LOUP CITY — LeRoy A. Lammers, 84, of Hazard died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at Rose Lane Nursing Home in Loup City.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Grace Lutheran Church in Pleasanton with the Rev. Dean Hanson officiating. Burial will be at Pleasanton Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday and one hour before services Tuesday, all at the church.
Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.
He died surrounded by his family.
LeRoy Arnold Lammers was born 8 miles north of Riverdale, July 16, 1935, to Herb and Alma (Kohls) Lammers. He was baptized and confirmed as a youth at Peake Lutheran Church.
He became a member of Grace Lutheran Church where he was on several committees, taught Sunday school and remained a member until his passing.
LeRoy attended Kings School North of Riverdale until the eighth grade and then Riverdale High School, where he graduated in 1953.
He entered basic training in the U.S. Marine Corps in San Diego. He spent 15 months in Japan returning to Twentynine Palms in California. After his discharge he worked in construction and hauling livestock and grain over the road and in 1961 came back to the farm.
He hauled cream to Aurora from the co-op stations, which is how he met his wife, Luetta Baade. The couple married on Dec. 10, 1961, at Zion Lutheran Church in Kearney.
They moved to Elm Creek for one year and then moved to their present farm south of Hazard, where they had a dairy farm/farming business. LeRoy enjoyed his cows, riding his four-wheelers and spending time with his family.
LeRoy is survived by his wife, Luetta Lammers of Hazard; sons, Kevin Lammers and wife Cheryl of Omaha and Kurt Lammers and wife Ann of Waco; daughter, Cindy Kathman and husband Steve of Juniata; grandsons, Brett Lammers and wife Jessica of Litchfield, Kasey Lammers of Goldfield, Iowa, Justin Kathman and wife Rachel of Topeka, Kan., and Darrin Lammers of Waco; granddaughters, Katie Kathman of Arapahoe, Kristie Lammers of South Sioux City and Nicole Kathman of Juniata; great-grandchildren, Rex and Luke Lammers of Litchfield and Ravenna Kathman of Topeka; brothers-in-law, Robert Lopeman of Aurora, Colo., and Gerald Taubenheim and wife Velma of Broken Bow; sisters-in-law, Ruby Hatfield of Kearney and Vivian Fichtner of Racine, Wis.; special family members, Bruna Pes, Nilson Nolasco and Rahja Porter of Omaha; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
LeRoy was preceded in death by his parents; son, Kyle Lammers; and sisters, Loretta Ohlman, Marcella Fisher and Pauline Lopeman.
Memorials are suggested to the Grace Lutheran Church, Mission Central and Valley County Hospice.
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