Robert W. Egger, age 76, of Columbus, Nebraska died Thursday, March 15, 2007 at the Golden Living Center in Columbus. Funeral Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 19, 2007 at McKown Funeral Home in Columbus with Reverend David Fulton officiating. Burial is in the St. Bonaventure Cemetery. Visitation is 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Sunday and 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Monday all at the funeral home.
Robert W. Egger was born November 19, 1930 in Columbus, Nebraska to Ernst and Ruby (Welch) Egger. He attended school in Hastings, Nebraska. Robert married Lorraine Pier on February 23, 1952 at St. Anthony Church in Columbus. The couple lived in Columbus where he was co-owner of Egger Construction. As a brick and block layer, Robert worked with various contractors in the area. His hobbies included watching TV, playing cards and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of the Eagles Club.
He is survived by:
Wife: Lorraine Egger of Columbus, NE
Daughter: Janelle (Dan) Schneiderheinz of Central City, NE
Grandsons: Tucker & Tanner Schneiderheinz of Central City, NE
Brother: Bruce (Margaret) Egger of Sterling, CO
Sister: Joyce (Jerry) Cannon of Fresno, CA
Sister: Tammy (Bill) Henke of Oceanside, CA
He was preceded by:
Father: Ernst Egger
Mother: Ruby Egger
Brother: Ilon Egger
Brother: Jerome Egger