Born: February 5, 1925 in Grand Island
Died: November 13, 2012 in Loup City
Age: 87 years old
Harlan Quandt, 83 of Loup City, NE died Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at Rose Lane Home in Loup City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 17, 2012 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Loup City with Reverend Shawn Kitzing officiating. Burial will be held at the Evergreen Cemetery in Loup City. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, November 16 at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Memorials are suggested to the Immanuel Lutheran Church or Sherman County 4-H Club.
Harlan Quandt was born February 5, 1929 at Grand Island, NE to Walter and Laura (Scherzberg) Quandt. He grew up and attended school in Grand Island through the 8th grade. On March 12, 1950 he married Sylvina Stelk at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Grand Island. After their marriage they moved to a farm west of Loup City. They farmed their entire lives west of Loup City. Sylvina passed away July 16, 2007. Harlan moved to Rose Lane Home June, 2010. Harlan and Sylvina were active in the Wiggle Creek 49er’s 4-H Club and also very active with Immanuel Lutheran Church and Sunday School. Harlan was a founding partner of the Loup City Live Stock Company in 1980. He enjoyed collecting farm machinery and toy tractors and playing cards.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Margaret and Gary Ockinga of Hastings, NE; sons and daughter-in-law, Ervin Quandt of Loup City and Norman and Margaret Quandt of Loup City; daughter, Emilie McGovern of Grand Island, NE; 7 grandchildren and spouses, Phil and Kelsie Ockinga; Andrew and Jennifer Ockinga; Tim and Abbey Ockinga; Josh & Betsy Quandt; John Quandt; Anne and Marty Brewer; and Jayne McGovern; one great grandson, Miles Joseph Ockinga; brothers and sisters-in-law, Loyal and Lorene Quandt; Raymond and Carol Ann Quandt; Allen and Carol Quandt; sisters and brothers-in-law, Geri & Gene Thompson and Debra and Paul Smedra; sister-in-law, Beverly Quandt. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Sylvina; step-mother, Evelyn; brothers, Loran and Ralph; sister, Patty and infant sister, Lorraine