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John Harmon, Sr

February 9, 1935 — March 27, 2022

     John Lewis Harmon, age 87, of Broken Bow died Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow.

     John was born February 9, 1935, at Broken Bow, Nebraska to Ira and Margaret (Linder) Harmon.  He grew up on a farm near Ansley, Nebraska.  He received his education at Ansley, graduating in 1954.

     He enlisted in the Army in 1955 and served 3 years.  He was stationed in Germany for 2 years of his enlistment.

He married Lillian May Leverington on February 18, 1961, at Broken Bow. John worked at Arrow Seed in Broken Bow for 45 years.

     He enjoyed his grandchildren and great grandson, fishing, bowling, and watching sports, especially the Huskers. After retirement he enjoyed playing pool at the Pioneer Center; going for coffee Monday thru Friday, weather permitting; and his cat, Snoopy.

     Survivors include three daughters and one son-in-law, Anna and Scott Feddersen of Kearney, Margaret Harmon of Broken Bow and Tammy Alexander of Omaha; one son, John Harmon of Broken Bow; six grandchildren, Rachel (& Sean) Stahly, Jason Feddersen, Rebekah Feddersen, Haley (& Michael) McLaughlin, Skylar Alexander, Paige Alexander; and one great grandson, Easton McLaughlin.

     He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lillian; one son, Thomas Eugene; two brothers, Harold Harmon and Cloyd D. (Pete) Harmon.

     Funeral services will be held April 1, 2022, at 11 am at Govier Brothers Mortuary with Roger Sloan officiating, with visitation two hours prior to service. The service will be livestreamed at  Burial will be in the Broken Bow Cemetery with Military Honors. Memorials are suggested to the family. Govier Brothers Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. An online guest book may be signed at


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