John M. Regan Sr. age 86, Council Bluffs, passed away April 25, 2020, at Midlands Living Center. John was born in Omaha, NE., on October 2, 1933, to Howard Regan and Garland (Hawkins) Regan. He was united in marriage to Helen L. Johnson on April 7, 1951, in Council Bluffs. He is a member of Iron Workers Local 21 where he worked as a welder, ironworker, foreman. His affiliations include 50-year member of Plumb Lodge No 285, Masonic Lodge, Grand Lodge of Iowa AF & AM, Order of Eastern Star, Honorary Iron Workers Local 21. He is preceded in death by his father Howard, Mother Garland Bohall and her husband Alford Sr. sister Jane Dempsey, daughter Cathy Louise Regan, sons Robert Thomas Regan and Richard Duane Regan Sr., son-in-law Richard Shears, brother Frederick L. Regan. He is survived by his wife Helen L of Council Bluffs, IA., daughter Claudia Jean Shears of Omaha, NE., son John Regan Jr and Anna of Raymore, MO., daughter-in-law crystal Regan of Blue Springs, MO., 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 2 great- great-grandchildren; sisters, Beatrice K. Silsby of Florida, Edna Mae Rogers and Leeland, Joanne Lage and Don, brother Alford Bohall Jr and Annette all of Omaha, NE., sister-in-law Patricia Regan of TN., brothers-in-law Thomas Johnson and Marie of Omaha and Wayne Johnson of Mapleton, IA., nieces, nephews and many other family and friends.