Pastor Harlan Robert Palser, 87, Russell, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at Hays Medical Center.

Survivors include include his wife of 38 years, Darlene, of the home; a daughter, Ellen Kroeger, Apex, N.C.; three stepdaughters, Kathy Hickert, Russell, Trudy Boyd, Ankeny, Iowa, and Cindy Suppes, La Crosse; three grandchildren; 11 additional grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Evelyn.

A celebration of life will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Wilson; graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in Hillside Cemetery, North Loup, Neb.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday with family present to greet friends from 6 to 7 p.m. at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

Memorials are suggested to First Baptist Church of Wilson or Bible Baptist Church, Russell.

Condolences may be sent to the mortuary.