Valery Neesen, 90, formerly of Snyder, died Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at Wisner Care Center. A funeral Mass was held Monday, January 18, 2021, at St. Leo’s Catholic Church in Snyder with Rev. Keith Rezac as celebrant. Burial with military honors was at St. Leo’s Catholic Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Eveline; children, David (Darcy) Neesen of Stafford, Va., Linda (Jerry) Hofmann of Tabor, S.D., Michael (Jennifer) Neesen of Mansfield, Texas, Thomas (Marina) Neesen of Deferiet, N.Y., Junelle Lopour (special friend David Ough) of Leigh, Patrick (Kim) Neesen of Norfolk, William “Bill” (Sheryl) Neesen of Prescott, Ariz., and Joel (Tammi) Neesen of Omaha; 20 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Lorraine (Dusty) Schlautman of West Point; sister-in-law, Marlene Neesen of Omaha, and many nieces and nephews.

Valery is preceded in death by his parents, Anton and Christina Neesen; parents-in-law, Ernest and Rose Harms; brother, Hilary Neesen; and sisters-in-law, Mary Ann (Mario) Gasperini and Janetta Harms.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Snyder Fire and Rescue and Parkinson’s Research.

Arrangements by Stokely Funeral Home.