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LaVera Regier

LeVera Regier, age 86, of Wahoo, formerly of Aurora, passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021.

LaVera requested there not be a formal funeral service. Please join the family at Higby-McQuiston on Thursday, September 23 from 3 - 7 pm. Memorials may be made to the Lincoln Berean Church, 6400 South 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68516. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


LaVera M Regier was born February 3, 1935, northeast of Henderson and passed to eternal life in heaven on September 18, 2021. She was the daughter of Willard Epp and Anna (Mierau) Epp.

LaVera accepted Jesus Christ in high school. Her faith was very important to her and a favorite passage was Proverbs 3: 5,6. She was a member of the Mennonite Brethren Church in Henderson, now the Living Hope Church.

LaVera was united in marriage to Ken Regier on June 1, 1954. Together they farmed for many years. She could be seen many times driving a grain truck to the Aurora grain elevator. LaVera was a wonderful homemaker and she enjoyed gardening, quilting and cooking great meals for her family. Her family was so important to her.

LaVera and Ken enjoyed traveling and camping. They visited Alaska, Arizona and Texas many times and made many great friends that they have enjoyed spending time with to this day.

Left to survive are her beloved husband, Ken, daughters Cindy (Gordon) Roth and Audrey Vaught, grandchildren Jeremy (Cassie) Vaught, Whitney (Casey) Wittstruck and Jake (Vanessa) Vaught, her cherished great grandchildren, Camden, Vivian, and Sienna Vaught, Liam and Grace Wittstruck, and Isaiah and Riley Vaught. LaVera is also survived by her brother Larry (Lorna) Epp and her sister Jane Ross.

LaVera was preceded in death by her parents, Willard and Anne Epp, her in-laws, Jake and Tena Regier, her twins, Ronald and Ronelda and her son, Todd Regier.

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