Kathy Ann (Hofacre) Houseman, 61 of Beatrice, NE, passed away at her home on Thursday, November 26, 2020. She was born July 24, 1959 in Beatrice. She attended high school in Beatrice, and later attended Bryan School of Nursing in Lincoln, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. As an RN she devoted her life to caring for others. She married Kent Housman in March, 1980. Kathy loved her family, her many friends, Husker football, watching movies, and especially reading, along with stopping to buy a large diet soda at every opportunity.
Survivors include her daughter, Kendra Houseman of Lincoln, NE, son, Kent Houseman and wife, Karen of Lincoln; sister, Pat Wineinger and husband Darrell of Omaha, NE; nephew Jay Wineinger and wife Dena of Omaha, NE; niece, Jamee Wineinger of Bellevue, NE; great-niece Hope Wineinger of Omaha, NE; great-nephew Caleb Bjerke of Bellevue, NE; and cousin, Jim Brod of Ellis, NE.
Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, Michael Jr. and Shirley (Wathor) Hofacre, and her husband, Kent Houseman.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 7, 2020 at Evergreen Home Cemetery in Beatrice with Pastor Doyle Karst officiating. Social distancing and masks will be required. A memorial to the American Cancer Society is suggested with the mortuary in charge. Condolences may be left online at www.harmanwrightmortuary.com. Harman Wright Mortuary of Beatrice is in charge of arrangements.
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