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Douglas Schmeeckle

d. October 6, 2015

Douglas Lee Schmeeckle, 62, of Cozad, Nebraska, died October 6, 2015 at UNMC in Omaha, NE.

Doug was born February 4, 1953 in Cozad, NE, son of Harold and Lorraine (Yuetter) Schmeeckle.

Doug grew up on the family farm south of Cozad. He received his associates degree in Veterinary Medicine from NCTA in Curtis, NE. Doug enjoyed hunting and golfing. He was a member of 4-H. He loved Husker football.

Surviving are sons Christopher (Chelsea) Schmeeckle and Chad Schmeeckle, one daughter Gabby Schmeeckle, grandson Andrew, mother, Lorraine Schmeeckle, and sister Karen L. Schmeeckle,

Douglas was preceded in death by his father, Harold, grandparents, Paul and Helen Yeutter and F.J. and Louise Schmeeckle.

Visitation will be held at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel, Gothenburg, Nebraska; Thursday, October 8, 2015, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm with the family present from 4:00-6:00 pm.

Services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, October 9, 2015 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Jeff Cottingham officiating.

Burial will follow in the Cozad Cemetery, Cozad, Nebraska.

Memorials may be given to the Trinity Lutheran Church, 2002 27th Street, Gothenburg, NE 69138, American Lutheran Church, Cozad, NE or your local 4-H.

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