The Superior Express -

Philip Stineman


September 10, 2020

Philip (Phil) G. Stineman, 78, died last Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, at his home in Lincoln, Neb. surrounded by his family. He was born June 21, 1942, in Superior, to Clyde and Lois (Thompson) Stineman.

Phil led a rich life filled with family, friends and a drive to succeed and to help others. He began his teaching and coaching career in 1964. In 1972, he began his real estate career in Lincoln, Neb., ultimately retiring from Woods Bros Realty.

He enjoyed woodworking and home remodeling and was an avid golfer and bowler. He could be found on the sidelines or in the bleachers cheering for his daughters and grandchildren. He was a member of Hickman Masonic Lodge and past member of the Sesostris Shrine.

Phil’s commitment to supporting young athletes led him to become the founding head coach and president of the Lincoln Youth Track Club.

Family members include his wife, Janet; daughters, Tracy (John) Wiese, Jodi (Frank) Emsick, Nikki Stineman and Kelley Stineman; grandchildren, Zach Felton, Adam (Rebecca) Wiese, Danielle (Carlos) Santander, Jessica (Devan) Polt; Blake, Megan, Katie and Henry Emsick; Kelsey, Mackenzie, Kyley and Chloe Toomey; five great-grandchildren; brothers, John (Carmen) Stineman and Nathan (Stephanie) Stineman; sister, Sharon (Ed) Kleven; sister-in-laws, Armona Stineman and Jean Hale; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Daniel.

His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at Roper and Sons South Lincoln Chapel, 3950 Hohensee Drive (40th and Yankee Hill Road) with Pastor Lisa Borchardt officiating. Livestreaming at

Inurnment will be at a later date at Evergreen Cemetery, Superior.

Because of Phil’s support of his daughter Nikki’s dedication to rescuing pets, memorials can be sent to the Lincoln Nebraska and Surrounding Areas Lost and Found Pets in care of West Gate Bank.

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