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Larry Fenster, Sr.

Larry Fenster Sr., age 78, of Central City, passed away on Thursday, February 17, 2022 at NHI in Lincoln.

A Memorial Service will be held 1:30 P.M., Friday, February 25th at the Aurora United Methodist Church. Rev. Michelle Reed will officiate. Inurnment will be at the Aurora Cemetery. The family requests you wear casual attire. The service will be livestreamed on the church's website. Please go to www.umcaurora.org, scroll down and click on livestream. Memorials may be made in care of the family to designate at a later date. Higby-McQuiston Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Larry Dale Fenster Sr., the son of Dale and Thelma (Penner) Fenster, was born in Aurora, Nebraska on April 25, 1943, and passed away in Lincoln, Nebraska on February 17, 2022 at the age of 78.

Larry grew up in Aurora, NE, attended Aurora High School, and fought golden gloves. He served in the United States Navy from 1961 to 1965 at a rank of SR. He was an extremely proud veteran. He was united in marriage to Brooksie Rodgers on August 13, 1964 in Bakersfield, CA. Four sons and a daughter were born to this union. He worked as a Millwright in California. Larry worked as a machinist for his cousin, Mike Penner. He also worked as a welder for several years.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids. He became a member of River Rats and enjoyed his time on the river with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law Butch Opp.

Those left to cherish his memory are his son Larry Jr. (Denise) Fenster of Holdrege, NE and their children Shaun (Ammie), Michael (Kristin), Jennifer (Shane), Heather (Jonathan), Shayla (Steven), Jason and Sarah (Trent); daughter Jeanette Frauendorfer (Kelly) of Ankeny, IA and her children Silvina (Eric) and Melissa (Billy); son Troy Fenster of Central City, NE and his children, Patrick, Christina, Tasha, and Kade,; son Chad Fenster of Lincoln, NE. and his children Kylee, Devan and Ayva; son Danny (Jamie) Fenster and his children Blake (Courtney), Autum, and Bailey; sister Jan Opp of Aurora, NE; sister Bev (Keith) Collingham of Aurora, NE; 22 great-grandchildren with one on the way; one great-great grandchild; three nephews, Doug Zehr, Todd Zehr and Brian Collingham; niece, Tina Collingham and numerous great nieces and nephews.

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