David Ball was an outdoorsman who loved anything from hunting to yard work to searching for morel mushrooms.
Ball, 47, died Monday in the industrial accident at International Nutrition.
Raised in Palmer, Iowa, he moved to Omaha after high school.
Family members described him as a generous person willing to help anyone in need and as someone who could always make others laugh.
Survivors include his daughter Davie Jean Ball; father John Ball; sisters DeAnn Ball and Michelle Canada; and brother Alan Ball.
Services were held Friday in Omaha. Additional services and burial will be in Palmer at a later date.