Date of Birth: November 5, 1921
Date of Death: September 6, 2015
Services: Funeral Mass Friday, September 11, 2015 at 10:00AM at St Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, 11802 Pacific St, Omaha, Nebraska
Visitation: Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 6:00PM with a Vigil Service at 7:30PM at St Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church
Memorials suggested to the St. Philip Neri-Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church or St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church.
Preceded in death by husband, Emmet J. Dempsey; parents, Peter and Angela Herchenbach; son, William J. Dempsey; brothers, Mark, Eugene, and Louis Herchenbach; sister, Ramona Hemmer. Iona is survived by her children: Robert (Linda) Dempsey, Jeannie (John) Sullivan, Judy (Doug) Bahle, John (Mary) Dempsey, and Jerry (Jeanne) Dempsey; 19 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; sister, Elda Hemmer; brother, Jerry Herchenbach; sister, Mary Van Dyke.