September 3, 2020
Joseph Ray Herrick, the son of Lloyd and Nettie (Knowles) Herrick, was born Dec. 2, 1938, in Elk City, Okla. He died Aug. 24, 2020, at his home in Superior, at the age of 81 years, 8 months, 22 days.
Joe was a 1957 graduate of Deshler High School. In 1957, he was united in marriage to Marilyn Mittan. To this union were born two children, Cheri Rae and Joseph Richard.
Joe transported milk for more than 30 years from many dairy farmers all around the area. He lived in the communities of Hebron, Franklin and Superior. He enjoyed his job and visiting with people. He liked to fish, go to the lake and river, work in his garden and just be outside.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Nettie; his wife, Marilyn in 2004; sisters, Verlene (Vert) and Gwendolyn (Gwennie); and a brother Garland (Bud).
He is survived by his children, Joey Herrick of Belleville, and Cheri O’Neal and significant other, Bryan Riley of Lincoln, Neb .; three grandchildren, Jason Reinke and wife, Mel, of Lincoln, Neb., Jessica Edwards and husband, Matt, of Superior, and Jeremy Reinke of Hebron; eight great-grandchildren, Lidia, Owen, Oliver, Noah, Lilly, Dylan, Marley and Bentley; nieces, Jill Lewis and husband, Gary, of Topeka, Kan., and Candace (Keek) DeVries of Lincoln, Neb .; and a sister- in-law, Ellen (Mittan) Cabrera; and his longtime friend and brother-in-law, Jimmie Cabrera.
Joe was cremated. There will be no services.
Condolences may be sent to Megrue-Price Funeral Home, 750 N Commercial, Superior, Neb. 68978 or in care of http://www.pricefuneralhomes.com.
Megrue-Price Funeral Home of Superior was in charge of the arrangements.