Gerald M. “Jerry” Daly Jr., 81

March 25, 1940 - May 15, 2021

Juniata resident Gerald M. “Jerry” Daly Jr., 81, passed away Saturday, May 15, 2021, at
his home.

Rosary will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings. Mass
of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 20, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church
in Hastings with Father Douglas Daro officiating. Burial will be 2 p.m. Thursday, May
20, at Kenesaw Cemetery in Kenesaw. Visitation will be 1-8 p.m. Wednesday at the
funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Gerald M. “Jerry” Daly Jr. Memorial Fund
to be determined at a later date. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler
Volland Funeral Home’s Facebook page. The direct link for that page is, the link will not be live until five minutes before service time.
For the health and safety of others face masks are recommended for those attending the
visitation and funeral, your cooperation is appreciated. Private condolences may be sent
to the family at Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation
Center is serving the family.

Jerry was born March 25, 1940, in Jackson, MI to Gerald M. & Margaret J. (Ulrich)
Daly. He graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 1958, Jackson Junior College in
1960, and Spring Arbor in 1969. Jerry married Joan K. Olson on July 7, 1973, in Gibbon,
NE. They resided in Arizona from 1973 until 1981 and moved to Juniata in 1981 and
purchased the Antler Inn in Kenesaw, NE.

Jerry worked as a medical representative for Coulter Electronics and retired from Abbott
Diagnostics. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Kenesaw, Kiwanas,
and Wood River, and Franklin Golf Clubs. He had his first hole in one at the age of 79 at
Southern Hills in Hastings. Jerry was also a past Boy Scout Leader. He enjoyed hunting,
fishing, camping, golfing, and most importantly attending his children’s and
grandchildren’s sporting activities.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law, DeWayne Olson; and brother,
Philip “Tom” Daly.


Wife: Joan Daly – Juniata, NE

Children & Spouses: Gerald M. III & Mary Daly – Jackson, MI
Sean M. & Shannon Daly – Hastings, NE
Patrick D. & Kelli Daly – Shawnee, KS
Shelby J. & Johnathen Halbmaier – Hastings, NE
Phillip T. & Leigh Daly – Gretna, NE

Grandchildren & Spouse: Catherine & Kyle Beimers
Liam Daly
Shannon Daly
Gracie Daly
Noah Daly
Graham Daly
Lily Daly
Finn Daly
Isabella Daly
Hudson Daly
Bennett Daly
Margot Daly
Cale Gowen
Patrick Gowen
Josephine Gowen
Will Daly
Jack Daly
Grace Daly

Mother-in-law: LaBerta Olson – Gibbon, NE

Sister & Spouse: Peggy & Lynn Schoenholz – Bruning, NE

Sister-in-law: Gilberta Eatherton – Gibbon, NE

Brothers-in-law & Spouses: Darcy & Tammy Olson – Gibbon, NE
William & Vicki Olson – Omaha, NE

Many Uncles, Aunts, Nieces, and Nephews