Fred B. Luscher, 74, of Granville (formerly of Standard) passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at his residence.
Visitation will be from 4:00 - 6:30 PM on Monday, April 18, 2022 at Dysart – Cofoid Funeral Chapel, Granville. A time of sharing will start around 5:45 PM. Burial will be in Gordon, Nebraska.
Fred was born on July 10, 1947 to Fred and Eleanor (Thompson) Luscher, to which three children were born. Eleanor passed when Fred was seven. His father later married Rita Roberts from Waterman, then four more children were born. He married Dina Strasburger on July 4, 1999 in Clinton, Nebraska.
He was a truck driver and worked for Paul Johnson, Yellow Trucking Company, and part time for Indian Creek Trucking.
Fred was a member of Amazing Grace Fellowship in Princeton, Standard Fire and Rescue, and Waterman Fire and Ambulance. He was a loyal member of the Ladd Moose club and was part of the cooking crews. He was involved with the Southern Knights Band for many years. He enjoyed Blue Grass and Karaoke. Fred played Santa for over 12 years at varying places, and loved being around the children. He also sang with two different Christian groups, ‘Altar’d Lives’ and ‘Acceptable’ which sang in a number of places. His favorite place to sing was at the famous ‘Pacific Garden Mission’ in Chicago.
Survivors include his wife, Dina of Granville, her two sons, Joshua and Anthony Sterkel; Fred’s two daughters, Charlotte (Pat) Herrmann of Spring Valley, granddaughters, Rebecca, Ellen, Anna and Kerrigan and great-grandson, Archie; and daughter, Denise Hrovat of Dalzell (the late Jack Hrovat), granddaughter Jessica, and great grandchildren, Donald and Jolie; six sisters, Lorraine, Rena, Lana, Cosette, April, and Lisa.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Eleanor Luscher, and step mother, Rita Luscher.
Contributions may be sent to Dina Luscher. Memorials will be going to a charity to protect children.
Online condolences may be sent to his family at www.dcfunerals.com