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Sharon Vae (Meyer) Culp

January 15, 1950 ~ August 23, 2021 (age 71)


Sharon Vae (Meyer) Culp, of Seward, was born on January 15, 1950 to Marvin and Eileen (Duis) Meyer in Fairbury, Nebraska.  She was baptized in Bruning, Nebraska and confirmed in faith at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in rural Milford, Nebraska.  She attended Seward High school graduating in 1969.  On July 19, 1969, Sharon was united in marriage to Jerry Culp in Seward, Nebraska.  Sharon was a homemaker her entire life and enjoyed taking care of her family.  She was also a cook/kitchen staff at St. John’s CDC and Seward Public Schools.  Sharon loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great granddaughter, Annalynn.  In her free time, she enjoyed baking, cooking large meals, Husker football and volleyball.  Sharon was an EMT for 25 years and volunteered her services to the Seward Community.  She was elected to Seward Volunteer Fire Department “Hook and Ladder Company” on January 6, 1993.  She then went to reserves in 2015 and received her 25 year pin from the fire department in 2018.   She was a member of Seward County Sheriff’s Posse and Living Word Lutheran Church in Seward.   Sharon devoted her time to taking care of others.  She was a mother figure to many.  Her laughter and smile lit up every room.  Even when she grew ill, she kept her faith in the Lord.  Sharon passed away on August 23, 2021 in Seward, Nebraska at the age of 71 years, 7 months and 8 days, surrounded by her family after a lengthy battle with cancer.  She is survived by her husband, Jerry Culp, Seward, Nebraska; children, Jeffrey Culp, Seward, Nebraska, Stacey (Jeff) Neihardt, Seward, Nebraska, Sonia Culp (Todd Huisman), Seward, Nebraska; granddaughters, Emily (Michael) Baumann, Gabby Neihardt; grandsons, Shawn Strole, Eric Strole, Kameren Neihardt; great granddaughter, Annalyn Baumann; brother, John (Maralee) Meyer, Milford, Nebraska; twin sister, Karen Mundhenke, Milford, Nebraska; numerous nieces and nephews.  Sharon was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Eileen Meyer; brother-in-law, Mike Mundhenke; nephew, Mark Mundhenke.   

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August 26, 2021

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Gathering of Family and Friends
August 26, 2021

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Seward, NE 68434

Funeral Service
August 27, 2021

10:00 AM
Living Word Lutheran Church
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Seward, NE 68434


Seward Cemetery
North Hwy. 15
Seward, NE 68434

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