Alvin Leo Suhr

Born: Tuesday, March 23rd 1926 in Shelby, Nebraska
Died: Wednesday, October 30th 2019 in Seward, Nebraska
Age: 93 years, 7 months and 7 days
June 6, 1944
June 4, 1946
Memorials In Care Of
Suhr Family for Future Designation
Visitation Time(s)
Friday, November 8, 2019
from 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
at Volzke Funeral Home
(Family will greet friends
from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
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Service: 10:30 am - Saturday, November 9th 2019
St. John Lutheran Church
919 N. Columbia Ave.
Seward, NE  68434
Officiating: Pastor David Rempfer
Casketbearers: Rachel Kelley, Larry J. Stanton, Eric Zillig, Kyle Zillig, Leon Matzner, Marlin Suhr
Seward Cemetery
Seward, Nebraska

Alvin Leo Suhr was born on March 23, 1926 near Shelby, Nebraska to Edward and Maria (Fritz) Suhr. He attended schools in Butler and Seward Counties and graduated from Seward High School in May 1944. He served his country in the U.S. Navy from June 1944 to June 1946 as a Seaman on the USS Rockwell in the Pacific Theater and spent 7 months in China. On October 3, 1948, Alvin was united in marriage to Betty Schaefer at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Staplehurst. He spent over 50 years in the insurance industry in Seward and Lincoln. He was a member of the Seward V.F.W. Post #4755, American Legion Post #33, St. John Lutheran Church and was a past member of the Seward City Council. Alvin passed away in Seward, Nebraska at the age of 93 years, 7 months and 7 days. He is survived by his daughters, Linda (Larry) Zillig, Lincoln, Nebraska, Patricia (Larry) Stanton, Ft. Calhoun, Nebraska; grandchildren, Rachel (Drew) Kelley, Larry J. (Jennifer) Stanton, Eric (Stephanie) Zillig, Kyle (Elizabeth) Zillig; great grandchildren, Morgan and Mason Kelley, Logan, Tyler and Jameson Stanton, William, Emma, Annalise and Madison Zillig; sister-in-law, Phyllis Suhr; brother and sister-in-law, Ronald and Sandra Suhr; brother-in-law, Earl Cooksey; nieces and nephews. Alvin was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Maria Suhr; wife, Betty Suhr; sisters, Irene (Carl) Matzner, Elverna (Floyd) Baack; brothers, Wilbur (Dorothy) Suhr, Lloyd Suhr, Dale (Betty Lou) Suhr, Wayne Suhr; sister-in-law, Karen Cooksey.

Alvin Suhr

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