May 15, 1941 - January 13, 2014
Jerry Cox Jerome Wayne Cox was born on May 15th, 1941 in Imperial Ne. to Donald W. & Madeline M. (Dixon) Cox. Jerry grew up on his parent’s farm 18 miles south of Imperial, located in Dundy Co. Jerry went to grade school at Hiawatha Country School and graduated from Chase County High School. After H.S. Jerry went to McCook Community College and while there he played on their football team. Jerry was married to his lovely wife Virginia K. Sis on April 20th, 1963 at St. John’s Catholic Church in rural Mc Donald, KS. After briefly living in Enders & Kearney, Jerry and Virginia eventually settled on his parent’s farm in rural Dundy County where he began farming with them. After Madeline’s & Dons’ passing, Jerry continued to farm until his retirement a few years ago. Jerry had many interests that he enjoyed over the years. They include such activities as steer wrestling, camping, fishing and hunting with memberships in the Eagles & VFW clubs. There are a few activities that Jerry was passionate about. Those included: playing cards & shooting pool with his buddies, trap shooting – especially (doubles), cheering for the Huskers and the many seasons of road trips to the Broncos home games. Above all Jerry found pride and joy in his two children. Jerry passed away at his home on Monday January 13th, 2014. He was 72 years of age. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents Don and Madeline, wife Virginia and infant daughter Christina. Jerry is survived by his son Thomas of Flagstaff, AZ., daughter Kristi Bernhardt and husband Kurt of Lamar, NE., grand children: Preston, Alexa, Austin & Ryan Bernhardt. Brother’s in law Leo Sis & wife Margaret of Omaha, NE., Chuck Sis & wife Pat of Grand Junction, CO., Mike Sis & wife Diane of Atwood, KS., Sister’s in law Freda Menze & husband Don of Hutchinson, KS., Elaine Murphy & husband John of Madison, WI., and many nephews and nieces. The Mass of the Christian Burial was celebrated Monday Morning, January 20th, 2014, 10:30 A.M. (MT) at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Imperial, Ne. with Father Bernard Lorenz celebrating. Inurnment followed at Mount Hope Cemetery, Imperial, NE. No Visitation Jerry was cremated A memorial has been established in Jerry’s memory. Online condolences can be left at liewerfuneralhome.com LIEWER FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS
Jerry Cox Jerome Wayne Cox was born on May 15th, 1941 in Imperial Ne. to Donald W. & Madeline M. (Dixon) Cox. Jerry grew up on his parent’s farm 18 miles south of Imperial, located in Dundy Co. Jerry went to grade school at Hiawatha... View Obituary & Service Information
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