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Mickey Lee Rhoades

Mickey Lee Rhoades
August 12, 1952 -  June 13, 2021

Mickey L. Rhoades, age 68, of Fremont
Died Sunday, June 13, 2021 at Dunklau Gardens

Mickey was born August 12, 1952 in Omaha to DG and Nola 'Saunders' Rhoades. He was raised in Waterloo and graduated from Waterloo High School in 1972. Mickey started driving dump trucks while still in high school and after he graduated, continued driving as an independent truck driver. He had driven in all 50 states and was a member of the million mile club. Mickey married Katherine Imus on December 9, 1995 and they lived in Fremont. When asked how he was, Mickey's response was "I'm finer than a frog's hair."

Daughters - Janie (Adam) Dobbins of West Point
Sonja Barrera of Grand Island
Ranae (Rick) Ehlers of Grand Island
Rhonda (Sergio) Figueroa of Beloit, Kansas
Robin (Mouse) Martens of Fremont
Son - Bruce (friend Angela Doolittle) Martens of Fremont
Father - DG (Peg) Rhoades of Crescent, IA.
Sisters - Julie (Dale) DuVal of Logan, IA.
Amy (Dwayne) Brown of Crescent, IA.
Brother - Jim (Georgia Chandler) Rhoades of Hooper
18 grandchildren
10 great grandchildren
Sisters-in-law - Pat (Kevin) Neve of Omaha, Donna (Bill) Kahler of Sturgis, SD.;
Dorothy Kilpela of Grand Rapids, MN.; Brenda (John) James of Hill City, MN.;
Lori Washburn of Calumet, MN. and Loretta Blankenship Rhoades of Tennessee
Brothers-in-law - Bob Imus of Fremont, Butch (Jackie) Imus of Lyons, Roger (Tami) Swanson of Gretna and
Kevin (Shari) Swanson of Taconite, MN.

Mickey was preceded in death by his wife Katherine, mother Nola, son Matthew, infant son Joey and brother Charles.

The funeral will be 2pm, Thursday, June 17, 2021 at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont. Burial will be at a later date in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Elkhorn. Visitation will be Wednesday, 4pm to 8pm with the family present from 6pm to 8pm at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont.

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