October 1, 2020
George Edward Piper, the son of Herbert and Corinne (Klaus) Piper, was born on April 11, 1944, in St. Louis, Mo. He died Sept. 23, 2020, at the Bryan LGH Medical Center East at Lincoln, Neb., at the age of 76 years, 5 months, 12 days.
George graduated from Highland, Ill., high school. He enlisted with the United States Army on Feb. 9, 1967, and was honorably discharged on Feb. 3, 1970, serving during the Korean War. He married Luanne Hill on June 13, 1969, in Colorado Springs, Colo. The union was blessed with four children. They made their home in Hardy raising their family. George was employed at Agrex for many years.
George cared his family and friends. He enjoyed most the time he was with them. He was a member of the Superior Masonic Lodge, Odd Fellows, American Legion, VFW, Elks and the Hardy Cemetery Board. He enjoyed NASCAR, sports, gardening (especially flowers) and baking; he was the family cookie and candy maker for the Christmas holiday.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Luanne on March 7, 2020; and his brother, John.
Survivors include his children, Ken Goodall and wife, Susan, of Hardy; Phillip Goodall and wife, Nonda, of Sutton; Michelle Boatman and husband, Alan, of Wamego, Kan .; and Rudie Piper and fiancé, Ashley Foster, of Laramie, Wyo .; 10 grandchildren: Savannah Goodall and fiancé, Dalton Penny, Shiloh Sunday and husband, Jacob, Shaelynn Goodall and fiancé, Tage Rothchild; Andrew Wortman and wife, Jenny; Ahsha Williams and husband, Cole; Cameron, Colin, Chase and Conner Boatman and Zachary Piper; three great-grandchildren: Bently and Macie Wortman and Wayde Williams; niece, Darlene (Piper) Kincaid; his brother and sisters-in-law: Rudie Hill of Hastings; Jean Gray of Fairbury; Robin Gallagher and husband, Jim, of Hudson, Ohio; Jaine Troxel and husband, Kendall, of Fairbury; Paula Douglas of Shawnee, Okla., and Lindee Hill of Fairbury; other relatives and a host of friends.
A graveside service with Masonic Rites and military honors will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 3, from the Hardy Cemetery with Pastor David Johnson officiating.
Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to the family.
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 is in charge of the arrangements.