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John L. Potter

March 28, 1938 April 23, 2020
John L. Potter
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Obituary for John L. Potter

John Longwell Potter was born March 28, 1938, to Ben and Edith (Longwell) Potter, in Tekamah, Nebraska. He passed away April 23, 2020 at Azria Health Midtown in Omaha, Nebraska, at the age of 82 years.

John and Judith Miller were united in marriage November 16, 1964, in Vermillion, South Dakota. To this union were born three children: Jill, Jodi and Jason.

John was a quiet man, but a loyal friend. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #4011 Tekamah and the VFW. As his final occupation, he worked 15 years at Mulhall's, until he retired.

Preceding him in heaven were his parents; brother, Carroll (Evelyn) Potter; sisters, Mildred (Wilbur) Clark, Margaret (Lou) Vahling, Kathrine (Duane) Conklin; parents-in-law, Elmer and Clara Miller.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Judy; daughters, Jill of LaVista, NE, Jodi Bieler and grandson, Brayton of Tekamah; son, Jason of Tekamah; sister, Lila (Bill) Rosanbalm of Independence, MO; brother-in-law, Maurice Miller of Palm Coast, FL; sister-in-law, Sharon Robinson of Tekamah; nieces, nephews and friends.

Private Family Graveside Service will be held.

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Memorial Book Signing




1:00 PM 4/26/2020 1:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/26/2020 8:00:00 PM
Pelan Funeral Services Tekamah

1103 J Street
Tekamah, NE 68061

The front porch will be open; please sign the register book, feel free to leave any condolences and take a service folder.

Pelan Funeral Services Tekamah
1103 J Street Tekamah 68061 NE
United States

Cemetery Details


Tekamah Cemetery Final Resting Place

Tekamah, NE 68061

Tekamah 68061 NE
United States

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