Joseph Geaghan, Sr.

Funeral service for Joseph Geaghan, Sr. were held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont, NE with David Probst, deacon officiating. Burial with military honors by the Fremont Honor Guard, VFW Post 854 and the American Legion Post 20. He was born to Joseph and Mary (Belak) Geaghan on July 22, 1940 in Gregory. He grew up in Gregory and graduated from high school there. He served in the United States Army from February of 1965 to February 1967, with duty in Vietnam. On July 16, 1966, he was married in Gregory to Judith Ann Schwaller. They lived briefly in Warren, MI, while Joe completed his service. After he completed his military service, they moved to Fremont, NE, and he went to work for Valmont, retiring in 2009 after 39 ½ years. Joe was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Joseph Geaghan, Sr., age 76, of Fremont, NE, died Tuesday evening, December 20, 2016 at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha, NE. Joe is survived by his wife, Judy; his children Jackie and Dale, Jim and Paul, Joey and Monika, and Jerry; granddaughters McKenzi and Samantha; brothers and sisters, Leo and Kathy, Mary, Liz, Helen, Kathy, Agnes, Theresa, Patty, Mike and Frank, sister-in-law Danna. Those preceding are his parents Joseph and Mary, brothers Larry, Jim, and Don. Online condolences may be left at Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

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