George H. Feilmeier

George Henry Feilmeier, 93, of Hartington Nebraska, passed away on Friday, November 5th, 2021 surrounded by his sons and daughters at Avera Majestic Bluffs, Yankton, SD.

Mass of Christian burial will be on Saturday, November 20th, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington, NE with Rev. Owen Korte officiating.   Burial will be at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Hartington.  Visitation will be on Friday, November 19, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. with a vigil service at 5:00 p.m. at the church.  Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.  Arrangements are under the direction of Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.

Pallbearers will be Patrick Frank, Chris Climer, Matthew Frank, Doug Stearns, Taylor Fluent, Stuart Sucha, Austin Feilmeier, and Nate Feilmeier.

George was born on June 8, 1928 in Hartington to John and Wilhelmina (Wieseler).  George’s mother died when he was 13 years old. When he was 15 years old, John married Adeline (Sudbeck) who was the “special angel” to the family.  George grew up in Hartington and attended Holy Trinity Grade School through the 8th grade.   George married Loraine Noecker on August 26, 1952 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Bow Valley.  They raised their seven children on a farm east of Hartington.   He was an active member of his church, including the Knights of Columbus and his community.

He loved the land and his 50 years of farming along with many excursions in the surrounding rural communities and states. He was very interested in the progression of farming as well as the history of agriculture from the time he was young.  Every trip was an adventure.  He enjoyed his bolt business and visiting with his customers.  His kids, grand and great grandkids gave him much joy as he gave to them.  His favorite things included card playing, road trips, woodworking and visiting with all.

George is survived by his 7 children and spouses, Kathy (Verne) Climer, South Sioux City NE, Dan (Bonnie), Ft. Collins CO, Joni (Steve) Pier, Yankton SD, Christie Sucha, Lincoln NE, Peggy (John) Frank, Yankton, SD, Rick (MaryAnn) Mission Viejo CA, Karla (Todd) Fluent, Lincoln NE, 21 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren; 3 brothers, Jerome, Harold (MaryGay), Chuck(Bev) and 7 sisters, Wilhelmina Boecker, Ann (Jay) Walz, Agnes Hochstein, Alice Klug Yeager, Charlene (Dennis)Meyer, Ruthie Heine, and Linda (Dale) Trenhaile.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Loraine, his son-in-law, Mike Sucha, his parents, his siblings, Mary Jansen, Marcella Promes, John, Leona (Potts) Peterson and Leonard.

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10 response to "George H. Feilmeier"

  1. By: Denise Webbert Posted: November 8, 2021

    So sorry to hear about George. He was a great role model and loving husband, father and grandfather. May your faith give you comfort in his passing.
    Denise Lammers Webbert

  2. By: Rev.Michael Schmitz Posted: November 8, 2021

    I wish my deepest sympathy on the loss of George. He was a great person and I will remember him and family in my prayers.

  3. By: Ann Walz Posted: November 8, 2021

    We are so very sorry we cannot be with our family at this time. George was an awesome Big Brother, Father and Grandfather. He will be missed by everyone. Our prayers and heartfelt sympathy to all the family.🙏🙏 Jay and Ann

  4. By: Jeanette Lammers Posted: November 8, 2021

    My prayers for the family.

  5. By: Laverta Mauch Posted: November 10, 2021

    You have my deepest sympathy in the loss of George. He was such a delight when I would bring him Communion. May God bless you with the grace and strength to deal with the grief.

  6. By: Deb and Bob Fjetland Posted: November 11, 2021

    Peace to Uncle George and his family.

  7. By: Duane Noecker Posted: November 15, 2021

    Dear FEILMEIER Cousins and Family of George, I will miss Uncle George, as I miss Loraine. George easily fit in category of ‘cool nice guy uncle’ who I always enjoyed chatting with as a kid or adult. So I am sure you all will miss him! You have our sympathy and support and we will be with you in spirit this weekend. Duane and Kathy Noecker

  8. By: Susan Rohan and Einar Maisch Posted: November 15, 2021

    Condolences to George’s devoted family on the loss of their dear father. You are in our prayers.

  9. By: Diane Lerch Posted: November 16, 2021

    Kathy and all the Feilmeier family
    My sympathy and prayers for the recent death of your Dad.
    “A Father’s legacy is not worldly good, riches, or possessions of any kind—-
    It is the way he lived, the lives he touched, the promises he kept—-
    It is the kind of man he was”
    May memories and faith comfort you!
    Sincerely
    Diane Lerch

  10. By: Norma and Gary Halstead Posted: November 20, 2021

    Joni and Steve and all the Feilmeir family. Sympathy and heartfelt love to you all as you mourn the loss of your father.. Although we were unable to attend the services, we send virtual Peace to all..

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