In memory of
Gary P. Herr
Gary P. Herr August 2, 1940 - May 3, 2021 Gary P. Herr, 80 of Lincoln, passed away on May 3, 2021. Born August 2, 1940 to Paul and Joy (DeVore) Herr in Lincoln, NE. He worked for Pegler/Sysco until his retirement in 1998. In 1958 he started at Peglers in Lincoln, 1960-1975 Peglers in Omaha, 1975-1989 Sysco of Lincoln, then retiring as President and CEO of Sysco, IA. Gary was a member of Trinity United Methodist (Lincoln) church and held various leadership positions in Lincoln-Cornhusker Kiwanis. He coached Little League Baseball, he was a leader in Boy Scouts, and a lifetime membership in PTA. He also volunteered for Meals on Wheels and Blood Bank. Survivors include his loving wife, Mary (Martin) Herr of Lincoln; sons, Tom (Pam) Herr of Milford, NE, Ben (Amy) Herr of Lincoln; daughter, Nancy (John) McCoy of Kearney, NE; grandchildren, Sarah (Art) Floyd, Doug (Deann) Herr, Kurt (Kari) Herr, Elliott McCoy, Paul Herr, Jacob (Tessa) McCoy, Austin McCoy; great grandchildren, Aiden Floyd, Adyline and Chantz Herr, Bailey, Carson and baby girl Herr, Dean and Quinn Herr; sister, Barbara Kearns of Arlington Heights, IL; nephew, Alan Kearns. Preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael Gary Herr; niece, Judy Doran. Celebration of Life service will be held 1 p.m., Friday, May 7, 2021 at Roper & Sons South Lincoln Chapel, 3950 Hohensee Dr., Lincoln. Prior burial will be 9:30 a.m. Friday (5-7-21) at Wyuka Cemetery meeting at the O St. entrance. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday (5-6-21) at Roper & Sons South Lincoln Chapel, 3950 Hohensee Dr., Lincoln, NE. Face coverings are required. Memorial contributions may be directed towards Trinity United Methodist Church or Lincoln Cornhusker Kiwanis ( cornhuskerkiwanis.com ). Live streaming and condolences online at Roperandsons.com .
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In memory of
Gary P. Herr
Gary P. Herr August 2, 1940 - May 3, 2021 Gary P. Herr, 80 of Lincoln, passed away on May 3, 2021. Born August 2, 1940 to Paul and Joy (DeVore) Herr in Lincoln, NE. He worked for Pegler/Sysco until his retirement in 1998. In 1958 he started at Peglers in Lincoln, 1960-1975 Peglers in Omaha, 1975-1989 Sysco of Lincoln, then retiring as President and CEO of Sysco, IA. Gary was a member of Trinity United Methodist (Lincoln) church and held various leadership positions in Lincoln-Cornhusker Kiwanis. He coached Little League Baseball, he was a leader in Boy Scouts, and a lifetime membership in PTA. He also volunteered for Meals on Wheels and Blood Bank. Survivors include his loving wife, Mary (Martin) Herr of Lincoln; sons, Tom (Pam) Herr of Milford, NE, Ben (Amy) Herr of Lincoln; daughter, Nancy (John) McCoy of Kearney, NE; grandchildren, Sarah (Art) Floyd, Doug (Deann) Herr, Kurt (Kari) Herr, Elliott McCoy, Paul Herr, Jacob (Tessa) McCoy, Austin McCoy; great grandchildren, Aiden Floyd, Adyline and Chantz Herr, Bailey, Carson and baby girl Herr, Dean and Quinn Herr; sister, Barbara Kearns of Arlington Heights, IL; nephew, Alan Kearns. Preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael Gary Herr; niece, Judy Doran. Celebration of Life service will be held 1 p.m., Friday, May 7, 2021 at Roper & Sons South Lincoln Chapel, 3950 Hohensee Dr., Lincoln. Prior burial will be 9:30 a.m. Friday (5-7-21) at Wyuka Cemetery meeting at the O St. entrance. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday (5-6-21) at Roper & Sons South Lincoln Chapel, 3950 Hohensee Dr., Lincoln, NE. Face coverings are required. Memorial contributions may be directed towards Trinity United Methodist Church or Lincoln Cornhusker Kiwanis ( cornhuskerkiwanis.com ). Live streaming and condolences online at Roperandsons.com .
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-100

 

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-x
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