Roger Pofahl

Roger William Pofahl, 82, was born on October 22, 1937 to Louis W. and Edith M. (Huff) Pofahl at Ewing, Nebraska.  

He attended country school at Wheeler County School thru the 8th grade and then attended Wheeler Central High School and graduated with the Class of 1956.  

On June 8, 1957 was united in marriage to Elaine Marie Anderson at Grace Lutheran Church in Norfolk.  

He ranched/farmed south of Chambers until 1961 when their home burned and then to the ranch in Holt county by Ewing. 

Roger also worked at CVA in Clearwater and Olson Mfg in Atkinson.  

He was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church in Clearwater where he was youth group sponsor and couples club.  

He coached boxing and was State Jr. Boxing President.  He enjoyed being involved with Golden Gloves Boxing, rodeos, and stock car racing.

Survived by his wife, Elaine Pofahl of Ewing.  Children:  Tim (Connie) Pofahl of Grant; Sandy (Rick) Funk of Clearwater; and Rocky (Marla) Pofahl of Castle Rock, Colorado.  Nine Grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.  Sister, Carol Rockey of Neligh, brothers:  LeRoy “Butch” Pofahl of Blair,  and Dean Pofahl of Kearney;  nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by:  Parents, mother and father-in-law, Melvin (Esther) Anderson.  Brothers and spouses:  Max (Rose) Pofahl and Martin (Joan) Pofahl and brother-in-law: Neil Anderson, Willis Rockey, and Steve Brasch; sister-in-law Judy Lau and Judy Pofahl;  nephews, Curt Anderson and Ed Rockey;  niece, Susan Bush.

Memorial services for Roger W. Pofahl, age 82, of Ewing, Nebraska were at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Concordia Lutheran Church in Clearwater with Pastor Daniel Feusse, officiating.  

Sherri Ahlers and Bob Sisson provided music.  

Honorary pallbearers were his grandchildren.  

Visitation was from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater. 

Roger passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020, Arbor Care Center in Neligh, Neb. Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater is handling the arrangements. 

In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the family for future designations.

 

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