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1934 Darrol 2017

Darrol H. Jahde

March 11, 1934 — May 11, 2017

Darrol H. Jahde, 83, of Wakefield, NE died on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Providence Medical Center in Wayne, NE.  Funeral services for Darrol will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wakefield; Pastor William Bertrand will be officiating.  The visitation will be held on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral service.  Burial with Military Honors will be in the Wakefield Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to St. John's Lutheran Church or the Wakefield Health Care Center. Bressler - Munderloh - Smith Funeral Home of Wakefield is in charge of the arrangements.  Darrol was born March 11, 1934 in Wakefield to Herman Klaner and Martha (Berg) Klaner; later adopted at age 4 by Meta and Fred Jahde. Other than 9 months of Army service in 1957, Darrol remained a resident of Nebraska his entire life.  A primary interest of Darrol’s was genealogy, a passion that filled many hours and one he enjoyed sharing. On several occasions Darrol joined his siblings on family reunions, notably to Yellowstone/Grand Teton National Parks.  At his residence he was honored with a Volunteer badge for his compassion and helpfulness to other residents.  He was a lifelong and faithful member of the St. John’s Lutheran Church of Wakefield. He was preceded in death by two older sisters (Margaret Kint and Dorothy Garrison) and survived by a brother, Merle Thomsen of Woodland Hills, CA; two sisters Sandra Klepper of Huntsville, TX, Carol Ingelson of Medford, OR; a cousin Mary Leonhardt Schupanitz of Cedar Rapids, IA; and a niece, Debbie Kint of Laurel, NE.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

St. John's Lutheran Church - Wakefield

412 West 7th Street, Wakefield, NE 68784

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

St. John's Lutheran Church - Wakefield

412 West 7th Street, Wakefield, NE 68784

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