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Mindi Leigh Goings - June 17, 2012

Mindi Leigh (Lemburg) Goings was born Sept. 11, 1972, to Warren and Janet Lemburg in St. Paul, Neb.
She attended various schools in mid-Nebraska and graduated in 1991 from Chase County High School in Imperial. She attended McCook Community College and finished her education at the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 1995.
She was employed by Top Hat Furniture in Kearney when she met her husband, Robert Goings. They were joined in marriage Dec. 27, 1997, at the Broken Bow United Methodist Church.
The Goingses settled in Wauneta, Neb., where Mindi was co-owner and employed as office manager for the family business, Advanced Automotive.
Mindi actively served her community as member and officer in Women of Wauneta, Wauneta EMS and the board for the Wauneta Housing Authority.
She was passionate about her faith, family, friends, Husker Football, NASCAR, playing cards, antiques, doll collecting, auctions, singing karaoke and billiards. Later, she excelled at photography, winning awards and recording her ability to see beauty in her surroundings.
Mindi was preceded in death by her grandfathers, William H. Davis of Wood Lake and Gilbert Lemburg of Farwell, Neb.; uncles, Dallas and Gary Lemburg, also of Farwell, and Chad Davis of Kearney.
She is survived by her husband, Robert; son, Gunner; daughter, GraCee; parents, Warren and Janet Lemburg; sister, RanDee and husband, Jasen Littrel; brothers, Branden Lemburg and wife, Cara, and Landon Lemburg and wife, Ashley, all of Grand Island; two grandmothers, Joyce Lemburg of Farwell and Phyllis Davis of Ainsworth and Robert’s parents, Fred and Kay Goings of Wauneta.
Mindi passed away at home, June 17, 2012, at the age of 39.
Funeral services were held at the Wauneta Methodist Church, June 23, at 11 a.m. with the Reverends Bonnie McCord and Johnny Walker officiating.
Music selections included “You Raise Me Up” and “Amazing Grace” by Melanie Miller, and “In Your Arms” by recording artist Rachael Holder.
Organist was Diana Ham.
Casketbearers were Nate Nordhausen, Shannon O’Neil, Steve Noble, Shaun O’Neil, Donnie Allen and Jasen Littrel.
Honorary casketbearers were Jerry Davis, Neal Lemburg, Tim Davis, Steve Gremm, Jerry Lemburg, Jordon Lemburg and Mike Davis.
Mindi’s zeal for life and heartwarming smile will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Interment was at the Riverside Cemetery, Wauneta.
A memorial has been established in Mindi’s memory.
Online condolences can be left at
Liewer Funeral Home of Wauneta was in charge of arrangements.