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Patrick "Jim" McDermott

Patrick “Jim” McDermott, 81, of Madison, Nebraska, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk, Neb.

Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday, Jan. 11, at 10 a.m., at St. Francis Catholic Church in Humphrey, Neb., and Father Eric Olsen celebrated the Mass. Visitation was on Friday from 4-7 p.m. with a Knights of Columbus Rosary at 4 p.m. and a Vigil Service at 7 p.m., all at the church. Visitation will continue on Saturday from 9 a.m. until service time, at the church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Memorials may be directed to St. Francis Church or Creston Rescue Squad.

Jim was born Feb. 27, 1938, in Madison County, Neb., to Arthur and Lena (Jacobi) Mc-Dermott. He attended school in Humphrey and graduated from Humphrey St. Francis High School in 1955. On Nov. 22, 1986, Jim was united in marriage to Marlene Ternus in Humphrey. He farmed in Madison County his entire life and also worked for Sand Implement for 10 years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, enjoyed polka music, and old western movies. Jim had a strong passion for old International Tractors.

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