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 Brice Frederick Rueter

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Brice Frederick Rueter

  • Birth 25 Feb 1944 Wauneta, Chase County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 30 Dec 2005 Wauneta, Chase County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Wauneta, Chase County, Nebraska, USA
  • Memorial ID 12872554

Son of Carl Rueter and Ann Holbein; grandson of Lawrence Rueter and Elizabeth Neuhart. Brice was a farmer and lawyer in the Wauneta area until he became ill. He loved to work with wood and made wonderful grandfather clocks, musical instruments and other items. He was unmarried.

Obituary - Wauneta Breeze

Life-long Wauneta resident Brice Fredric Rueter passed away Dec. 30, 2005. He was born on Feb. 25, 1944, in Holdrege, Neb., to Carl and Ann Holbein Rueter.

Growing up in Wauneta, Brice was very active in 4-H, graduated from Wauneta High School where he played trumpet in the band and participated in several singing groups.

He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1966 from the University of Nebraska. He was a member of Theta Xi Fraternity. He received his law degree from the University of Nebraska in 1971 and returned home to Wauneta to practice law and farm.

His real love was woodworking. His grandfather clocks were masterpieces of design and execution and the wood work in his former law office in Wauneta attests to his remarkable creativity and craftsmanship.

In recent years, Brice suffered from Multiple Sclerosis and spent the last 13 years of his life at Heritage of Wauneta where he received kind and attentive care.

Services were held Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2006, at 1:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, Wauneta, Neb., with Pastor Judy Dye officiating.

Music was provided by Mrs. Lucille McBride, pianist and Mrs. Sharon Walgren, soloist.

He was inurned with his mother and father at Riverside Cemetery, Wauneta.

Liewer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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  • Created by: Beverly Davis Valcovic
  • Added: 3 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12872554
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Brice Frederick Rueter (25 Feb 1944–30 Dec 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12872554, citing Riverside Cemetery, Wauneta, Chase County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Beverly Davis Valcovic (contributor 16915644) .