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Jeffrey Jay Butt

August 5, 1949 ~ May 3, 2021 (age 71)


Jeffrey Jay Butt, 71, of Lincoln, passed away Monday, May 3, 2021, He was born on August 5, 1949 in Central City, NE to Louis and Alvera (Johannes) Butt.

Jeff was a member of the Lincoln Sesostris Shrine. He enjoyed cars, motorcycles, especially Harley's, and traveling. He loved spending time with family and friends as well as camping, hunting and fishing. He was especially good at making sure his loved ones were always taken care of.

Growing up Jeff attended District 21 Country School and later graduated from Central City High School in 1967. He moved to Lincoln where he attended and graduated from Barber College in 1968. In 1970 Jeff joined the Nebraska Army National Guard, later that year he joined the Lincoln Police force.

After 31 years of service, he retired from the Lincoln Police Department and went to work at Lincoln Airport Authority. Throughout his life he worked at Legacy Retirement Center, security at St. Elizabeth hospital, and the Youth Services Center.

Jeff is survived by his wife, Linda; children, Erin (Janis) Treijs, Sara (Jake) McMahan, Jeffrey Butt Jr, Mike Passehl, Joshua (Anna) Bodfield, Jenny Bodfield; grandchildren, Caleb, Ethan Kyes, Elayna McMahan, Eva, Ella, Ineta Treijs, Blake, Zoey, Eli, Jonah, Nolan Butt, Heather, Hannah Gravely, Lucy Bodfield; Sister and brother-in-law, Judy (Butt) and Larry Munn.

He was preceded death by parents, Louis and Alvera Butt; brother, Bruce Butt.

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Celebration of Life
May 8, 2021

11:00 AM
Lincoln Firefighter's Reception Hall
241 Victory Lane
Lincoln, NE 68528

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