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Wilbur D. Legband

I am a Veteran.Wilbur D. Legband
October 2, 1926 -  December 10, 2018

Wilbur D. Legband, 92, of Fremont
died Monday, December 10, 2018 at Nye Pointe in Fremont.

Wilbur was born October 2, 1926 in Snyder, Nebraska to Arthur and Helena (Borgelt) Legband. He grew up in Snyder where he was baptized and confirmed in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, and was a graduate of Snyder High School. He served in the United States Army, December 1950 until he was discharged with the rank of Sergeant in December 1952.

On June 23, 1953 Wilbur was married to Aina Bergmanis in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Snyder. They have resided in Fremont all their married years.

Wilbur had his own trucking business, Legband Transfer, for many years, hauling fertilizer and corn cobs. He retired at the age of 73.

Survivors: wife – Aina
daughter - Julie (Anthony) Thurman of Overland, Kansas
3 sons – Ron (Sally) Legband, Fremont
Mark (Christine) Legband, Fremont
Michael Legband, Bellevue
11 grandchildren
6 great grandchildren
3 brothers – Willis (Delene) Legband, Valparaiso
Allan Legband, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Darrell (Loretta) Legband, Dallas, Texas
sister-in-law – Sandy Legband, Snyder
brother-in-law – Karl Bergmanis, Fremont

Wilbur was preceded in death by 4 brothers: Arnold, Delbert, Harold, and Kennard, and by 6 sisters: Arvilla, Verena, Arlene, Althea, Ardyce, and Marilyn.

The funeral will be 10:30 AM Friday, December 14, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church. The committal will follow in Memorial Cemetery with Military Honors by the Fremont Honor Guard (American Legion Post 20 & VFW Post 854). Visitation at the Ludvigsen Mortuary will be Thursday 2 to 8 PM with the family receiving friends 6 to 8 PM. Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church.

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