James “Jim” Warren

James “Jim” Warren

April 25, 1937 – October 15, 2023

Jim is survived by his wife, Dian Warren; his children, Jeff (Michele) Warren, Jill (Burt) Kohler; his grandchildren: Josie Warren, Kellie Warren, Miles Kohler and Hampton Kohler; stepchildren: Cindy (Tim Houghton) Moore, Scott (Wendy) Moore, Andy (Shelby) Moore; step-grandchildren: Brooke (Matt) Jacobs, Bradie Benjamin, RJ Moore, Sarah Moore, Hannah Moore, Audrey Houghton, Abby Moore, Jacob Moore, Maddie Moore, Megan Moore, Morgan Moore; step-great-grandchildren, Dawson Jacobs, Cooper Jacobs; and numerous nieces, nephews and great friends. 


He graduated from Benson High School in 1955, and University of Colorado in 1959; although he was always a dedicated Husker fan!


He was a Stockbroker for over 40 years, working at First Mid America and Paine Webber, and retiring as a Corporate Vice President from UBS. 


He was an avid golfer; although an even better instructor than player, skier, Rotarian, card player and adventurous traveler. 


He was preceded in death by his parents, MJ “Zack” and Isabelle “Ibby” Warren; his wife of 50 years, Josephine Warren; his sister, Charlotte (Bill) Fry; and his step-grandson Bill Houghton. 


Jim was known as an amazing uncle, a fun friend, “gentleman” Jim, and, most importantly a beloved “Papa”. His generosity, wisdom and sense of humor are legendary.

VISITATION: Thursday, October 19, 2023, 4 to 6 p.m., at the West Center Chapel, 7805 W Center Rd. FUNERAL SERVICE: Friday, October 20, 2023, 11 a.m., at the West Center Chapel. INTERNMENT: Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Nebraska Humane Society, the National M.S. Society, or the charity of your choice. To view a live broadcast of the service, please go to www.heafeyheafey.com and click the “Live Cast” button at the top of the home page.


  • Sydney Berry Posted October 17, 2023 10:56 am

    Beautiful LOVING gentleman!

  • Jill Macfadyen Posted October 17, 2023 2:40 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss. He was such a kind and generous man. And he had the best, most heartwarming smile!

  • Cris Madden Elfline Posted October 17, 2023 8:22 pm

    Sending heartfelt condolences and lots of love to all of you.

  • Michele Musgrove Posted October 17, 2023 8:50 pm

    “Generosity, wisdom and legendary sense of humor.” Beautiful qualities he shared , modeled and passed along so well. Much love and sympathy to the family and all who loved Jim.

  • Eric Z Horn Posted October 18, 2023 11:41 am

    I’m deeply sorry for the loss . Jim’s infectious smile and generous heart left a lasting impact on everyone fortunate enough to know him. May cherished memories bring comfort during this difficult time.

  • Nikki Parcells Posted October 18, 2023 5:59 pm

    Sending my deepest condolences for your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts during this difficult time.

  • Shari Polk Davis Posted October 19, 2023 3:35 am

    Sending all our love and deepest condolence to your family. Our hearts are with you all!

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