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Kahler-Dolce Mortuary

441 North Washington Street, Papillion, NE

OBITUARY

Alison K Jahnke

May 8, 1966February 8, 2020

Alison K. Jahnke May 8, 1966 - February 8, 2020 "Born in Jamestown, New York into an Air Force family meant a lot of moving around as a younger child for Alison. With stops all over the country and even the Philippines the Fricks and Alison finally found home in Papillion in 1977. Here she went to school, graduating from Papillion LaVista High School in 1984, got her first job at the Dutch Oven, where her sisters and many other friends also worked, and started her journey to finding a career. After a couple ventures of earning certificates of completion to both travel and transportation school and nail technician school she finally came to the conclusion that her true calling came in the restaurant business. Through waitressing and managing at several and continuing her education with a bachelors degree in communication science, she found her niche at The Mark as an event coordinator where she could continue to make other people’s experiences the best she possibly could all the while putting herself last. She was often referred to as “work mom” because of her kind spirit and care for others. With a loving, supporting family behind her and a beautiful new house her memories will continue to shine through the tough times and always hold a place in our hearts." She is preceded in death by Father: Ron Frick. Survived by Husband: Matthew. Sons: Bryce Canaga, Peyton Jahnke, Elijah Jahnke. Mother: Sally Frick. Sisters: Robin Christiansen, Lisa (Terry) Stoppel. Mother in Law: Christy Groskreutz. Brother in Law: Frank (Carrie) Jahnke. Sisters in Law: Sarah (Matthew) Hardy, Rebekah Groskreutz. Neices, Nephews, Cousins, other Relatives and many Friends.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, February 15, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 15, 2020

Memories

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Deb Perrotto

February 14, 2020

My daughter, Kati, worked with Alison at The Mark. Kati referred to Alison as her second mom. Alison had such a loving heart and a kind spirit. I am saddened that she is gone from this world, but happy that she will live on in heaven. She will be missed by so many, but her spirit will live on in the lives she touched. Rest peacefully Alison, thank you for being another mom to Kati.

Jean Smith

February 13, 2020

I had a great time getting to know you when I went antiquing and junking with you and your Mom.It was a real joy to see how happy Sally was to finally have one of her girls enjoy what she enjoyed. My prayers are with all her family and friends. Your Jamestown cousin, Jean

Amanda Peterson

February 13, 2020

We are very sorry to hear of Alison’s passing. We knew her for a brief moment in time when she was at Lazlos. We were regulars at the restaurant and felt we got to know her (and she us).

When we brought our newly adopted daughter into the restaurant she was over the moon excited for us.

We saw her once or twice when she moved to the bowling alley - but never forgot her.

Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends.

Kristopher and Amanda Peterson

Mandy Roth

February 10, 2020

Alison you were my best friend for over 19 years... I loved being able to hang out for hours talking about anything and everything. My kids loved you as much as I do. Working together at multiple places, Watching our kids grow up together, being neighbors, taking care of the cat and making sure I wouldn’t kill your beautiful flowers when you went on vacation every year with your beautiful family!! I will miss you deeply my friend...I will stay close by to watch over your boys and Matt.. RIP my friend.

Brent Stone

February 10, 2020

I had many great memories with Alison from working with her at Nebraska Beef Company Restaurant to hanging out talking about life, family, and sports. She had an awesome out going personality with the best laugh and smile. You will be missed Ali. Rest In Peace.

Dale Clayton & Family

February 10, 2020

Please accept our sincere condolences, Matt and family. Alison was a bright light to so many, and we are grateful to be able to call her our friend. She wouldn't allow anyone else to take care of us when we came to eat at Nebraska Beef Company, and always treated us like royalty. We followed her to Farmer Brown's, and then to Lazlo's, and out to the Mark. We loved her smiling face, her laugh, and her kindness. She really loved beating us in Fantasy Football! We will cherish those fond memories of her. You are all in our thoughts and prayers for comfort and peace. RIP, Ali, you were truly one of the good ones, and we will miss you.

Burt Blum

February 8, 2020

I have had many great memories of Alison but one of the best was when she opened a champagne bottle at Lazlos and nailed a guest in the head. Still a story 10 years later I still tell our staff.🙂☹️

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY