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James Joseph, “J.J.” Hannigan

Hannigan, James Joseph, “J.J.” Dec 30, 1931 – Aug 31, 2013 J.J. passed away in his home on August 31, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, James J. and Gladys A. Hannigan; his brother, Patrick; his beloved wife, Karen J. Hannigan (Harris), who passed away November 30, 2001, after a 43 year marriage; and his grandson, Michael Harris Hannigan, infant son of Tim and Marla. J.J. is survived by his son, Timothy P. Hannigan and his wife Marla, and their boys, John Patrick and Ryan Patrick of Omaha; his daughter, Dr. Marcie H. Peterson and her husband Scott Peterson and their girls, Jennifer and Lucy of Omaha; and his daughter, Michelle T. Hannigan and her husband, Scott A. Hoye of Denver, Colorado. J.J. graduated from Creighton Prep and Creighton University. He was a brakeman on the Union Pacific Railroad until his retirement at age 57. He enjoyed every minute of his retirement. He loved to read, talk his liberal politics, ice skate, eat ice cream, exercise, smoke cigars and watch his grandchildren in their activities: John and Ryan in baseball and hockey, and Jennifer and Lucy figure skating. He enjoyed spending time with good friends and his family. J.J. loved and cherished his dog, Bridget. SERVICES Thursday, September 5th at 2pm at the West Center Chapel. Private Interment, Calvary Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Holy Cross School.

HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANN DWORAK & CUTLER Mortuaries and Crematories 7805 West Center Road Omaha, Nebraska 68124 (402) 391-3900

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