Fitzgerald, John Joseph Jan 30, 1929 - May 6, 2015 Age 86 of Fort Calhoun, NE. John served in the Korean Conflict era. He then went to work with the Union Pacific Railroad. In 1960, John became a steamfitter with Local 464. He was about to receive his 55-year pin. He worked with the US Postal Service. John enjoyed bowling and bowled a 300 shortly before diabetes caused him to quit. He spent his last years serving and being served by St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Preceded in death by wife, Margaret Ann (Burch) Fitzgerald; brothers, Michael Eugene, Thomas James, and Daniel; sister, Mary Ann Dillon. Survived by sons, Robert (Kathryn) of Kearney, NE, William (Barbara) of Jackson, NE, Cmdr. John (Shannon) of Penn Laird, VA; daughters, Catherine (Scott) Metzger of Omaha; Mary Jeanne Fitzgerald of Gardner, KS; brother, Terence Patrick (Martha) of Omaha; sisters, Sr. Sheila M. Fitzgerald, OP, of Madison, WI, Patricia Miller of Gretna, NE, Margaret (Jim) Townley of Omaha; 9 grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. VISITATION 5-8pm Sunday, May 10 with Vigil Service at 7pm, all at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Fort Calhoun. FUNERAL MASS 10am Monday, May 11 also at St. John's. Interment Fort Calhoun Cemetery. Memorials to be directed by the Fitzgerald family. SIEVERS-SPRICK Ft. Calhoun, NE 402-468-5678
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