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Joanne K. (Brock) Grancer

March 28, 1933 April 4, 2019
Joanne K. (Brock) Grancer
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Obituary for Joanne K. (Brock) Grancer

Joanne Kay (Brock) Grancer was born to Mose and Ella (Manzer) Weston on March 28, 1933 in Omaha, Nebraska. She passed away April 4, 2019 at Josie Harper Hospice House in Omaha.

At the age of 12 years old, Joanne was adopted by Eugene and Mildred (Hazen) Brock from Tecumseh, Nebraska. Her two younger sisters, Joyce and Janet, were also adopted at this point in time. She had two brothers, Jack and Jerry, who were separated from the girls at this time. Joanne was very active in school activities such as cheerleading, softball, band, drama club and show choir. She graduated from Tecumseh High School in 1953 and attended Peru State College, where she obtained her teaching certificate.

On December 13, 1953, she married Jerry Jack Grancer in Tecumseh, and they had 4 children. In addition to being a loyal football coach's wife, she worked as a teacher, Diet Center owner, Activity Director and restaurant cook. Her biggest passions in life were family, Husker Football, cooking, her beloved dogs and spending time with longtime friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Grancer; parents, Eugene and Mildred Brock; birth parents, Mose and Ella Weston, sister-in-law, Marilyn (Grancer) Lafferty, father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jack and Madeline Grancer; great grandson, Max Sears; great granddaughter, Cali Hesser

She is survived by her sisters, Joyce (Harry) Boss and Janet Goers both of Lincoln, NE; daughters: Jill Grancer of Texas, Jody (Dave McMillan) Grancer of Omaha, Jacque (John) McKeown of Lincoln; son, Jerry Jay (Debbie) Grancer of Omaha; 12 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.


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Visitation

Sunday

7

Apr

5:00 PM 4/7/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/7/2019 7:00:00 PM
Pelan Funeral Services Tekamah

1103 J Street
Tekamah, NE 68061

Family will receive friends 5-7pm.

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

Funeral Service

Monday

8

Apr

11:00 AM 4/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
Pelan Funeral Services Tekamah

1103 J Street
Tekamah, NE 68061

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

Graveside Service

Monday

8

Apr

3:00 PM 4/8/2019 3:00:00 PM
Mt. Vernon Cemetery

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Peru, NE 68421

Mt. Vernon Cemetery
. Peru 68421 NE
United States

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To the family for future designation.

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