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William "Bill" G. Nabower

May 15, 1939 ~ July 11, 2021 (age 82)

Obituary

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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Services

Memorial Service
Monday
July 19, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
310 North 4th Avenue
Kenesaw, NE 68956

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