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Jerry Ann Kaufman, age 76 of North Platte, NE passed away Thursday September 5, 2013 in Kearney.
Jerry was born on August 15, 1937 in North Platte to Joseph E. and Pearl (Booth) Hendersen. She graduated from North Platte High School in 1955 and married Ervin Kaufman on January 29, 1956 at the 1st Christian Church. The couple made their home in North Platte where she was the manager of the music department at W.T. Grants. After the children were in school she became manager at the Skelly Truck Stop Restaurant. The couple moved to Denver, CO where they retired and then back to North Platte in 2003. She belonged to, and was a past president of, the German Russian Club.
Jerry is survived by her husband Ervin of North Platte, NE; 2 sons Randy Kaufman of Ft. Collins, CO and Rod (Karen) Kaufman of Cedar Hill, TX; grandchildren Ashley (Jarid) Brown and Kevin (Holly) Kaufman both of Ft. Collins, CO; and great grandchildren Avery and Ellie Brown.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association and online condolences may be shared at www.adamsswanson.com. Cremation was chosen and those wishing to do so may sign the register book 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Monday September 9, 2013, with the family receiving friends from 6:00 to 8:00, and 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m Tuesday and Wednesday at Adams and Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.