Gerald “Jerry” McNally

Gerald  “Jerry” McNally

Gerald McNally, 66, of Schuyler, died Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at CHI Memorial Hospital in Schuyler

The Mass will be Live Streamed on Kracl Funeral Chapel Facebook page

Mass of Christian Burial Monday, August 29, 2022,  10:00 A.M.

Divine Mercy Parish-St. Augustine's  Rev. Gerry Gonderinger, Celebrant

Visitation Sunday 2-5 P.M. with Sharing of Memories at 5 P.M.

Kracl Funeral Chapel in Schuyler

Visitation Monday 8:30-9:30 A.M.-Kracl Funeral Chapel

Committal in the Schuyler Cemetery

Lunch following in the church hall

Memorials in care  of the family for future designation

Jerry was born July 11, 1956 in Schuyler to Leo and Mildred (Renner) McNally.  He graduated from Schuyler Central High School in 1974, where he was a great athlete, especially in basketball and track.  He was State Champion in the shot put his senior year.  He attended Doane College.  On October 6, 1979, he married Judy Kroeger at St. Augustine's Catholic Church in Schuyler.  Together they had two children, Ashley and Brett.  They lived in Schuyler where he worked for Mel Sahs and then forCargill for over 33 years, retiring in July of 2021.  Jerry loved the outdoors, especially hunting with Brett.  He had started duck hunting again and spent many hours at the island mowing, working on projects, cutting wood and enjoying the cabin with his family.  He loved going to garage sales, auctions and taking day trips to nearby towns to check out their shops and restaurants.  He was very handy building and fixing things, even if he wouldn't admit it.

Jerry is survived by his wife Judy of Schuyler, children Ashley McNally of Kearney and Brett McNally of Schuyler, sisters Karen (Dennis) Waak of Schuyler, Sharen (Ken) Hunt of Kansas City,  Mary Hoelscher of Lincoln, brother-in-law Duane Kroeger and Barb Thompson of Schuyler, sisters-in-law Jane Kroeger of Schuyler and Carolyn (Doug) Grey of Tiburon, California, nieces Emily (Jason) Goldman and  Maggie (Jay) Harris, all of Greenbrae California, Molly (Mohammad) Kushan of Abu Dhabi, UAE, Jessica (Aaron) Dinslage of Omaha and nephews Mark (Mary) Grotelueschen of Richland, Jonathan Waak of Lincoln, several great-nieces and nephews and many cousins and friends.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Leo (2006) and Mildred (2015), sister Betty Grotelueschen (2005) brother-in-law Allen Grotelueschen (2020), parents-in-law Norval (1991) and Irene (2011) Kroeger.