Crystal Dierking Hoskins was born October 30, 1947 at Naponee, Nebraska, the daughter of Adam and Mary Belle (Allen) Dierking. She grew up on the family farm northwest of Naponee. In her younger years she attended Naponee schools and graduated from Franklin High school with the Class of 1965.
Following graduation, Crystal went to work for the BNSF railroad and worked for them as a billing clerk. While working full time she raised her two children, Tony and Tami. After 30 years, she retired and moved to Franklin to care for her mother. She enjoyed spending time with her family.
In her free time, Crystal loved to quilting and has many quilts as a product of her handiwork. She also had a passion for genealogy. She has much historical information for her family. She was an active member of the Naponee American Legion Auxiliary.
Crystal passed from this life unexpectedly, Sunday, October 3, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Kearney, Nebraska. She was 73 years of age. Those left to mourn her passing include her children, Tony Hoskins, Prescott, Iowa and his children Loren and Ella Hoskins, her daughter Tami Bartels and husband Sid, Imperial, Nebraska; and their children Jesse Callahan, Makala and Hunter Bartels; great grandchildren Rain Duda, Trystan and Finnigan Callahan; her sister Twila Curry, Minden, Nebraska; other relatives and friends.
Crystal was preceded in death by her parents Adam & Mary Belle and both her maternal and paternal grandparents.
Graveside services and inurnment will be held at 2:00pm, Saturday, October 9th, 2021 at the Naponee Cemetery, Naponee, Nebraska with Pastor Bill Stearns officiating.
Hutchins Funeral Home assisted the Hoskins family with these cremation services.