Published On: Wed, Aug 2nd, 2017

Service to be held for Michael Liewer

PONCA — A Memorial Mass for Michael D. Liewer, 62, of Ponca, formerly of North Platte, will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Osmond with Father David Liewer officiating.
Mr. Liewer died on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at Elms Health Care Center in Ponca.
Michael was born in Osmond on May 8, 1955, the son of Francis and Elizabeth (Arduser) Liewer.  He graduated from Osmond High School before attending Fairbury College and Peru State, where he played football.  Michael worked until 1994 for Union Pacific Railroad in North Platte, working as a switchman before being promoted to engineer. He enjoyed music, fishing and spending time with his children.
Survivors include his children, Mikaela Liewer, Andrew Liewer and Madelyn Liewer of Edwards, CO, Jareb Liewer of Los Angeles and Mallory Liewer of North Platte; two grandchildren; siblings, Dan Liewer of Ponca, Steve Liewer of Norfolk, Beth (Steve) Borgmann of Crofton, Father Dave Liewer of Laurel, Tim Liewer of Hershey, and Dr. Joe (Sheila) Liewer of Sioux City, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Betty Liewer and many aunts and uncles.