LaVeda Hamburger, 84, formerly of Gering

LaVeda Hambuger, 84, of North Platte, formerly of Gering, went to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, March 17, 2013 at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte with her family by her side. Her funeral service will be held at 10am on Friday, March 22, 2013 at Faith Lutheran Church in Gering with Pastor Richard Neugebauer officiating. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Scottsbluff.
Family will be greeting friends from 6pm – 8pm on Thursday at Jolliffe Funeral Home in Scottsbluff. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of any flowers, memorials in LaVeda's honor be given to the church and American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left and memorial candles lit in LaVeda's memory at Jolliffe Funeral Home in Scottsbluff is in charge of arrangements.

LaVeda was born July 30, 1928 in Blue Hill, NE to John and Evelyn (Kuhn) Seeman. She graduated from Gering High School with the class of 1946. She married Samuel Eugene Hamburger on Sept 15, 1946. They made their home in Scottsbluff before moving to Spring Valley in Gering where they lived until Sam passed away. Sam and LaVeda operated H&B Packing for many years. LaVeda then spent many years working at Wards Catalog and Saxs Discount Store until she retired. She was blessed with four children and later a foster son.
LaVeda enjoyed working in retail and truly enjoyed her church and church functions at Faith Lutheran Church in Gering where she was a charter member. She loved studying the Bible and her daily devotions and serving on the LWML at Faith Lutheran. She also enjoyed fishing and camping with her husband Sam and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also loved cooking breakfast and sharing time with her friends at Gray Eagle in Gering. She moved from Gering to North Platte in March of 2011 to be near family.

She is survived by daughters Lana (Kenny) Woodbury of Kannapolis, KS and Carol (Allen) Ziegler of Katy, TX; sons Sam (Kathy) Hamburger of Edwardsburg, MI and Phillip (Tammy) Hamburger of North Platte, NE; foster son Gary (Tracey) Smith of Anthem, AZ; 13 grandchildren; and 20 great grandchildren.

Her parents, husband Sam, and sister Donelada Conrad preceded her in death.

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