John J. Kantor
Age - 58
9/21/1955 - 2/27/2014

Mass of Christian Burial
10:30 AM, 
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
St. Anthony Catholic Church
562 17th Avenue
Columbus,  NE 
Reverend Del Lape
will be officiating.

7:00 PM, 
Monday, March 03, 2014
McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, 
Monday, March 03, 2014
McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 
Visitation will continue Tuesday morning
from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. also at the funeral home.

All Saints Cemetery
Columbus,  NE 
With Full Military Honors
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John died Thursday, February 27, 2014 at his home in Columbus.

John J. Kantor was born September 21, 1955 in Wahoo, Nebraska to John S. and Marilyn M. (Prochaska) Kantor. He graduated from Columbus Scotus High School in 1973. On October 25, 1983 John enlisted in the U.S. Army. He served during operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. He was awarded numerous medals including 2 Bronze Stars. He was honorably discharged from active duty on May 31, 2005 retiring as First Sergeant with the 1st Infantry Division "Big Red One". John was a member of the Sergeant Morales Club, Audi Murphy Club and was inducted into the Honorable Order of St. Barbara, Patron Saint of the Field Artillery. He enjoyed horse racing, hunting, fishing and spending time with family and friends. He was always willing to offer a helping hand to others.

He is survived by:

Son: Joshua Kantor of Ft. Riley, KS
Daughter: Jontra Kantor of Duncan, NE
Grandson: Kaden Lewis
Sister: Debra Dohmen of Clarks, NE
Brother: David (Erin) Kantor of Papillion, NE
Sister: Michelle Boss of Columbus, NE
Sister: Christine (Shawn) Million of Colorado Springs, CO
Nieces and Nephews

He was preceded in death by:

Parents: John & Marilyn Kantor
Aunts and Uncles
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