Roland E. Nyffeler, age 83, of Columbus, Nebraska died Monday, November 14, 2005 at the Beverly Health Care in Columbus. Funeral Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 18, 2005 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbus with Reverend Timothy White officiating. Burial is in the Roselawn Memorial Cemetery in Columbus. Visitation is 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Thursday at McKown Funeral Home. Visitation will continue Friday morning from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at the church with a 10:15 a.m. Family Prayer Service.
Roland E. Nyffeler was born October 31, 1922 in Columbus, Nebraska to Ernest and Henrietta (Weiss) Nyffeler. He attended District #5 School and graduated from Kramer High School in 1940. On June 13, 1946 Roland was united in marriage to Doris Marx at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Creston, Nebraska. The couple lived on the farm southwest of Columbus until moving to Columbus in 1973. Roland continued to farm until his retirement. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Elks Club, Izaak Walton League, V.F.W. and was an active supporter of Pheasants Forever and Ducks Unlimited. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, gardening and making wine.
He is survived by:
Wife: Doris Nyffeler of Columbus, NE
Son: Gene (Kaye) Nyffeler of Omaha, NE
Son: Mark (Sharon) Nyffeler of Columbus, NE
Sister-in-law: Rose Ellen Kapels of Columbus, NE
Sister-in-law: Dolores (Melvin) Wetgen of Columbus, NE
Grandson: Scott Nyffeler of Minneapolis, MN
Granddaughter: Debbie (Corey) Windedahl of Norfolk, NE
Granddaughter: Tracy Nyffeler of New York City, NY
Granddaughter: Nicole (Ben) Haffke of Kokomo, IN
Granddaughter: Kerri (Jeremy) Buckley of Omaha, NE
Great Granddaughters: Anna & Beth Windedahl of Norfolk, NE
Many Nieces And Nephews
He was preceded by:
Father: Ernest W. Nyffeler
Mother: Henrietta Nyffeler
Sister: Nadine Hersey
Twin Brother: Richard Nyffeler
Memorials may be directed to the family wishes.