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Thomas Eckholt

July 28, 1944 — October 14, 2016

Thomas  Eugene Eckholt, 72, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died October 14, 2016 at Cozad Health Systems in Cozad, NE.

He was born July 28, 1944 in Yankton, SD, son of Cyril B Eckholt  and Mary Lalande Eckholt. Tom served his country in the Armed Forces for 2 years. Thomas moved around the country and settled in Gothenburg in 2004. He spent many years working as a painter and a cook.  He grew a big garden and was often called "Tom the Produce Man". He enjoyed fishing and was called "Tom the Fisherman".   He was a very private man and treasured his alone time.

There will be no services held.  Thomas will be laid to rest near his favorite fishing hole.

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