Funeral services for Kurt Rathke, age, 61 of Wisner, will be held on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wisner with Pastor Robert Mayes officiating. Interment will be in St. John’s Lutheran-rural Beemer with a reception to follow at the Cooper Family Community Center in Pilger. Visitation will be on Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner and will continue on Sunday one hour prior to the service at the church.

Kurt passed away on Friday, June 7, 2019 at CHI Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha,

Survivors include wife Jill Rathke of Wisner; son Kasey and Danielle Rathke of Wisner; daughter Alexis and Mychael McClure of Wisner; mother Luella Rathke of Norfolk, Nebr.; brother Keith Rathke of Wisner; dogs Freckles, Jazz, Cookie, Birdy, Jett, and River.

Kurt was preceded in death by his father Walden Rathke.

Memorials suggested to Wisner-Pilger Community Schools Foundation for use in the Industrial Arts program.