Roger Kenneth Hoback

Marshall Funeral Chapel

Roger Kenneth Hoback

Nebraska City - Roger Kenneth Hoback, age 58 of Nebraska City died July 4, 2021 at Bryan LGH West Medical Center in Lincoln. Roger was the youngest of four children and was born August 24, 1962 in Nebraska City, the son of Kenneth and Betty (Everett) Hoback. This was also Kenny's birthday. Roger grew up in Union and attended Taylor School in Union. He was a 1980 graduate of Nebraska City High School. He then farmed, owned the "Back Forty" Bar in Union, and served as the Mayor of Union. He later worked at American Meter/Elster/Honeywell as safety coordinator for 32 for years. He most recently worked at Monolith Materials as safety coordinator in Hallam. Roger loved hanging out with friends, going on trips, camping and playing cards with family. He loved watching his sons as they played sports as youths and throughout high school.

Roger is survived by his wife of 24 years, Karen Jones Hoback; sons Brady Hoback of Mesa, AZ and Colby Hoback of Nebraska City; brother Richard "Dick" Hoback and sister-in-law Joni Craighead-Hoback of Omaha; brother-in-law Nick Schmitz of Nebraska City; brother-in-law David Tucker of Chattanooga, TN; sister-in-law Mitzi Hoback of Omaha; mother-in-law Nancy Jones of Nebraska City; nieces and nephews, Nick Schmitz, Heather Popish, Carrie Hill and Kyle Hoback; 9 great nieces and nephews, and many loving relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and sisters Linda Tucker and Dianne Schmitz.

Memorial services 11:00 A.M. Saturday, July 10, 2021 at Bethel Church in Nebraska City. Burial of cremains will follow at East Union Cemetery near Union.

Visitations will be 1:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday at Marshall Funeral Chapel in Nebraska City with the family greeting friends from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.

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Marshall Funeral Chapel of Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.

Posted online on July 07, 2021