|Birth: ||Jan. 19, 1932|
|Death: ||Jun. 10, 2012|
Jerry Jester Keyser, 80, of Callaway, formerly of Arnold, died June 10, 2012, at Callaway District Hospital in Callaway, following a lengthy illness.
Jerry was born on Jan. 19, 1932, at Kearney Hospital in Kearney to Lester and Emma (Cruise) Keyser.
Jerry moved to Arnold in September 1946, where he met his future bride, Jo Anne Spargo. The couple was married Nov. 22, 1950, at North Platte. Four children were blessed to this marriage.
He was a member of the Elk's Lodge, the Eagles Club, Moose Lodge, and a member of the Arnold Volunteer Fire Department, where he was an active EMT.
Survivors include his loving wife, Jo Anne, of Callaway; children, Becky Skala, of Gibbon, Caro (Dwaine) Lehmkuhler, of Arnold, Dan (Jackie) Keyser, of Sutherland, Jerry Kirk (Carol) Keyser, of Branson, Mo.; grandchildren, Dan (Kelli) Skala, Jamie (Kenton) Jurgensen, Jeff (Amanda) Skala, Jerri (Todd) Jensen, Danette Lehmkuhler, Tyler Keyser, Traci Keyser, Jeanna (Gabe) Costa, Jessica (Jon) Clanton, Jo Ellen Keyser, Angie (Mark) Still, Jason Reinke and Kristen Calvert; great-grandchildren, Chad, Bailee, Barrette, Brayden, Alexis, Chase, Eamon, Silas, Andrew, Hailey, Averi, Grace, Kennedy, Rachel, Joshia, Regan, Ryan, Faith and Nathan; two sisters, Ione Senter, of Spokane, Wash., Joan (Kerwyn) Overy, of Lincoln; sister-in-law, Donna Keyser, of North Platte; as well as many nieces, nephews; and a host of friends.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Emma Keyser; brother, Lowell Keyser; son-in-law, Dave Skala; grandson, Jason Keyser; and a brother-in-law, Allen Simpson.
The family has honored Jerry's wishes that his body be cremated.
Services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 14, at the United Methodist Church in Callaway with the Rev. Roger Gillming officiating.
Timm-Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Callaway is in charge of arrangements. .
Published in North Platte Telegraph from June 12 to June 13, 2012
Lester Lowell Keyser (1897 - 1979)
Emma R. Cruise Keyser (1900 - 1983)
Joan Spargo Keyser (1934 - ____)*
Lowell L. Keyser (1923 - 1982)*
Jerry Jester Keyser (1932 - 2012)
Created by: GLG
Record added: Jun 09, 2012
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