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Obituary for Rolland "Gunner" Riley

Rolland L. “Gunner” Riley 80 of Fremont, Nebraska passed away Friday, October 28, 2022 at his home surrounded by family. He was born December 9, 1941 in Fremont to Rolland “Buzz” and Viola (Kortum) Riley.

Gunner has lived most of his life in Fremont. He served in the Nebraska National Guard. He married Sharon Hoover September 6, 1968 in West Point, NE.

He was a self-employed truck driver and was a Teamster Union 41 member retiring in 2004. He was a member of the Fremont Eagles Club, had a cabin on the Elkhorn River and loved being around family and friends.

Gunner is survived by his wife Sharon; daughters, Angie (Doug) Backens and Jodi Riley Shepard all of Fremont; son Nick (Diane) Riley of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; brother, Michael (Carney Tracy) Riley; & sister, Sherry Eary all of Fremont; 5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents’ sisters, Jan (Chuck) Howard, and Patti Riley.

As per his wishes there will be no formal services.

Online condolences may be left at

Moser Memorial Chapel, 2170 N. Somers Ave. Fremont, NE 68025 402-721-4490.