Geraldine J. ‘Jeri’ Nagengast Schlepp


Geraldine J. ‘Jeri’ Nagengast Schlepp, age 74, of Fremont

Died Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Methodist Fremont Health


Jeri was born May 29, 1944 in Leigh, Nebraska to William and Helen ‘Koch’ Nagengast.  She lived in several rural communities growing up and graduated from Fremont High School in 1962.  She married Johnny Schlepp on November 25, 1964 and they made their home in Fremont.  During her working years, Jeri worked for Campbell’s Soup, Vienna Bakery and retired from Hammond & Stephens Company.  Jeri also, was a Girl Scout Leader, volunteered at Linden School and worked in Fremont during the elections at several Polling Places.



Husband – Johnny of Fremont

Daughters – Deborah (Mike Hoffman) Schlepp of Valley

Stacy (Travis) Shafer of Fremont

Grandsons – Malachi (Kateryna) Shafer and their daughter Serenity, of Pearl City, Hawaii

Isiah Shafer of Okinawa

Zechariah Shafer of Fremont

Brothers – William (Ruth) Nagengast of West Point

Norman (Judy) Nagengast of Moorpark, CA.

Daniel (Sandy) Nagengast of Emporia, KS.

Sisters – Valdean Vrba of Meridian, ID.

Elaine (Gene) Crist of Fremont

Many nieces and nephews


Jeri was preceded in death by her parents, sister Velma Nagengast and nephew Dennis Rogers.


The funeral will be 10:30am,  Monday, May 13 at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont.  Rev. Scott Jensen will officiate.  Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to the Fremont Area Alzheimer’s Collaboration.  Visitation will be Sunday from 2pm to 7pm with the family present from 5-7pm at the Mortuary.


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