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Stephen Breuer

April 14, 1950 — October 29, 2020

Stephen Bradley Breuer, 70, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020, at Good Life Center in Callaway, NE.

He was born April 14, 1950 in Arnold, NE, son of Charles William and Mildred W. Adams Breuer. Steve was the second oldest of five children.

Steve grew up on Lazy Acres Farm north of Gothenburg, NE. He attended Country School at White Elementary, and went to Gothenburg High School and graduated with the class of 1968. While in high school he started doing construction. Following high school he attended Vocational Tech, Mid Plains Community College in North Platte, NE​, where he also helped construct the current dorm buildings.

Steve married Jeane Sheets on July 14, 1973 in Arnold, NE. Steve and Jeane lived in the house where ​his mother grew up. Steve and Jeane farmed north of Gothenburg for 47 years. To this union two children were born, Erica and Radley.

He was a member of Gothenburg Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Gothenburg, NE and was a Seventh Day Adventist Pathfinder leader for awhile. Steve also enjoyed doing construction, after their house fire, Steve built their house they resided in. He loved bowling. He was a Jack of All Trades, installed and repaired satellite TV dishes and receivers and took photography while in college and could do almost everything. While doing his pictures he developed them in his bathtub!! Gothenburg Lions Club, Flatlander Car Club. Custer County Sheriff as a Posse; Steve was also a pilot.  ​Steve was well known for his willingness to help anyone out with anything and loved teaching something to anyone that wanted to learn.

Survivors include wife, Jeane Breuer of Gothenburg, NE; Daughter, Erica Linnemeyer of Gothenburg, NE; Son, Radley ( Julie) Breuer of Lincoln, NE; four granddaughters; Makayla Linnemeyer, Reagan, Hannah, and Claire Breuer and one grandson; Eric Linnemeyer, one great grandson, Brent, ​one brother Sterling (Karen) Breuer of Bismark, ND  two sisters Linda (Mac) Azuogu of Highlands Ranch, CO and Karlene Ostergard of Callaway, ​and numerous nephews and nieces.

Steve was preceded in death by his parents Charles and Mildred parents-in-law Wiley and Hazel Sheets; sister in law; Ardelle Sheets, brother Grayling Breuer, brothers-in-law; Wesley Larreau, Kenneth Sheets, Roger Maller, and Nick Ostergard.

Visitation will be held at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel, Gothenburg, NE; Friday, November 6, 2020 from 1:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Services will be held at Arnold United Methodist Church, Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 2:30 P.M. with Pastor Bill Williams and Willis Callahan officiating.

Burial will follow in the Arnold Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the Gothenburg Seventh Day Adventist Church, Gothenburg, NE and Gothenburg Rescue Unit, Gothenburg, NE.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, November 6, 2020

1:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Strauser Memorial Chapel, Gothenburg, Nebraska!


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Funeral Service

Saturday, November 7, 2020

Starts at 2:30pm (Central time)

Arnold United Methodist Church


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Arnold Cemetery


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