Clifford Wear, 71 - December 08, 2012Clifford “Cliff” Wear, 71, of Eustis died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Memorial services will take place at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Eustis on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 11 a.m. with the Revs. Beverly Rautenberg-Panko and Neil Kloppenborg officiating. Inurnment will follow services at the Eustis East Cemetery.
A visitation will be conducted at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel in Gothenburg on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 1 to 8 p.m. with family present from 5 to 7 p.m.
Wear was born March 27, 1941, in Maywood to Alfred W. and Helen (Flock) Wear. He was raised in Farnam and Elsie graduating from Elsie High School.
On March 2, 1965, he married Sandra K. Hinds at Lexington. To this union, two children were born. The couple moved to Eustis where they resided.
Wear was employed as a semi truck driver for All Points Cooperative in Cozad until 2011.
He was a member of AA in which he had been active in for over 32 years. He was also a volunteer for the Eustis Fire and Rescue for numerous years, and enjoyed being outdoors, both fishing and camping, said family members.
Wear was preceded in death by: his parents, Alfred W. and Helen Wear; a brother, Clinton; his mother and father-in-law, Orville and Bernita Hinds.
Survivors include: his wife, Sandra Wear of Eustis; his son, Brandon (Amber) Wear of Glenwood, IA; his daughter, Amber Wear of Cozad; three grandchildren—Lillian, August and Sky; Brothers and sisters-in-law—Dave and Sharon Kathman, Warren and Linda Smith, Jack and Betty Hinds, Kenny and Mary Lou Hinds; numerous other family members.
Memorials are suggested to the Eustis Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 91, Eustis NE, 69028; and to Valley Hope for sponsorship, P.O. Box 59, Norton, KS 67654.