Jerry McCance

Memorial services for 78-year old Jerry McCance of Chadron, NE, will be Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 1:30 PM at the First Congregational Church in Chadron with Dr. Russ Seger officiating. 

A memorial has been established for the Chadron Dialysis Unit. Donations can be sent to Chamberlain Chapel, PO Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337.

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Jerry James McCance was born July 16, 1942 to Shel and Mary McCance in Gregory, SD. Jerry went to his Eternal Home September 15, 2020.

Jerry graduated from Gregory High School June 3, 1960. He immediately married Linda Jordt, his high school sweetheart, June 10, 1960. They were blessed with a baby girl in February 1961 and then a healthy baby boy in April 1965.

They moved to Chadron November 1974, where Jerry and Linda owned several successful businesses and introduced cell phones to Dawes County. After retirement, he enjoyed golf, poker, and pool.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, sister, and son, Sheldon.

He is survived by his wife, Linda, daughter Jeri Jae Dekok of Kearney, NE, grandson Justin Dekok of Grand Island, NE and granddaughter Ciara McCance of Chadron, NE.

Chamberlain Chapel of Chadron is in charge of arrangements for Jerry McCance.