Friday, July 31, 2020 ~ 10:30 a.m. (Family & Extended Family Only)
Bethlehem Lutheran Church ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Interment at Sunrise North Cemetery ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
**Face masks are required
Thursday, July 30, 2020 ~ 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. (Family Not Present)
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
In care of the family for Jerry’s grandchildren’s college funds.
*Due to COVID-19 only family and extended family will be in attendance at the service and the visitation will be open to the public. Everyone is invited to the Ostransky farm, 1120 Co. Rd. 16, Wahoo, NE to watch the live stream of the funeral and for a gathering to follow. The service and visitation will be live streamed on the Svoboda Funeral Home Facebook page.
Jerry F. Ostransky, 66, of Wahoo, NE, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, July 26, 2020 in rural Yutan, NE. He was born May 14, 1954 in Wahoo, NE to Frank and Florence (Kahlandt) Ostransky. Jerry graduated from Elkhorn High School. On November 12, 1977, Jerry was united in marriage to Judy Gottschalck at Christ the King Church in Omaha, NE. Following high school, Jerry started farming with his dad and he continued to farm the rest of his life.
Jerry served on the board of directors for the Gretna Coop. He enjoyed playing softball, horseshoes, tractor pulls, polka music, visiting the Lake of the Ozarks and spending time with his kids and grandkids. Jerry loved to farm and he loved his family. He had a one of a kind laugh and he was always willing to help a friend or anyone in need.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Judy Ostransky; children, Jeremy (Tricia) Ostransky of Wahoo, Janelle “Sis” (Phil Peterson) Ostransky of Gretna and Jerod (Marcia) Ostransky of Elkhorn; grandchildren, Drew, Bryce, Noah and Sofia Ostransky; mother, Florence Ostransky of Gretna; siblings, Rita Wall of Arkansas, Linda (Bill) Dudley of Gretna and Richard (Brenda) Ostransky of Gretna; many other family members and friends; dogs, Bubba and Samy.
He was preceded in death by father, Frank Ostransky; parents-in-law, Carl and Bernice Gottschalck; special friend, Patricia Tuel.