John J. Casey

John J. Casey

August 28, 1935 – December 15, 2022

Preceded in death by his wife Ann; his parents, Clarence and Mary Casey; granddaughter, Audrey Keiner; sister, Patricia Shirey; and brother-in-law, Raymond Wingate. Survived by daughters: Kellie Hoffmann (Rich), Kathy Corliss (Rory), Kerry Vuagniaux (Kent), Kris Smith (David), and Karen Keiner (Eric); grandchildren: Shelby Hoffmann (Wyatt Kile), Paige Hoffmann (Jayden Becker), Kacie Hoffmann, Colin Corliss (Baylee), Katy Sousan (Ben), Ryan Vuagniaux, Ashley Dean, Madison Tomanek (Dylan), Jackson Smith, Brady Smith, Clare Keiner, and Elly Keiner; great-grandchildren: Charlie Corliss and Ava Tomanek, Isabelle Vuagniaux, Lucas Vuagniaux, Jacob Dean, and Henlee Dean; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Snook (Roger) and Dee Wingate; and many nieces and nephews.

An Army veteran, John lived in Omaha his whole life. He enjoyed horse racing, hockey, and traveling. He was a proud Teamster his whole working life and also very proud of his Irish heritage. John was much loved and will be missed greatly. May he rest in peace.

VISITATION: Wednesday, December 21st from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel, followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Thursday, December 22nd at 10am, Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 5219 S. 53rd St.  Interment, Resurrection Cemetery with Military Honors.  Memorials are suggested to Via Christe Assisted Living and AseraCare Hospice.

To view live broadcasts of the Vigil Service and Mass, please visit and click the “View Live Cast” button at the top of the home page.



  • Josh Wilken Posted December 20, 2022 6:06 am

    Kathy, Cecilia and I would like to express our deepest condolences to you, Rory, your kids, and everyone in your family. We want you to know that we are thinking of you all, and we are truly sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. If there is anything we can do, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

  • Roger and Denise Corliss Posted December 20, 2022 9:41 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time and will continue to be.

  • Steve Snodgrass Posted December 20, 2022 11:35 am

    Thoughts and prayers for peace for you and your family, Kathy. Been thinking of you all week. An amazing man to have such a long legacy list of family members.

  • Carrie Swinarski-Baier Posted December 20, 2022 1:28 pm

    So sorry to hear of your families loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this time.

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