Jackson Lee Potadle was born to Eric Potadle and Victoria Ahmann Oct. 22, 1998, in Omaha. He passed away Nov. 10 near his home in Ft. Calhoun, at the age of 19 years.
Jackson was raised in Tekamah, with his sister, Erica, and brother, Luke. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved camping. He enjoyed shooting trap and playing golf in Tekamah. He was successful in ROTC at Boys Town.
Jackson adored his nieces, Brooklyn and Brylee. He loved his dog, Aspen, who is his most loyal friend.
He was preceded in death by his best friend and cousin, Ethan Ahmann-Weaver; grandfather, Richard Ahmann; and his great grandparents.
He is survived by his parents; sister Erica (Dustin) Franklin; brother Luke (Mariah) Potadle; nieces, Brooklyn and Brylee Franklin; grandparents, Jon and Sharron Potadle and Carol Ahmann; aunts and uncles, Paul (Lisa) Ahmann, Greg (Anna Thoma) Ahmann, Carrie (Steve) Weaver, Kurt (Marti) Potadle; many more cousins and friends.
The funeral service will be Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 10 a.m., at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tekamah. Visitation will be Tuesday, 2 to 8 p.m. with family receiving friends and a prayer service at 7.p.m. all at Emmanuel Lutheran Church.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to The Lane Thomas Foundation and Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Tekamah.