Jeri L. (Nielsen) Kallesen, 52, of Fremont NE

Jeri L. (Nielsen) Kallesen age 52, of Fremont
Died Wednesday February 17, 2016 at her home.

Jeri was born July 15, 1963 to Larry and Joleen ‘Sorensen’ Nielsen in Fremont. She graduated from Fremont High School in 1981. She graduated from Dana College in Blair in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in accounting. On March 12, 1988 Jeri married Dan Kallesen in Fremont and they had one child Danielle. They moved to Arkansas and later divorced. Jeri moved back to Fremont, and pursued her career in technology focusing in EDI. She worked for Millard Refrigerated Services for 16 years as an EDI coordinator, living in Kansas City and Chicago before relocating to back to Fremont. In 2007 she worked for Pamida’s corporate office as an EDI coordinator for 6 years until leaving because of her illness.

Jeri was a member of First Lutheran Church. She was a volunteer for several groups at the church. She was an avid Husker fan; you could find her at a tailgate every Saturday morning. She also enjoyed all kinds of sports.

Jeri was preceded in death by her grandparents, 2 paternal aunts and cousin Nancy.

Daughter – Danielle ‘Dani’ of Fremont
Parents – Larry and Joleen Nielsen of Hooper
Brothers – Doug (wife Jhojana) Nielsen of Broken Bow
Noel (wife Kara) Nielsen of Lincoln, and their children Kris and Mia
Grandmother – Mary Loudon of Fremont
4 legged companion – Abbi

Jeri’s life will be celebrated at 10:30am Saturday at First Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Stephanie Tollefson officiating. A lunch will follow the service with the burial to follow in the Blair Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 3pm to 8pm with the family present from 6pm to 8pm at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont. Memorials are suggested to First Lutheran Church for youth programs.

Online guestbook at

Jeri Kallesen

Jeri Kallesen


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