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William "Bill" Charles Obermier

February 19, 1938 ~ January 26, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

William "Bill" Obermier Obituary

William (Bill) Charles Obermier was born on the family farm on February 19, 1938, to Walter and Anna (Finke) Obermier in Waco, Nebraska. On May 7, 1966, William was united in marriage to Shirley Bartels at St. John Lutheran Church in Seward, Nebraska. Bill was a lifelong member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Waco, NE where he served on various boards and committees. He was passionate about his faith and passing that tradition on to his children and grandchildren.  He was a man of few words and led by action. His humility and smile were only surpassed by his faith and love for his family. Bill touched the lives of many with his quiet manner and readily big smile.  He was a lifelong farmer raising crops and livestock. His greatest joys were his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.  In his free time, he enjoyed attending their activities and sporting events. He also liked to play cards and go for drives.  William passed away on January 26, 2024, in Henderson, Nebraska, at the age of 85. He is survived by his wife Shirley of Waco, NE; his children, Cindy Obermier (Steve Joekel) of Omaha, Nebraska, Jeff (Danik) Obermier of Waco, Nebraska, Kim (Shane) Sallach of Callaway, Nebraska and Missy (Shane) Hatcher of Kearney, Nebraska; grandchildren, McKenna (Keaton) Kucera, Brayden Obermier (Lauren Scholfield), Jessie and Joey Sallach, Kaleigh, Kelsey and Kolby Hatcher; great grandchildren, Rowyn and Raegan Kucera.  William was preceded in death by his beloved granddaughter, Sydnee Ann Sallach; parents, 6 brothers, and 4 sisters. 


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Gathering of Family and Friends
January 30, 2024

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
St. John's Lutheran Church
1011 Road U
Waco, NE 68460

Funeral Service
January 31, 2024

10:30 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church
1011 Road U
Waco, NE 68460


St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery
Waco, NE 68460


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