John W. Inks Sr.
Age - 56
12/28/1949 - 11/24/2006

Funeral Service
1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the McKown Funeral Home in Columbus

Military Honors
By American Legion Hartman Post #84 Honor Guard
Sign First Condolence

John W. Inks Sr., age 56 of Columbus died Friday, November 24, 2006 in Oakland, Nebraska. Funeral services are 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the McKown Funeral Home in Columbus. The Rev. Michael V. Klatt will officiate.

John W. Inks, Sr was born December 28, 1949 in Tillemook, Oregon to Lester and Charlotte (Engelbrecht) Inks. He grew up in the Sioux Falls, South Dakota area. He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War from July 25 1969 until January 26, 1971. He moved to Columbus in 1973. He worked at various jobs including the Coffee Pot Cafe in Columbus. He was currently working at the Coffee Pot Cafe in South Sioux City, Nebraska. He enjoyed fishing, camping, spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He loved watching Star Trek. He was a kind, caring and loving man. He had a great sense of humor.

He is survived by:
Mother: Charlotte Inks of Sioux Falls, SD
Daughter: Kayla Marie Inks of Schuyler, NE
Son: John W. (Sherri) Inks Jr. of Columbus, NE
Sister: Teola Baymiller of Vermilion, SD
Brother: Gary Inks of Sioux Falls, SD
Sister: Linda (Greg) Rocheford of Elco, MN
Brother: David (Roberta) Inks of Canistota, SD
Grandchildren: Kenny, Mike & Illea of Schuyler, NE
Mother of His Children: Zara (Dale) Hamilton of Columbus, NE
Special Friend: Carla Beckius of Schuyler, NE

He was preceded in death by:
Father: Lester Inks
Brother: Douglas Inks
Niece: Deidra Coughtry
Aunt: Marion Glasser
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