Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at the Friend United Methodist Church. Visitation is Monday from 1-8:00 p.m. with family receiving relatives and friends from 6-8:00 p.m. at Lauber Funeral Home and 1 hour prior to services at church on Tuesday. Final resting place will be in Andrew Cemetery, Friend. A funeral luncheon will follow graveside back at the chuch. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.
Rex Gene Vossler was born January 20, 1960, in Friend, Nebraska to William and Ila (Weber) Vossler, the youngest of five children and passed away suddenly at his home in Friend at the age of 60.
As a young boy, Rex attended Friend Public School and graduated with the class of 1978. He furthered his education by attending Southeast Community College in Milford with an Associate’s Degree in Diesel Mechanics. Rex worked on the family farm and took AI classes for cattle and on July 24, 1982, he was united in marriage to Annette Schmidt and to this union two sons, Jarod and Joseph and a daughter, Valerie were born. Rex loved farming and raising livestock. He also enjoyed helping his kids with 4-H and his grandchildren were the love of his life. Rex will be remembered for his ability to be patient with others, his hard work ethic and his never-ending love for his family. Rex was a member of the Friend United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Annette of Friend, sons, Jarod Vossler, and significant other, Kelly Rabenhorst, both of Friend, Joe Vossler of Valentine, daughter and son-in-law, Valerie and Josh Moline, Grand Island, grandchildren, Cooper, Zachary, Max Vossler and Rhett Moline; brothers and sisters-in-law, John and Marcie Vossler, Plymouth, Jim and Nancy Vossler, Bill and Nancy Vossler and Bruce Vossler, all of Friend, several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Rex was preceded in death by his father, William Vossler, mother, Ila (Weber) Vossler and a sister-in-law, Dee Vossler.
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