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.
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