Joseph ‘Joe’ Perez, Jr., 63, passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at Bryan Medical Center West in Lincoln, Nebraska. Born July 14, 1957, in Lincoln, Nebraska to Jose and Louise (Cayou) Perez. Joe graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1975 and later attended SCC where he received a degree in IT. He was an IT Specialist and worked at Nebraska Lottery, Sintel and for the last 19 years at Bryan Medical Center West. Joe was a member of the Omaha Tribe. He was a sports fan of both the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Oklahoma Sooners.
Joe is survived by his significant other, Kathleen Wittmus of Lincoln, NE; children, Mikeala West (Tyler Chrisp) and Jarell (Brittani) Perez all of Lincoln, NE; grandchildren, Marissa Stratton, Kaden Perez, Jadyn West, McKennah West, Kianna Perez, and Kierah Perez; great granddaughter on the way; siblings, Robert (Laurie) Cayou, Lupe Perez, Cheryl Bahr Perez, and Roger (Tina) Perez; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Tawni Perez; and siblings, Tony Perez, Christine Perez, Pablo Perez, and Salvador Perez.
Funeral service is 11:00 am, Monday, March 29, 2021. Visitation from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Sunday, March 28, 2021, both at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home, 5200 R Street.
Memorials may be directed to his family for a later designation.