July 28, 1940 - May 2, 2020
Reynold Vering, 79, of Howells, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2020 at Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk. In lieu of plants and flowers, memorials can be made to Masses or in care of Reynold’s family for future designation. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6, at S.S. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Howells, with Fr. Stan Schmit officiating. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4 until 7 observing the 10-person rule, a Knights of Columbus rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Per the new COVID-19 Health Measures, for the rosary and Mass, patrons will be seated by household and socially distanced from other households, and no gatherings will take place before or after the services. Interment will be at S.S. Peter and Paul Cemetery with Last Call by the Howells Volunteer Fire Dept. The rosary and Mass will be live-streamed to the Svoboda Funeral Home Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/SvobodaFH. Reynold was born on July 28, 1940 on a farm Northwest of Howells, in Cuming County, to Theodore and Eleanor (Kreikemeier) Vering. He attended high school until his Sophomore year when he was needed at home to help his father with the farm. He also held jobs at John Falty’s Feedyards, running the mobile feed mill for Sam Pekarek, and worked at the Howells Elevator. In 1963, Reynold married Rose Marie Svoboda in Schuyler. To this union five children were born: Rhonda, Lori, Russ, Brad, and Kristyn. In August of 1976 Reynold opened Vering’s Feed Service where he created opportunity in times of challenges for his area customers. Throughout his life, Reynold volunteered his time with the Howells Vol. Fire Dept. and EMS, served on the Howells Town Board, the Northeast Nebraska Economic Development Board, and the Hospital Board in Schuyler. He was inducted into the Pork Producers Hall of fame and was a devout member of S.S. Peter and Paul Catholic church, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. In his spare time Reynold loved working with his horses whether he was riding or driving them. He also loved family camping trips, traveling (especially to his children and grandchildren’s sporting events), and cheering on the Huskers. Reynold enjoyed meeting new people and was never afraid of a hard day’s work. What many will remember most about Reynold is his contagious smile. Survivors include: His wife Rose Marie Vering of Howells; Children and their families: -Rhonda (Keith) Schumacher and their children: Tina and Tim Beck and sons; Laura and Justin Vogel and children, Trevor Schumacher, Josh and Nancy Schumacher and sons; Matthew and Shelly Gall and sons; Mitch and Laura Blum and children; Micky Schumacher; -Lori (Tom) Kulhanek and their children: Riley and Nathan Coan and son; Tucker, Miles, and Macey Kulhanek; -Russell (Tammi) Vering and their children Shaelyn and Greta Vering; -Bradley (Candace) Vering and their children Maya Reyn and Ashtyn Vering; -Kristyn (William) Thomas and their children Madelyn and Gracie Thomas Siblings: Agnes Bazata; Gerald (Bonnie) Vering; Valeria (Kenny) Oligmueller; Marge Bazata, and Dorothy (Rick) Ganzabom. Reynold is preceded in death by his parents, sister Rose Marie (John) Tichota and brothers-in-law Delvan and Melvan Bazata.
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