Elmer Ellsworth States, 83, of Agnew, NE, passed away on March 21, 2021. Born in Lincoln on March 12, 1938, being the middle son of Harold and Carrie (Haase) States.
Elmer was a lifelong fourth generation farmer. He graduated from Valparaiso High School in 1955. Elmer farmed with brother Harlan their entire lives. He married DeLaine Pester in 1966. They had two children, Ron and Randy. Elmer enjoyed farming, fishing, and spending time with family, especially his grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
Survivors include; son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Lori States, of Raymond, NE, son, Randy States, of Prague, NE, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Kenneth and Jean Pester, and sister-in-law, LeEtta Pester. Grandchildren; Alexah Allen, Katie Brammer, Sydnie States, Tymber Mackenzie, Mason States, Jake States, and Ben States. Great Grandchildren; Draven, Dexter, Preston, Owen, Justice, and Millie.
Preceded in Death; wife, DeLaine; father and mother, Harold and Carrie States; brothers, Harlan and Robert States; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Keith Pester and Martha States.
Visitation will be 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 25, 2021 at Metcalf Funeral Home Chapel, 245 N. 27th Street, Lincoln, NE
Graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 26, 2021 at the Valparaiso Cemetery in Valparaiso, NE
Memorials may be given to the family for future designation