John Determan
Age - 83
9/15/1934 - 11/3/2017

Mass of Christian Burial
10:30 AM, 
Thursday, November 09, 2017
St. Bonaventure Catholic Church
1565 18th Avenue
Columbus,  NE 

7:00 PM, 
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 

McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 
5-7 pm Wednesday and 8-10 am Thursday

St. Bonaventure Cemetery
Columbus,  NE 
with Military Honors by Hartman Post #84 American Legion Honor Guard
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John Determan of Omaha, formerly of Columbus, died Friday, November 3, 2017 at his home in Omaha.

John Determan was born September 15, 1934 in Dallas, SD to Ben and Pauline (Goeden) Determan. Moved to Winner, SD then to Norfolk, NE where he graduated from Sacred Heart Catholic Schools. John married Patricia Boltz on December 28, 1953 at Sacred Heart Church. He briefly played football for Norfolk Junior College before enlisting in the US Army where he was stationed in Karlsruhe Germany. John returned to Omaha where he began selling heavy equipment until he retired at the age of 60. He lived in Columbus from 1963 until 1988 when he moved back to Omaha. In 1988, John married Anne Davis. John loved playing golf, Nebraska Football, fishing, and spending time with his family.
While living in Columbus, John was a member of St. Bonaventure Catholic Church and while in Omaha he was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann.

He is survived by:
Daughter Deborah Tolle of Columbus
Daughter Denise Pecks of Lincoln
Son John (Paula) Determan of Omaha
Son Joe Determan of Omaha
Step Son Tom Bierchfield of Kansas City, MO
Grandchildren Brandy, Matt, Jesi, and Johnny
7 Great Grandchildren
Sister Carole Larkin of Palos Verdes, CA
Sister Delores Rotto of Scappoose, OR
Brother Paul Determan of San Diego, CA
Brother Larry Determan of Temecula, CA
Brother Don Determan of San Diego, CA

He is preceded in death by:
Wife Patricia Determan
2nd Wife Anne Determan
Parents Ben and Pauline Determan
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