In Memory of



Obituary for Verdell Gnuse

Verdell D. Gnuse, 88 years of Arlington, NE passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at Hillcrest County Estates in Papillon, NE.

He was born on March 2, 1935 in Winslow, NE to Lawrence and Elsie (Hagerbaumer) Gnuse.

He spent most of his life in the Arlington area, farming and building Gnuse Manufacturing. When he wasn’t working, he liked to travel to Colorado. He also enjoyed attending toy shows and antique shows.

He was a member of St. Paul’s’ Lutheran Church in Arlington.

Verdell is survived by his special friend, Jean Lemke of Ralston, NE; brother, Arlen (Marjorie) Gnuse of Fremont; nieces, Lori (Brian) Essen of Fremont, NE, Sheryl (Dan) Stork of York, NE, and Dani Hutchinson of Fremont, NE and nephew, Trevor Gnuse of Arlington;

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother and sister-in-law, Eugene and Becky Gnuse.

The Funeral Service is 10:00 A.M., Saturday, May 6, 2023 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Arlington. The visitation is one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Online condolences may be left at

Reckmeyer – Moser Funeral Home 232 West Eagle, Arlington , NE 68002 402-478-4151.