Harland Duane Rennerfeldt
  • 84 years old
  • Date of birth: May 18, 1928
  • Place of birth:
    Cuming County, Nebraska, United States
  • Date of passing: Oct 30, 2012
  • Place of passing:
    West Point, Nebraska, United States
Let the memory of Harland be with us forever

Harland Rennerfeldt, 84, of West Point, died Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in West Point. Memorial Mass will be 10:00 am Saturday, November 3, 2012 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Reverend Gerald Gonderinger as Celebrant. Burial with Military Honors will follow at St. Michael’s Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Greg Wermers, Gene "Joe" Murphy, Mike Dreher and Anna Rennerfeldt. Visitation will be 9 am to 8 pm Friday at Stokely Funeral Home with Public Wake service at 7 pm at Stokely Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to Blue Jay Booster Club.

Harland Duane Rennerfeldt was born May 18, 1928 on the family farm in Cuming County to Wallace and Ethel (Johnson) Rennerfeldt. On September 12, 1950, Harland married Marcella “Sally” Wolken at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Harland constructed their family home in the 50’s with the help of his brothers. He worked as the Superintendant of West Point Power Plant, retiring in 1990.

Harland was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Republican Party. He was an avid supporter and follower of Central Catholic Blue Jays, and took special care of the Pioneer Cemetery. He enjoyed sports, loved spending time with his family and grandkids and was a kind-loving man.

He is survived by his wife, Sally; son Gary (Anna) Rennerfeldt of Dakota Dunes, SD; daughters Diane (Greg) Wermers of Fremont, NE, Donna (Gene “Joe”) Murphy of Olathe, KS and Deb (Mike) Dreher of Norfolk; brother Dallas (Marlene) Rennerfeldt of Helena, MT; sister Maxine (Mel) Newill of Missoula, MT; grandchildren Gina (Chad) Taylor, Lisa (Zak) Klein, Kim Hadcock, Mark Hadcock, Kari (Tom) Ramseth, Amy (Drew) Gaschler, Tommy Murphy, Heather Rennerfeldt, Michael Rennerfeldt, Matt Dreher, Emily Dreher and Jeremy Dreher; 9 great-grand children and 1 great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers Jimmy, Jay and Jerry Rennerfeldt.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Kim Hadcock on 30th October 2016

"Missing you a lot grandpa! I can't believe it's been 4 years already. It seems impossible that it's been that long it seems like it was just yesterday; well atleast your not alone anymore you have your beautiful loving wife by your side again & Granddpa she missed you sooo much! Gosh I miss you both but I know you have each other & I want to Thank You Grandpa for coming to get grandma because she had the biggest smile any of us have ever seen in years & it was a beautiful sight. She could only smile that big for you, she had missed you so much and was so happy to see you again so I hope you guys are catching up & having lots of fun but boy the pain and sadness from losing you don't go away or get any easier. I miss you and cry for you just as much now as I do when you past. I love you so much Grandpa & miss you terribly and there's not a moment or a day that I don't think about you or wish you were here. Tell grandma I miss her so much too & I hope you both watch over all our families!"

This tribute was added by Kim Hadcock on 26th December 2015

"Merry Christmas Grandpa. I miss you so much. We all had a great Christmas wish you still would've been there to celebrate it with the whole family we all miss you a great deal and think about you a lot. Grandma misses you more and more each day and so does the rest of us. We all love and miss you very much!"

This tribute was added by Deb Dreher on 31st October 2015

"This kind and amazing man, my dad, has been gone for three years but certainly not forgotten. I think of you every day, it never gets easier. Every time I see a full moon or hear the first robins of spring, I think of you. You were a great dad, the best a daughter could ask for. Until we meet again dad, I love you with all of my heart."

This tribute was added by Kim Hadcock on 30th October 2015

"I can't believe it's been 3 yrs grandpa! You were the greatest man I ever knew, you had the kimdest heart, you loved all of us the same and I miss you so much. You were taken way to early from us but I hope you are by the girls side as they graduate and by Ashly as she gets Married. Me and the kids look up at the moon so many times and say Grandpa would've loved this moon. Like mom said I miss your nightly check in calls and the sound of your voice more than words can say. I hope your dancing with the angels grandpa! I love you so much"

This tribute was added by diane wermers on 30th October 2015

"I can't believe you have been away from us for three years already! I miss you so much every day I really miss your nightly "just checking in" phone calls and the sound of your voice! I miss all the times we spent together and especially the Christmas family party that you enjoyed so much! You loved family with all your heart, from the oldest to the youngest child and great great grandchild! Your heart was so big! You were the best dad a daughter could ever ask for! I love you so much! Til we meet again dad!"

This tribute was added by Ashly Taylor on 30th October 2015

"Missing you a lot grandpa! You always made me smile, had the best back rubs in the whole world, and were the best patient for playing doctor when I was younger. Please keep watching over me and Brileigh. I can't wait until the day we get to see each other again!!"

This tribute was added by Deb Dreher on 30th October 2014

"Two years ago today this wonderful man passed away.  He was the best dad a daughter could ever ask for.  He was always there for me no matter what.  Not a day goes by that I don't think about him and miss him.  I love you dad and you will always live on in my heart.  I truly miss you so very much.  Rest in Peace dad until we see each other again. Your youngest daughter, Deb."

This tribute was added by Deb Dreher on 30th October 2013

"One year ago today, at 11:40 PM the kindest, sweetest, funniest and most caring man passed away.  I'm his youngest daughter and I miss him terribly each and every day.  He was a great dad, father-in-law and grandpa and he will forever be missed by all of us.  We love you dad, we miss you and pray for you every single day and you will never be forgotten!!"


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