August 12, 2019


Florence Fledderman, 95, of Gretna, Nebraska, and formerly of Carroll, died Saturday evening, Aug. 10, 2019 at Silver Ridge Assisted Living in Gretna.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, at St. John Paul II Parish, St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Carroll. Music will be by Kate Cuddy and the St. Lawrence Choir. Lector will be Steve Hall. Gift bearers will be Jacquie Dugan, Wendy Hall and Kristine Kreifels. Casket bearers will be Matt Dugan, Russ Bruhn, George Grossman, Brad Irlbeck and Frank Nogl. Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Carroll.

Friends may call after 5 p.m. Monday at Sharp Funeral Home where there will be a Christian Wake Service at 6:30 p.m.

Visitation at St. Lawrence Church will be from 9:30 until 10:15 a.m. Tuesday.

Memorials may be directed to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Online condolences may be left for Florence’s family at

Florence, daughter of Wenz and Clara (Sextro) Sporrer, was born on Jan. 14, 1924, on the family farm east of Templeton, Iowa. She attended Sacred Heart School in Templeton.

On Nov. 28, 1944, Florence married Clarence Fledderman at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dedham. The couple farmed near Dedham where Florence raised her family, and helped with the farming operation. The couple retired to Carroll in the early 1980s.

Florence enjoyed gardening, she canned or froze countless jars and bags of produce. She also enjoyed her flowers especially roses. During retirement she enjoyed volunteering with RSVP, helping with various blood drives, and mailings for the church and Carroll Chamber. She also enjoyed quilting. Most of all Florence enjoyed visiting and talking with her family and friends. She was a member of St. John Paul II Parish in Carroll.

Florence is survived by her children: Dale (Mary) Fledderman of Omaha and Joyce (Galin Karpisek) Fledderman of Omaha; grandchildren: Jacquie (Matt) Dugan of Omaha, Wendy (Steve) Hall of Omaha, and Kristine (Wayne) Kreifels of Fremont, Nebraska; and eight great-grandchildren; as well as her extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Fledderman; parents, Clara and Wenz Sporrer, sisters: Rita (Clayton) Irlbeck and Delores (Bernard) Klocke; and brother Ray (Bernice) Sporrer.