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Jon “J.D". DelRay Hallsted, 57 of Palmer, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 in St. Paul, surrounded by his family.
Services for J.D. will be at 11:30 A.M. Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at the Restoration Place Church in Palmer, NE. Words of comfort will be given by Joe Wallin. Visitation will be Monday, August 12, 2019 from 6-8 P.M. at the church and 1 hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday. Interment will be at the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Grand Island.
J.D. was born May 22, 1962 in Chadron to Delmar & Timmie (Schomer). He grew up and received his education in Holdrege. He was a bull rider and rodeo clown when he was younger. Later he was a pen rider for feedlots and a truck driver. On May 31, 1988 he was united in marriage to Karen Brooks in Dighton, Kansas. They lived in Palmer.
J.D. enjoyed fishing as well as spending time with his dog, Meeka. His greatest enjoyment in life was being with his grandchildren.
He was survived by his wife, Karen Hallsted; daughters and sons-in-law, Sierra & Ryan Shriner of St. Paul (and their children, Jaycob Young and Kamry Shriner); Breanna & Larry Iiams of St. Paul (and their children, Braelyn & Brooklyn Iiams); Amanda Hallsted and her children of South Dakota; son, JayDee and his children of South Dakota; brothers and sisters-in-law, Tim & Sheila Hallsted of North Platte and Travis & Heidi Hallsted of Wisnor; sister, Kim Hallsted of Colorado.
J.D. was preceded in death by his parents, Delmar & Timmie; a nephew, Austin Hallsted; and close friend, Marty Reynolds.