June 1, 2023
Harlan George Schnakenberg, 88, of Deshler, the son of George and Edna (Getz) Schnakenberg was born Oct. 26, 1934 in Carleton. He died May 21, at Thayer County Health Services in Hebron.
Harlan grew up in Sedan, Nebraska, attending country school and then graduated from Davenport High School with the Class of 1952. He later attended the University of Nebraska –Lincoln, where he focused on ag business. Harlan first started farming in the Sedan-Edgar area along with his father, George, also during that time.
He enlisted in the United States Army on Nov. 2, 1954, in Omaha. He attended basi...