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Giles "Jerry" Henry Warren

July 20, 1929 — December 4, 2019

Giles “Jerry “Henry Warren, Sr age 90 of Broken Bow, NE passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at the Jennie M Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow, NE.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, December 23, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at the Broken Bow Vets Building.

Jerry was born July 20, 1929 in Norfolk, NE to Lisle John and Maude Zella (Eggers) Warren. Jerry attended and graduated from the Wolbach High School in 1946. After graduation Jerry joined the National Guard and attended UNL.  On November 30, 1952 Jerry was united in marriage to Yvonne Alice Rakestraw in Wolbach, NE, at this time Jerry worked for the Creamery in Wolbach, then shortly after went to work for GMAC. After moving to Broken Bow Jerry and Yvonne opened the Sears store and operated it until 1985. In 1994 they retired to Johnson Lake, where he worked part time for Nebraska Game & Parks for the next 20 years.

Jerry loved all sporting events and was an avid Husker fan. He loved going to his grandchildren’s activities. Everyone enjoyed his storytelling!

Jerry is survived by his children Giles Warren, Jr of Grand Island, Charlene Warren of Chicago, IL, Zella (Scott) Briggs of Broken Bow, Valarie Gartner of Johnson Lake, eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

Jerry is preceded in death by wife Yvonne, and his parents. 

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