Shad L. Miner, 35, of Wakefield, Nebraska died on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at Salem Lutheran Church in Wakefield; Pastor Barbara Hansen will be officiating. The visitation will be held on Monday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Salem Lutheran Church in Wakefield, with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Burial will be in the Wakefield Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family for future designation. Bressler – Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home of Wakefield is in charge of the arrangements.
Shad was born on January 9, 1980 in Pender, NE, the son of Vern and LeAnn (Salmon) Miner. He attended Wakefield High School, graduating in 1998. On May 2, 2009, Shad was united in marriage to Tara McKay at Salem Lutheran Church in Wakefield. To this union one son, Weston, was born. Shad was currently employed with Michael Foods in Wakefield as a warehouse supervisor. He enjoyed many things in his life including golf, fishing and hunting. He was an avid Nebraska Cornhusker and Indianapolis Colts fan. Most of all he enjoyed the time he spent with his family and friends and playing with his son Weston.
He is survived by his wife Tara and son Weston of Wakefield, his mother LeAnn Miner, sister Shanda (John) Geiser and brother Brady Miner, grandparents Dean and Phyllis Salmon, his aunt and uncle Bennett and Kathy Salmon all of Wakefield, NE, and many nieces . nephews and cousins.
Shad was preceded in death by his father Vern and his paternal grandparents Robert and Betty Miner.