Monday, January 14, 2013

Funeral Services for Ken Sunderman

Funeral services for Ken Sunderman will be held Wednesday, January 16, at 10:30 am. Blessed are those who die in the Lord.

Memorial services for Kenneth Sunderman, age 86 of Norfolk, Nebraska, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 16, 2013, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Norfolk. Pastor Edgar Schambach will officiate, with burial in the Best Cemetery, northwest of Norfolk. Military Honors will be conducted by VFW Post 1644 and American Legion Post 16, both of Norfolk, and the Nebraska Army National Guard Honor Team.

Visitation will be Tuesday, from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M., at Brockhaus-Howser-Fillmer Funeral Home in Norfolk.

Kenneth died Friday, January 11, 2013, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

Kenneth Sunderman, son of Louis and Sadie (Hunter) Sunderman, was born January 6, 1927, at Madison, Nebraska. Kenny graduated from high school in 1945, and that same year, began serving his country in the United States Army. Kenny was stationed in Germany immediately following World War II, and after two years in the service, received his Honorable Discharge in 1947. Upon returning stateside, Kenny worked in California for two years, then moved to Norfolk in 1950, where he worked for his dad building houses. In 1954, Kenny began working for Central Electric and Gas Company in Norfolk as a builder and dealer representative until retiring in 1988.

Kenny was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Norfolk, the Lions Club, VFW, American Legion, and the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce. An avid golfer, Kenny was the past president of the Norfolk Country Club. After retiring his golf clubs, he served as an official in several tournaments. Kenny was also an active traveler, and in addition to seeing most of the United States, he also attended several Masters tournaments and Indy 500’s.

Kenny is survived by his nephews, Rick Herman, Bob Herman, Dana Nelson, Randy Herman, and Danny Nelson.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Marian Nelson and Delores Herman. 

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