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Eugene V. Greeley, age 81, of North Platte passed away April 20, 2014, at the Sutherland Care Center. Eugene was born December 22, 1932 in North Platte to Clifton and Velma Sukraw Greeley.
After graduating high school Eugene was drafted into the United States Army during the Korean War and was stationed in Fairbanks, Alaska where he was in charge of sled dogs. On September 27, 1959, he married Glennis Knotts in North Platte. Eugene was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad for 38.6 years, retiring in 1994. He liked his cattle and enjoyed having his children and grandchildren help raise the cattle. He also enjoyed putting up hay and working on the ranch. Eugene moved to his present home in March 1933 and lived there his entire life. He was a member of the American Legion and the Railroad Union. Eugene was a great husband and father who loved his family very much.
Survivors include his wife, Glennis Greeley of North Platte; daughters, Casandra (Burton) Anthony of Hyannis, NE and Susan Greeley of Grand Island; son, Daniel Greeley of North Platte; grandchildren, Alexus Anthony, Austin Anthony, Zeb Greeley and Danielle Greeley; sister-in-law, Jo Coffman; brothers-in-law, Rod Pueppka, Dick Fogel, Lyle Johnson, and Rex Coffman; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Lois Fogel and Carol Pueppka; and an infant brother, Myron.
Memorials may be made in his name and online condolences may be shared at www.adamsswanson.com.
Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Smith officiating. Those wishing to sign the register book may do so from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. today and Wednesday at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.