Eldon D. "Zeke" Brott
Eldon D. “Zeke” Brott of Beatrice died on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 at Beatrice Health and Rehab Center in Beatrice. He was born on Dec. 12, 1933 in Beatrice to Alexander and Wilhemina (Grabowski) Brott. Eldon was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Beatrice. He drove a fuel truck for Farmer’s Union, Sanford Oil and Barnard Oil, all of Beatrice. Eldon was a handyman and did many projects around his home.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy of Beatrice; children, Stephanie Arbuckle of Weir, Kan., Matthew Brott with wife, Carolyn of Beatrice, Christopher Brott with wife, Sabrina of Helena, Mont. and Amy Brott of Beatrice; step-children, Mike Lofing with wife, Cheryl of Fairbury, Linda Lofing with husband, Don Clifton of Lincoln, Mark Lofing with wife, Mary of Shavertown, Pa. and Denise White with husband, Merv of Belvidere, Neb.; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Mildred Brott of Iowa and Barbara Ellis of Denver, Colo.; brothers-in-law, Art Smith of Fairbury and Clarence Ellis of Wyoming; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Barbara (Wiegand) Brott; his son, Charles Brott; and his brothers and sisters, Delma Zimmerman, Norman Brott, Elnora Smith and Leona Brott.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Beatrice, with Pastor Timothy Wagner officiating. Burial will be held prior to the service at Blue Springs Cemetery in Blue Springs, Neb. Memorials are established to the St. Paul Lutheran Church, with Duane Delozier in charge. Visit www.harmanwrightmortuary.com Harman-Wright Mortuary & Crematory of Beatrice is in charge of arrangements.