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Robert R. Asmus

February 13, 1934 ~ April 21, 2018 (age 84)

Glenvil resident Robert R. Asmus, 84, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018, at GracePoint Assisted Living and Memory Care, Lincoln, NE.    

Services are 2 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at St. Paul’s Lutheran west of Glenvil with Pastor Renee Johnson officiating. Burial with military rites by Hastings Veterans Organizations will be 4 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Memorials may be given to Glenvil Ambulance/Fire Department or St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Glenvil. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. with family present 6-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, and one hour prior to service at the church. 

Robert was born February 13, 1934, in Hastings, NE to Frank & Martha (Kroger) Asmus. He graduated from Hastings High School in 1951. Robert served in the U.S. Army as a helicopter mechanic from 1956 to 1958. He married JoAnn Engel on January 21, 1961; she preceded him in death on May 14, 1999.

Robert was a farmer and carpenter; retiring from farming in 1998. He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Glenvil, Charter member, Glenvil Lions Club, Rural Fire District Board, Adams County Extension Board, Glenvil Co-op Board, and District 75 School Board where he served as secretary. 

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; wife, JoAnn Asmus; sisters, Mary Greiss and Rose Brown; and brother, Alvin Asmus.

SURVIVORS:
Children & Spouses:             
    Diane L. & John D. Murphy – Tecumseh, NE
    Debbie J. & Larry Pickrel – Lincoln, NE
    Sherry L. Asmus – Omaha, NE
    Mark & Kara Asmus – Columbus, NE
Grandchildren & Spouse:      
    Andrea & Ryan Adams – Glenwood, IA
    Chris Herndon – Lincoln, NE
    Megan Murphy – Lincoln, NE
    Bryan Murphy – Tecumseh, NE
    Alex Asmus – Columbus, NE
    Austin Asmus – Columbus, NE
Great-Grandchildren:            
    Rêve Murphy
    Jameson Adams

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