Obit John James Naiman-68 of Hebron, NE
Kroll Funeral Home Hebron, NE 402-768-6165
John James Naiman of Hebron, NE the son of Leslie and Mary (Connell) Naiman was born August 27, 1951 in Fairbury, NE. He departed this life Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Thayer County Health Services in Hebron, NE at the age of 68 years.
John grew up in the Gilead area attending grade school at Gilead and graduating from Hebron High School with the class of 1969.
After high school, John farmed with his father and continued farming all of his life. He was interested in John Deere Tractors and the large farm equipment. He enjoyed being out in God’s great creation.
John was one of those people that never new a stranger. He liked having coffee in the mornings at the Pioneer Inn in Gilead visiting with area farmers getting all the news of the day. He enjoyed playing cards especially pitch and cribbage, NBA basketball, and of course Nebraska Football.
He was baptized and confirmed at St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Gilead by Father Anthony Turek and served as an altar boy. He then joined Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hebron. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law Charles Hill.
He is survived by his brother Leslie Naiman and wife Carol of Donna, TX, sisters; Angeline K. Naiman of Hebron, Eva Marie Naiman of Hebron, and Marilyn Rita Hill of Bellevue, NE, nephew Aaron Hill of Omaha, NE and niece Charlise Hill of Omaha, NE great nieces and nephews; Jordyn, Tainna, Raiden, Avery James, Nathaniel and Xander, special friends Skip, Jennifer and Katie Harris of Plano, TX, relatives and friends.
Mass of the Christian Burial will be Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hebron, NE at 10 AM. Officiant will be Father Rudy Oborny, organist Carlece Kenner, cantor Robin Timmerman, lector Ken Else, acolytes Francis Rauner and Roger Retzlaff, casket bearers; Joe Hergott Jr., Chris Hergott, Harlan Husa, J.R. Connell, Frank Daley, and Lyle Keilwitz, honorary casket bearers; Leslie Naiman, Aaron Hill, Brad Coordsen, Levi Keilwitz, Elijah Keilwitz, Isaiah Keilwitz, Dean Kruger, Jim Schroeder, Bob Cloyd and Bill Cloyd, visitation will be Wednesday, September 18 at Kroll Funeral Home in Hebron 3-7PM, rosary at 7PM at Kroll Funeral Home Chapel, burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Alexandria, NE. Memorials in care of the family. Condolences may be left at www.krollfh.com. Kroll Funeral Home of Hebron, NE is in charge of arrangements.