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1931 James 2020

James "Jim" McFerren

June 19, 1931 — October 11, 2020

Juniata resident James Don “Jim” McFerren, 89, passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020, at his home.

Memorial service will be 1:30 p.m. Monday, October 19, at First United Methodist Church in Hastings with Pastor Greg Lindenberger officiating. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. at Juniata Cemetery in Juniata. There will be no viewing or visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church or Chorus of the Plains. For the health and safety of others face masks are required for those attending the funeral, your cooperation is appreciated. Since there are material sharing restrictions, we ask that you bring your own pen for signing the registration book or memorial envelopes. If you do not bring one, we can do that for you.

Jim was born June 19, 1931, in Covington, KY to Adrian & Helen (Sergeant) McFerren. He graduated from Juniata High School in 1948 and received his bachelor’s degree in business from Hastings College in 1952. Jim married Verlene E. Plambeck on April 22, 1956.

Jim was a sales representative in the area for many years. He was a member of Juniata United Methodist Church, First United Methodist Church in Hastings, Masonic Lodge #57, Church Choir, and a founding member of the Chorus of the Plains receiving his 50-year member pin.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents; son, Robert McFerren; and brothers, Kenneth McFerren and Roger McFerren.

Verlene E. McFerren – Juniata, NE
Son & Daughter-in-law:
Charles & Ildi McFerren – Budapest, Hungary
Deborah McFerren – Juniata, NE
Alan McFerren
Andrew McFerren
Kristof McFerren
Attila McFerren
Marlys McFerren – CO
Many Nieces & Nephews

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Monday, October 19, 2020

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

First United Methodist Church

614 N Hastings Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Monday, October 19, 2020

Starts at 2:30 pm (Central time)

Juniata Cemetery, Juniata


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