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John M. Herron

February 17, 1934 — March 26, 2015

John M. Herron Jr passed away at his home in McCook on Thursday, March 26, 2015 surrounded by his family. He was 81 years old.

John was born on February 17, 1934 at Danbury, NE to parents, John M. and Ruby L. (Springer) Herron. He entered the US Marines and served his country for 21 years. He was honorably discharged on June 27, 1973 as a MSgt. After his retirement, John owned and operated Herron's Electric and Montgomery Ward's Catalog Store. He also worked for Lords of Indianola as a serviceman. He retired in 1996.

On November 27, 1951 he was united in marriage to Beverly Brumfield at Commerce City, Colorado. To this union John was blessed with a son, John Timothy. John and Beverly were married for 54 years. Beverly preceded him in death on July 9, 2006.

On April 25, 2008 John married Louise McNutt-Tucker at McCook, Nebraska. To this union John was blessed with four step-children.

He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and McCook Veterans of Foreign Wars, Bernard Elbert Post #1652, where he had served as past Commander.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, traveling and being with his family.

Preceding him in death were his parents, John M. and Ruby Herron; his wife, Beverly Herron; three brothers, William, Jay and Donald; Brother-in-laws, Gordon Jones and Richard Bobka; Sister in-laws, Dorothy Sninsky, Darlene Sorensen, and step-sister, Sandra Pester.

Survivors include his wife, Louise Herron of McCook; son, John T. Herron and wife, Pam, of McCook; step-children, Deb and husband, Doug Lau, of Imperial, NE, Dari and husband, Jim Olson, of McCook, Raymond Tucker and wife, Pam, of Stillwater, PA, and Kevin Tucker of McCook; half-brother, Lawrence Herron and wife, Rita, of McCook; two step-sisters, Sharon and husband, Larry Fisher, and Shirley Barrett all of Arvada, CO; sisters-in-law, Judy Herron, Barb Herron, Wilma Bobka, and Donna Jones of Colorado, Linda Hermes of Texas; brothers-in-law, Mel Sorensen of Utah, and Ron Brumfield and wife Marlene of Montana, 13 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

Memorials may be given in his name to St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 409 East F Street, McCook, NE 69001.

Visitation will be Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook, NE from 1:00-6:00 p.m.

Rosary will be recited Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 7:00 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in McCook with Father Gary Brethour serving as Celebrant. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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