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Lorraine Schmeeckle, 86 - May 11, 2017

Lorraine Dorothy Schmeeckle, 86, of Gothenburg passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017, at Gothenburg.
Services took place at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2002 27th St., Gothenburg, on Wednesday, May 17, at 11 a.m. Interment was at the Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell.
Schmeeckle was born Feb. 28, 1931, at Eustis, daughter of Paul O Yeutter, Sr. and Helen (Br­ockmeier) Yeutter.
She grew up on a family farm outside of Eustis, and graduated from Eustis High School.
On Dec. 29, 1951, she married Harold Douglas Schmeeckle. She joined him in a busy life of farming, ranching and seed business on a farm near Cozad. She later moved in to Stone Hearth Estates of Gothenburg.
Schmeeckle was preceded in death by: her parents, Paul and Helen; her husband, Harold D. Schmeeckle in 1987; a son, Douglas L. Schmeeckle in 2015; brothers—Paul O Yeutter, Jr. and Eldon Yeutter.
?Survivors include: her daughter, Karen L. Schmeeckle of Beverly Hills, MI; three grandchildren—Chad Schmeeckle of Lexington, KY, Christopher Schmeeckle of Cozad and Gabriell Schmeeckle of Omaha; a great-grandson, Andrew R. Schmeeckle of Cozad; daughter-in-law, Cindy Schmeeckle of Cozad; sister, Marge Block of Gothenburg; two sisters-in-law—Jan Yeutter of Eustis and Janet Yeutter of Branson, MO; numerous extended family members.
Memorials are suggested to the Trinity Lutheran Church, 2002 27th St., Gothenburg, NE 69138; and Cozad American Lutheran Church, 200 E. 12th St., Cozad, NE 69130.

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