James L. Pond

James L. Pond, age 70, of Council Bluffs, passed away July 11, 2018, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer.

Jim was born November 9, 1947, in Roseburg, Ore., to the late Clyde and Lucille (Schlicht) Pond. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1967-1969 during the Vietnam War. Jim married Konny Rankin on June 10, 1977, in Council Bluffs. He worked for many years for Kouri Management, retiring in 2016. Jim was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church.

In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by brothers, Lloyd and Mike Pond.

Jim is survived by his wife of 41 years, Konny Pond, of Council Bluffs; daughter, Shannon (Scott) Petersen, of Bellevue, Neb.; sons, Shadren (Tara) Pond, of Omaha, Neb., Damian Pond, of Council Bluffs; 8 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; brother, Tim Pond, of Council Bluffs; many nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family, Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m., at Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Bayliss Park Chapel. Funeral service, Monday, 11 a.m., also at the funeral home, with Fr. Chuck Kottas officiating. Interment, Memorial Park Cemetery, with military honors tendered by the Kanesville Riders Honor Guard. The family will direct memorial contributions.

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