Roger Jerome Haberer, age 56, of Coleridge, Nebraska died on Thursday, August 28, 2014 as a result of an accident on a fishing trip in Canada.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington, NE with the Rev. David Liewer officiating. Burial will be at St. Michael's Cemetery in Coleridge, NE. Visitation will be on Sunday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church from 2-6:00 p.m. with a vigil service at 5:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Monday at church one hour prior to services. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Coleridge.
Pallbearers will be nephews, Brad Wemhoff, Anthony Dirks, Monte Frerichs, Travis Kalin, Carter Krei, Michael Wolfe, Jay Wemhoff, Curt Wemhoff, Tom Wemhoff, Clint Wemhoff, Bryan Kalin, Aaron Kalin, and Josh Wolfe.
Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Wemhoff, Craig Frerichs, Steve Dirks, Robert Kalin, Terry Krei, Terry Burbach, Jeff Wolfe, CD Feedlot past and present employees, Hefner Oil bowling team, and all of Rogers family and friends.
Roger Jerome was born on November 27, 1957 in Yankton, SD to Jerome A. and Lucille M. (Schwartz) Haberer. He grew up in Coleridge and graduated from Coleridge High School in 1976. Roger married Cindy Lou Burbach on October 4, 1980. He farmed until 1999 and then began working at CD Feedlots near Hartington. He was a dedicated employee and a respected co-worker.
Roger was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and previously served on the church board, cemetery board, and as a CCD teacher. He was an active EME for the church, and participated and worked the Christian's Encounter Christ. He was on the Osmond General Hospital Board, Hartington Golf Board and Coleridge School Board. Roger enjoyed spending time with his family and friends along with golfing, bowling, card playing, hunting and fishing, gardening, mowing and farming. His "favorite" things were trips to Bomgaars, feeding his birds and squirrels, watching the Huskers, and currently being the "COACH" of his bowling team.
Roger is survived by his wife Cindy of Coleridge, three children, Chris Haberer of Wausa, NE, Sonia Haberer of Norfolk, NE, Amy and husband Kevin Burns of Wausa, NE; four sisters and spouses, Diane and Paul Wemhoff, Susan and Craig Frerichs, Nancy and Steve Dirks, Sharon and Bill Hirschman; Cindy's parents Duane and LaDonna Burbach of Coleridge; Cindy's siblings and spouses Connie and Robert Kalin, Linda and Terry Krei, Terry and Jacie Burbach, Carol and Jeff Wolfe; and several nieces and nephews.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents Jerome and Lucille Haberer; 2 nieces Teri Dirks and Renae Kalin.
Messages will be reviewed and posted within 1 business day.
Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers...
Michelle & Justus Hirschman and Family
Our sympathies and prayers to all of Roger's family.
Deb & Phil Gutz
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this most difficult time.
Mike & Julie (Schrieber) Mills
So sad to hear of your loss.....God Bless you and your family in
this tough time.......
Mark, Linda and Madison Jordan
I was saddened to hear of Roger's passing.....prayers to his
Patty (Jordan) Bideaux
Cindy and all of your and Roger's family:
God Bless you and comfort you during this time. We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.
Linda & Daryle Milbrath
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time that you may know the comfort and peace that only JESUS can give.
Sending our sympathy to your family. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
Jim and Jean Salisbury
Cindy and family, you have our deepest sympathy during this time. Hugs to all. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers.
Greg & Joan Thies
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear Roger, Cindy and family. May the love of Our Lord Jesus and all your loved ones give you peace and comfort.
Our hearts go out to the entire Haberer family...we love you all and pray for you during this difficult time....Rog will dearly be missed by all that knew him...God Bless...
Gerry Schwartz Family
You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Kim Deichmann (Thompson)
Cindy - deepest sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers. "Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted" ~ Matthew 5, Verse 4.
Sending our deepest sympathy to all of Roger's family. You're in our thoughts our prayers during this very difficult time. Take care and God Bless.
Rich and Loyla Schaefer
Praying for peace and comfort from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and our prayers will continue to be with you.
Dave and Renae Zimmer
Sending Our Thoughts and Prayers. May God Bless all of You.
Randy and Pam Rohde
I want to offer my deepest condolences to the Haberer and Burbach families. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Our hearts and prayers go out to you at this difficult time.
Amanda Kneifl, Phyllis and Arnie Getz (Wisconsin)
We are sorry to hear about Roger. He was a great guy and will be deeply missed. God Bless.
Keith Holm and family
May you find peace knowing he is in God's loving embrace. Sincere sympathy in your great loss.
Ron & Alice Cardwell
Cindy and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Rich and Susan Brandow
Sending thoughts and prayers to you all
Robert and Corinne Pfund
I am sending my sincerest sympathy to the entire extended
Haberer/Burbach families. I was so sad to hear about Rog's accident -- I
have so many fond memories of visiting with his family while we were growing
up. My wishes for comfort and peace go out to you all -- take good care of each other.
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