OBITUARY

Eldon "Al" Gnuse

January 24, 1948October 10, 2021
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Eldon "Al" Gnuse, 73, was born January 24, 1948, to parents, Edward and Meta (Scheer) Gnuse, and passed away October 10, 2021, in Lincoln, NE.

Al was raised in Arlington, NE, with his 3 brothers. He graduated from Arlington High School, and then attended Nebraska Technical College in Milford, NE. After college, he married Gloria Jean Eby on May 23, 1970. They moved to Broomfield, CO, where they lived for 20 years. They had 3 children and then moved back to Nebraska. During this time, Al served in the National Guard. Gloria and Al remained married until her passing in 2011. Al married Carole December 29, 2013. Al always loved spending time with his grandchildren, fishing, camping, golfing, and watching the grandkid's many activities.

He is preceded in death by, both parents; brothers, Donald Gnuse and Robert Gnuse; wife, Gloria Jean (Eby) Gnuse; son, Troy Allen Gnuse.

Al is survived by wife, Carole; sons, Todd (Katie) Gnuse, of Shickley, NE, and Andy (Colleen) Eby, of Lincoln, NE; daughters, Tiffany (TJ) Busch, of David City, NE, and Sara (Nick) Torgusson, of Woodbury, MN; grandchildren, Carter Gnuse, Denver Gnuse, Audrey Gnuse, of Shickley, NE, Skylar Busch, Sidnee Busch, Keaton Busch, of David City, NE, Sadie Torgusson, Ella Torgusson, and Sophie Torgusson, of Woodbury, MN, and Trista Rea, Lily Eby, Makenzee Eby, and Ella Eby, of Lincoln, NE; brother, Gene (Clarice) Gnuse, of Bella Vista, AR; sisters-in-law, Gayleen (Roger) Potter, of Lincoln, NE, Lois Gnuse, of Blair, NE, and Ruth Gnuse, of Arlington, NE; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Thursday, October 14, 2021, at 10:00am, at Southwood Lutheran Church. 4301 Wilderness Hills Blvd, Lincoln, NE. Face coverings are required. The Celebration of Life Service will be livestreamed for those unable to attend in person. please follow this link at the start of the service to join the family virtually: https://vimeo.com/629378167 . Interment will follow, with full military honors, at the Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, NE at 1:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Southwood Lutheran Church for local community mission projects.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Skylar Busch, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Sidnee Busch, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Keaton Busch, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Carter Gnuse, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Denver Gnuse, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Audrey Gnuse, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Sadie Torgusson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Ella Torgusson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Sophie Torgusson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Trista Rea, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Lily Eby, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Makenzee Eby, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Ella Eby, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Celebration of Life Service

    Thursday, October 14, 2021

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  • Interment

    Thursday, October 14, 2021

Memories

Eldon "Al" Gnuse

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Doug Denison

October 14, 2021

My sympathy for your loss. I was confirmed and graduated from AHS with Eldon. God blessings to all of the family.

Russ judy Napier

October 14, 2021

We send our sympathy. Will miss hearing the hammer and saw sounds coming from your way .

Linda Dodson

October 12, 2021

We are so sorry for your loss! Praying for peace for your family as you go through this difficult time. Praying you find comfort in remembering the happy times together.

Everyone at TREKK.

Darren Burgess

October 11, 2021

So sorry to hear of Al’s passing! He is a wonderful man and I always enjoyed being around him!!! I am so grateful to know him!!!

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