Eldon A. Lambrecht, 86 of Loup City, NE died Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Kearney Regional Medical Center in Kearney, NE. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Loup City with Reverend Shawn Kitzing officiating. Burial will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Loup City with military honors provided by the Loup City American Legion Post #48 and Army National Guard. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 9 at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Memorials are suggested to the Loup City EMT’s, Sherman County Senior Center or Immanuel Lutheran Church. The service will be livestreamed on the Higgins Funeral Home Facebook page. The direct link is http://facebook.com/Higgins-Funeral-Home-111005270563508
Eldon Arthur Lambrecht was born March 9, 1935 at Prosser, NE to Arthur and Leona (Katzberg) Lambrecht. He was baptized and confirmed at the Christ Lutheran Church in Prosser. Eldon grew up and attended school in Wood River, NE. He entered the Army January, 1955 and was honorably discharged January, 1956. On June 17, 1962 he married Cecelia Glane White at Wood River, NE. They lived in Wood River until 1975 when they moved to a farm north of Loup City where he spent the rest of his life. Eldon was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church and Loup City American Legion Post #48. After four years of missing her dearly, Eldon joined the love of his life, Glane and they are reunited once again.
Eldon loved the outdoors, farming and raising cattle and horses. Riding around on the farm in his side-by-side where ever he wanted to go. Eldon enjoyed the rodeo and traveling around to rodeo events. One of his favorite events was team penning. He was community minded being on the Sherman County Fair Board for 25 years and involved with 4-H. Eldon hardly ever missed one of his grandchildren’s sporting events and especially loved baseball. He also enjoyed reading. Eldon was known for his humor and always had a joke to tell. He was one of the first board members of the American Tarentaise Association.
Eldon is survived by his daughters, Suzanne and husband, Jeff Palu of Grand Island, NE; Dr. Jeane Lambrecht, Lt. Col., USAF of Dallas, TX; son, Brett and wife, Becky Lambrecht of Loup City; daughter, Tracy and husband, Kirt Lukasiewicz of Farwell, NE; ten grandchildren; Joshua Palu, Brady and wife, Katie Palu, Jaden Palu and special friend, Laura, Mackenzie Palu, Reilly and wife, London Lambrecht, Cole and wife, Alexa Lambrecht, Peyton Lambrecht and special friend, Mariah Lane, Sutton Lambrecht, Bailey and Paige Lukasiewicz; two great-granddaughters, Madden and Reagan Lambrecht; sisters, Judy Rainforth of Sun City, AZ and Carolyn (Jim) McCurry of Kearney, NE. Eldon was preceded in death by his wife, Cecelia Glane Lambrecht; sister, Eleanor Binfield and brothers, Victor, Leonard and Clinton.
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