James Dean Weiner
James (Jim) Dean Weiner, 57, of Bend, Ore., beloved husband, father and son, went to be with his Lord at home on Saturday, Mar. 22, 2014. Following a month of at-home care by his wife, his Lord rescued and healed him from a rare and aggressive cancer. He was born on July 24, 1956, to Dean and Wanda Weiner and graduated from high school in Odell in 1974.
He married Sandy Brown on July 28, 1979 in Beatrice. Their daughter, Julie was born in 1980 and son, Mike in 1983. Through his life, Jim and Sandy lived in Diller, Brownlee, Fremont, Gering, Columbus and Lincoln, before moving to Bend, Ore. in 2007 to be with their two children.
Jim was employed with Pacific Source Health Plans in the facilities department for the past seven years. He previously worked as a church building superintendent, county road maintenance heavy equipment operator, truck driver and grain elevator laborer.