Newman Grove mayor dies at 47
ALBION, Neb. -- A northeast Nebraska mayor has died.
47-year-old Jarod Adams died unexpectedly Wednesday at the Boone County Health Center in Albion, according to Levander Funeral Home.
Adams graduated from Newman Grove High School in 1994 and went on to attend Central Community College in Hastings before starting his career in construction. He moved to Lincoln, where he worked in construction and erected cell phone towers. In 2004, he started Troika Communications and continued erecting towers until 2007 when the business transitioned to building grain bins and other construction.
He was a part of the Newman Grove Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Management in 2010. He served on the City Council for two years and has been the Mayor of Newman Grove for the past two years.
Funeral services will be held Monday at the Boone County Event Center in Albion.
Burial will follow at Trinity - West Cemetery near Newman Grove.