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Brian J. Whitney

October 21, 1957 February 4, 2019
Brian J. Whitney
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Obituary for Brian J. Whitney

Brian J. Whitney, age 61, of Council Bluffs, passed away February 4, 2019 at CHI Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha.

Brian was born October 21, 1957, in Omaha to the late Donald C. and Joan E. (Young) Whitney. He graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in 1975. Brian married Ruby B. Hallwas on January 29, 1983 in Council Bluffs and were blessed with three daughters, Amy, Jill and Emily. Brian worked in sales for Braunger/US Foods.

Brian loved people unconditionally - his family, his friends, his coworkers. He was a loyal husband, exceptional father, and a proud grandfather. Brian was a man of honor, who loved his country. He was a practical, stable and reliable man, making sure everyone was well taken care of. Brian made friends with everyone he met, whether it was talking about fantasy football or playing a round of golf. His family will love him forever and always. He will be greatly missed by many.

In addition to his parents, Brian was preceded in death by his brother, David M. Whitney.

Brian is survived by his wife of 36 years, Ruby B. Whitney; daughters, Amy Whitney, Jill (Evan) Summy all of Council Bluffs, Emily (Nathan) Cabeen of Bellevue, Nebraska; grandson, Eli Summy and Dadpa to Abigail, Anna and Lucas Whitney; siblings, Pam (Bob Yanders) Bogardus, Mark (Carrie) Whitney, Giles (Debbie) Whitney all of Council Bluffs, Susan (Bruce) Radford of Glenwood, Iowa, Marcia (Steve) Lampman of Weston, Nebraska; nieces and nephews.

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Funeral Service




10:00 AM 2/9/2019 10:00:00 AM
Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory

545 Willow Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory
545 Willow Avenue Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Cemetery Details


Memorial Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

1350 E. Pierce Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

1350 E. Pierce Street Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

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Dadpa's grandchildren


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