James “Jim” Kellogg
Date of Birth
October 4, 1944
Entered into Rest
November 16, 2022
Wahoo, Nebraska
Funeral Service Directions

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 ~ 10:30 a.m.
First Christian Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Interment with Military Honors at Ashland Cemetery ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Visitation Directions

Monday, November 21, 2022 ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Marcy Mortuary ~ Ashland, Nebraska


American Legion Post #129

James “Jim” E. Kellogg, 78 of Wahoo, NE and formerly of Ashland, NE  passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at Saunders Medical Center Long Term Care in Wahoo, NE.  He was born October 4, 1944 in Lincoln, NE to Harold and Doretta (Rueter) Kellogg Sr.  Jim was a graduate of Ashland High School and he was a Vietnam Navy Veteran who was honorably discharged on August 26,1968.   He was united in marriage to Rita Johnson in Ashland.  From this union two daughters were born, Carrie and Nichole.  After Rita’s passing, he married Beth Vanicek at the First United Methodist Church in Wahoo on April 15, 2000.

Jim worked for Goodyear in Lincoln for over 35 years and retired in 2003.  He was a member of American Legion Post #129 and the First Christian Church in Ashland.  He enjoyed tinkering in his garage, drinking coffee, bowling and attending Navy Reunions.

Jim is survived by his wife, Beth Kellogg; daughters, Carrie Kellogg and Nichole (David) Wedding; step-sons, Douglas (Kris) Vanicek, Ronald (Dee) Vanicek and Jerome Vanicek; grandchildren, Tyler Kellogg, Brooke Gallentine, Dustin Kellogg, Addison Wedding, Sydney and Trevor Vanicek, Michael, Cassandra and Josh Vanicek and great-grandchildren, sisters, Joanne (Neil) Prettyman and Ruth (Earl) Smith;

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Doretta Kellogg Sr.; wife, Rita Kellogg; brother, Harold Kellogg Jr.

Condolences for James “Jim” Kellogg
  1. Clif Scheel
    • November 19, 2022 - 10 months ago

    Jim was a good friend in high school and am sure he will be missed by many. As a fellow Veteran and Vietnam sailor I salute him for his service,

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