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Rodney Lofquest

Rodney Lofquest

Thursday, December 24th, 1959 - Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
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Services for Rodney Lofquest age 60 of rural Wisner, NE will be held on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the Christ Lutheran Church in Wisner, NE. A luncheon will be held immediately following the service in the church basement. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner and will continue one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church.

Rodney passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at his home.

Rodney Louis Lofquest was born on December 24, 1959 in Fremont, NE to Robert Louis and Evelyn Lucille (Wickersham) Lofquest. Rodney attended Fremont Public Schools.

On February 3, 1978, he was united in marriage to Diana Heller in Fremont, NE. They lived near Fremont, where Rodney was engaged in farming. The family lived in West Point for 25 years, before moving to an acreage northeast of Wisner. Rodney was a truck driver for many years, where he was known as “Hot Rod”

Rodney enjoyed fishing, hunting, boating, and generally being outdoors. He loved caring for his animals, and spending time with his family, and especially teasing his grandchildren.

Survivors include-
Wife- Diana Lofquest of Wisner, NE
Children and their families-
Jennifer and Brian Gelster of Marshall, MN and family-
Jason, Alainna, Rebecca, and Allison
Julie Cram and fiancée Tory Sorensen of Fremont, NE and family-
Zachary and Emily and daughter-Charlee, Bailey, Chelsea, Taylor, Katelyn, and Spencer
Jillian and John Dather of Fremont, NE and family-
Josh, Taylor, Clayton, Carter, MaKenna, and Sidney
Jamie and LJ Parker of Wisner, NE and family-
Alexis, Erica, Hannah, and Evan
Sisters- Janice Tank of Longmont, CO
Cheri Stastny of Fremont, NE
Brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law-
David and Gwen Heller of Omaha, NE
Debbie and Dean Slechta of Bennington, NE
Jon (Lou) Williams of Kansas City, MO
Denise and John McDuffee of Scribner, NE
Della and Monte Davis of Omaha, NE
Donald Heller of Bennington, NE
Daniel Heller and Kelly SalMej of Omaha, NE
Numerous nieces and nephews also survive him.

Rodney was preceded in death by his parents-Robert and Evelyn Lofquest, a brother-Robert Lofquest and parents in law-Donald and Alyce (Koglin) Heller.
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Amanda Wright

Posted at 07:19pm
Diana, Jennifer, Julie, Jill, Jamie, spouses and kiddos- I am so sorry to hear of your husband, dad, and grandpa’s passing. You are all in my thoughts. Sending love and sympathy to you and your families.

Rhonda Carlson

Posted at 01:31pm
Diana, I remember when you and Rod first started dating. I always thought you made such a cute and great couple. To you and your family, my deepest sympathy. You are all in my prayers. I wish I could have been there for Rod's service today, but I am thinking of you and your children and grandchildren. He will be watching over you all. God Speed Rod.
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George Mulder

Posted at 09:42am
Rod and I were best friends growing up. We got into a lot of mischief together. So sorry Diana and family.
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All our love! Stacy & Keith Perry

Posted at 10:58pm
Dear Lofquest Family, You are in our prayers during this difficult time. I pray the Lord just wraps you tightly in his arms and eases your pain.
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Jamie and Family, So sorry for your loss. Sending love to you all.
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