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Jackie L. "Jack" Bare

December 17, 1929 June 9, 2019
Jackie L. "Jack" Bare
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Jackie L. “Jack” Bare, age 89, of Council Bluffs, passed away June 9, 2019 at his home.

Jack was born December 17, 1929 in Glenwood, Iowa to the late Ransford Bare and Oma (Stewart) Mathews. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Jack was a lifetime farmer; carman for the Union Pacific Railroad for 32 years and worked maintenance for the Council Bluffs Community Schools (Gunn) for 2 years, retiring in 1989. He was a member of Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church in Omaha.

In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Adrienne Bare; step grandson, Zachary Streepy and half-brother, Gary Mathews.

Jack is survived by his wife of 46 years, Alma M. Bare; son, John D. (Denise) Bare, all of Council Bluffs; 9 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild; stepdaughters, Mary (Jerry) Bartles, Susan (Daryl) Claar, all of Council Bluffs; stepson, Michael (Geney) Streepy of Sioux City, Iowa; half-sister, Sue Mathews; nieces and nephews.

Private family services were held. Memorials are suggested to Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church.

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