LEXINGTON, Nebraska -- Gary L. Nitsch, 64, died Sunday (Feb. 6, 2011), at Bryan LGH East Medical Center in Lincoln, Nebraska.
He was born Oct. 12, 1946, in McCook, Nebraska to Arvene and Deloris (West) Nitsch. He graduated from Hayes Center High School with the class of 1965. He then went to Tech School in Denver, Colorado.
He lived many places in Nebraska and moved to the Lexington/Overton area in 1984. He worked for DeBruce Grain, Cornland, and the lumberyard in Overton.
He was united in marriage to Naomi Uhre in 1971 in Rapid City, South Dakota. Two children were born to this marriage. The marriage later ended in divorce.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and half-brother, Kirk Meyer.
He is survived by a son, Arvene Nitsch of Lexington; daughter, Tammy and husband, Ross Farr of Scott City, Kansas; brother, Clayton Nitsch of Lexington; one sister, Bonnie and husband, Carl Raastad of Cozad, Nebraska; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services are Thursday, 10:30 a.m., at Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington with the Rev. Caroline Vickery officiating. Burial is with military honors in the Evergreen Cemetery in Lexington.
Visitation is Wednesday, 5-7 p.m., at Reynolds-Love Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.
Online condolences may be left on reynoldslovefuneralhome.com.
Reynolds-Love Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.