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1934 Donald 2020

Donald A. Loeffelbein

October 17, 1934 — October 1, 2020

Donald A. Loeffelbein, 85, of Omaha, passed away peacefully at his home on October 1, 2020. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, October 12,2020, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Grand Island, Nebraska. Visitation will be an hour prior to the services, starting at 10:00. Burial of ashes will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Don and his family are grateful for the loving care provided by St. Croix Hospice at his home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to St. Croix Hospice of Omaha, Trinity Lutheran Church of Grand Island, or St. Mark’s Lutheran Church of Omaha. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.apfelfuneralhome.com



Don was born on October 17, 1934, in Grand Island, Nebraska to Albert and Amanda (Langenheder) Loeffelbein. He grew up attending Trinity Lutheran School and Grand Island Senior High where he graduated in 1952.



On June 29, 1957, Don married Mary Lou McDermott. The couple raised four children.



Don served in the United States Army. He worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for 43 years, in Grand Island and later in Omaha, until he retired. Golf was a favorite hobby for Don. He worked at Stone Creek Golf course for 19 years.



Don was a man dedicated to his family, faith, and a strong work ethic. He enjoyed creating memorable family gatherings and loved attending his grandkids´ sporting events. Don had a gift of telling stories, remembering every detail with a little added humor. Don looked forward to gardening, Husker football and volleyball, and John Wayne movies.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou; children, Joan (Tony) Beckstrom of Grand Island, NE, Barry (Kathleen) Loeffelbein of Glenwood, IA, Lori (Marshall) Martin of Mesa, AZ, and Bob Loeffelbein of Seattle, WA; ten grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; and many other extended relatives.



He was welcomed into heaven by his parents and sister, Eleanor Engarde.

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Monday, October 12, 2020

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