Funeral Service for Kevin J. VanErt, age 57 of Neligh were 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh, NE with Pastor Bruce Phillips, Officiating and music was provided by Margret Jenkins. Pallbearers were Danny Payne, Rocky Thompson, Robert Lewis, Boyd Pedersen, Randy Aerhart, and Randy Erb. Visitation was 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh. Kevin passed away in Omaha, January 30, 2017 in Omaha, NE. Condolences may be sent to the family at
In Lieu of flowers, memorial may be given to family for their discretion. Kevin John VanErt was born on June 6, 1959 to James and Patty (Anderson) VanErt in Neligh, NE. He attended Neligh High School and graduated with the Class of 1977. He served in the United States Air Force. On October 19, 1996, he was united in marriage to Debbie Millard at Virginia Beach, VA. He worked at Texas Oil Co. and State of Nebraska. While living in Lincoln, they would travel around the United States fixing shopping carts. Then they moved to South Dakota and worked at hog farm. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, loved to cook excellent - famous for his guacamole, and an avid Husker fan. He is survived by his wife, Debbie of Lincoln, NE; father, Jim VanErt of Neligh, NE; mother, Patty VanErt of Neligh, NE. Sisters and brothers: Teresa and Chet Schade of Neligh, NE; Charles and Joan VanErt of Petersburg, NE; Anita and Charley Donason of Neligh, NE; Stephanie and Curt Graber of Ft. Wayne, IN; Audrey and John Meier of Pierce, NE; Jamie VanErt of Norfolk. Many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by grandparents; sister, Tamara Jean; and nephew Jordan Bode.