Herman Henry Neitzel, Jr.

August 14, 1933 - September 29, 2022

Herman Henry Neitzel, Jr., 89, of Lincoln passed away September 29, 2022. Born August 14, 1933, in Lincoln, NE to Herman and Martha (Nehring) Neitzel, Sr.

Herman served in the US Army during the Korean War. He worked for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad for 39 years, first as a machinist, then as a foreman, retiring in 1988.

Herman was a member of the Holy Savior Lutheran Church.

Family members include his son Alan Neitzel, Lincoln; daughter Debra Neitzel, Beatrice; 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; brother Daryl (Norma) Neitzel, Prior Lake, MN, and special friend Dorothy Schreiber, Lincoln.

Preceded in death by his parents, wife Marcelle, son Herman D. Neitzel, sisters Alice, Elaine, and Joan.

Memorial Service: 11:00 a.m. Tuesday (10-4-22) Holy Savior Lutheran Church, 4710 North 10th Street.

Graveside service will be 1:30 p.m. in Fairview Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the family.



Memorial Service


Holy Savior Lutheran Church

4710 North 10th Street


Graveside Service

Fairview Cemetery

Lincoln, NE

Share a Memory or Condolence

October 2, 2022

Deepest sympathy to his family. Have known him for many years. A good Christian man.

– Marjorie Schwabauer
October 2, 2022

So sorry to learn of Herman’s passing. He had such a big heart and a delightful sense of humor.

– Becky Bruckner

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