Gerald L. Tenney, age 81 of Hartington, Nebraska died on Monday, October 17, 2016 at the Golden Living Center in Hartington.
Funeral Services will be on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Hartington with the Rev. Terry Buol officiating. Burial of his cremated remains will be at the Osmond cemetery at a later date. Visitation with his body present will be on Thursday from 5-7:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. at the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.
Pallbearers will be Steven Brockberg, Andy Evans, Kyle Miller, Gerry Uhing, Kevin Hunhoff, Tyler Lawrence, and Tim Dresden. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Gerald Lloyd Tenney was born on March 12, 1935 in Lyons, Nebraska to William Fred and Leona Anna (Van Auken) Tenney. He grew up on a farm in the Lyons, Decatur area and attended school until the 11th grade. His first marriage was to Dixie Moore. Gerald worked as a foreman for Biba Road Construction and then worked for a Gravel Company where he calculated concrete mix formulas. Gerald then married Shirley Darlene Albrecht Gregg on November 25, 1978 in Hartington.
Gerald liked John Wayne, the Nebraska Cornhuskers, woodworking and welding.
He is survived by his wife Shirley of Hartington; daughter Michelle Waugh of Cleo Springs, Oklahoma; daughters Sherry and husband Tim Miller of Yankton, SD, Cindy Koupal of Yankton, SD; 11 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
Gerald was preceded in death by his parents, son Joe; wife Dixie Moore; daughters Connie Sazama, Izora Tenney, and Betty; brothers Hughene, Charles, and Lakin Tenney.
Messages will be reviewed and posted within 1 business day.
Send your Sympathy Message