Obituaries

George Blocher

George Orville Blocher, 95, of Lincoln, formerly of Kearney, died Saturday, March 16, 2019 at The Windcrest Assisted Living Home. Surviving him are his wife, Jeanne Blocher of Lincoln; children: Susan Griess of Lincoln, Barry (Margie) Blocher of Oregon, Michael (Cheri) Blocher of Oakdale and Sally (Gary) Bernhardt of Omaha; grandchildren, Trent Pfeil, Ryan (Sheri) Pfeil of Lincoln, Brooke (Joe) Hartnett of Omaha, Brady (Dawn) Venema of Omaha, Erin Kaminker of Oregon; great grandchildren, Haley, Brianna and Austin Pfeil; Ellie, Isabelle and Joey Hartnett; Drake and Eden Venema; Sophia Kaminker; sister Naida Knudson of Aurora, CO, and brother Gerald Blocher of Hutchinson, KS.
George was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Harold and Melvin, and grandson, Chad.
A family graveside service was held at the Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Omaha on March 21, 2019.
Memorials are suggested to the Nebraska State Education Association (NSEA) Foundation, Peru State College, the University of Nebraska-Kearney, and the American Red Cross.
Condolences may be shared online at www.osrfh.com. O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral and Cremation Services of Kearney was in charge of arrangements.
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