Steven Simeon

Steven Charles Simeon, 70, of Kearney, died Wednesday, July 25, 2019 at Mt. Carmel Home in Kearney.

Steven was born May 5, 1949 in McCook to Robert and Bertha (Thummel) Simeon.

He was raised in McCook and was a 1968 graduate of McCook High School. 

On April 14, 1973, he was united in marriage to Lynn Hogeland.

Steve worked at Grayson Tool Company in Minden as a welder.

Steve enjoyed fishing, Nebraska football and spending time with his grandchildren.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Nicole Simeon and fiancé, Jerry Preston of Almena, Kan., and Megan Vasquez and husband, Jerad of Kearney; grandchildren, Kelsey and Graeme Raburn and Gage and Kinley Vasquez; mother, Bertha Simeon; brother, Robert Simeon of Kearney; sister, Debra Peacock and husband, Jack or Lincoln; sister-in-law, Judith Medina and husband, Joseph of Campbell; brother-in-law, Thomas Hogeland and wife, Valerie of Hildreth; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Steve was preceded in death by his wife, Lynn Simeon; father, Robert P. Simeon; brother, Joe Simeon and wife, Krin; sister-in-law, Linda Simeon; nieces, Shelly Egenberger and Susan Thompson; nephews, Michael Hogeland and Terry Thompson; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Arnold and Irene Hogeland.

A memorial service was held July 30 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Kearney with the Rev. Chris Hazzard officiating.

Inurnment was at Kearney Cemetery.

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Services were entrusted to the O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home.