Donald J. Begley

BEGLEY-Donald J., age 75 years. Lifelong Omaha resident, born June 29, 1932. Served in the U.S. Navy, 1951-1954. Co-owner of Andersen Fire Equipment Co., Inc. Past President of National Association of Fire Equipment Distributors and received its highest award. Past President of Safety and Health Council of Greater Omaha and inducted into its Hall of Fame. Member, officer and director of numerous local civic organizations. Active member of Mary Our Queen Parish. Don “Arch” was an avid hunter and golfer. He is survived by wife, Rosalie (Burzynski) Begley; five children: David D. Begley, Stephen P. Begley and wife Lisa Worthington, Barbara E. Gilman and husband Howard, Christine J. Shouse and husband Kevin, Rebecca A. Hirsch and husband Jonathan; eight grandchildren: John P., Mary D. and Grace A. Begley, David, Byron and Aaron Gilman, Erik and Alex Shouse; brothers and sisters-in-law: Patrick E. and Dorothy A. Begley, William A. and Norma J. Begley; sisters and brother-in-law: Regina A. Begley, Rosemary R. and Keith Weide; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by parents, Paul J., Sr. and Mary E. Begley; brothers, Robert A. Begley and Rev. Paul J. Begley, Jr. Vigil Service: Thursday, 7:00 p.m., Mary Our Queen Catholic Church. Services Friday, 10:30 a.m., West Center Chapel to Mary Our Queen Catholic Church for Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment, Calvary Cemetery with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Mary Our Queen Educational Trust, Creighton Prep, Marian High School or Masses. Visitation Thursday, 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the West Center Chapel with a Catholic Daughters Rosary at 2:30 p.m. Visitation resumes at Mary Our Queen Church Thursday, 5:00-7:00 p.m.


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