Ronald G. Surber


Ronald G. Surber, 69, of Sidney, formerly of Wayne, died Wednesday, March 29, 2023 in Sidney. 

Cremation has been held.  Private family inurnment will follow at a later date.  

The public may view Ron’s Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at  

Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Ron’s care and funeral arrangements.

Ronald G. Surber was born in Sidney on June 16, 1953 to Clarence and Darlene (Weiss) Surber. He graduated from Sidney Public School in 1971. 

Ron lived and worked in Wayne, for many years, mostly in law enforcement. He married Sherry Rich (Kemp) in October of 1980 and lovingly cared for her until her death in 1987. 

Upon returning to Sidney, Ron worked as a dispatcher for Cheyenne County and enjoyed playing golf during the summer months.

Survivors include his brother, Larry and Kathy Surber of Gurley, Neb.; a niece, Chelsey Surber, of Gurley, and nephew, John Surber of Lodgepole, Neb.; brother-in-law, Mick Kemp of Wayne, nephew, Brian Kemp of Wayne; Nieces Carla (Jon) Fritz of Omaha, and Amy (Aaron) Strawn of Farmington, Minnesota. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Darlene, wife Sherry, and a brother, Terry.