October 4, 1935 - December 22, 2018
HADAR -- Funeral service for Jerome C. Woockman, 83, of Hadar will be held at 10:30a.m., Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church in Norfolk with Reverend David Goehmann officiating the service. Burial will take place at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Norfolk. Visitation will be held from 4:00 - 7:00p.m., Wednesday, at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. Jerome passed away on Saturday, December 22, 2018, at his home in Hadar, NE. Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk is in charge of the Arrangements. Jerome C. Woockman was born on Oct. 4, 1935, in Norfolk, to Clarence and Elvera (Sydow) Woockman. He was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoskins. He attended District 85 in Wayne County through grade school and finished junior high school at Trinity Lutheran School in Hoskins before graduating high school from Hoskins in 1953. He married Jean Gall on April 18, 1954, at the Christ Lutheran Church in Norfolk. They lived in Stanton County where Jerome farmed for over 45 years. He also worked off the farm for Gillette Dairy and MidAmerican Dairy. He continued to work after his retirement driving truck for Steve Ganskow. He served on many committees including the board of elders and trustees, Child Care Building committee, Zone II LLL as president and treasurer, and School Board District 36 in Stanton County. Jerome was blessed with three children, 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Jerome enjoyed square dancing, going to the grandchildren’s sporting events and also camping with family and friends. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church and Servants of the Savior group at Christ Lutheran Church, Norfolk. Survivors include spouse Jean Woockman; daughter Patricia (Mike) Gaines of Tekamah; son Kevin (Kris) Woockman of Sioux City, Iowa; son Brian (Cindy) Woockman of Stanton; grandchildren Brandon Gaines, Cameron (Serena) Gaines, Stephanie Aguilar, Rachel Gaines, Garrett Woockman, Marissa Woockman, Molly Woockman, Brittany (Derek) Bosler, William (Allie) Woockman, Cody (Harley) Woockman and Jacob Woockman; great-grandchildren Ty Aguilar, Cole Bosler, Harper Kay Bosler, Paisley May Bosler and Ryann Woockman. He was preceded in death by parents Clarence and Elvera and one brother, Kenard Woockman. Organist for the services will be Starla Landkamer. Congregational hymns will be “Just As I Am,” “What A Friend We Have In Jesus” and “O’ Come All Ye Faithful”. Casket bearers will be Brandon Gaines, Cameron Gaines, Garrett Woockman, William Woockman, Jacob Woockman, Cody Woockman and Derek Bosler. Honorary casket bearers will be Stephanie Aguilar, Rachel Gaines, Marissa Woockman, Molly Woockman, Brittany Bosler, Allie Woockman, Serena Gaines and Harley Woockman. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.stonacekfuneralchapel.com.
HADAR -- Funeral service for Jerome C. Woockman, 83, of Hadar will be held at 10:30a.m., Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church in Norfolk with Reverend David Goehmann officiating the service. Burial will take place at Hillcrest... View Obituary & Service Information
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