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William "Bill" Nabower

May 15, 1939 — July 11, 2021

Hastings resident William G. “Bill” Nabower, 82, passed away Sunday, July 11, 2021, at his home.

Memorial Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 19, 2021, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Kenesaw with Pastor Paul Duffy officiating. There will be no viewing or visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.

Bill was born May 15, 1939, in Hastings, NE to George F. & Nellie C. (Clark) Nabower. He graduated from Kenesaw High School in 1957. Bill married Ellen M. Hadenfeldt on June 12, 1959, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Kenesaw.

Bill owned and operated a service station for over 40 years and volunteered as Fire Chief for the Kenesaw Fire Department until his retirement. After his retirement, he drove a school bus for seven years for Kenesaw Public Schools and was a farmhand for several years. Bill loved to fix up cars when he was younger, spending time with family, watching sports especially the Huskers, watching his children play sports growing up, and watching western movies.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; brothers-in-law, Erv Mangers and Gayle Hadenfeldt; and two sisters-in-law, Joyce Hadenfeldt and Ruth Hadenfeldt.

SURVIVORS:
Wife:
Ellen M. Nabower – Hastings, NE
Children & Spouses:
Neal & Tami Nabower – Grand Island, NE
Stuart & Judy Nabower – Hastings, NE
Grandchildren & Spouses:
Anthony & Angie Nabower
Katie & Shawn Pfanstiel
Nick Nabower
Christopher Nabower
Caleb & Aleisha Nabower
Ellie & Mike Tomlin
Ashley Fitzgerald
Ryan & Heather Fitzgerald
Tayler Beeson
Great-Grandchildren:
Ben
Grayson
Emma
Hannah
Collin
Molly
Sylo
Tripp
Jayla
Brymm
Olivia
Siblings & Spouses:
Jim & Terry Nabower
Janell & Mark White
Brother-in-law:
Myron Hadenfeldt
Many Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, and Friends

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Monday, July 19, 2021

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

St. Paul's Lutheran Church

310 N 4th Ave, Kenesaw, NE 68956

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