James E. Chamberlain

James E. Chamberlain

March 8, 1935 – September 27, 2020


Jim was born and raised in Rushville, NE and graduated from Creighton University.  He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane Chamberlain; daughter and son-in-law, Katie and Mike Drelicharz; son and daughter-in-law, James Jr. and Carolyn Chamberlain; grandchildren: Jack, Mary Kate and Luke Drelicharz, James III and Colin Chamberlain; sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Don Ruth; brother, Col. Charles Chamberlain; six nieces and one nephew.

VISITATION begins on Wednesday, October 7th at 9am at St. Cecilia Cathedral, 701 N. 40th St., followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 10:30am and MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL at 11:15am.  Entombment, Holy Sepulchre Mausoleum.  The family requests masks and social distancing. Memorials are suggested to St. Cecilia Cathedral.  To view live broadcasts of the Vigil Service, Mass, and Committal Service, go to www.heafeyheafey.com and click the “View Live Service” button on the homepage.



  • Fr. Jim Clifton, SJ Posted October 4, 2020 2:38 pm

    I am sorry for your loss. I remembered Jim at Mass, and pray that God comfort all who miss him. May his soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed, rest in peace.

  • Whitey & Maggie Cutkosky Posted October 6, 2020 3:33 pm

    Dear MJ and Family,
    So ve.ry sorry for your and our loss. From Best Man at our wedding to Best Friend throughout his life we have loved Jim. May he now rest in peace and intercede for us with the Lord our God.
    Whitey & Maggie

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