Herman Burson, 69, died November 26th, 2023 at Tabitha Journey house in Lincoln after complications with stage 4 lung cancer. Funeral services will be held Friday December 1, 2023 at 10 A.M. at the United Methodist Church in Alda, Nebraska. There will be a luncheon to follow.
Herman was born on March 12th, 1954 and was later adopted by Herman and Celia Burson. Herman grew up on a farm 12 miles east of Burwell. Nebraska. He attended the Midvale School up to 8th grade.
Throughout Herman’s life he worked a variety of farm jobs. For 15 years he worked at Ptzieter’s horse ranch in Erickson, Nebraska.
In February of 1977 he married Jenny Lou Becker. In this Union of marriage a daughter Debra Lynn was born. Herman continued to farm on his own land for a number of years.
He moved to the Grand Island area in 1998 and has lived there ever since. In July 2005 he remarried to Shelly Urich of Eustis, Nebraska. Herman and his wife Shelly worked a number of years as janitors for the theater inside the Conestoga Mall. Herman retired in his later years. He didn’t have any hobbies but enjoyed visiting and just being ornery! He loved his family and his dog very much. He was very proud to be a grandpa.
Herman is preceded in death by his parents Herman and Celia Burson. Great grand parents, brother Mike, and Mother and Father in-law Gloria and Harley Uhrich.
He is survived by his wife Shelly of Grand Island, Nebraska, Daughter Debra (Monte Faith) of Lincoln, Nebraska, Stepdaughter Jessica Urich of Cozad, Nebraska, two sisters Waunetta (Dave Pesek), of Burwell, Nebraska, Cindy Prucha of Lincoln, Brother Grant Harlan(Michelle) of Doniphan, Nebraska, 1 grand daughter Celia Faith of Lincoln, Nebraska, grandsons Carson and Noah of Cozad, Nebraska, as well numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
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