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James A Senkbeil

January 22, 1933 August 21, 2019
James A Senkbeil
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James “Bucky” Senkbeil, 86, of Chapman, NE passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2019 after being diagnosed in April with stomach cancer.

He will be cremated and put to rest at a later date in a private graveside service.

Jim was born on January 22, 1933 in Grand Island to Arthur and Eileen (Rehder) Senkbeil. He grew up with two brothers and one sister.

Jim was united in marriage to Joan McElroy on June 19, 1952. They were married 66 years and had three children.

He worked for the McElroy Co. and eventually opened the Senkbeil Heating and Air Conditioning. Later the couple moved to Chapman, NE and bought a farm to raise quarter horses. Which was his true love.

Jim is survived by his wife, Joan Senkbeil of Chapman, NE; brother, Dick Senkbeil of De Soto, TX; sister Karen Parash of Scotts Bluff, NE; half-brother, Lynn Senkbeil; three children, Kristi Miltenberger and husband Ron of Omaha, NE, James Rocke Senkbeil and wife Katherine of Atlanta, GA, Tammie Niemoth and husband Steve of Fort Morgan CO; six grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.

Jim is preceded in death by his father, Art Senkeil; mother, Eileen Senkbeil; and brother, Bobbie Senkbeil.

Memorials are suggested to the Family to be designated at a later date. Online condolences can be left at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

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