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Victor Joseph Powers, Jr

January 16, 1947 — May 24, 2019

Victor Joseph Powers, Jr. was born January 16, 1947, in Burwell, NE to Victor and Helen (Poling) Powers. He was the eldest of six children.

Vic attended school at Burwell where he graduated in 1965. On May 4, 1966, Vic joined the Air Force and served in Vietnam as a flight line mechanic. He was honorably discharged on July 11, 1969, at the rank of Staff Sargent.

On September 5, 1970, Vic married Linda Chaney and had two children, Tina and Tony. Vic and Linda divorced in 1977.

Vic was a long-time employee of the Custer County Chief and the City of Broken Bow, until his early retirement due to a motorcycle accident in 1997.

Vic was a skilled photographer, enjoyed writing poems, short stories, and loved music of all kinds. He was also an avid fisherman who enjoyed few things more than spending a day on the lake with rod and reel and friends or family.

Vic is survived by his mother Helen Brewer of Alda, his daughter Tina Nielsen and significant other Charlie Herman of Broken Bow, his son Tony of Lexington, sister Sharon (Steve) Arnold of Kearney, brother Bob (Diane) Brewer of Grand Island, and seven grandchildren.

Vic was preceded in death by his father Victor Sr., stepfather Lett, brother Jim, Thom and David, and longtime girlfriend Evelyn.

Memorial services will be Friday, June 7, 2019, at 2:30 P.M. at the Berean Bible City Campus in Broken Bow, NE with Kathy Salts PMA officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday, June 6, 2019, from 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow, NE, the family will greet from 5:00 to 7:00. Govier Brothers Mortuary are in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be left at    


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