Diggins, Ralph "Jim" James Age 70 Omaha. Passed away on July 12, 2019. He was born on October 27, 1948 in Omaha to Patrick and Dessie Marie (Sorenson) Diggins. Ralph graduated from South High School in 1966 and UNO in 1982. He retired from MUD and in retirement worked for Panera Bread. He was a member Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church, and Past President of the South Omaha Optimist Club. Ralph was preceded in death by his parents; son Scott; and brother Bill. He is survived by wife Janet; children: Jim "Francis" Diggins (Ami), Lori Alvarado, Jodi Clemons (Bob), Justin Diggins (Karli), Noelle Phelps (Rocky), and Melody Diggins-Corona (Tony); grandchildren; great-grandchildren; 2 brothers; 3 sisters; nieces; nephews; family and friends. VISITATION: from 5-8pm Tuesday, July 16, at Roeder Mortuary, 2727 N. 108th St. CELEBRATION of Life Service: 11am Wednesday, July 17, at Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church, 2650 Farnam St. Memorials may be directed to Kountze Memorial Lutheran, or the family. ROEDER MORTUARY - 108th St. Chapel 2727 North 108th St. 402-496-9000 | www.RoederMortuary.com
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