- Date Posted: 2011-11-28
Jason Alen Vance, 32, of Lexington, Nebraska, passed away Monday, November 28, 2011, at his home near Lexington.
He was born July 18, 1979, in Kearney, Nebraska to Clyde and Rose (Else) Vance. Jason attended grade school at Horseshoe Bend, Pershing Elementary and graduated from Lexington High School with the class of 1997.
Following graduation, Jason attended Mid-Plains Community College in North Platte, where he studied auto body repair. He worked for Orthman Manufacturing, IBP and his last job was working on the pipeline. He was an excellent welder and excelled at this vocation.
Jason was united in marriage to Kerri Glanzer in July of 2005. Three children were blessed to this marriage, Lazzerous, Addison and Caroline. The couple later divorced, but remained close because of their three children.
Jason was into many things, namely anything to do with mechanics, building go-carts and motorcycles for his kids, being outdoors and welding. He also loved to travel, taking the kids fishing and camping and just living life.
Jason achieved a brown-belt in Tae Kwon Do and was an assistant instructor. He will be so missed by his loving family and his large circle of friends.
Survivors include his children: Lazzerous, Addison and Caroline Vance all at home. His parents: Clyde "Butch" and Rose Vance of Lexington, Nebraska. One brother: Adam Vance of Ogallala. Many aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Jason was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, paternal grandma and one uncle, David.
Funeral Services will be Saturday, December 3, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington with Pastor K.C. BeDunnah officiating.
Visitation will be held Friday, December 2, 2011, from 5-7 p.m. at the Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington.
Following the funeral service, Jason's body will be cremated. His ashes will be inurned in the Greenwood Cemetery near his grandparents.
Memorials are strongly suggested to the family for an education fund set up for his children. Contributions may be mailed to: FirstTier Bank, 222 Tyler Street, Elm Creek, Nebraska 68836.
Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is in charge of arrangements. Please forward condolences to the family through: www.reynoldslovefuneralhome.com