Robert Lee Thayer, 92

October 20, 1928 - September 28, 2021

Red Cloud resident Robert Lee Thayer, 92, passed away Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at
Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.

Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday, September 30, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in
Hastings with Father Christopher Kubat officiating. Private family burial will be held at a
later date. There will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be given to your local
Veteran Service Office or Webster County Senior Services. Private condolences may be
sent to the family at Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home &
Cremation Center is serving the family.

Robert was born October 20, 1928, in Kearney, NE to Elmer & Annette (Gulden) Thayer.
He attended Kenesaw High School. Robert married Carolyn Dodge and he served in the
U.S. Navy during World War II.

Robert was employed as a telephone lineman for many years. He was a member of St.
Cecilia Catholic Church. He loved fishing and his Nebraska Huskers. Robert enjoyed
making turquoise jewelry.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Melvin and Jack Thayer.


Daughters: Susan Clark – Stockton, CA
Jessica Williams – Oatman, AZ
Sherrill King – Kingman, AZ

Grandchildren & Spouse: Tamara & Chris Swecker – Buckhannon, WV
Dr. Canone Clark – Grand Junction, CO

Great-Grandchildren: April Mantalvo – Fairmont, WV
Jason Clark – Farmington, NM
Aidan Dean Swecker – Buckhannon, WV
Nico Lee Swecker – Buckhannon, WV
Iliza Mae Clark – Farmington, NM
Ivy Ray Clark – Farmington, NM

Lifelong Friend: Laurene Andreason – Hastings, NE