John E. Lovely

John E. Lovely

October 14, 1936 – January 30, 2023

Preceded in death by wife, Jan. Survived by children and their spouses: Rita Antonson (Clark), David (Cathy), Jim (Stephanie), Ann Lovely-Williams (Gus Williams, Sr.); 10 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; many family members and friends.

VISITATION: Thursday, February 2nd, 5pm, followed by Rosary/Vigil at 6pm at West Center Chapel.

MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Friday, February 3rd, 10:30am at St. James Catholic Church, 4710 N 90th St.

To view a live broadcast of the services, go to and click the “View Live Cast” button.

Interment: Resurrection Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. James Catholic Church.



  • Perry G Schumacher Posted January 31, 2023 1:35 pm

    My thoughts and prayers for Mr. Lovely and the entire family. God Bless

  • Marcia Wright Posted January 31, 2023 5:52 pm

    Sorry to hear about the passing of John. I have such fond memories of spending time with your family! He was always there for me in college. My thoughts and prayers are with you!

  • Dan M. Sullivan Posted February 1, 2023 5:52 pm

    John was a member of my First communion class at St. Patrick’s in Cornong, Iowa, and a close personal friend as we were growing up. I remember him fondly and will miss him. He is in my prayers.

  • Helen Fosmer Posted February 1, 2023 9:48 pm

    Sincere condolences in the loss of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

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