Farming Rural 17

Dennis and Renee (Shara) Fangmeier

July 24, 2020

Obituary

Direct Cremation was chosen, there will be no viewing or visitation.

Friends may sign Dennis & Renee's register books on Friday, July 31, at Price Funeral Home in Hebron or Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home in Belleville.

Memorial Services will be held at Roosevelt Park in Hebron on Saturday, August 1st. Face masks and the following of social distancing guidelines is recommended. Please bring your lawn chair.

Memorials are requested to the Dennis & Renee Fangmeier Memorial, and may be sent in care of either funeral home. 

 

Renee Nadine Shara Fangmeier was born April 11,1958 in Belleville, KS to Charles and Nadine (Blackwood) Shara. Renee was married to Dennis Lee Fangmeier on September 17,1983 at Belleville Wesleyan Church in Belleville, KS. Renee and Dennis died together in an automobile accidentin Hebron, NE on July 24, 2020. Renee was 62.Renee grew up on a farm outside of Narka, KS with three brothers and one sister. At the age of10, she was injured and lost a sister, grandmother, and uncle in a car crash. Renee attended elementary school and Jr. High in Narka, KS. She was active in sports and theatre at Belleville High School. She attended Brown Mackie College before returning to Belleville to work in the family’s insurance business. She relocated to Hebron, NE after marrying Dennis Fangmeier where she spent the remainder of her life building a family and a home together with him. Renee was a servant to many in the different roles she held throughout her life. Renee found great pleasure in seeing her children and grandchildren thrive. She was quick to offer her support in any way she could, never missing an opportunity to let them know how proud she was. Her children and grandchildren will dearly miss her unwavering confidence and infectious joy. Renee was a devoted member of the Hebron United Methodist Church. She found delight in caring for her pets and plants. She always had her eyes out for a way to help those around her. Many remember that Renee was quick with a warm smile, kind word, or thoughtful gift. She also came across as reserved to many, but to those that knew her best, she was a tireless advocate and fierce supporter: a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter, and friend. Renee was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Nadine; her sister, Tamara Shara; her brother, James Shara; and her niece, Jamie Shara. Renee is survived by her children Timothy Fangmeier and wife Katy, Tonia Le and husband Kevin; brothers Richard Shara, Michael Shara and wife Kim; grandchildren Jayden and Jacob Le and Ira Fangmeier; and many other family and friends.

 

Dennis Lee Fangmeier was born March 31,1951 in Hebron, NE to Rudolph and Wilma (Meyer) Fangmeier. He was married to Renee Nadine Shara on September 17,1983 at Belleville Wesleyan Church in Belleville, KS. Dennis and Renee died together in an automobile accident in Hebron, NE on July 24, 2020. Dennis was 69. Dennis grew up on a farm outside Gilead, NE with three brothers and one sister. Dennis attended elementary school in Gilead and then continued on to high school in Hebron. Dennis played tuba in the band and spent much time helping out on the farm. Dennis loved figuring out how to make things work. Growing up, he made numerous contraptions with wheels and motors to entertain his siblings and cousins. He followed this interest to Nebraska Technical College at Milford, where he got a degree in electronics. Dennis started his career in Seward at Ehlers Electronic. Later, Dennis returned to Hebron where he purchased an electronics store that became Denny’s Home Entertainment. Dennis became a fixture in Hebron and the surrounding area for repairing and installing electronics over the next 40 years. In addition to his electronics work, Dennis could be found mowing lawns, driving school buses, and cruising around town with his wife, Renee. Dennis was a faithful member of the Hebron United Methodist Church. Over the years, he was also involved in the Hebron Lions Club, coached men’s softball in Seward and Hebron, and was a founding member of the Hebron Jaycees. Dennis loved spending time with friends and family. He would often drop in just to say hello and share his wit and humor. His children were blessed by his presence. They spent many hours in his company, and he was ready to take a phone call any time of day or night. Dennis was lately enjoying his role as Grandpa. His three grandchildren got to experience his gentle playfulness. They will dearly miss their grandpa. Dennis was preceded in death by his parents Rudolph and Wilma Fangmeier. Dennis is survived by his children Timothy Fangmeier and wife Katy, Tonia Le and husband Kevin; brothers Larry Fangmeier and wife Lori, James Fangmeier and wife Mary; John Fangmeier and wife Nancy; sister Ruth Hendrix and husband Wendell; grandchildren Jayden and Jacob Le and Ira Fangmeier; and many other family and friends.

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Services

Friends May Sign Register Book
Friday
July 31, 2020

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home
1104 20th Street
Belleville, Kansas 66935

Friends May Sign Register Book
Friday
July 31, 2020

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Price Funeral Home of Hebron
210 S. 3rd Street
Hebron, NE 68370

Memorial Service
Saturday
August 1, 2020

1:00 PM
Roosevelt Park - Hebron
4th and Jefferson
Hebron, NE 68370

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