Funeral services for David English age 71 of Beemer, NE will be held on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Beemer, NE with Pastor Ryan Seymour. Interment will be in the Beemer with Military Honors by Beemer American Legion Post #159 and Beemer American Legions Riders. Visitation will be on Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with the family present from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at St. John's Lutheran Church in Beemer and will continue from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the church. Minnick Funeral Home in West Point is handling the arrangements for the family. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be directed to the family for future designation.
David passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.
David Leon English was born August 10, 1946 at Norfolk, NE to Harold and Christina (Wiese) English. He attended school in Beemer and graduated from Beemer High School in 1964. He worked for the Cenex Filing Station in Beemer.
On October 22, 1966, he was united in marriage to Janet Heller at Zion Lutheran Church, rural Wisner, NE. In 1967, they moved to Cherokee, IA. Dave served in the United States Army from March of 1968 to October of 1969, and was transferred to the Army Reserves until 1971. The couple returned to West Point, where Dave worked for Grain States. He later worked for the Albers Lumberyard and Jim Albers Feedlot near Beemer.
Dave was a truck driver for Doescher Transfer for over 30 years and after retiring, worked part-time for Stan Ortmeier Co.
He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Beemer and Beemer American Legion Post #159. Dave loved spending time with family, gardening, and fishing.
Wife-Janet English of Beemer, NE
Daughter-Stephanie and Greg Rasmussen of Wisner, NE and children-Devin and Alea
Son- Stacey and Julie English of Norfolk, NE and children-Hannah and Kelsey
Daughter-Charlotte and Jon Jacobsen of Fremont, NE and children-Keyshawn, Owen, Kennedie, Braxton and BreAnna
Daughter-Chanda English of Beemer, NE
Daughter-Lanette English of Beemer, NE and children-Bryce and Kallie
Daughter-Jessica English and Randy Boldan of Beemer, NE
Sister-Betty and Larry Hjorth of Rogers, TX
Brothers- Duane and Ruth English of Hixson, TN
Donald and Sue English of Cairo, NE
Dave was preceded in death by his parents, and a nephew-James English.