Roger M. Holsing

Sept. 18, 1953 – Jan. 3, 2022


Roger M. Holsing, 68, died unexpectedly on Jan. 3, 2022, at a Lincoln hospital. He was born Sept. 18, 1953, in Beatrice.

He graduated from Wilber-Clatonia High School in 1971. Roger married Cindy Broz on Jan. 25, 1975, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (Soap Creek) of rural DeWitt. He was a life-long farmer and seed dealer for more than 50 years. Roger was a lifetime member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, where he served as an elder, Sunday school superintendent and was on the church council and cemetery committee. Roger enjoyed barbecues, baseball, traveling, boating and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Cindy Holsing of Pickrell; two daughters, Casey Holsing and special friend Mitch Krueger of Beatrice and Carrie (Patrick) Derickson of Wilber; two grandchildren, Elise and Jace Derickson of Wilber; mother, Beverly Holsing of Lincoln; brother, Alan (Sheri) Holsing of DeWitt; sisters, Ronda (David) Lambert of Greenwood and Susan (Thad) Stauffer of Lincoln; sister-in-law, Kim (Alan) Florian of Loveland, Colorado; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Melvin Holsing; and parents-in-law, Bernard and Marilyn Broz.

The funeral service was Jan. 8 at the Clatonia Community Center with burial at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery of rural DeWitt. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the family’s choice. Condolences may be left for the family online at