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Virgil "Virg" David Ulmer

Jun. 25, 1949 - Mar. 18, 2018

Sutton resident, Virgil "Virg" David Ulmer, 68, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2018, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings, NE.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 22, 2018, at Emmanuel Reformed Church in Sutton, NE with Rev. Joe Vusich officiating. Interment will follow at the Sutton Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, from 2 p.m. – 8 p.m., with the family present from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, NE.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family to be designated later.

Virgil “Virg” David Ulmer was born June 25, 1949, at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital to Herbert and Myrna (Holtz) Ulmer. He received his education at Sutton High School and Doane College. He served as mayor and city administrator for the City of Sutton.
He was a member of the American Legion and the Emmanuel Reformed Church. He also served in the Army National Guard. Virg spent many years serving his community and enjoyed spending time with his family.

He is survived by his mother, Myrna Ulmer of Sutton, NE; daughter, Ashley Bronson of Waco, NE; brother, Kevin Ulmer (Mona) of Pleasant Hill, IA; sister, Gail Eliason (Bill) of Topeka, KS; granddaughters, Keelie and Charlee Bronson of Waco, NE; two nephews, and one niece.

He was preceded in death by his father, Herbert D. Ulmer and grandson, Noah Bronson.



Mar. 26, 2018
Connie Plettner

Prayers to the family and his fellow classmates for comfort and peace.

Mar. 22, 2018
Jon Campbell

Remember the good times.

Mar. 22, 2018
Ron Calkins and family

So sorry to hear of the passing of "Virg", he was a dedicated servant to the City of Sutton also a loving father, son and brother. He touched the lives of all who knew him.

Mar. 21, 2018
Vicki Kraai

Myrna, Ashley and family, So very sorry for your loss. I enjoyed working with Virg with Economic Development and the continued growth and development of Sutton. He was one committed individual to doing what was best for Sutton. He will be missed. Thinking of all of you in the days ahead.

Mar. 20, 2018
Dale and Janis Keasling
Step cousin

Myrna, we just received word about Dave. We are so sorry to hear about his passing. He fought a good fight and was a wonderful son to you. Our prayers are with you and your family.

Mar. 20, 2018
Richard & Bev Ulmer

The city of Sutton has truly lost a passionate civil servant who is standing in the Glory of the Lord! Our prayers go out to Virg's family and friends.

Mar. 20, 2018
Sherrie & John Bartell

Myrna, Ashley and Family - So very sorry for your loss. Virg will be dearly missed. So many memories with him at City Hall and family gatherings. Our prayers are with you.

Mar. 20, 2018
John Roemmich
cousin, neighbor, and classmate

Extending prayers and condolences to the family and all concerned. Rest in peace, Dave.

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