Mass of Christian Burial for Gale A. Nemec, age 69, of Wayne, will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wayne. Memorial Visitation will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wayne on Sunday from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Vigil Service will be on Sunday at 6:00 p.m. Wearing of masks in encouraged. Interment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Tabor at a later date. He passed away on Wednesday at Providence Medical Center in Wayne. Memorials may be directed to Gale’s family for later designation. Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.
Gale A. Nemec was born December 2, 1950, in Columbus to Leonard and Lillian (Vrbicky) Nemec. He grew up in Howells where he attended grade school and graduated from Howells High School. Gale married Judith Christ October 7, 1972 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church at Heun. The couple moved to Wayne where Gale worked for the Nebraska Department of Roads. He later began working as a John Deere diesel technician at the Logan Valley Equipment and later Grossenburg Implement. Gale was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Third Degree Knight of Columbus, an active volunteer with the church funeral committee, and belonged to the Wayne Eagles Club.
Gale is survived by his wife, Judy of Wayne; a sister, Joyce (Don) Clark of Omaha; brothers, Gary (Arlene) Nemec of Howells, Glen “Chester” (Sue) Nemec of Howells; nieces and nephews, Jay (Connie) Nemec of Lincoln; Bill Nemec of Brooklyn, NY; Melanie (Kevin) Landholm of West Point; Kristen Hemmer of Omaha and Kathleen (Aaron) Kauffman of Omaha.
Gale was preceded in death by his grandparents; parents, Leonard and Lillian (Vrbicky) Nemec; parents-in-law, Doran and Lola Mae (Ruzicka) Christ; uncles and aunts.
Gale’s family appreciates your thoughts, prayers and kindness shown to them at this time.