GOTHENBURG -- Robert Warren DeMilt, Sr., 55, died Saturday (Jan. 17, 2009) at Gothenburg Memorial Hospital.
He was born to Clair and Marcedes 'Susie' (Hubbard) DeMilt on May 18, 1953, in North Platte. He attended school and later graduated from Brady. He received his Bachelor's Degree in education and an Associates Degree in accounting.
He spent most of his childhood in Brady and then moved to Gothenburg. He spent the last 14 years in the McCook and Cambridge area and recently moved back to Gothenburg.
He married Patty Wing in Gothenburg in 1973. They were married for 20 years. He later married Cheryl Schultz in 1995 in North Platte.
He was a member of the Lions Club in Brady. He taught Sunday school in McCook, was a mentor at the Evangelical Free Church in McCook, and was the Superintendent of Sunday school in McCook. He also attended Faith Chapel in Gothenburg.
He was preceded in death by a son, Robert Warren DeMilt, Jr.; his father, Clair DeMilt; a brother, Gerry Hoaglund; and grandmother, Ora Hubbard.
Survivors include his daughter, Tamara and Robert Palmer of Brady; sons, Tobias DeMilt of Maxwell, Joseph and wife, Becky DeMilt of Omaha, Joshua DeMilt of Tempe, Ariz., and Daniel and wife, Molly DeMilt of Kearney; his mother, Susie Hoaglund of Gothenburg; sisters, Barb Longsine of Gunthrie, Okla., and Pam Koss of North Platte; brothers, John and wife, Monica Hoaglund of North Platte and Randy Hoaglund of Lincoln; and nine grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m., Tuesday at Faith Chapel in Gothenburg. Burial will be at a later date.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m., at Faith Chapel in Gothenburg. Online condolences may be given to the family at www.blasestrauser.com
Memorials are suggested to the family 620 Tenth Street, Gothenburg, NE, 69138.
Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.