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Roger Hans, Age 81

Thursday, September 6, 2018
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Roger Hans

Roger Hans of Seward passed away August 26th, 2018 at his home at the age of 81 years, 4 months and 10 days. Roger was born April 16th, 1937 in Seward, Nebraska to Gilbert (Gib) and Thelma (Reynolds) Hans. He graduated from Seward High School with the class of 1954. Roger was united in marriage to Mary Ann Ebers on June 13th, 1958 in Seward. They were blessed with three children, Cheri, Timothy, and Cara. Roger lived his entire life in Seward County. Roger was a talented auto mechanic.

worked at for 28 He Herpolsheimers years, Rumery Sod & Sprinklers, Subway Motors, and was a cherished maintenance man at the Seward Housing Authority. Roger was a lifetime member of the United Methodist Church, serving in many areas. He was a 4-H leader and served on the Extension board; member and past president of the Seward Saddle Club; member of the Nebraska Thunderbird Club. Roger was a hard working man who valued honesty, integrity and always doing your best. He took great pride in taking excellent care of his Dodges, motorcycles and Thunderbirds. Roger was proud of his children and grandchildren and their strengths and accomplishments. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Roger is preceded in death by his parents; parents-in-law, Albert and Merle Ebers; sister, Mary Evans; nephew, Pat Evans and his wife Darla Evans. Roger is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mary Ann; three children and their families, Cheri and Mitch Ziebell, Cozad, NE, Amanda and Ross Spradlin and their children, Rieker and Mollie, Sarah Ziebell and her children, Chandler Behymer, RaeLyn Hillers, and Imagen Ziebell, Rebecca and Cesar Santos and their son, Kevin. Tim Hans and Leigh Keiter, Seward, NE, Wyatt and Chandra Hans and their children, Ruger and Kimber, Callan Hans. Cara Hans and Geoffrey Gordon Wrightwood CA

, , . Roger is also survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Russell and JoAnne Hans, Seward; brother-in-law, Larry Evans, Grand Island; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Robert and Helen Thompson, Kearney; special nieces and nephews; cherished friends, Gary and Lynelle Matulka, Roger Graves, Roger Warnsholz, Earl Cooksey, Orville Pearson and a host of treasured relatives and friends. To this obituary we add our thoughts, prayers and memories of life shared with Roger. Visitation was held Thursday,August 30th, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Zabka Funeral Home, Seward with family receiving friends from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Services were held Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Seward United Methodist Church. Private family graveside followed the service. Memorials may be directed to the Hans family for future designation. FuneralArrangements entrusted to Zabka Funeral Home Seward. Condolences @