David Kliewer - November 21, 2012David Kliewer, 83, of Aurora, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in Aurora.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Aurora. Rev. Barb Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in the Aurora Cemetery.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com. Memorials in care of the family.
David J. Kliewer, son of John H. and Kathrina (Ott) Kliewer, was born on the family farm in York County, Nebraska on Aug. 18, 19293.
David grew up in Hamilton County and attended school in Hamilton County.
David was united in marriage to Joyce Willcock on April 28, 1950, in Stockham. Following their marriage they moved to Sydney where he worked at the Army Box factory. They then moved to Hastings where he worked for the Navy Ammunition Depot and then back to Stockham where he worked for the Hamilton County Bridge Department. They moved to Aurora in April of 1963 where he worked for the creamery. In 1966 David went to work at New Holland in Grand Island until his retirement in 1989.
David was a member of the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Aurora. He enjoyed John Deere tractors, horse racing, camping and telling stories.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Dave Kliewer; grandson, Travis Kliewer; granddaughter, Sheila Howell; six brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Kliewer of Aurora; five children, Douglas (Kathryn) Kliewer of Aurora, Sheryl (Vern) Newman of York, Deryl (Deb) Kliewer of Hampton, Sandra (Richard) Barngrover of Aurora and Shirley Howell of Aurora; 13 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by daughter-in-law, Jean Kliewer of Kearney, brother-in-law Dwight Willcock of Stockham and sister-in-law, Agnes Kliewer of Aurora.