Joseph C. Byrne


Joseph C. Byrne

May 24, 1935 – October 1, 2021

Age 86.  Of Brookfield, IL; formerly of Omaha, NE.

Preceded in death by brother, Jack Byrne; son, Eric Byrne.   Survived by wife of 64 years, Eleanor (Engle) Byrne; daughter, Carey (Ernest Newmann) Byrne, grandchildren, Andrew Newmann and Sarah Newmann; nieces: Debra Engle, Kerrin Holsteen (Dave), Kathryn Engle, Kivi Byrne; nephews, Daniel Byrne, Timothy Byrne; and many cousins.

The family will receive friends Saturday, October 9th from 9am to 11am at West Center Chapel.  GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Saturday, October 9th at 11am at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Omaha Central High School Foundation in Memory of Joseph C. Byrne – 1111 N 13th Street, Suite 318, Omaha, NE  68102.    Online Donation:

To view a live broadcast of the Graveside Service, please go to and click the “View Live Cast” button on the home page.





1 Condolence

  • Bruce Haney Posted October 6, 2021 2:08 pm

    I grew up in joe’s neighborhood during our school years.Joe was a friendly,bright guy.I am amazed to learn about his amazing achievements.What a full,worthwhile life he led.A real doer.Thanks Joe

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