Russell Nebergall, 92, died Monday (May 25, 2009) at his home in Hesston.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Miller Funeral Home, 107 S. Lancaster in Hesston.


Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Pastor Ron Rich officiating.


Russell Nebergall, 92, died Monday (May 25, 2009) at his home in Hesston.

He was born on Nov. 26, 1916, in Harvey County to John M. and Edith (Smith) Nebergall.

He married Ruth Inghram on Jan. 15, 1936, in Wichita. She survives of Hesston.

He was the former fire chief in Hesston and helped start the Hesston Rescue Service and the Hesston Ambulance Service. He also was a service station manager.

Survivors include daughters, Sally and Ray Fiedler of Kingman, Robby Nebergall of Wichita, and Peggy and Don Regier of rural Newton; brother, Jim Nebergall of St. George, Utah; 11 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Judy Buchkoski; a brother, Preston Nebergall; and two sisters, Hildred and Peggy.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Miller Funeral Home, 107 S. Lancaster in Hesston.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Pastor Ron Rich officiating.

A private burial will be at Hesston Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hesston Emergency Services or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in care of the funeral home.