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John L. Jones

John L. Jones, 69, of Banner County, passed away Aug. 21, 2023, in Gretna, Neb., surrounded by his family.

A Celebration of Life is planned for 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 31, at the Civic Center in Gering, Neb., with a lunch to follow. The family asks that attendees wear cheerful colors and bring happy memories.

Inurnment will be in Gering's West Lawn Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family would greatly appreciate written stories, memories, and other personal reflections about John that will be compiled into a memory book, which can be shared with his young grandchildren as they...