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John R. Morehouse Sr.

I am a Veteran.John R. Morehouse Sr.
April 10, 1935 -  November 30, 2018

John R. Morehouse, Sr., 83 of Fremont passed away on Friday, November 30th, 2018 at
Shalimar Gardens in Fremont, Ne.

John was born April 10, 1935 in Fremont to Richard and Marguerite (Kindler) Morehouse.
He grew up in Fremont and graduated from Fremont High in 1953. He played football,
basketball and baseball and was inducted to the Fremont High School Hall of Fame in 2003.
After high school he served in the United States Army and graduated from Nebraska
Wesleyan University. He worked at CF Industries in both Louisiana and Fremont for many
years until his retirement, then worked part time at Christensen Lumber.

He was an avid golfer and had been a member of Fremont Golf Club for 45 years, where he
made four hole in ones.

He is survived by daughter Teresa (Steve) Fitzgerald of McKinney, Texas, two sons, Brooke
(Billye Jo) Morehouse of Fremont and John Jr. (Nicole) Morehouse of Fremont, 9 grandchildren,
sister Joanne (David) Shaw of Lincoln, sister-in-law Caren Lillie of Fremont, brother-in-law Ted (Val) Bokowski of Gretna, and mother-in-law Martha Bokowski of Omaha.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Jamie, his parents, father-in-law James Bokowski
and brother-in-law John Lillie.

The funeral will be Friday, 10:30am at the Church of the Nazarene in Fremont. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the church. Visitation will be Thursday at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel from 3pm to 8pm with the family present 6pm to 8pm.

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