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Gary KammererJune 6, 2017
Gary William Kammerer, 74, of Falls City, NE, passed away June 6, 2017 at Falls City. He was born January 1, 1943 at Falls City to Robert and Verna (Imhof) Kammerer.
On October 18, 1964 he married Susan Nelson at Fremont, NE. They divorced in 1977.
Gary was raised at Falls City and graduated Falls City High School in 1961 as a member of the last undefeated football team. He enrolled at Midland Lutheran College where he ran track and played football and graduated in 1966 with a degree in Business. Following graduation he turned down the NFL for more money working for Hormel in Fremont. He moved to Montana and operated a snow Machine dealership, then worked for National Car Rental and then Justin Boots. He moved back to Falls City in 1987 where he worked as a self-employed contractor in residential and commercial construction. He retired in 2005. He enjoyed working with large machinery, hunting and the outdoors as well as helping area farmers. He was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church northeast of Falls City.
Gary is survived by his daughters, Andrea Smith and her husband Brad of Papillion, NE, Holly Kammerer of Omaha, NE, son, Christopher and his wife Jennifer of Huntington Beach, CA, sister, Linda Hall and her husband Lowell of Casa Grande, AZ, aunts, Wilma June Koeneke of Johnson, NE, Theone Kuhlman of Falls City, a niece and two nephews, and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A funeral will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 10:30 AM at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church with PMA Wanda Biel and Reverend Andrew Chavanak officiating. Interment will be in Williamsville Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 7-8:00 PM at Dorr and Clark Funeral Home.