Obituary Record

John J. “Jake” Jr Andreasen
Died on 3/31/1998
Buried in Blair Cemetery


John J. “Jake” Andreasen, Jr., 56, of Blair, died Tuesday, March 31, 1998, in Blair.

Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church. A rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Campbell-Aman Funeral Home.

Mr. Andreasen was born May 2, 1941, in Omaha to John and Helen (Boruch) Andreasen, Sr. He attended Blair Community Schools, graduating from Blair High School in 1959. He graduated from Dana College in 1963. On June 28, 1969, he married Karen Schneider in Omaha. He worked for Mutual of Omaha from 1963 to 1972. In 1972, he started the Talk O’ The Town and operated the business until his death.

Survivors are his wife, Karen; sons and daughter-in-law, Michael and Liz Andreasen, Lincoln, Neb.; Thomas Andreasen, Blair; and Joseph Andreasen, Lincoln; daughters and son-in-law, Keri and Travis Fox, Lincoln and Mary Andreasen, Blair; his mother, Helen Andreasen, Blair; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and Rockford Shanks, Blair; Diane Wigg, Chanhassen, Minn.; and Jane and Michael Swain, Gardiner, Maine; and one brother, Dan Andreasen, Blair.

He was preceded in death by his father, John.

Memorials may be given to St. Francis Borgia Building Fund or the Liver Foundation.

#2 OMAHA WORLD-HERALD ANDREASEN - - John J., Jr. (Jake), age 56 years, Blair.

Survived by wife, Karen; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Liz, Lincoln; daughter and son-in-law, Keri and Travis Fox, Lincoln; sons, Thomas, Blair; Joseph, Lincoln, daughter, Mary Andreasen, Blair; mother, Helen Andreasen, Blair; sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Rockford Shanks, Blair; sister, Diane Wigg, Chanhassen, MN; sister and brother-in-law, Jane and Michael Swain, Gardiner, ME; brother, Dan, Blair.

SERVICES 10 AM Fri., St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church

ROSARY 7:30 pm Thurs., at the Funeral Home.

Memorials to St. Francis Building Fund or Liver Foundation.


#3 Funeral Leaflet

In Loving Memory of John J. “Jake” Andreasen

Born May 2, 1941 Omaha, Nebraska ~ Entered Into Rest March 31, 1998 Blair, Nebraska

Funeral Services 10:00 A.M. Friday, April 3, 1998 St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church, Blair, Nebraska. Celebrant: Father Hugh Schwartz. Organist: Clare Cowing. Vocalist: Ron Sorensen. Vocal Selections: “Wind Beneath My Wings”. Congregational Hymn: “On Eagle’s Wings”

Casket Bearers: Kent Howard, Nathan Roberts, Terry Johnson, Jim Schendt, Kai Kastrup, Steve Tucker

Honorary Casketbearers: Dale Albus, Warren Hunsche, Warren Larsen, Sam Taylor, Estelle Hendricksen, Roger Bauer, Bernie Kros, Dave O’Hanlon, Jerry Thode, Ed Tull, Don Joern, Dean Wulf, Richard Trofholz, David Svendgaard

Graveside Services: Blair Cemetery Blair, Nebraska

Arrangements by Campbell-Aman Funeral Home

~~~Obituary and funeral leaflet courtesy of Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings and leaflets on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska~~~

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