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LaMond L. Lessman

LaMond L. Lessman, age 84, of rural Broadwater, NE passed away with his family by his side at Morrill County Hospital on Thursday, June, 2024. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, June 14, 2024 at Salem Lutheran Church in Gurley, NE with Pastor Ted Bourret officiating. Burial will follow at the Dalton Cemetery in Dalton, NE. Services will be livestreamed on the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel Facebook page and recorded for later viewing on our website.

Friends may stop at the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel on Thursday, June 13th from 2-7:00 P.M. to leave condolences for the family. Family will be present from 5-7:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, Memorials have been established to Salem Lutheran Church or the Tanner Stichka Memorial for Mental Health through the Morrill County Hospital Foundation.

You may view LaMond's Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of LaMond's care and funeral arrangements.

Lamond L Lessman the son of Alvin and Erna Lessman was born December 1st 1939 at Dalton,

NE. He graduated from Dalton High School in 1957. After graduating he went to Telegrapher School in Pueblo, CO where he got a job with the Railroad after finishing school. He later decided to return home and work side by side with his dad farming and ranching. He also worked for the Bayard Sugar Beet Factory during campaign for over 20 years along with continuing to farm and ranch.

On April 9, 1961 he was united in marriage to Ellen Mae Wilson at Broadwater, NE. To this union one daughter was born, Tonya. He was an active member of Salem Lutheran Church in Gurley, NE. He was a member of the True Country Dance Club which he and his wife enjoyed taking part in many dances. He was a registered trap shooter with a high average of above 90% and received many awards over the years. Later in life he enjoyed fishing, goose hunting, and elk hunting in the mountains with his family and friends. He was a very successful farmer and enjoyed it tremendously for all of his life. He loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren. For the last several years he was constantly with his canine companion Buddy.

Survivors include his daughter Tonya and her husband Rich Stichka and granddaughter Randi Stichka all of Bridgeport and his sister Chery Borges of rural Dalton, several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

He was proceeded in death by his parents, wife Ellen, his grandson Tanner Stichka, his sister Nancy Wilson, and two brothers-in-law Bill Borges and Don Wilson.


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