by so many.

  4. By: Paul Steffen Posted: March 22, 2021

    I am so sad to hear of Delores passing. Art and Delores were two of the finest people that I have ever known. May they truly be united together with Roger and in the presence of the Lord to enjoy eternal rest. My sympathy goes out to all of the family.

  5. By: Michael Schmitz Posted: March 22, 2021

    I wish my deepest symathy on the loss of Dolores. She was a great lady and I will remember her and family in my prayers,

  6. By: Mary B Dittrich Posted: March 24, 2021

    I am so sorry for your loss. Hugs to the whole family. I remember the days we would come over to their house with mom…lots of years ago! But a great memory. Wish time would slow down but it waits for nobody….she is in Heaven now with Art and Ro
    Roger. Prayers to all of you!

  7. By: Mary Mueller Posted: March 25, 2021

    My deepest sympathies to the whole family. Sending you prayers of peace and comfort at this difficult time. May
    God wrap his loving arms around you.

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