Mass of Christian Burial for Paul B. Kreikemeier age 76 of West Point, NE will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church-Monterey, rural West Point, NE. Interment will be in the St. Boniface Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point and will continue at St. Boniface Catholic Church from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. There will be a Vigil Service at 7:30 p.m. at the church. Minnick Funeral Home in West Point is in care of the arrangements.
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Paul passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Franciscan Healthcare in West Point, NE.
Paul Bernard Kreikemeier was born on March 27, 1944 in West Point, NE to Herman “Shorty” and Angela (Klitz) Kreikemeier. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Boniface Catholic Church-Monterey. He attended St. Boniface School, St. Joseph’s Military Academy, near Hays, KS, and Guardian Angels High School. During his senior year he was needed on the family farm and was actively farming at the present time. He also was employed in Omaha for a few years at Grosserhode Welding. Paul was a Dairy Milk Producer for a number of years until 1993.
On September 20, 1969, he was united in marriage to Ladell Daberkow at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Omaha, NE.
Paul was an active member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, was a former 4-H Leader, served on the Monterey Township Board for a number of years, and was actively involved with the West Point Community Theatre since 2008. Whether you knew him as PK, Elvis, Pawnee Bob, or the mayor of Monterey, Paul blessed anyone and everyone with his famous greetings and shenanigans.
Wife-Ladell Kreikemeier of West Point, NE
Children and their families-
Kristine and Kent Kienbaum of West Point, NE and family- Danielle and Gary Reppert and daughter-Evelyn, Lance Corporal Robert Kienbaum, Emilia Kienbaum and Tucker Loberg and daughter-Breckyn, Angela Kienbaum, Marcus Kienbaum and Scott Kienbaum
Douglas Kreikemeier of Kansas City, MO and family-Riley Kreikemeier, and Hailee Kreikemeier
Janet and Ron Flewelling of Rapid City, SD and family-Rebekah Flewelling, Zoey Flewelling, Faith Flewelling, and Olivia Flewelling
Neil and Amy Kreikemeier of Meadow Grove, NE and family-Britney Kreikemeier, Hunter Kreikemeier, and Nickolas Kreikemeier
Lyle Kreikemeier of Snyder, NE
Sister-Margaret and Harold Nielsen of Beatrice, NE and family-
Eric and Miranda Nielsen and son-Blake
Jody and Jason Easter and son Adam
Brother- Br. Rapheal Samuel Kreikemeier of St. Louis, MO
Paul was preceded in death by his parents-Shorty and Angela Kreikemeier, and his parents-in-law-Arnold and Mildred Daberkow.