Gary J. Kreifels, age 68 of Snyder; formerly Omaha, passed away at his home on Monday, July 23, 2018.
Gary James Kreifels was born on March 27, 1950, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Nebraska City; the son of Gerald Otto and Sebastiana “Nettie” (Scolla) Kreifels.  
His family later moved to Omaha and Gary attended Castelar Elementary and St. Patrick’s and Holy Cross School.  
He attended high school at Cathedral High School where he graduated with the class of 1968.
Most recently, he worked as a Valet at Immanuel Hospital in Omaha.  
Prior to this, he worked at Western Electric.
Gary was a member of the Omaha Musicians Association, between 2007 and 2010 and he had a Medical Certificate III Class and Student Pilot Certificate.  
He is survived by his son James Vincent Kreifels and former wife Shari Kreifels both of Omaha; three grandchildren:  Josh, Dillon and Alexa; sisters and brothers:  Carol Jensen of Desert Hills, Ariz., Ted Kreifels of Santa Fe, N.M., Mary Anne Muldoon and husband Bill of Omaha, Jane DeVault and husband Steve of Bayard and Nancy Baumhover and husband Craig of Gilbert, Ariz.; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents.
A Memorial Mass was to be held on Monday, July 30, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Nebraska City; inurnment was to follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
A rosary was to be recited at 7 p.m. at Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City on Sunday (7/29) evening. The family will greet friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the mortuary.
Memorials may be given to the family in Gary’s memory. Condolences may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com. Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.