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Douglas Schmeeckle, 62 - October 06, 2015

Douglas “Doug” Lee Schmeeckle, 62, of Cozad passed away Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
Services took place at Trinity Lutheran Church on Friday, Oct. 9, with the Rev. Jeff Cottingham officiating. Burial was at the Cozad Cemetery.
Schmeeckle was born Feb. 4, 1953, at Cozad, the son of Harold and Lorraine (Yuetter) Schmeeckle.
He grew up on the family farm south of Cozad, and received his associate degree in veterinary medicine from NCTA in Curtis.
Schmeeckle was a member of 4-H and enjoyed hunting, golfing and Husker football, according to family members.
He was preceded in death by: his father, Harold; grandparents, Paul and Helen Yeutter and F.J. and Louise Schmeeckle.
?Survivors include: his sons—Christopher (Chelsea) Schmeeckle and Chad Schmeeckle; his daughter, Gabby Schmeeckle; grandson, Andrew; his mother, Lorraine Schmeeckle; a sister, Karen L. Schmeeckle.
?Memorials are suggested to the Trinity Lutheran Church, 2002 27th St., Gothenburg, NE 69138, the American Lutheran Church of Cozad and any local 4-H Club.