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Daniel Edward Dreyer

May 27, 1987 — February 28, 2023

Daniel Edward Dreyer age 35, went to heaven on February 28, 2023 at his home in Newton after suffering from a serious medical emergency. Danny was born May 27, 1987 to Ronald and Marie Dreyer in Denver, Co. He weighed in at 3lbs and 15oz. He was eager to grow up. He doubled his weight at 1 month, tripled it in 2 months and quadrupled it in 3 months. Danny joined his family as the youngest child following siblings, Mike and Sandy. Sandy slept by his bassinette for a very long time in order to keep a close attentive eye on him.

He was baptized into the Christian faith at the family home church, Immanuel Lutheran Church of Rushville, Ne.

He grew into boyhood helping on his family farm, helping his father repair farm equipment and doing electrical work, learning much more than he realized he was learning.

At age 9 he experienced the loss of his brother Mike. While trying to make sense of this tragedy he asked the astute question “Dad, what is Mike doing in heaven?”

He was confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Immanuel Lutheran Church.

He attended Prairie View dist. #22, until grade 7, then he attended Rushville grade 8th. He graduated Rushville high school with the class of 2005. He attended Chadron State College studying engineering and worked summers at Henkens implement. After 2 years of college at CSC he transferred to the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Graduating with a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering. During the summer while at UNL he went to work for AGCO with the harvest support brigade, combine field test crew and windrower field test group.

After graduating UNL he immediately went to work for AGCO Inc. in Hesston, Ks. in the windrower engineer department. One of his first assignments was to go to Denmark, where he and another associate spent 2 weeks modifying a new AGCO Combine to meet Denmark’s transportation standards. While at AGCO he was employed for 12 years to attained to position of Senior Design Engineer.

Leaving to mourn his death: Father Ron, Mother Marie, Sister Sandra (Andrew) Doernemann, nephews Owen and Lucas. Many aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends and acquaintances. He knew no stranger.

Memorial services will be held March 6, 2023 10:00 A.M. at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home Chapel in Newton, Ks with Pastor Donna Voteau presiding. He will then be taken to Rushville Nebraska and services will be held March 8, 2023 10:00 A.M. at St Paul’s Lutheran Church in Rushville with Pastor Allen Werslke presiding. He will be laid to rest by brother Mike at Fairview Cemetery in Rushville.

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