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Juan Carlos Mendoza Gonzalez

November 2, 2002 ~ March 15, 2022 (age 19)

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Juan Carlos Mendoza Gonzalez, age 19 of Nebr. City passed away on March 15, 2022.

Juan was born on November 2, 2002 in Torreón, Cuahuaila, Mexico; the son of José Carlos Mendoza and Juanita (Gonzalez) Mendoza.  His family later moved to Nebraska City where Juan graduated from Nebraska City High School with the Class of 2020. 

He currently worked at Honeywell and had previously worked at Wendy’s.  Juan loved sports, especially soccer, football and wrestling.  He also loved cooking, working out and lifting weights. He was a hard worker and in his free time liked to play video games, shop, and hang out with friends. He loved to drive around and listen to music.  He liked art and was a very talented artist.

Juan is survived by his mom Juanita Mendoza of Nebr. City and dad José Mendoza; siblings:  Rocio Esparza Gonzalez, Axel Mendoza, Dioselyn Mendoza Gonzalez; grandparents:  Juan Gonzalez, Francisca Medina and Francisca Mendoza; uncles and aunts:  Liliana (Joel), Gaspar (Laura), Sandra (José), Paola (Rafael); and his beloved dog Fiona.

He was preceded in death by his grandpa Juan Reyes and cousin José Angel Mendoza.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 21, 2022 at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Nebr. City with Fr. Ryan Kaup officiating.  Burial will follow at Wyuka Cemetery in Nebr. City.

There will be Open Visitation on Sunday (3/20) from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Gude Mortuary in Nebr. City.  A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. at the mortuary.

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Gude Mortuary in Nebr. City is in charge of arrangements.

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Open Visitation
March 20, 2022

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Gude Mortuary
403 S. 9th St.
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Recitation of the Rosary
March 20, 2022

7:00 PM
Gude Mortuary
403 S. 9th St.
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Funeral Mass
March 21, 2022

2:00 PM
St. Benedict s Catholic Church (Nebraska City!)

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