Myron E. Henner, age 90 of Nebraska City, NE passed away Wednesday morning, June 24, 2015 at the Golden Living Center in Nebr. City.

Myron E. Henner, age 90 of Nebraska City, NE passed away Wednesday morning, June 24, 2015 at the Golden Living Center in Nebr. City.

Myron was born on October 13, 1924 in Dunbar, NE; the son of Joseph Francis and Anna Lydia Schreiter.  He attended school in Dunbar and later entered the United States Navy on February 24, 1943.  He served during WWII as an Aviation Machinist’s Mate First Class.  He was honorably discharged on May 2, 1946.

He was united in marriage to Velma Housh on February 7, 1948 in Nebraska City and to this union seven children were born.  She preceded him in death on August 13, 1988.

Myron worked as a Depot Agent for the CB & Q Railroad.  He also worked in construction and most recently,  for the former LT&T (Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph) for several years retiring in 1989.  He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the American Legion and a former member of the Elks.

Myron is survived by his seven children:  Kathleen Henner of Cambria, CA; Myron “Mike” Henner and wife Charlene of Plattsmouth, NE; Carol Duerfeldt and husband Terry of Syracuse, NE; Paul Henner; Joyce Murphy and husband John all of Nebr. City; Lynn Wilkinson and husband Paul Jr. of Murray, NE. and Lorrie Graham and husband Charles Jr. of Nebr. City; 20 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren; siblings:  Glen Henner of Whittier, CA,  Francis “Bud” Henner of Whittier, CA and Alice Anderson and husband Leroy of Ogallala, NE; other family and friends.

In addition to his wife Velma Henner, he was preceded in death by one brother Joe Henner and three sisters:  Grace Henner, Laura Ross and Anne Seiler..

A Funeral Mass will be held Monday (June 29) at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Nebraska City with Fr. Michael McCabe celebrating the Mass.  Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery with complete military honors by the U.S. Navy Funeral Honors Detail.

The family will greet friends Sunday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a prayer service to be held at 7:00 p.m. - all at Gude Mortuary.   Gude Mortuary in charge of the arrangements.