Obituary Record

Mary Jane Cleary
Died on 7/31/2016


Posted on line 2 Aug 2016; Published in The Enterprise 5 Aug 2016

Mary Jane Cleary, 83

Mary Jane Cleary, age 83, of Arlington, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2016, at Fremont Health.

Jane was born July 20, 1933, to William and H. Lena (Wedde) Cleary in Quinnesec, Michigan. She lived with her family in the Quinnesec/Iron Mountain area, where she attended and graduated school. Following school, she entered the work force for several years before joining the Army. After her discharge from the Army, she worked for the civil service as a clerical professional. She worked most of her career at Ft. Carson, Colorado, before retiring and coming to Nebraska to be closer to her family.

Jane loved attending her granddaughters' sporting events, as well as all their other activities. She was their biggest fan! Jane enjoyed dancing, listening to music, and talk radio.

She is preceded in death by her parents; son, John Scott Fitzgerald; 6 brothers; and 1 sister.

She is survived by her daughter, Kami (Jerrad) Spoon, of Arlington; brother, Ronald (Sachiko) Cleary of San Antonio, Texas; 3 granddaughters: Alexis Nordenson, Jaidyn and Kailye Spoon; many other nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Condolences may be left at

Graveside services will be held Thursday, August 4, 2016, at 11:00AM at Evergreen Cemetery in Omaha, 2300 S. 78th Street Omaha, NE 68124 with Pastor Brad Hoeffs officiating.

Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.

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

Printed in the Washington County Enterprise on 8/5/2016