LEGENDARY BROADCASTER GIL POESE PASSES AT 93
Legendary broadcaster and NBA Hall of Fame member Gil Poese passed away on October 2, 2019 at the age of 93. The following obituary is courtesy of the Poese family and KBRX, the station Gil founded.
Funeral Services for Gil Poese, age 93 of O’Neill will be 10:30 am Monday, October, 7, 2019 at the O’Neill Community Center with Pastor Mike Durre officiating. Burial will follow in the O’Neill Cemetery with Military Rites provided by the Nebraska National Guard Funeral Honors Team and the O’Neill American Legion Simonson Post 93 Legion Riders. Visitation will be from 3-6 pm Sunday, October 6, 2019 at Biglin’s Mortuary in O’Neill. Gil passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at the Parkside Manor in Stuart, NE. Gil’s family request memorials be given to the Gil Poese Memorial at Tri County Bank in O’Neill. Funds will be used for improvements to the Gil Poese Park. Biglin’s Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Gil leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 34 years, Carol Poese of O’Neill; six children Patricia (Dewey) Schaffer of North Platte, Jana (Steve) Kruger of Arlington, Cindy (Albert) Morales of San Diego, Nancy (Brad) Sherwood of Elkhorn, Scott (Darcy) Poese of O’Neill, and Lisa (Monte) Jamison of Ashby; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; Carol’s children; Michelle (Mel) McNea of North Platte, Stephane (Mark) VanderMeulen of Omaha; their five children; two grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Jack Denton of Colorado; many nieces and nephews.
Biglin’s Mortuary in O’Neill is in charge of arrangements. To leave online condolences, please visit www.biglinsmortuary.com.