September 22, 1949 – July 4, 2019
Born in Lincoln, NE
Resided in Lincoln, NE

Gerald W. Huenink

Gerald W. Huenink, 69, Lincoln, died Thursday, July 4, 2019. He was born on September 22, 1949, in Lincoln, NE to Alfred and Hilda (Kats) Huenink.

Survivors include his loving wife of forty-nine years, Valerie; son Ben (Kari) Huenink , Blair; daughter Julie (Kord) Buesing,  Lincoln; granddaughters Lilly, Hannah, and Olivia Huenink, Blair; grandson Kayleb Buesing, Lincoln and his trusty shadow Bree; brothers Alvin Huenink, Lincoln, and Ron Huenink,  Greeley, CO, sisters Shirley Taylor, Hubbard, OH, Phyllis Andringa, Loveland, CO, and Christine Huenink,  Lincoln. Preceded in death by his parents; twin sons Jeremy and Jason Huenink, and sister Eileen Huenink.

Jerry’s enjoyments in life were his wonderful grandchildren and attending all their activities, also his model trains, and of course his yard where he spent many hours.

He graduated from Norris High School in 1967. Jerry was in the Nebraska National Guard for six years. He worked in construction, building houses for his brother and brother-in-law for several years. Then he formed his own framing company for twenty-five years. Following that, he worked three years at UNL and finally retired from Bryan East in 2011, after working there for fifteen years.

Jerry was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.

Funeral Service: 2:00 p.m. Tuesday (7-9-19) Roper and Sons Chapel, 4300 ‘O’ Street.

Memorials to St. Mark’s Youth Program or the Capital Humane Society.

Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Sunday with family present from 2-4 p.m. at Roper and Sons.

 

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