In Memory

Elmer Cole

Elmer John "E.J." Cole Jr., 54, Lincoln, passed away Wednesday (6/10/09) at home surrounded by family. He was born on December 21, 1954 in Lincoln, Neb. to Elmer John & Elizabeth Rose (Engel) Cole, Sr. E.J. was employed with the City of Lincoln for 34 years in the Public Works & Utilities Department, Engineering Services. He was the founder of Meadowlark Meadows and active with his children's many activities and served the community as well. E.J. was a loving husband, dad, son, brother, papa and uncle.

Survivors: wife, Jeanie Cole, Lincoln; daughters & sons-in-law, Jessica & Bill Pulte, Omaha; Katie & Mike Holle, Lincoln; Allie Cole, Lincoln; grandchildren: Paige & Trey Pulte; Owen Holle; mother, Betty Cole, Lincoln; sisters & brothers-in-law, Peggy Peterson, Florida; Shirley Bridges, Blair, Neb.; Janet & Jerry Lehfeldt, Oregon; Kay & Bob Borega, Colorado; mother-in-law, Alice Vosika, Lincoln; sister-in-law, Christie Vosika, Texas; 11 nieces & nephews; and many great-nieces & nephews. Preceded in death by: father, Elmer Cole Sr.; & father-in-law, Ron Vosika; brothers-in-law, Vernon Peterson & Loyal "Irish" Bridges.

Funeral Services: 2 p.m. Monday (6/15/09) at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1800 South 84th Street, Lincoln, 68506, with Pastor John Kunze officiating. Visitation: 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday (6/14/09) with the family greeting friends from 2 to 4 p.m., all at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home. Memorials, in lieu of flowers, to the National Lung Cancer Partnership for EJ Cole Free to Breath Event, 222 N, Midvale Blvd, Ste. 6, Madison, WI 53705 or Condolences: and Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home

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