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Robert Lee Nuss

May 24, 1934 — January 2, 2020

HERINGTON -  Robert L Nuss, 85, of Herington, died Thursday, January 2, 2020, at Salina Regional Health Center, Salina. He was born on May 24, 1935, at Bridgeport, Nebraska, the son of Alex A. and Dorothy (Kraus) Nuss.

The family will receive friends from 1pm until 2pm, Monday, January 6, 2020, at the Yazel-Megli-Zeiner Funeral Home, Herington Chapel.  A private family burial will be at the Sunset Hill Cemetery, with Pastor William Neuman officiating.

Mr. Nuss was a wire chief for the railroad, and retired from the Union Pacific Railroad in 1996.  He was Local Chairman for many years for the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks Association.  He graduated from Bayard High School with the class of 1953.

Married Mary Ann Schaffer on September 4, 1954, at Bayard, Nebraska; she survives of the home.  Survived by two (2) sons: E Craig Nuss (wife-Melanie) and Rodney J Nuss (wife-Lori) both of Herington; five (5) grandchildren: Nathan Nuss, Tarah Haffner (Joe), Taylor Nuss (Rebekah), Ashley Nuss, and Brandon Nuss; great grandchildren Hailey & Marcus Hansen, and Kameron & Trenton Nuss.  Survived by a brother Richard Nuss of Minatare, NE; and a sister Tonya Baum (husband-Randy) of Scottsbluff, NE.

Preceded in death by his parents, sister Jane Carey, and a grandson Joseph Eugene Nuss died in infancy.

Memorial contributions to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Herington; in care of the Yazel-Megli-Zeiner Funeral Home, Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS 67449-3038.

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