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Linda Schurr, 67 - November 14, 2016

Linda Kay Schurr, 67, of Farnam passed away Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, at Gothenburg Health, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Services took place at the Farnam United Methodist Church on Thursday, Nov. 17, with the Revs. Neil Kloppenborg and Greg Boller officiating. Burial was at the Farnam Cemetery.
Schurr was born June 14, 1949, at Sutherland to Bernard and Pencieetta (Case) Gummere, Jr.
She attended the Birdwood one-room country school, District No. 36 through the second grade and finished her schooling at Sutherland. She then attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
From an early age, she loved everything to do with horses, according to family members. She and her uncle, Mose, traveled the state while she competed in the barrel racing competitions. In 1963, she was crowned the Sutherland Rodeo Junior Queen.
On Sept. 3, 1968, she married Jerry Gayle Schurr of Farnam at The Hitching Post in Las Vegas. The couple resided west of Farnam all their married life.
Schurr was a dedicated employee of the First State Bank of Farnam for over 30 years, and had managed the Farnam Insurance Agency for the past few years.
?She was a longtime member of the Farnam United Methodist Church.
?Schurr was an excellent cook and contributed to numerous community functions, the family said.
?She was preceded in death by: her parents, Bernard and Penny; aunts and uncles—Bill and Gladys Adams and Mose and Thelma Trego.
Survivors include: her husband, Jerry of Farnam; her daughter, Paige (Jeff) Kreycik of Kearney; two sons—Jerud (Tamatha) Schurr of Phillipsburg, KS, and Ty Schurr of Gothenburg; nine grandchildren—Presley, Dawson, Jack, Chase, Ryleigh, Brandon, Brock, Brooke and Braydon; Amanda Lenz (mother of Chase) and Ryleigh; a sister, Vicki (Steve) Cochran of Cozad; nephew, Jason (Tara) Cochran of McCook; niece, Samantha Cochran of Roseland; numerous extended family members.
A memorial has been established at: 39640 S. Gilman Rd., Farnam, NE 69029.