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Larry  Kilthau

Larry Kilthau

Wednesday, June 2nd, 1937 - Monday, November 23rd, 2020
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Obituary

Larry Ray Kilthau, 83, of Rural Scottsbluff, Nebraska went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, November 23, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Cremation has taken place per Larry’s request and there will be a private family memorial service at a later date. Bridgman Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be given to Salem Congregational Church or donor’s choice.

Larrry was born on June 2, 1937 in Scottsbluff to Henry (Hank) and Mary (Schlager) Kilthau. He attended Fairview 50 grade school and graduated from Minatare high school with the class of 1955. He received numerous local and state awards for 4-H and FFA. He lettered in basketball, track and chorus. He coached basketball at Fairview 50 and Lake Minatare and loved playing softball.

On November 18, 1956, he married the love of his life Barbara (Sell). They were blessed with four wonderful children. He was a loving husband, father, son and grandfather and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He was blessed with many accomplishments throughout his farming career. “A job well done!” He had numerous High Ten sugar beet awards and was a successful farmer. He retired in February of 2016 but his passion for farming and mentoring his sons kept him involved in what he loved.

Preceding him in death are his parents; sister Evelyn (Rusty) Vesper; great grandson Brayden; sister-in-law Bonnie (Vern) Kihlthau; brother-in-law Jack (Helen) Sell.

He is survived by his loving wife Barbara of 64 years; daughter Wendy (Jack) Aden; sons Jeff (Andrea), Bryan (Pam), and Brent (Jill) Kilthau; 13 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; brother Gerald (Jeanie) Kilthau; brother-in-law Ron (Jan) Sell as well as numerous extended families and friends.

We Love You Dad/Grandpa and are looking forward to the day we will be together again!
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Service Details

  • Interment

    Location
    Fairview Cemetery
    Address
    4109 5th Avenue
    SCOTTSBLUFF, NE 69361
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Rosetta Nuss

Posted at 01:15pm
Barb and family..
So sorry for your loss. Larry is fondly remembered as a classmate of the Class of ‘55 at Minatare. Our sympathy and prayers. Jim and Rosetta Nuss
 

Jeff Kilthau Posted at 09:34pm

Thank you so much your thoughts and prayers are greatly appreciated
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Cindy Frank

Posted at 09:33am
Some of my fondest memories of my childhood are of spending time at Lake Minatare with my family and it was always a treat to have Larry and the family come out to join us for fun. Rest In Peace Larry. My thoughts and prayers are with you Barb and the family. Love Cindy Rask Frank
 

Jeff Kilthau Posted at 09:36pm

Thank you so much your thoughts and prayers are greatly appreciated!! God Bless
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Edie Wilson

Posted at 03:24pm
We are so sorry for you're families loss. Larry and Edie
 

Jeff Kilthau Posted at 04:43pm

Thank you so much
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Nate & Beth Merrigan

Posted at 09:19pm
Barb, Jeff, Brent and Bryan: Our prayers are with you. So very sorry for your loss.
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Jeff Kilthau Posted at 04:51pm

Thank you so much Nate and Beth
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Gari

Posted at 08:55am
Sending my condolences in the loss of your loved one. God Bless you and your family. Cliff and Gari Robinson
 

Jeff Kilthau Posted at 04:52pm

Thank you so much it is greatly appreciated
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