Funeral Director, Owner
Joe was born in Nebraska City, Nebraska on June 15, 1968. He graduated from Nebraska City High School in 1987. He attended Peru State College from fall of 1987 to the spring of 1989. He graduated from Mid-America College of Funeral Service in 1990. Joe is a Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer for Nebraska and Kansas, Licensed Preneed Seller, Licensed Life Insurance Agent. He is the Co-Owner-Wherry Mortuary since December 2006.
His family includes wife-Nancy, children-Hannah, who graduated from Pawnee City High School, Southeast Community College and UNL and now is working for Union Bank. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Marketing and Public Relations. Andrew, graduated from Pawnee City High School is a senior at Nebraska Wesleyan University and is working towards a Physical Therapy degree and also participates in track at Wesleyan. Joe enjoys announcing the football games for Pawnee City High School for a number of years.
Joe's community Memberships include: Faith Baptist Church, Pawnee City Chamber-Board Member
Pawnee City Rotary-Past President, Pawnee City Schools Teammates, Pawnee City Airport Authority and Pawnee City Assisted Living Board and is a longtime Member of the Pawnee City Masonic Lodge #124 AF and AM and Member of the Sesostris Shrine and the Scottish Rite. He formerly served on the boards of the Pawnee City School Education Foundation and the Pawnee City Chamber of Commerce. Joe is a member of the Nebraska Funeral Director's Association.
In his spare time Joe enjoys attending Husker football games, and following his son Andrew's track events and seeing his children in Lincoln. Over the last 30 years, Joe has considered it an honor to serve the families of Southeast Nebraska and Northeast Kansas.