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Virgil Obermier – Metz Mortuary

    Virgil L. Obermier
    Virgil L. Obermier, age 89, of York, NE, died Monday, January 20, 2020 in York. He was born April 16, 1930 south of Waco, NE in York County to Walter and Anna (Finke) Obermier. He served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corp during the Korean Conflict from September 24, 1951 until he was honorably discharged September 23, 1953.

    Upon his return, Virgil worked as a farmer and dairyman all of his life in York County. On February 13, 1955, Virgil was united in marriage to Vivian J. Noler in Waco. He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in York, the Lutheran Layman’s League, and a member of the Utica Legion Post #49. He enjoyed reading, and tending his garden.  

    Virgil is survived by his sons Jerry (Jean) Obermier of Lincoln, and Roger (Lisa) Obermier of York. His grandchildren include Wesley (Nena) Obermier, and Wade (Crissa) Obermier both of York. He is also survived by his brother Bill (Shirley) Obermier of Waco, sister Reola Brahmsteadt of Illinois, and sister-in-law Helen Obermier of Julesburg, CO.

    Virgil is preceded in death by his parents, wife, son Paul, 5 brothers, and 3 sisters.

    Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Friday, January 24, 2020 at Faith Lutheran Church in York, with the Rev. Paul Kern officiating. Interment will follow in St. John Lutheran Cemetery at Waco. Visitation will be held 1:00 – 8:00 PM, Thursday with the family greeting friends from 6:00 – 7:30 PM that same evening at the mortuary in York.   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Orphan Grain Train, Mission Central, and Faith Lutheran Church.

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