Harold Hergenrader

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Harold Hergenrader

Harold Hergenrader, 92, of rural Davey, passed away on May 15, 2020, at home surrounded by family. Born on February 4, 1928, near Raymond, NE, to Henry and Elizabeth (Schneider) Hergenrader. Harold was a lifelong farmer, but most important, was a loving father, grandfather and great grand-father.

Harold enjoyed going to Polka dances, especially ones his son, Steve, was playing. He also loved being outside with his dogs and giving advice to fellow farmers.  In his younger days, he enjoyed building toy tractors, lamps and reloading his own shells for hunting.

He is survived by his wife, Mary, daughter, Karen (Duane) Edstrom, granddaughters, Melissa Kerr and Kristin Edstrom, grandson, Daniel Edstrom, great granddaughters Victoria and Samantha Kerr and  Lilah Edstrom, great grandson, Alex Kerr; daughter in law Cindy Hergenrader.  Preceded in death by his parents, son Steven, 1 brother and 4 sisters.

Private family graveside services. Burial will take place in the Tothill Cemetery, Davey, NE.

Visitation: 1:00-5:00. Monday, May 18, 2020, at Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N 27th Street, Lincoln, NE.

Memorials may be given to the family for future designation

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