INDIANOLA, Nebraska -- James Jonathon "Jimmy" Sughroue, 46, was born Sept. 1, 1964, and died on July 1, 2011, in an automobile accident.
He was born in McCook, Nebraska to James F. and Leah (Allen) Sughroue. Jimmy attended Chase County Schools until 1981, and continued on to graduate from Republican Valley High School in 1983. He attended Peru State College and graduated with a bachelor's degree in elementary education, teaching in Cherry County after graduation. Jimmy was employed at Southwest Schools in Bartley and in the garden center at Walmart.
Jimmy married Ramona Kay Hinton on July 27, 1996, at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Indianola. To this union, four children were born.
Jimmy loved history, and always wanted to know more about people and where they were from. He was involved with the Red Willow County Historical Society, Boy Scouts of America, as well as being a member of St. Catherine's in Indianola.
Jimmy never met a stranger, and was always ready with a story or joke.
Jimmy is preceded in death by his sister, Janine; brother, Jeffery; grandparents, Frank and Johanna Sughroue and Elvin and Marion Allen.
He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Ramona; sons, Daniel, James and Patrick; daughter, Johanna; parents, James and Leah Sughroue; brothers, Jay and Joel Sughroue; sisters, Jeanette (Larry) Munger, Julie (Mike) Anderson and Jill Bartels; sister-in-law, Marcia Sughroue: many nieces, nephews, and a host of other family and friends.
Memorials may be given in his name.
Visitation is at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home from 1-8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2011.
Rosary is Thursday, July 7, at 9 a.m. at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Indianola followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., with Father Thomas McGuire, Father Adam Sughroue, and Msgr. Paul Witt officiating. Internment will be at St. Catherine's Cemetery in Indianola.
Friends and family may go online to www.carpenterbreland.com to extend condolences.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.