John William Jonas\nAugust 18, 1937 ~ October 8, 2020\nJohn William Jonas, 83, of Lincoln passed away October 8, 2020. Born August 18, 1937 in Atkinson, NE to William and Josephine Jonas. He graduated from Burwell High School in 1955. After graduating, he was drafted into the United States Army. Following his honorable discharge, he worked at Kearney State College before retiring in 1993 and moved to Lincoln in 2003. He was an active member of the Knights of Columbus Council in Kearney.\nJohn is preceded in death by his Parents; Brothers, Melvin, Harry and Kenneth Jonas; Sister, Violet Adamek.\nHe is survived by his Son, William 'Bill' R. (Sally) Jonas of Lincoln; Daughter, Debra (Don) Sladky of Cibolo, TX; Granddaughter, Megan (Cris) Grey of San Antonio; Great-grandson, Cayden Grey of San Antonio, TX; Sister, Dorothy (Harry) Klimek of Kearney.\nMemorial Mass: Monday, October 12, 2020 at 1:30 PM with Rosary Service starting at 1PM at St. Teresa's Catholic Church (735 S. 36th Street, Lincoln, NE)\nGraveside Service: Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 11:30AM at Cottonwood Cemetery, Burwell, NE.