James A. “Jim” Hank, 66, of Hooper NE

James A. “Jim” Hank, 66 years, of Hooper, NE died Monday, May 16, 2016 at Premier Estates in Fremont, NE. Jim was born August 8, 1949 in Norfolk, NE to Reinhard and Ina (Shufelt) Hank. Jim married Carolyn “Carol” Klitzke on June 6, 1970 in Wakefield, NE. He lived in Fremont from 1970 until moving to Hooper, NE in 1984. He worked as a welder for Valmont Industries in Valley, NE.

Jim was a 20 year member of the Hooper Volunteer Fire Department. He was a life member of the National Rifle Association and an award winning Trap Shooter. He was a member of the Anglers Club and Izaak Walton in Fremont. Jim enjoyed hunting, fishing and wood working.

He is survived by his wife, Carol; daughters, Tracy (Michael) Gearhart of Omaha, Sherry (Ron) Hassler of Pacific Junction, IA; and Jennifer Hank (Andy Armstrong) of Omaha; brothers, Walter (Connie) Hank of Hooper, Rodney (Sandy) Hank of Fremont and Russell (Elsie) Hank of North Bend, NE; and 3 grandchildren, Ross, Lauren, and Evan; and many cherished nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and infant son, Danny James Hank.

Funeral service will be 1:30 PM, Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. The Rev. Scott Jensen will officiate. Visitation on Monday from 4 PM to 7 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Hooper Cemetery in Hooper, NE. Memorials may be directed to the family for a designation to be determined.

Jim Hank

Jim Hank

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