Steven Terry - June 14, 2010
Steven Gregg Terry, 41, of Omaha, formerly of Ogallala and North Platte, Neb, died Monday, June 14, 2010, at North Platte.
Steven was born March 5, 1969, to Ronald Dean and Sharen Jean Lewis Terry at Omaha. He grew up in Ogallala and graduated from Ogallala High School in 1987. He also received his Eagle Scout Award the same year. He went to the University of Nebraska for a year before joining the U.S. Marine Corps in 1988. Steven served in Operation Desert Storm and was discharged in 1992. After his discharge, he returned to Ogallala and worked for Town and Country Service Center before going to work for the Union Pacific Railroad in North Platte as a machinist in 1998.
On Aug. 30, 1997, Steven married Jill Marie Brott in Ogallala where they made their home until moving to North Platte in 2002. Steven received an Associate of Arts degree from Mid-Plains Community College then a Bachelors Degree in logistics from Bellevue University, graduating with a 4.0. In July 2009, they moved to Omaha where he continued working for the Union Pacific in their corporate offices.
Steven was a member of the United Methodist Church, Lions Club and V.F.W. in Ogallala and F.O. Eagles Aeries #2839 in North Platte.
Steven is survived by his wife, Jill, and daughter, Noel, both of North Platte; his parents, Ron and Sharen Terry, a sister, Susan Schimonitz, a niece, Kristani Mitchell and a nephew, Remington Schimonitz all of Ogallala; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Harvey and Jeanne Brott of Elsie, Neb.; sisters-in-law, Shelia and husband Brian Mahler of Mesa, Ariz., and Barb and husband Kent Larsen of Minden, Neb.; a brother-in-law, Doug and wife DeAnn Brott of North Platte; and other family.
A memorial service was held Friday, June 18, 2010, at the United Methodist Church in Ogallala with Pastor Jim Miller officiating.
Inurnment with military honors was held at Fort McPherson National Cemetery south of Maxwell. Cremation was chosen.
In lieu of flowers, the family has established a memorial to his daughter, Noel.
Odean Colonial Chapel of North Platte was in charge of arrangements.