Timothy Jon McConnell

Tim Mcconnell

Timothy Jon McConnell

Timothy Jon McConnell, age 52, of North Platte died at home on March 27, 2021.

Tim was born at Hermiston, OR, to Ronald and Dian McConnell on October 10, 1968, and grew up in Lexington.  Following his graduation from Lexington High School, Tim attended the Law Enforcement Academy in Grand Island.  He worked in law enforcement for 15 years, with the last 5 as sheriff in McPherson County, until his health declined.  Tim was a member of the Sheriff’s Association.

On May 26, 1990, he wed Deborah Hakenkamp in North Platte.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ron and Dian; and brothers, Kelly and Michael McConnell.

Tim is survived by his wife, Deborah, of North Platte; sister, Kimberly (Wayne) Sheen, of Overton, and niece, Kaitlyn McMahon and nephew, Brian McMahon; sister-in-law, Kathy (Tom) Guggenmos, of North Platte; nieces, Michaela (Craig) Freichs and Angelea McConnell; niece-in-law, Jessica (Wes) Kincaid; nephew-in-law, Nate Briscoe (fiancé, Wendy Forry); best friend, Scott Garcia, of Lexington; and other family.

Cremation was chosen.  Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at Odean Colonial Chapel with Pastor James Trippett officiating.  The memorial book may be signed online at  Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore is in charge of arrangements.


Odean Colonial Chapel – 302 South Sycamore – North Platte NE 69101 – 308-532-1450