CENTER - Terry L. Gompert, 66, died Friday, March 25, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, at the Drover Steakhouse Ballroom in Creighton. Pastor Joel Wentworth will officiate. Burial will be at Hope Cemetery in Newman Grove, Neb.
Family requests memorials to Nebraska Sustainable Ag and Insight for Living (Chuck Swindoll Ministry).
Terry Lee Gompert was born Oct. 29, 1944, to Bernard and Dorothy (Kautz) Gompert in Scottsbluff. On Aug. 2, 1970, he married Constance Johnson in Newman Grove. Four children were born to them, Saul, Kate, Jenny and Julie.
Terry graduated from Colorado State University and received his Master's Degree from UNL in Lincoln. He served with the International Voluntary Service in Laos from 1966 to 1968. He was involved in Extension Service in Colorado. They raised hogs for seven years near Mitchell. Terry continued his Extension Service in Logan and McPherson Counties in Nebraska, and was involved with Knox County Extension since 1983.
Terry hosted small group bible studies for adults and youth in his home and attended Plum Valley Bible Church in Center.
He was involved in holistic management training and enjoyed working with his herd of cattle.
Survivors include his wife, Connie Gompert; children, Saul and Jenn Gompert of Center, Kate and John McNutt of Silver City, Iowa, Jenny and Kevin Harrold of Hamilton, Mont., and Julie Gompert of Lincoln; grandchildren, Peter, Elizabeth, Charles, Luke, and expecting #14 grandbaby Gompert; Joshua and Andrew McNutt; Noah, Constance, Lily, Joseph and Suzanna Harrold; and Nathan and David Gizaw; brothers, Kurt and Sandy Gompert of Mitchell, Henry and Sue Gompert of Morrill; mother, Dorothy Gompert of Mitchell; and his mother-in-law, Lorraine Johnson of Newman Grove.
His father, Bernard Gompert; and his father-in-law, Harlan Johnson, preceded him in death.
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Published by The Star-Herald from Mar. 29 to Mar. 31, 2011.