Walter Neal Leising

December 18, 1959 — September 9, 2020

Walter Neal Leising

Walter Neal Leising, age 60, of Arapahoe, Nebraska passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at his home north of Arapahoe, Nebraska. He was born on December 18, 1959 at Oxford, Nebraska to Armin Walter & Gladys (Petermann) Leising. He was baptized on January 10, 1960 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Arapahoe, Nebraska and confirmed on May 5, 1974. He attended and graduated from Arapahoe High School and graduated in 1978. After high school he started to work for his family at Leising Construction doing dirt work. On August 6, 1988 he married Sheri Meyers at Zion Lutheran Church at Pierce, Nebraska. He enjoyed doing dirt work and operating the bulldozer. He enjoyed being outside and living in the country, especially playing with his dog. He was an active member of the Trinity Lutheran Church He was proceeded in death by his parents, brother-in-law Larry Thomas, sister-in-law Gayle Leising, He is survived by his wife Sheri Leising of Arapahoe, Nebraska, sons Nathan & Bryce, daughter Andrea Leising of Lincoln, Nebraska, sisters: Nancy (Jerry) Dunfee of Lancaster, Ohio, Jane (Jeff) Ellis of Holdrege, Nebraska, Ruth (Merlin) Oswald of Madison, Nebraska, Arlene (John) Suchan of Billings, Montana, brothers: David (Sherry) Leising of Seward, Nebraska, Phillip (Nina) Leising of Arapahoe, Nebraska, brothers-in-law Glenn (Susan) Meyer, Bennington, Nebraska, David (Jeanette) Meyer, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Mark (Leanna) Meyer, of Lincoln, Nebraska, sisters-in-law Debbie (Berwyn) Rector, of Arlington, Nebraska, Susan (Dan) Harstad of Norfolk, Nebraska, Sandy (John) Gutz of Steator, Illinois, Melanie (Roger) Ernst of Springfield, Nebraska, Lori (Jeff) Schutt of Yorkville, Illinois, Mary (Chad) South, of Richmond, Virginia, Michelle (Brian) Coffman of Papillion, Nebraska and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Viewing and visitation will be Friday, September 11, 2020 from 6:30 pm till 8:30 pm at Wenburg Funeral Chapel, 652 Main Street, Arapahoe, Nebraska and prior to the service at the church. Funeral services will be Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 10:30 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Arapahoe, Nebraska with Rev. James Moshier, officiating. Service can be viewed on “Trinity Lutheran Church of Arapahoe, Nebraska” Facebook page. Interment will follow at the Arapahoe Cemetery, at Arapahoe, Nebraska. Memorials in his honor are suggested Mission Central in Mapleton, Iowa or donor’s choice. Wenburg Funeral Home of Arapahoe, Nebraska is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences or personal reflections may be left at wenburgfuneralhome.com.

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