Raymond Fredrick Alt

November 9, 1925 ~ November 28, 2023 (age 98) 98 Years Old

Raymond Alt Obituary

Raymond Fredrick Alt, age 98, of Shelby, Nebraska, passed away November 28, 2023 at Tabitha in Crete, Nebraska.

Funeral services will be held Friday, December 1, 2023 at 10:00 a.m at Shelby Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Andrew Litt officiating. Rosary will be held at 9:30 a.m. prior to the service. Organist will be Avis Rathje. Musical selections will be “Be Not Afraid”, “Here I Am Lord”, “I Am The Bread Of Life”, “Song of Farewell” and “How Great Thou Art.” Pallbearers will be Riley Hunter, Alex Hunter, Nick Anno, Andy Condon, Bryant Alt and Jonathan Alt. Interment will be in the Shelby Cemetery.

Raymond was born November 9, 1925 to John and Clara (Bernt) Alt in Shelby. He attended country school south of Shelby.

Ray began farming south of Shelby at a young age when his father passed away.

On October 6, 1953 he was united in marriage to Julia ‘Judy’ A. Jarecki at St. Anthony’s in Columbus. To this union three children were born. The family lived on a farm southeast of Shelby where Ray raised hogs, cattle and farmed. Ray also worked at Behlens for one year, Augustin’s Ranch for two years and at Shelby Lumber for two years. In 1994 they move into Shelby.

He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shelby and was a former Trustee.

Survivors include his children: Ron (Laura) Alt of Shelby, Susan (Doug) Anno of Lincoln and Michelle (Doug) Hunter of Hickman; grandchildren: Jennifer (Andy) Condon, Jonathan Alt, Bryant (Aubrey) Alt, Katrina (Dan) Mayall, Nick (Leslie) Anno, Rebecca Anno and Riley and Alex Hunter: great grandchildren: Tyler, Trenton, Thorin and Aspen Condon, Tucker, Lena and Elliot Alt, Klayton Havlovec, Taylor, Emma and Elizabeth Anno; sisters-in-law Dorothy (Ron) Shotkoski of Columbus, Lorraine (Jim) Gourka of Columbus, Margaret (Richard) Borer of Columbus, Karen Jarecki of Columbus, Sue Jarecki of Columbus; Ralph Wemhoff of Texas; and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife Judy who passed away January 21, 2018, his parents John and Clara; brother Lawrence and sister and brother-in-law Elaine and John Bonk: brothers-in-law Emil Jarecki, Alois Jarecki Jr; sister-in-law Virginia Wemhoff.

Dubas Funeral Home of Osceola and Stromsburg has been entrusted with arrangements.

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Funeral Service
December 1, 2023

10:00 AM
Shelby Sacred Heart Catholic Church

December 1, 2023

11:00 AM
Shelby Cemetery


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