Saturday, January 3, 2015 ~ 11:00 a.m.
Riverview Community Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Private Interment at a Later Date
Friday, January 2, 2015 ~ 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Marcy Chapel ~ Ashland, Nebraska
In Care of the Family for Future Designation
James Holmes Chesley, 79 of Greenwood, NE, entered into rest on Thursday, December 25, 2014 at his home in Greenwood. He was born February 15, 1935 in Sutherland, IA to Earl and Kathryn (Holmes) Chesley. In 1953, Jim graduated from Sutherland High School in Sutherland, IA. Soon after high school, he join the U.S. Navy and served his country until he was honorably discharged. On March 5, 1957, Jim was married to Betty Rohrbaugh in Sutherland, IA.
Jim worked for Wilson’s Packing House in his earlier years. He worked for Kawasaki for a few years and then spent 15 years with Data Documents until his retirement. He coached several little league teams through the years. He enjoyed spending time with his family and always loved fishing.
Jim is survived by children, Mary Nichelson of Ashland, Kathy (Randy) Beranek of Ashland, Tony (Melissa) Chesley of Lincoln, Jim (Sheri) Chesley of LaVista, and Ed (Julie) Chesley of Lincoln; 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; sisters, Cleo (Roger) Hill of Sutherland, IA and Betty (Julius) Hoger of Paullina, IA; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by wife, Betty Chesley; parents, Earl and Kathryn Chesley; brother, Ed Chesley.
Pastor Kyle Ballard will be officiating the service.