Everett Heiser, 88, of Aurora, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at the Henderson Care Center.
Funeral services were held Aug. 19 at the Bethesda Mennonite Church in Henderson. Pastor Jim Voth officiated. Private family burial was in the Aurora Cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com. Memorials may be made to the family to be designated at a later date.
Everett Adam Heiser, the son of Adam and Margaret (Heiser) Heiser, was born in Aurora, on Aug. 15, 1926.
Everett grew up in Stockham and attended school through the 8th grade. He then began farming on the family farm.
He was united in marriage to Nina Friesen in Henderson, on Aug. 18, 1950. Following their marriage they farmed in the Aurora area until his retirement. He then worked for the Aurora Post Office and the FSA Office for many years.
He was a member of the Bethesda Mennonite Church.
Everett loved spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren. He always had to stay busy, finding time to make sure everything was in good working order.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Floyd Heiser.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Nina of Henderson; sons, Dean (Jo) Heiser of Aurora and Lonn (Lani) Heiser of Aurora; daughter Jeanine (Kent) Kauffman of Marquette; grandchildren, Nicholas Kauffman of Kansas City, Mo., Adam Heiser of York, Jonathan Kauffman of Washington D.C., Carrie (Paul) Aylward of Omaha, Drew Heiser of York, Michaela (Micah) Brehm of Omaha, Peyton (Jesse) Smith of Lincoln and Daniel Heiser of Aurora; great-grandchildren, Aydenn Scherff and Will Brehm; brother, Clarence Heiser of Lincoln; brothers and sisters-in-law, Margaret Friesen of Newton, Kans., Elmer Friesen of Henderson and Raymond and Martha Friesen of Henderson.