Roger D. Nohr

Roger D. Nohr age 82 of Crofton, Nebraska died on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at his residence.

Private family services will be at a future date yet to be determined.  Burial of his cremated remains will be at the St. Rose of Lima Cemetery in Crofton, Nebraska.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Crofton.

Roger David was born on May 5, 1940 in Crofton, Nebraska to Harry William and Florence (Wood) Nohr.  He grew up in Crofton and attended St. Rose Catholic School and graduated from Crofton High School in 1958.  Roger went to Yankton College and then to Wayne State College.  Roger began working for his father on the farm feeding cattle.  He then farmed on his own and lived on the farm west of Crofton for 25 years.  He married Fern Elaine Merchen on February 11, 1961 in Crofton.  To this union seven children were born.  Roger and Fern moved into Crofton in November of 1984.  He did work for Marquart Trucking before forming Nohr Hay Business where he bought, sold, and delivered hay.

Roger was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, and was a member of AA.  He loved to garden, tinkering with his vehicles, tracters, and machinery, and attending his children’s and grandchildren’s many functions through the years.  He enjoyed elk hunting, fishing, and especially his hunting trips with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife Fern of Crofton; seven children Pamela (Keith) Goeden of Crofton, Bradley Nohr of Loveland, CO, Gregory (Kristina) Nohr of Lincoln, Brian Nohr of Cape Carteret, NC, Lynn (Kurt) Thoene of Hartington, Kristen (Jamie) Hennerberg of Diller, NE, Michael (Emma) Nohr of Omaha; 22 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; five siblings Marlene Kracht of Creighton, NE, Joyce Wieseler of Crofton, Sharon Kelsch of Longmont, CO, Larry (Carmen) Nohr of Yankton, SD, Ellen Mueller of Phoenix, AZ; numerous nieces and nephews.

Roger was preceded in death by his parents Harry and Florence Nohr; one grandson Noah Nohr.

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9 response to "Roger D. Nohr"

  1. By: Laverta Mauch Posted: August 25, 2022

    You have my deepest sympathy in the loss of Roger. He was always such a pleasant gentleman to visit with. May God bless you with the grace and strength to deal with the grief.

  2. By: Ralph J. Nohr Posted: August 26, 2022

    God’s speed and fair winds!!!!

  3. By: Tony Simons Posted: August 27, 2022

    My sincere sympathies to Fern & the entire Nohr family. God Bless you.

  4. By: Randy and Peggy Anderson Posted: August 27, 2022

    Fern and Family, we extend our deepest sympathy to each of you during this time of loss. It was always a pleasure to visit with Roger on occasion and enjoy his wit and humor. We shall cherish some very special memories of Crofton sporting events and the talents of your children and Roger’s excitement and pride. God’s comfort to each of you.

  5. By: Melonie Schumacher Posted: August 27, 2022

    Thoughts and prayers to the whole Nohr family on the loss of your husband, father, and grandfather.

  6. By: Mary Maibuam Dittrich Posted: August 29, 2022

    Thoughts and Prayers to all the family. So sorry to hear about your loss.

  7. By: MICHAEL DENNIS Schmitz Posted: August 29, 2022

    I wish my deepest sympathy on the loss of Roger and I will remember him and family in my prayers.

  8. By: Sandra McDonald Posted: August 30, 2022

    Sending my deepest sympathy to your family. Great memories with Roger growing up in Crofton.

  9. By: Connie and Bob Schwartz Posted: September 2, 2022

    Fern and Family,
    Nohr Siblings,
    May the Almighty Father bless you all with comfort and peace as you grieve the passing of Roger. May his journey be remembered by each of you, with many happy memories, laughter and love. RIP Roger!
    Our deepest sympathy, Connie and Bob Schwartz

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