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Warren Earl Schomburg

August 12, 1929 — August 15, 2020

Warren E. Schomburg, age 91, of Shelton, passed away Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Kearney Regional Medical Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 am, Thursday, August 20, 2020 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shelton with Father Jorge Canela officiating. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Gibbon. Visitation will be 5-7 PM Wednesday at the church with a Rosary at 7:00 PM. Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.



Warren Earl Schomburg was born August 12, 1929 on a farm near Belgrade, NE. He lived with his parents, William and May Schomburg, and siblings on several area farms during the depression. He graduated from Fullerton High School. Afterwards he joined the US Navy and served in the Korean War.



In 1953 he married Mary Ann Chizek. They moved to the farm north of Shelton which was previously owned by his in-laws, Charles and Selma Chizek. During this time they raised three children. Warren enjoyed farm life and people. He combined his two passions as an agronomist and sales manager with Nachurs Plant Food, Pure Plant Food and B & B Fertilizer before working later as an independent consultant. Warren married Donna (Burmood) Thomas on June 30, 1995. They made their home in Shelton, Nebraska and enjoyed traveling, attending dances and cheering on the Husker football team. Warren was known for coaching the Huskers from his recliner.



Survivors include his wife, Donna of 25 happy years; children: Gail (Bruce) Sinner of Holstein, NE, Dawn (Wes) Sich of Shelton, NE, Robert Schomburg of Kearney, NE; stepdaughter, Kristi (Kurt) Smallcomb, Ukiah, CA; grandchildren: Leah Sinner, Nicole (Justin) Sinner, Kaitlyn Brooks, Jordan Brooks, Tara Schomburg, Emily Schomburg, Marissa Schomburg, Kayle (Quincy) Cromer, Kameron Smallcomb; and great granddaughter, Kyla Cromer; siblings: Molly Smith of Ft. Calhoun, NE, Richard (Linda) Schomburg of Cedar Rapids, IA; sisters-in-law, Mary Lou Schomburg of Ft. Collins, CO and Ruth Schomburg of Kasson, MN; and several nieces and nephews.



He is preceded in death by siblings: Robert Schomburg, Fern Schomburg, William (Bill) Schomburg, David Schomburg, Theodore (Ted) Schomburg; brother-in-law, Ed Smith; sister-in-law, Gladys Schomburg and nephew, Tim Smith.

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Visitation

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

508 South B Street, Shelton, NE 68876

Rosary will begin at 7 PM

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funeral services

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

508 South B Street, Shelton, NE 68876

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