Obituary Record

David A Jenkins
Died on 11/16/2016


Posted on line 18 Nov 2016; Published in The Pilot Tribune 22 Nov 2016

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David A. Jenkins, 74 years, of Arlington, Nebraska died Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at the Josie Harper Hospice House in Omaha.

David was born August 7, 1942, in Wisconsin to Edward and Hilda (Glander) Jenkins.He grew up in Randolph, Wisconsin until the age of 18 years and then joined the US Army.

He married Dorothy Dickhart on September 1, 1964. He lived in Omaha, Nebraska from 1964 to 1967 and then moved to Arlington. He worked for Rhea Cattle Company in Arlington and was employed by numerous drywall companies in the Omaha area. He was involved with Bell Creek EZ Riders 4-H Club, Nebraskaland Spinning Spokes, Tri County Saddle Club and Arlington Saddle Club, and was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Arlington.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy, of Arlington; sons, John Jenkins of Omaha, Jerry Jenkins of Fremont, and Dan (Edilia) Jenkins of North Bend, Nebraska; daughters, Cathy (Delmar) Driver of Ames, Nebraska, Carla Jenkins of Elkhorn, Nebraska, Elaine (George) Duncan of Delta, Colorado, and Ellen (Jess) Cross of Whitney, Nebraska; brother, Norman Jenkins of Wisconsin; sister, Hildagard Key of Wisconsin; seventeen grandchildren; and twenty-four great grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, David Hall; brothers, Orville, Eugene, and Willard; and daughter-in-law, Mary Jenkins.

Funeral Service will be 10 a.m., Monday, November 21, 2016, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Arlington. The Rev. Rick Kanoy and The Rev. Jason Duley will officiate. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Reckmeyer-Moser Funeral Home in Arlington and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. at Westlawn Hillcrest Cemetery in Omaha. Memorials are suggested to AAEP Foundation or the Lymphoma Foundation.Online condolences at Memorial Chapel, 2170 N. Somers Ave., Fremont, handled arrangements.

Omaha World Herald 19 Nov 2016

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Jenkins, David A. Age 74 - Nov 16, 2016 Of Arlington, NE. FUNERAL 10am, Monday, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Arlington, NE. VISITATION Sunday, 4-7pm with family receiving friends from 5-7pm at funeral home. Burial 1:30pm Monday at Westlawn Hillcrest Cemetery, Omaha with military honors. Online condolences at: Reckmeyer-Moser Funeral Home 232 West Eagle, Arlington, NE 68002 402-721-4490

~~~ 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 Pilot-Tribune on 11/22/2016