Alan Lammers

Aug 20, 1950 - Jun 26, 2022

Alan Lammers

August 20, 1950 - June 26, 2022

Obituary

Alan Lee Lammers, 71, died June 26, 2022, with his family by his side in Omaha, Nebraska.

Al was born August 20, 1950 in Breda, Iowa to Gerhard Lammers and LaVerna (Ricke) Lammers. Al was welcomed home by three older siblings.

Al spent his childhood in Breda, Iowa attending St Bernard Catholic School until he graduated in 1968 and moved to Omaha, Nebraska. While in Omaha, he attended the Commercial Extension Program receiving his associate's degree in accounting.

Soon after graduation, Al began employment at Paxton Vierling Steel in Carter Lake, Iowa where he remained a dedicated employee for 43.5 years. After six weeks of retirement, Al grew bored and joined Peterson Trucking where he remained for 4.5 more years.

During this time, dressed in black and gold, Al spent his time cheering for the Iowa Hawkeyes, golfing, gambling, traveling and being the "governor" to any and all who would listen.

Al had two daughters with his first wife, Krissa Rucker, spending time in both Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Sioux City, Iowa. In 1989, he met Leah Priefert and after finding out she had ties and connections to Hayden Fry - they were married one year later, adding one more daughter to the bunch.

Al was baptized and confirmed into the Catholic Church as a young boy and remained strong in faith
throughout his life.

Al is survived by his wife, Leah (Priefert) Lammers of Omaha, NE; brother, Verle Tiefenthaler of Carrol, IA; sister, Marlene (Ken) Heisterkemp of Rapid City, SD; brother-in-law, Jack Priefert of Hebron NE; Daughters, Leslie (Andy) Dickinson of Woodbine, IA; Katie (Jon) Wheeler of Omaha NE; Brittany
Lammers of Brooklyn, NY; 5 grandchildren, Ashton (16), Marshall (12), Berkeley (9), Claire (9) and Jake (4); 1 dog, Penny and 1 grand-dog, Cleo; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerhard and LaVerna Lammers; Sister and brother in law, Melvin and Donita Nieland; Sister in law, Judy Tiefenthaler; Nephew, Tim Nieland; and many furry friends.

In lieu of flowers, family is requesting donations may be sent to Endless Journey Hospice Care.

Services

Memorial Service
Wed, Jun 29, 2022 at 10:30 am
Good Shepherd 90th Street Chapel

3809 North 90th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68134

To view the Memorial Service follow this link: youtu.be/TbrmX63sGNA

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Celebration of Life Reception
Wed, Jun 29, 2022 at 1:00 pm
A View on State

13467 State Street
Omaha , NE 68142

Guests will be entering at the Willow Door.

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